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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 a study of the legal institutions governing water allocation and management at the local, intrastate, and interstate levels within the United States. Major topics addressed throughout the course include riparianism, prior appropriation, water rights-based takings, groundwater management, public rights in water resources, water organizations, interstate water conflicts, and federal and tribal water rights. Students from 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.