The Future of Environmental Courts

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Jul 20, 2010

Through the recent WRI and Pace University meeting, a discussion about the future of environmental courts began (notes from the meeting can be downloaded below).

Please continue the conversation about environmental courts and judicial capacity building. Share your experiences, insights and comments on the topic.

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Though there were many issues covered at the Greening Justice Book Lauch, (which can be viewed here: http://www.accessinitiative.org/resource/greening-justice) there are questions that still remain. We would like to continue the discussion on Green Courts here.

To begin the conversation I am posting a question which was sent in from Kerem Kayhan of Turkey studying in Oregon’s LLM program:

For Merideth or the whole panel: In developing countries, if judges decide against government and against development, what are some other procedures, besides security of tenure, that are likely to guarantee independence?

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