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271.51 sec. 1 - Environmental Law Writing Seminar II (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Robert D. Infelise  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 1
Course End: April 30, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49916


The spring Environmental Law Writing Seminar is open to those students (i) who completed the fall Environmental Law Writing Seminar and (ii) whose papers were provisionally accepted by the Ecology Law Quarterly for inclusion in the upcoming Annual Review of Environmental and Natural Resource Law. The students will respond to the suggestions of ELQs' editorial staff, and otherwise put the finishing touches on their papers.

INSTRUCTOR BIOGRAPHY: Robert D. Infelise received his A.B. from Cal in 1977 and his J.D. from Boalt Hall in 1980. Upon graduating from law school, Mr. Infelise joined the Los Angeles office of Cox Castle & Nicholson, LLP, one of the nation's premier law firms specializing in the real estate and financial services industries. Since the mid-1980's, he has specialized in litigation involving soil and groundwater contamination. In 1998, Mr. Infelise helped found Cox Castle & Nicholson's San Francisco office and served as its managing partner.

Mr. Infelise has written for industry publications and spoken to real estate groups and lawyers on issues involving soil and groundwater pollution, insurance for environmental claims and California's Proposition 65. His scholarly work begins and ends with an article co-authored by Professor Robert A. Kagan entitled "American State Supreme Court Justices, 1900-70," American Bar Foundation Research Journal, 1984 (Vol. 2, Spring). Mr. Infelise teaches the Environmental Law Writing Seminar, the Workshop on Development and the Environment, Remedies and, from time to time, Environmental Law and Policy and The Law of Hazardous Waste. He formerly served as the acting executive director of the Center for Law, Energy and the Environment.

Prerequisites:
Environmental Law Writing Seminar (271.5), Fall 2012.

Exam Notes: P+
This is a credit only course
Course Category: Environmental Law

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