AELA hosted a Wild Law Workshop in Sydney on Thursday May 2nd, at the University of Sydney, Quadrangle Building, Professorial Board Room, from 9am to 5pm.
Forty people attended throughout the day, including lawyers, scientists, academics, students and activists. Photos from the workshop can be seen in our Facebook photo album, by clicking here.
The purpose of the workshop was to explore the meaning and relevance of Wild Law and Earth Jurisprudence in New South Wales.
The workshop included the following topics:
- Introduction to elements of Earth Jurisprudence, including Rights of Nature and a critique of Property Law
- Cross cultural and indigenous perspectives of Earth Laws
- Earth centred perspectives of water, coal seam gas and ‘alternative’ economics
- Wild Law and Animal Law
Presentations can be downloaded here:
- Michelle Maloney, Introduction to Earth Jurisprudence.
- Dr Nicole Graham, Critique of Property Law.
- Michelle Maloney, Rights of Nature
- Dr Alex Pelizzon, Earth Laws: Toward an Ecological Jurisprudence
- Professor Bronwen Morgan, Wild Law and Alternative Economies.
- Emma Carmody, An earth-centred approach to aquifers and surface water?
- Natasha Hammond-Deakin, Standing and Litigation in Environmental Law.
- Amelia Thorpe, Wild law, the city and planning law.
- John Mancy, Animal Protection Law and Wild Law.
- Celeste Black, Wild Law and Animal Protection Law.