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College of Law

Water Law & Policy

Course Number: 6860
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: Water law is an introductory survey of laws, policies, and organizations governing water allocation and management at the federal, state, tribal, and local levels within the United States. Major course topics include the prior appropriation doctrine, groundwater law, public rights in water resources, water organizations, interstate legal instruments, and federal and tribal reserved water rights. Graduate students in disciplines other than law are welcomed.

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, free slot final exam.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Final exam, midterm quiz, and class participation.
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