Courses 2011 - 2012
LAW E594 Environmental Law Clinic
Credits: 4-12, Variable
Clinical training in environmental law under the supervision of a member of the law school faculty. Students will receive instruction in applicable environmental law and procedure, skills training and professional responsibility concerns. In addition, students will participate in a carefully supervised practice experience representing clients in cases involving environmental issues. Students will interview clients and witnesses, consult with professionals from other disciplines, gather evidence informally and through legal discovery, negotiate on behalf of clients, counsel clients, draft legal documents, and conduct hearings and trials. Experience will include drafting and execution of FOIA and FACA requests, examination of discharge monitoring reports and the Toxic Release Inventory, preparation and interpretation of GIS and other scientific documents. White papers will also be prepared. Co- or Pre-requisite courses are A527 Environmental Law: Pollution Control and E593 Environmental Litigation and Practice. Recommended courses include Administrative Law, Trial Advocacy, Evidence, and Professional Responsibility.) Law students must be Rule 9 qualified. Offered on a credit/no credit basis. Enrollment is limited to 10-12 students. Enrollment priorities for clinics apply.
Not offered this academic year.