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Spring 2011 - Environmental Law Practicum

Torres, Gerald

Credit Hours: 3  Course ID: 397S  Unique # 29960

Meeting Day(s)TimeLocation
T3:30 - 5:20 pmJON 6.208
Exam Type  Date Time      Name Range Regular Room Extegrity Room
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must have at least 43 credit hours to register.


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 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 and to work as a team.

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