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College of Law

Endangered Species

Course Number: 6910
Professor: Lawrence J. MacDonnell
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 2
Semester Offered: Spring
Required: No
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: Environmental Law

Course Overview: Examination of the federal Endangered Species Act, including legal and policy issues associated with listing species and designating critical habitat, the consultation requirements of Section 7, and the restrictions on take in Sections 9 & 10 including use of Habitat Conservation Plans.

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Discussion of chapters; guest speakers.
Written Assignments: Paper
Type of Exam: No exam
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Quality of research, analysis, and writing; class discussion.
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