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Tulane Law Faculty at Helm of Sept. 24 Deepwater Horizon Lecture

September 01, 2010 1:50 PM

Six Tulane Law School professors will be at the center of the September 24 Deepwater Horizon lecture to discuss the major maritime, environmental, and civil law aspects generated by the BP blowout—one of the most notorious environmental disasters in recent history. The lecture is just one of eight in the  Deepwater Horizon Lecture Series , designed by Tulane law scholars to educate members of the law community, as well as the general public, on subjects surrounding the disaster in the Gulf.

Friday, Sept. 24, 2010 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. Room 110 of Tulane Law School’s Weinmann Hall (6329 Freret Street, New Orleans)

Professor Martin Davies will speak about death and injury actions Professors Joshua and Robert Force will talk about statute OPA90 including liability and limitation issues, criminal offenses and civil penalties Professor Mark Davis will speak on natural resource damages Professor Adam Babich will address the moratorium and related administrative issues Professor Oliver Houck will explain how we got into this situation Open to the public. Free of charge. Reception to follow.  

Learn more about the  Deepwater Horizon Lecture Series  at Tulane Law School.