The National Sea Grant Law Center

News & Events

  • September 26th, 2022
    Meet Our New Ocean and Coastal Law Fellow: Samantha Hamilton
  • Meet our new Ocean and Coastal Law Fellow: Samantha Hamilton! We asked Samantha several questions to get to know her better.

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  • Recent News and Events
  • July 29th, 2022
    July 2022 Issue of The SandBar Published

  • The July 2022 (volume 21:3) issue of The SandBar has been published. The lead story is NPDES Permit Issued for Aquaculture Facility in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • July 29th, 2022
    Supreme Court Clarifies Scope of Landmark McGirt Ruling
  • In June 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court released its 5-4 decision in Oklahoma v. Castro-Huerta. The Court found the federal government and states both have authority to prosecute non-Indians for crimes committed against Indians in Indian Country (or, all land located within the boundaries of an Indian reservation).

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  • June 10th, 2022
    July 21, 2022 at 2pm (CST) - NSGLC Webinar Series: Summer Interns Presentation
  • A major aspect of the NSGLC mission is to enhance the educational experiences of students interested in ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes law. This summer, the NSGLC is hosting four student interns who are conducting research on an array of topics, including flooding mitigation, coastal resilience, tribal water rights, fisheries, Rights of Nature, and lead in drinking water. Two of the students are participating in collaborative programs: the Sea Grant Law Diversity Internship Program, in which the NSGLC has partnered with the Virginia Coastal Policy Center, and Sea Grant’s Community Engaged Internship. In this webinar, the students will discuss their internship experiences and present findings from their research projects.

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  • June 2nd, 2022
    Meet the 2022 SGLDIP Intern: Zachary Evans
  • The National Sea Grant Law Center has selected Zachary Evans, a rising 2L at Albany Law School in New York, for the 2022 Sea Grant Law Diversity Internship Program (SGLDIP). Over the summer, Zach will gain experience in the field of ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes law, with an emphasis on issues facing underrepresented or indigenous communities. In addition to working with the NSGLC, Zach will work with Virginia Coastal Policy Center, the 2022 SGLDIP partner.

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  • Meet the 2022 NSGLC CEI Intern: Kennady Hertz
  • The National Sea Grant Law Center is excited to welcome Kennady Hertz for its Community Engaged Internship (CEI) for the summer of 2022. Kennady is a Public Policy Leadership major at the University of Mississippi Lott Leadership Institute.

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  • June 1st, 2022
    Meet the 2022 NSGLC Summer Intern: Betsy Randolph
  • Each summer, the National Sea Grant Law Center hires a full-time law student. This summer’s Research Associate is Betsy Randolph, a rising 2L at Lewis & Clark Law School. Over the course of the summer, Betsy will contribute to the NSGLC’s research projects and publications. We asked Betsy several questions to get to know her better.

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  • May 18th, 2022
    Season 2 – Episode 9 of the Law on the Half Shell Podcast has been published
  • In our final episode, the National Sea Grant Law Center attorneys share their final thoughts about the topics covered during this season of the podcast. They also provide some behind-the-scenes glimpses about how the work of the National Sea Grant Law Center changed and the team adapted during the pandemic.

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