LAW 6361

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

The course surveys the major environmental laws, with a primary focus on federal statutes. Emphasis will be placed on the various sources of liability to both individuals and corporations from common law, statutory provisions, administrative regulation and enforcement policy. Corporate successor liability through mergers and acquisitions will be included, including the increasing importance of performing a full range due diligence review for environmental conditions in such transactions. Special attention is paid to the economic, social, and political obstacles to efficient regulation of the environment.

When Offered Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Recommended prerequisite: Taking administrative law, either before or contemporaneous with environmental law, is strongly advised, but not required.

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Enrollment Information

  • 17597LAW 6361  LEC 001

  • 3 Credits Graded