Environmental Protection Law

Class Information Fall 2017

  • 3 units
  • Class No.: 59953
  • Meets: Tue & Thu
  • Time: 9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
  • Location: 236
  • Exam:
  • Course Description
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Tseming Yang

Professor of Law

Environmental Protection Law

Certificate(s): Public Interest and Social Justice Law (List C)

Course Description:

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.

Class Notes:

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.