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Holly Doremus, professor of law

Holly Doremus

Holly Doremus is a leading scholar and teacher in environmental law, natural resources law, and law and science. She earned her Ph.D. in plant physiology from Cornell University and was a post-doctoral associate at the University of Missouri before transitioning to law.

In addition to her law school teaching experience, she has taught in the graduate ecology program at UC Davis, in the College of Natural Resources at UC Berkeley, and at the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management at UC Santa Barbara.

Doremus has co-authored papers with economists and ecologists, and has been a member of two National Research Council review committees. Her recent publications include Water War in the Klamath Basin: Macho Law, Combat Biology, and Dirty Politics (Island Press, 2008) (with A. Dan Tarlock), "Scientific and Political Integrity in Environmental Policy,” Texas Law Review (2008); “Data Gaps in Natural Resource Management: Sniffing for Leaks Along the Information Pipeline,” Indiana Law Journal (2008); and “Precaution, Science, and Learning While Doing in Natural Resource Management,” Washington Law Review (2007).

Posts by Holly Doremus

11-5-13Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Executive Order calls for climate adaptation
9-26-13Energy & EnvironmentEnergy & Environment: What's on your mind?If we could see carbon emissions, would we produce less?
3-11-13Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Logging, tropical forests and biodiversity — what we don’t know
3-4-13Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Gina McCarthy to be nominated as EPA head
4-2-12Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Sagebrush rebellion, version 3.1
11-15-11Politics & Law: What's on your mind?No (or at least little) net loss of jobs from regulation
7-26-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?White House science advisors call for better ecosystem information
7-25-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?EPA finalizes mountaintop removal guidance
7-20-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Whitebark pine in ESA limbo
5-27-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?A new look for fuel economy stickers
4-8-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Endangered species bizarro-bill introduced
2-28-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Bad news for the oceans
2-22-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Good environmental news? Yes, even this week
2-16-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?EPA prepares to wade into the Bay-Delta
2-7-11Politics & Law: What's on your mind?Contempt? Not by Interior
1-13-11Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?EPA vetoes mountaintop removal mining permit
10-26-10Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Good news and bad on the environmental front
5-20-10Energy & Environment: What's on your mind?Gulf oil spill: Why Obama’s regulatory response falls short