Professor Robertson Serves as Visiting Scholar at Universidad de La Laguna in Tenerife, Spain

Heidi Gorovitz Robertson, C|M|LAW’s Steven W. Percy Distinguished Professor of Law, served as a visiting scholar at the Universidad de La Laguna in La Laguna (Tenerife), Spain, from April 23 to April 29.  This visit, sponsored by a grant from the Spanish government and the European Union, included her participation in five lectures or seminars.  Professor Robertson delivered a presentation on the teaching of law in the United States. She conducted two student/faculty seminars on her research on the regulation of shale oil and gas development in the U.S.  — one on preemption of local control and the other concerning the role of landowners.  Along with a faculty visitor from Malmö Universitat in Sweden, she participated in a seminar at the Economics Department on environmental (de)regulation under the Trump administration. Finally, she was an invited speaker at a conference on the status of women  — where she spoke about the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act and the defunding of Planned Parenthood.

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