Coronavirus Information and Update: Spring 2021 Plans

Environmental Law

 

NOTE: This course has two different course descriptions. Make sure you read the correct one for the section in which you wish to register. 

Environmental Law - Professor Craig Johnston

  • Course Number: LAW-118
  • Course Type: Foundational
  • Credits: 4
  • Enrollment Limit: Determined by the Registrar
  • Description:  Four-Credit Version Taught In-Person in the Fall:
    This is a four-credit survey course of federal environmental law, an essential course for anyone wanting to practice in this field. While some policy issues are addressed, the thrust of this course is the law as it exists today. The course examines in some detail the National Environmental Policy Act and provides an introduction to the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Water Act, the Clean Air Act, the federal statutes dealing with hazardous substances, and international environmental law.
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Evaluation Method: Final exam
  • Capstone: no
  • WIE: no

 

Environmental Law - Professor Craig Johnston (Summer 2021)

  • Course Number: LAW-118
  • Course Type: Foundational
  • Credits: 3
  • Enrollment Limit: Determined by the Registrar
  • Description:  Three-Credit Version Taught In-Person in the Summer:

    This five week in-person section is offered in the summer. Environmental Law is an essential course for anyone wanting to practice in this field.This course provides a survey of federal environmental laws including the National Environmental Policy Act, the Endangered Species Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and federal statutes dealing with hazardous substances.

  • Prerequisite: none
  • Evaluation Method: Final exam
  • Capstone: no
  • WIE: no