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Advanced Water Law
Call Number: 28750
Course Number: 6915-04
Professor: Jason A. Robison
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Spring
Prerequisites: Water Law and students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None
Course Overview: Advanced Water Law will focus this year on the elaborate international and interstate legal framework that governs allocation and management of water in and around the Colorado River Basin (colloquially called the “Law of the River”). We will explore the Law of the River’s historical evolution and existing composition as well as cutting-edge policy issues currently facing this body of laws. Graduate students from disciplines other than law are encouraged to enroll.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum. Reading materials will also be posted on the course website.
Course Format: Seminar-style class discussions and student paper presentations.
Written Assignments: Research paper
Type of Exam: None
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Paper and class participation