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CS92PROD
Environmental Law and Policy

ENVS 285
Spring 2012
Section: 01  
Certificates: Environmental Studies

This course will be a fast-moving introduction to the changing landscape of environmental law and policy. The course will first acquaint the students with the differences between legislation, regulation, and common law and then, relying on select readings and lectures as well as case studies, trace environmental law from its early (but still critically important) origins in common law through the sweeping legislative and initiatives of the past 40 years. The course will involve lectures to provide context, careful reading, and full use of the Socratic method. Evaluation will be on the basis of preparation and participation in class, formal examinations, and a final paper and mock proceeding with advocacy or positional briefing.

Essential Capabilities: Effective Citizenship
The course will provide a basis for better understanding environmental laws of the U.S.
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: SBS ENVS
Course Format: Lecture / DiscussionGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: [E&ES197 or BIOL197] OR E&ES199
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (CES)(ENVS)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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