Environmental Action and Poetry

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Elizabeth J. Coleman L’74, a public interest attorney, activist for environmental and social justice, and co-author and editor a of new collection of poetry titled HERE: Poems for the Planet (Copper Canyon Press), recently visited Penn Law to discuss what lawyers, students, and citizens can do to respond to the challenges of climate change. And for a special Earth Day episode of Penn Law’s Case in Point podcast, Cary Coglianese, the Edward B. Shils Professor of Law and Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Penn Program on Regulation, interviewed Coleman, who also authored an Earth Day contribution for The Regulatory Review.