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LAWS 9969 Environmental Law (Fall: 4 )


Course Description

The basic course in environmental law, studying a broad range of environmental cases--from pollution and nuclear issues to parks and wetlands--and focusing upon the legal doctrines, public and private law structures, and litigation techniques that apply to environmental protection controversies. This course studies the ways in which legal rules and procedures have been drawn from every corner of the legal system from tort and constitutional law to statutory and international law to handle environmental challenges of private and public actions. The course also serves as a case study in the implementation of public policy through litigation skills and legislative process.


Instructor(s): Zygmunt Plater

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 08-Apr-14