LAW 5247: Environmental Law, Policy & Politics

Course Catalog Number: 
5247
Course Credits: 
2
Course Priority: 
Limited Enrollment - 3rd Year Priority
Course Category: 
Standard Courses
Full Year Course: 
No
Course Type: 
Lecture

The course will provide a framework for understanding the background and development of significant legal and policy decisions affecting the environment both in the United States and abroad. Participants will gain an understanding of the justifications for environmental protection, the core features of US and some international environmental laws and regulations, recent developments in regulatory policy-making, alternatives to the prevailing system, the roles of key stakeholders, and the complexities of extending regulation into the international arena. The course will also examine few issues in detail, including chemicals regulation and key aspects of climate change.

Prerequisites: 

Course Offerings

Class Number:
14088
Term:
Spring 2014-15
Professor(s):
Class Number:
14316
Term:
Spring 2013-14
Professor(s):