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West Coast Invites you to an Afternoon with "Earth’s Lawyer", Polly Higgins

Tuesday, February 14, 2012

You are invited to meet with U.K. Barrister, Polly Higgins, author of the book Eradicating Ecocide.  Higgins, who has been called “the Earth’s Lawyer”, is the brains behind an international campaign to seek the creation of a fifth international crime against Peace – a crime that holds people responsible for large-scale destruction of the environment.  Come hear about the concept of Ecocide and discuss what it means for environmental law. 

When: 1:30pm to 3pm on Tuesday, February 21st

Where: Law Foundation of British Columbia Board Room (1340-605 Robson Street, Vancouver, BC)

West Coast Environmental Law is organizing this meeting as a continuing professional development opportunity for public interest lawyers, and there is limited seating available.  Please RSVP at admin@wcel.org.  Admission is by donation.