ICYMI: South Carolina AG Alan Wilson and Rule of Law Defense Fund Host Policy Panel on Climate Change Litigation and Public Nuisance Lawsuits

Johnny KoremenosNews

On Thursday, the Rule of Law Defense Fund — the public policy organization for issues relevant to the nation’s Republican attorneys general that promotes the rule of law, federalism, and freedom in a civil society — hosted its latest Washington Policy Series (WPS) event. WPS brings together stakeholders of diverse backgrounds and viewpoints to discuss public policy matters of importance with state attorneys general. 
 
This week’s WPS featured a policy discussion on climate change litigation and public nuisance lawsuits. The panel brought together prominent legal minds from academia, private practice, think tanks, and the government to discuss how municipalities use public nuisance doctrine to push an environmental agenda.
 
Speakers included:

  • South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson
  • Andrew Grossman, Baker Hostetler 
  • Prof. Donald Kochan, Chapman University School of Law 
  • Phil Goldberg, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP 
  • Walter Olson, Cato Institute