Margot Young, Author at LawNow Magazine

About Margot Young

Margot Young is professor at the Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. She teaches and researches in the areas of constitutional law, social justice, and feminist theory. She is active in the community, serving as Chair of the David Suzuki Foundation Board of Directors and a member of the Board of Directors of Justice for Girls. She is a Broadbent Fellow with the Broadbent Institution, a Research Associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative-BC Office, and a Visiting International Scholar with the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.

Kids facing effects of climate change are taking their governments to court

In November, more than 11,000 scientists declared that the climate emergency has arrived and drastic action is required. Frustrated by government failure to respond adequately, citizens are taking to the courts. The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law reports at least 1,390 legal challenges to governments and fossil fuel corporations in more than 25 countries since 1990. These cases are […]

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Margot Young
Margot Young is professor at the Allard School of Law, University of British Columbia. She teaches and researches in the areas of constitutional law, social justice, and feminist theory. She is active in the community, serving as Chair of the David Suzuki Foundation Board of Directors and a member of the Board of Directors of Justice for Girls. She is a Broadbent Fellow with the Broadbent Institution, a Research Associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative-BC Office, and a Visiting International Scholar with the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
 


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