Environmental Law Society (ELS)

The ELS is dedicated to providing a forum for education, advocacy, and scholarship aimed at protecting the integrity and advancing the interests of the environment through the legal system, and educating the NIU community about the current state of environmental law. 

The ELS of NIU is dedicated to the goals of educating the law school and surrounding community about current environmental law issues and is dedicated to protecting the quality of life by protecting the quality and health of the environment.  The activities of the ELS shall include, but not be limited to: hosting speakers, debates, and conferences on current environmental issues; carrying out research projects for attorneys and organizations on current issues in environmental law; networking with students at other law schools, colleges, universities, and high schools; conducting educational events, and advocating on behalf of the environment within our law school and our community.