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Environmental Law (LAWS 5727)

Course Info

The course is designed to provide an overview of both the breadth and depth of environmental regulation in the United States and to consider ways our environmental regulatory system might be improved. Although all of the major environmental laws will be surveyed, several statutes will be examined in greater detail. Students will be expected to navigate select provisions of statutes and regulations through in-class problem sets. Guest speakers will also be invited to speak on topics of current interest.

Instructor

Prof. Jonathan Adler

Prof. Jonathan Adler is the inaugural Johan Verheij Memorial Professor of Law and the founding Director of the Coleman P. Burke Center for Environmental Law at the Case Western Reserve University School of Law, where he teaches courses in environmental, administrative and constitutional law.

Syllabus

The syllabus for your course is available on Canvas.

Textbooks

Study Aids

These study aids are available online.  Please click the hyperlinked title to view them. For instructions on how to use the specific platforms, including troubleshooting, please view Andy Dorchak's Study Aids Research Guide.

CALI

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CALI (Computer Assisted Legal Instruction) Environmental Law lessons

Quimbee

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Quimbee Environmental Law materials

Audio Guides