Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List C)
A comprehensive introduction to environmental law. Emphasis on fundamental common law doctrines and judicial remedies, as well as modern environmental regulatory systems under statutes such as the federal Clean Air Act, Clean Water Act, National Environmental Policy Act, and other statutes relating to hazardous substances and wastes. Designed to develop the skills and understanding necessary for effective work by the lawyer involved in environmental matters in any capacity.
Required texts for the course will be listed online as will the assignment for the first class.
This course will have a week-long take-home exam with a due date of Monday, December 11.