Environmental Law Seminar

Catalog No.: 414

Course Description:

Advanced exploration of legal issues involved in current efforts to halt degradation of the environment. Emphasis on major responsibilities of environmental lawyers in serving environmental protection goals, as well as key considerations of justice. Topics include fairness in enforcement proceedings, citizen access to regulatory decision making, and “environmental racism” impacts of hazardous waste facility siting.  Students select individual or small group research projects and presentation on environment law topics.