EHS 588 - Environmental Law
Section: 001
Term: WN 2010
Subject: Environmental Health Sciences (EHS)
Department: SPH Environmental Health Sciences
Credits:
3
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Introduces students to environmental law and the impact of the legal process on decisions that affect the environment — decisions by individuals, corporations and the government. Topics include common law torts such as nuisance, toxic torts, climate change, statutes that regulate pollution and other environmentally harmful activities, the public trust doctrine, and regulatory "takings." We also talk about constitutional law and administrative law as they relate to environmental regulation. Students learn about environmental law by studying court decisions and statutes, watching An Inconvenient Truth and A Civil Action, listening to guest lecturers and taking at least one field trip.

EHS 588 - Environmental Law
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
35023
Open
2
 
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MW 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
35049
Closed
0
 
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Tu 4:00PM - 5:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
35053
Open
2
 
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Th 4:00PM - 5:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
44053
Closed
0
 
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W 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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ISBN: 0735541434
Environmental Law and Policy, Author: Plater et al, Publisher: Aspen Publishers 3RD EDITIO 2004
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