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271.6 sec. 001 - Science and Regulatory Policy (Fall 2021)

Instructor: Holly Doremus  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3
Grading Designation: Graded
Mode of Instruction: In-Person

Meeting:

    M 10:00 AM - 12:40 PM
    Location: Law 115
    From August 16, 2021
    To November 22, 2021

Course Start: August 16, 2021
Course End: November 22, 2021
Class Number: 31907

Enrollment info:
Enrolled: 19
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 24
As of: 10/26 04:24 PM


This seminar will examine the use, misuse, and abuse of the scientific process and scientific information in regulatory decisions. Topics covered will include the role and limits of science, use of scientific information in the regulatory process, identifying and controlling improper political interference, and judicial review of science-laden agency decisions. Many examples will be drawn from environmental and natural resource regulation, but the course will range well beyond those topics.

Requirements Satisfaction:


This class fulfills Option 2 of the J.D. writing requirement for all students in the course. All students must write 30 pages and complete a draft.


Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Environmental and Energy Law

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