Selected Course Readings and Syllabi

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Spring 2005

Law 273.71 - California Environmental Issues
Law 275 sec. 1 - The Environmental Law Workshop
Law 274.12 -Workshop on Development and the Environment

Fall 2005

Law 221.1 - Constitutional Law II: The First Amendment
Law 271.5 - Environmental Law Writing Seminar

Spring 2006

Law 273.71 - California Environmental Law and Policy Issues
Law 224.9 Disasters and the Law: The Legal Implications of Hurricane Katrina
Law 270.6 - Energy Regulation and the Environment

Fall 2006

Law 271.72 - International Tribunals and the Environment
Law 273.4 - The Law of Hazardous Waste: CERCLA, RCRA, & Common Law Claims
Law 272.1 - Water Resources Law

Spring 2007

Law 273.71 - California Environmental Law and Policy Issues
Law 226.3 - Local Government in Action: Workshop on Affirmative Litigation in the City of San Francisco

Fall 2007

Law 272.3 sec. 1 - Climate Change Law and Policy

Spring 2008

Law 270.6 - Energy Regulation and the Environment
Law 271 - Environmental Law and Policy

Law 271.71 - International Environmental Law
Law 273.63 - Public Lands and Natural Resources Law

Law 244.4 sec. 1 - Remedies
Law 271.6 sec. 1 - Science and Regulatory Policy

Fall 2008

Law 273.71 - California Environmental Law & Policy Issues
Law 273.4 - The Law of Hazardous Waste: CERCLA, RCRA, & Common Law Claims

Spring 2009

273.63 sec. 1 - Public Lands and Natural Resources Law


Fall 2009

271.2 sec. 1 - Biodiversity Law

Spring 2010

271 sec. 1 - Environmental Law and Policy
271.6 sec. 1 - Science and Regulatory Policy
272.1 sec. 1 - Water Law
272.9 sec. 1 - Multidisciplinary Seminar on Climate Change and Energy Security
273.1 sec. 1 - Land-Use Law  


Selected Course Readings

Affirmative Litigation in the City of San Francisco- 226.3

Syllabus and Reading List

Class 1

Intro Mem SF v. Philip Morris
Tobacco Master Settlement Summary

Class 2

Birkenfeld v. City of Berkeley
Cal Ethics Op. 2001-156
Civil Serv. Comm'n v. Superior Court
County of Riverside v. Superior Court
Doe v. San Francisco
Ex Parte Lane
Johnson v. Bradley
San Francisco Charter sections 1.101, Charter section 6.102
Ward v. Superior Court
West Coast Advertising v. San Francisco

Class 3

In re Marriage Cases, 143 Cal. App. 4th 873 (2006)
Lockyer v. San Francisco, 33 Cal. 4th 1055 (2004)
Partial Birth Abortion Act, 18 U.S.C. 1531
Stenberg v. Carhart, 530 U.S. 914 (2000)   

Class 3 - Recommended Reading

City of San Francisco's Response Brief filed Against the State in the Court of Appeals (November 9, 2005)
Joint Supplemental Case Management Statement (October 25, 2004)
Materials from Trial Court Declarations - Cynthia Goldstein
Materials from Trial Court Declarations - Ed Harrington
San Francisco's main brief in Lockyer v. San Francisco
Trial Court: In re Marriage Cases, No. 4365 (Cal. Trial Ct. Mar. 14, 2005) - Judge Kramer's decision

Class 4

AG's Complaint_People of Cal. v. General Motors
Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1085
Cal. Code Civ. Proc. § 1094.5
Cel-Tech Comm'ns v. LA Cellular_20 Cal. 4th 163
Comm. on Children's TV v. General Foods_35 Cal. 3d 197
Conn. v. Am. Elec. Power Co._406 F. Supp. 2d 265
Green v. Obledo_29 Cal. 3d 126
Gregory v. Albertsons_104 Cal. App. 4th 845
Hewlett v. Squaw Valley_54 Cal. App. 4th 499
People ex rel Gallo v. Acuna_14 Cal. 4th 1090
Progressive West Ins. v. Super. Ct._135 Cal. App. 4th 263
Stop Youth Addiction v. Lucky Stores_17 Cal. 4th 553

Class 5

Cal Wel & Ins Code S. 300 Grounds for adjudicating dependent children
Cynthia D.(Cal 1993)
Feb7.Child and Youth Issues Overview
Fry v. Saenz (Cal App Ct 2002)

Outline of Child, Youth & Family Issues Lecture for February 7
Rosie D v. Romney (USDC Mass 2006)

Class 6

California v. Alpro Alimento (Cal. Super. Ct. 2004)
Citikids Baby News - Complaint
Citikids Baby News - Defendant's MPA
Citikids Baby News - Plaintiff's MPA
Citikids Baby News - Plaintiff's application for injcn
County of Santa Clara v. Atlantic Richfields Co. (lead paint case) - Complaint
Dow Chemical, SF Daily Journal (Jan. 30, 2007)
Lipanovich, Smoke Before Oil, 35 Golden Gate U.L. Rev. 429
Manufacturers Beware, SF Daily Journal (Dec. 22, 2006)
News release, AG Lockyer Announces Settlement (June 29, 2006)
Toy Industry Ass'n v. City of SF (N.D. Cal. 2006)

Class 7

Lau v. Nichols, 414 U.S. 563 (1974)
SF NAACP v. SFUSD, 413 F. Supp. 2d 1051 (N.D. Cal. 2005) 
 

California Environmental Law Issues - 273.71

Syllabus and Student Reading Assignment

Aerial Photo of Property at Issue in Property Protectors Case
Aesthetics Rebuttal 1-19-07
Env. Law News (Summer 05) CEQA-2
Christine Sproul's PowerPoint Presentation for 1/8/2007 Class
Spring 07 Assignment for 1-08-07
Graham v. DaimlerChrysler
Hewlett v. Squaw Valley
Ketchum v. Moses
Prop 64 Voter Information