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Spring 2022
LAW213  A  ENVIRONMENTAL LAW

Course Description
This introductory course introduces main concepts of environmental protection, along with administrative law and judicial review in the environmental arena. After considering the major constitutional hurdles in regulation of environmental law (with a focus on justiciability doctrines and environmental justice), we will examine major federal environmental statutes including the National Environmental Policy Act, Clean Water Act, Clean Air Act, and hazardous waste laws. We will investigate both the emergence of environmental regulation in these areas and the newly evolving remedies for the control of pollution and prevention of environmental degradation.

Course Schedule
None

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every other year

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Method of Evaluation: Class assignments and final exam.
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Co-Listed Course
Tentative
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Business & Taxation - Related
Environment & Natural Resources - Basic
Government & Regulation - Specialized
Real Property - Specialized
Social Justice - Related
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Area of Focus)   More information
Business Compliance and Sustainability (Concentration)   More information
The Business of Innovation, Law and Technology: BILT (Concentration)   More information
Environmental Law (Area of Focus)   More information
Environmental Law (Concentration)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Area of Focus)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Concentration)   More information
Course Book(s): TBD/None      
First Class Assignment(s): TBD/None

 
Professor(s)

OWLEY, JESSICA


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: jowley@law.miami.edu