Summer Classes at the Law School
Lewis & Clark Law School’s summer programs in Indian Law, Animal Law, Environmental Law and General Law are in high gear. The classes encourage students and practicing lawyers to take classes for credit, audit, or audit with a certificate. We welcome visiting students from other law schools as well. The first intensive, five-week session continues until the end of June; the second session will begin July 3.
Lewis & Clark Law School’s Environmental, Natural Resources, and Energy Law program is considered one of the best in the country. The summer program offers Environmental Law and Administrative Law (both 5 week courses), as well as short intensive courses in International Wildlife Law, Oil and Gas Law, and Solar and Wind Development.
Lewis and Clark offers the only summer intensive Animal Law Program in the nation. This summer’s courses are in July and include Animal Rights Law and Jurisprudence and the Law and Ethics of Animal Testing (an online course).
The Indian Law Program boasts the unique opportunity for students to study Federal Indian Law through several field studies in Indian Country. This summer, the multifaceted coursework consists of Federal Indian Law, Indian Gaming and Economic Development, Legal Practicum in Indian Law, Native American Indian Civil Rights, and an externship.
Courses offered in the General Law Program include Administrative Law, Evidence, On Being a Lawyer, Persuasion in Practice, and Regulation and Ethics of Law, as well as an externship, and practical skills training at the Small Business Legal Clinic or the Tax Clinic.