Environmental Economics and Policy Analysis ~ A Seminar for Federal Judges

Co-sponsored by:

Lewis & Clark Law School

Supported by:

M. J. Murdock
Charitable Trust of Vancouver, Washington

John M. Olin
Foundation of New York City, New York


Saturday, June 10, 1995

2:00 - 4:00 pm
Registration and Refreshments
4:30 - 5:00 pm Session I: Progressive Myths and the Lords of Yesterday John Baden, Conference Director Chairman, FREE and Affiliate Professor, Environmental Management Program, University of Washington
6:30 pm Cocktails and Dinner
Sunday, June 11
7:00-8:00 am
8:00-9:30 am Session II: Law as Technology: The Role of Legal Institutions in Resource and Environmental Management Professor James Huffman, Dean and Professor of Law, Lewis & Clark Law School, Portland, Oregon
9:30-10:00 am Break
10:00-11:30 am Session III: The Limits to Federal Power Randal O'Toole, Director, The Thoreau Institute, Portland, Oregon
11:30 - 12:30 pm Lunch
12:30 - 1:00 pm Break
1:00 - 2:30 pm Session IV: Capital Markets: Discounting the Future? Professor Richard Stroup, Senior Associate, Political Economy Research Center Bozeman, Montana
2:30 - 6:30 pm Free Time
6:30 pm Cocktails and Dinner Evening address: Facts and Fancies in Yellowstone. Frederic Wagner, Director, Ecology Center, Utah State University, Logan, Utah.
Monday, June 12
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast
8:00-9:30 am Session V: The Role of Science in Natural Resources and Environmental Policy Fred Wagner
9:30 - 10:00 am Break
10:00 - 11:30 pm Session VI: Creating the Environmental Supermarket Randal O'Toole
11:30 - 4:00 pm Free Time - Lunch in dining hall or sack lunch upon request
4:30 - 5:30 pm Session VII: Rights, Wrongs, and Risks Richard Stroup
5:45 pm Shuttle leaves to Ennis for dinner
6:30 pm Cocktails and Dinner at the Continental Divide, Ennis, Montana
Tuesday, June 13
7:00-8:00 am Breakfast
8:00 - 10:30 am Free time
10:30 - 12:00 am Session VIII: Property, Environment, and the Constitution Jim Huffman
12:00 - 1:00 am Lunch
1:00 - 2:30 pm Session IX: A New Paradigm for Public Land Management Randal O'Toole
2:30 - 4:30 pm Free Time
4:30 - 6:00 pm Session X: And Then What? Unintended Consequences Richard Stroup
6:30 pm Cocktails and Dinner

Wednesday, June 14

7:00-8:00 am


8:00 - 9:30 am

Session XII: Liberty and the Environment: A Case for Principled Judicial Activism Jim Huffman

9:30 - 10:00 am


10:00 - 11:30 am

Session XIII: General Discussion

11:30 - 6:00 pm

Free Time *Optional Tours Available: Museum of the Rockies in Bozeman, Montana, or mining town, Virginia City, Montana, or various ranch activities

6:30 pm

Cocktails and Dinner (jackets and ties for gentlemen) Evening address: Culture of the New West Don Snow, Editor, Northern Lights, Director, Northern Lights Research Institute, Missoula, Montana



Thursday, June 15

5:00 am

Coffee and rolls will be provided for early departures

6:00 - 8:00 am


8:00 - 11:30 am

Free Time - Shuttles to the airport will be leaving all morning.

11:30 - 12:30 pm


12:30 pm

Final shuttle departure to the airport