291A sec. 001 - Environmental Law Clinic Seminar (Spring 2020)
Instructor: Roger Lin (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only)
Instructor: Claudia Polsky (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Due to COVID-19, law school classes were graded as credit/no pass in spring 2020.
- W 3:35 PM - 5:25 PM
Location: Law 136
From January 15, 2020
To April 24, 2020
Course End: April 24, 2020
Enroll Limit: 12
As of: 06/16 11:02 PM
This seminar (Law 291.A) is a co-requisite to the Environmental Law Clinic (295.5E). The seminar will complement work in the Clinic by providing environmental subject-matter background relevant to specific Clinic projects, training in practical lawyering skills necessary for success in these projects (such as brief writing and oral advocacy), and an opportunity for reflection on and discussion of Clinic projects. The seminar will feature topical readings and occasional guest speakers and site visits. The seminar seeks to train students in tactical analysis of environmental problems and solutions, so that they can begin to identify which among litigation, legislative, and/or policy strategies will be most effective in producing a desired environmental outcome.
Enrollment in the seminar (2 units) and the Clinic (4 units) is by permission of the instructor; see description of Law 295.5E (Environmental Law Clinic) for link to application.
There are no prerequisites for this course. Administrative Law and/or Environmental Law and Policy are highly recommended, however, and either is helpful to take concurrently.
Exam Notes: (None) Class requires a series of papers, assignments, or presentations throughout the semester
This is a credit only course
Course Category: Clinics
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Environmental and Energy Law
Social Justice and Public Interest
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