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College of Law

International Environmental & Natural Resources Law

Course Number: 6915
Professor: Jason Robison
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall
Required: No
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None

Course Overview: International Environmental and Natural Resources (ENR) Law provides a survey of international legal instruments and organizations that have emerged to address global environmental challenges. The
course initially examines the framework and evolution of international ENR law as a field. It then considers legal measures and entities developed in response to specific challenges in this field, including climate change, access to
freshwater resources, biodiversity and wildlife protection, and human rights and the environment.
Graduate students in disciplines other than law are welcomed.

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Seminar-style class discussions and student paper presentations.
Written Assignments: Research paper.
Type of Exam: None.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Paper, multiple-choice quiz, and class participation.
Other Comments: Because of its research- and writing-intensive format, this course is an excellent option for satisfying the College of Law’s Advanced Writing Requirement and publishing student scholarship.

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