Catalogue 2012 - 2013

SUS 405 Legal Aspects of Sustainability


3 cr.


SUS 101 and POSC 342.

Course Description

This course has three central components, all of which are related to its pedagogical mission of providing an intensive yet practical examination of legal and policy approaches to sustainability. The first is to provide a basic understanding of the central features of the American legal system as they relate to the study and practice of environmental law. The second is to provide a basic understanding of how to approach and navigate within the legal system. The third is to understand the major federal environmental laws.