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Faculty and students with the Brazilian Environmental Agency (IBAMA).
Professors Jeffrey Miller (far left) and David Cassuto (far right) with the Attorney General for the City of Rio de Janeiro, Julio Horta, and Pace Law LL.M. graduate Arlindo Daibert.
Pace Law School students attending class in Brazil.
Professors and students at a conference hosted by the Attorney General's Office in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Comparative Environmental Law Course
Pace's Comparative Environmental Law course gives students hands-on experience comparing the environmental regimes of the United States and Brazil. This two credit Spring Semester course taught by Professor David N. Cassuto offers a unique combination of classroom and field training. The class studies the respective environmental regimes of the United States and Brazil and aims to build students' capacity to assess environmental laws and national policies concerning environmental quality. Following classroom instruction at Pace, students travel to travel to Brazil over Spring Break to meet prominent Brazilian scholars and attorneys in Rio de Janiero and to visit the fragile, yet crucial, ecosystems of Brazil.
Faculty Scholarship in Brazil
Pace Law School 's faculty has a significant history of work in Brazil and is committed to Brazil's future. Faculty regularly speak at and attend Brazilian conferences, lecturing on both environmental and international law issues. Many Pace Law School faculty members and administrators have presented papers or lectured at Brazilian conferences.