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MEDIA ADVISORY: MU Law School to Host Sustainable Energy through Tax Policy Symposium

February 22nd, 2013

Story Contact: Nathan Hurst, 573-882-6217,

WHAT: Editors of the University of Missouri School of Law’s Journal of Environmental and Sustainability Law and members of the MU Tax Law Society will host a symposium focusing on sustainable and renewable energy funding through tax incentive programs at the state and federal levels. The symposium will feature numerous energy and tax law experts discussing the possibility of how limited state and federal budgets are stirring discussion of cutting these programs.

WHO: Keynote speaker:
David Weisbach, Walter J. Blum Professor of Law, University of Chicago Law School

Panel members include:
Michelle Cecil, Curators’ Distinguished Teaching Professor and William H. Pittman Professor of Law, MU School of Law
Troy Rule, associate professor of law, MU School of Law
Alexandra Klass, Julius E. Davis Professor of Law, University of Minnesota Law School
Steve Gaw, Southwest Power Pool Policy Director, The Wind Coalition
Felix Mormann, associate professor of law, University of Miami School of Law
Roberta Mann, Frank Nash Professor of Law, University of Oregon School of Law
Robert Peroni, The Fondren Foundation Centennial Chair for Faculty Excellence, University of Texas School of Law

9:45 a.m. – 3:15 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22.
Room 7, Hulston Hall, MU School of Law
MU campus.

NOTES: The symposium is free and open to the public. Registration is requested by Friday, Feb 15. To register email For a full schedule of events visit