Environmental Law   [Archived Catalog]
2022-2023 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook with Spring Addendum

LAW 6550 - Environmental Law

This course provides an introduction to environmental law and advocacy grounded in an overview of American environmental statutes, regulations, and common law, including information-based laws (NEPA), pollution control laws (the Clean Water Act), public land management laws (NFMA, FLPMA), the Endangered Species Act, and the tort remedies of trespass, nuisance, and negligence. The course also examines the global climate and biodiversity crises and international treaties. The course will be graded on the weekly or bi-weekly class assignments and a final exam.
Units: 3
Grading: Letter Grade