We provide one of the most extensive year-round environmental, natural resources, and energy law curriculum in the United States. This wide array of classes gives our students flexibility in choosing their courses and the potential for careful focus in areas of special interest. Below is a list of courses we offer each year or every other year. These classes are available to J.D. and LL.M. students (except as noted). Each summer we also offer several special intensive environmental courses.
Please also check the current course schedule for additional courses that may not be listed below.
Clean Air Act
Climate Change: International Law
Climate Change: US Law & Policy
Environmental Law LLM Graduate Seminar (LL.M. students only)
Environmental Negotiation and Mediation
Food, Agriculture, and Environmental Law *
Forest Law & Policy
Individual Research & Tutorial Experiences (environmental topics)
Legal Research: Environmental Law*
Oregon Land Use*
Supreme Court and the Environment*
Student Directed Reading Group (Env. Topics)
*every other year offering
Practical Skills Offerings
Legal Practica (part-time work with a local placement):
Legal Practicum: Environmental & Natural Resources Law
Legal Practicum: Environmental Justice/Civil Rights
Externship (Environmental) (full or part-time placements)
Environmental Law Review (J.D. students only)
Moot Court: Environmental and Animal Law (J.D. students only)
Environmental Summer School
Each summer we offer environmental classes. Please check our summer page for current course list.