Catalogue 2019 - 2020

LAW 759 Adv Environmental Law Seminar



Course Description

This seminar will examine advanced environmental law topics at the forefront of current policy debates about how we balance the needs of environmental protection in an industrialized society. The seminar will include an in-depth consideration of the law and policy concerning global climate change, energy law, disaster response, international environmental law, and the intersection between environmental law and land use development. Students enrolling in the seminar must prepare a final paper, make a presentation to the class, and actively participate in class discussion. Students will work with the professor to select a topic for the research paper, which can be drawn from topics covered in class or another topic of interest to the student and acceptable to the professor. Prerequisite: Environmental Law: Pollution Control.


Spring Only