Environmental Law (3160)

This course provides an introduction to the legal and policy aspects of environmental protection. It will focus on the nature of our environmental predicament, i.e., our reliance on dwindling resources and increasingly toxic technology and on the role of law and public policy in preserving environmental quality. The major environmental statutes are introduced, including the National Environmental Policy Act, the Clean Air Act, the Clean Water Act, and the Endangered Species Act, as well as the Public Trust doctrine and the Michigan Environmental Protection Act.

Course Details

  • Credits: 2, 3