Environmental Litigation

Course Catalog Number: 
5882
Course Credits: 
2
Course Type: 
Lecture
Graduation Requirements: 
Professional Skills
Course Priority: 
General Enrollment Course

This two-credit course explores substantive and procedural issues raised in environmental litigation and is designed to develop practical environmental litigation and negotiation skills. The course focuses on litigation-related aspects of selected major environmental regulatory programs, such as the Clean Water Act, RCRA and CERCLA, and on the elements and strategies of environmental litigation. Practical work sessions where students can gain “hands on” experience supplement the academic presentation.