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Course Number: 6933
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Fall
Course Overview: This course will provide students with an experiential learning opportunity in the field of natural resources and energy law and policy.
The class will meet once a week for 1 hour and 20 minutes in a seminar setting. Discussions during class time will include an overview of some of the key federal statutes and cases governing natural resource and energy law. During the course, students will draw on pertinent and practical legislative and administrative materials. While the focus will be on federal law, students will have the opportunity to explore the important roles state and local governments play in natural resource and energy law issues.
Class time will also be spent examining legal research techniques, Internet resources and advocacy tools useful in completing the assigned project work.
Course Materials: None
Course Format: Lecture and exercises
Written Assignments: Several exercises and practicum work assigned during the semester
Type of Exam: No final exam.
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Letter Grade
Other Comments: This course may be used for experiential learning credit.