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Prof. David Callies '65 Co-Authors The Role of Customary Law in Sustainable Development

June 24, 2006

David Callies.jpgJune 24, 2006, Greencastle, Ind. - David L. Callies, Benjamin A. Kudo Professor of Law at the University of Hawaii at Manoa's William S. Richardson School of Law and 1965 graduate of DePauw University, is a co-author of The Role of Customary Law in Sustainable Development. The new book, published by Cambridge University Press, is a collaborative study that examines the role of customary law in creating natural resource management systems. It marks the professor's 14th book.

Through case studies from Hawaii, Greenland, and Norway, the book provides valuable insights into methods of managing resources in a sustainable way.

Callies teaches real property, land use planning, state and local Callies Sustainable.jpggovernment and an advanced writing seminar at the Richardson School of Law. A political science major at DePauw, Callies received his law degree from the University of Michigan Law School and a LL.M. degree from the University of Nottingham. He is also a life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University, and has served as past chair of the Real Property and Financial Services Section of the Hawaii State Bar Association and the Section of State and Local Government Law of the American Bar Association.

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