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Fall 2008 - Environmental Law Practicum

Torres, Gerald

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 397S  Unique # 29425

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
TH3:30 - 5:20 pmJON 6.203
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Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must have at least 43 credit hours to register.

Description
This seminar will introduce you to the day-to-day tasks of the environmental lawyer.  It covers four of the principal areas of environmental law practice:  compliance counseling; administrative enforcement; environmental litigation; and environmental policy.  It is comprehensive in its approach to these areas.  It will teach you how to bring a federal enforcement action; negotiate a Superfund settlement; prepare documents and strategy for a citizen's suit; counsel a corporation on environmental compliance; and comment on an EPA proposed rule as well as develop other relevant skills.  You will be required to complete a number of projects over the course of the term.

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