Clinic: Energy, Environment & Natural Resources
Course Number: 6915
Professor: T. Righetti / Jay Jerde
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall, Spring
Prerequisites: Students must selected through an interview process to participate in the EENR Clinic.
Recommended Courses: The Energy, Environmental, and Natural Resources Law Clinic is a two semester class that will be jointly managed and taught by professors from the College of Law and attorneys from the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office. The Clinic has a hybrid structure consisting of a classroom component and a clinical practice component.
Course Overview: During the Fall semester, the classroom component of the Clinic will provide you with a practitioner’s view of key aspects of federal court litigation practice in cases involving natural resources issues. During the Spring semester, the classroom component of the Clinic will provide you with an overview of the Wyoming Administrative Procedure Act and the Wyoming statutes that govern the regulation of energy production, environmental protection, and natural resources management in Wyoming.
The classroom component of the Clinic consists of classroom instruction, experiential learning, skills development, a case study, and a guest lecture.The clinical practice component of the Clinic will provide you with the opportunity to work with attorneys from the Water and Natural Resources Division of the Wyoming Attorney General’s Office on cases involving the State, State agencies, or State officials.
Course Materials: None
Course Format: Lecture, exercises, and clinical practice.
Written Assignments: Several exercises and clinical work assigned during the semester
Type of Exam: No final exam.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Letter Grade