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Archive: May 2020 Blog Posts

  • Meet the 2020 SGLDIP Intern: Mikayla Mangle
  • May 28th, 2020 — Category: Miscellaneous

  • Mikayla Mangle, a rising 2L at Tulane Law School, was selected for the 2020 Sea Grant Law Diversity Internship Program (SGLDIP). This summer, Mikayla will work with the National Sea Grant Law Center to gain experience in the field of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes law, with an emphasis on issues facing underrepresented or indigenous communities. During the internship, Mikayla will also work with the Virginia Coastal Policy Center on a project related to the Pamunkey Indian Tribe. We asked Mikayla a few questions to get to know her better.

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  • Meet the 2020 NSGLC Summer Intern: Madeline Doten
  • May 27th, 2020 — Category: Miscellaneous

  • Each summer, the National Sea Grant Law Center hires a full-time research associate. This summer’s Research Associate is Madeline Doten, a rising 2L at Stetson University College of Law. We asked Madeline several questions to get to know her better.

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  • Massachusetts’ Permitting of Lobster Fishing in Hot Water Over ESA Violation
  • May 19th, 2020 — by Zachary Klein — Category: Endangered Species

  • The United States District Court of Massachusetts dealt a blow to the state’s Division of Marine Fisheries and lobster fishing industry in a decision issued on April 30, 2020. The case, which was heard by District Judge Indira Talwani, concerned whether the agency had run afoul of the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA) by permitting the use of vertical buoy ropes in lobsterpot fishing despite the threat they pose to the North Atlantic Right Whale.

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