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Environmental Student Organizations

In order to foster a law school community that reflects the needs and interests of our students, and to support our environmental law programs, Pace is home to student organizations that work on animal, environmental, and public interest advocacy both on and off campus as well as an environmental law review.

Pace Environmental Law Review (PELR)

PELR publishes scholarly articles in the field, the annual Lloyd K. Garrison Lecture in Environmental Law, the winning briefs of Haub's National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition (NELMCC) and the proceedings of annual colloquia on environmental legal issues.

National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition (NELMCC) Board

Students organize and run NELMCC - the most renowned environmental moot in the nation - each year, gainng practical skills and networking with students and attorneys from acros the country.

Environmental Law Society (ELS)

ELS exposes students to the environmental offerings of the Haub community, creates awareness of environmental issues, and generates involvement in local environmental activities.

Food and Agriculture Law Society

The Food and Agriculture Law Society is intended to highlight injustices within the food and agriculture systems and create a space for students to explore the ways in which the legal system can be used to overcome these injustices and foster a more socially just and ecologically sustainable food and agriculture system based on community self-determination, control, and power.

Land Use and Sustainable Development Law Society (LUSDLS)

LUSDLS educates students about the complex land use, sustainable development, and real estate fields and gives members access to networking opportunities.

Pace Energy and Climate Law Society (PECLS)

PECLS provides a forum for student involvement and education in the energy field.

Student Animal Legal Defense Fund (SALDF)

SALDF hosts programs and events and provides community service in the animal rights field.

Public Interest Law Scholarship Organization (PILSO)

PILSO provides grants on a competitive basis to students pursuing public interest law summer internships and careers, including environmental public interest work.