Call Number: 15349
Course Number: 6860-01
Professor: Jason A. Robison
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None
Course Overview: Water law is an introductory survey of legal institutions governing water allocation and management at the local, intrastate, interstate, and international levels within the United States. Major topics include prior appropriation, groundwater law, public rights in water resources, water organizations, interstate and international legal instruments, and federal and tribal water rights. Graduate students in disciplines other than law are encouraged to enroll.
Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Lecture and class discussion.
Written Assignments: N/A
Type of Exam: Open-book final exam at the end of the semester.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Exam and class participation.