Environmental Law (2 Credits) LAW 0771

Course emphasizing federal legislation aimed at controlling pollution and protecting the human environment. Topics include: the nature, effects, and legal control of air and water pollution; regulation of wetlands dredging and development; and protection of land and groundwater from hazardous waste contamination. The course also considers selected common law doctrines, judicial review of agency decisionmaking, and practical issues arising in environmental disputes.
Additional Prerequisite(s): Constitutional Law I