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Fear and Loathing in the San Juan Islands: Endangered Orcas and the Legitimacy of Environmental Law

Fear and Loathing in the San Juan Islands: Endangered Orcas and the Legitimacy of Environmental Law
1 Devonshire Place, room 208N
Time: Oct 17th, 4:00 pm End: Oct 17th, 6:00 pm
Interest Categories: United States Studies, Political Science, Law, Faculty of , Latin American, Environment, 2000-
Lecture by Steve Herbert, University of Washington

The Centre for the Study of the United States is pleased to present:

Steve Herbert, University of Washington

Fear and Loathing in the San Juan Islands: Endangered Orcas and the Legitimacy of Environmental Law

Steve Herbert is Professor of Geography and Law, Societies, and Justice (LSJ) at the University of Washington; he currently serves as director of LSJ. His research focuses on the geographies of law and policing. He is the author of three books: Policing Space (Minnesota, 1997), Citizens, Cops, and Power (Chicago, 2006), and Banished: The New Social Control in Urban America (Oxford, 2009).  His current research examines the use of the Endangered Species Act to help preserve a group of orca whales who frequent the Pacific Northwest.

This event is free and open to the public but registration is required.  To register, please click HERE.  For further information, please contact the Centre for the Study of the United States at (416) 946-8972.

 Organized by the Centre for the Study of the United States, and co-sponsored by the Department of Geography, and the Centre for Criminology and Sociolegal Studies, University of Toronto.


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