PLACE: Program in Law, Communities and the Environment

PLACE: Program in Law, Communities and the Environment

PLACE: Program in Law, Communities and the Environment

UVA Law School

PLACE at UVA includes more than 15 elective courses and seminars, including several interdisciplinary classes co-taught by law professors and faculty in urban planning, environmental sciences and the humanities. Students also undertake independent research projects on subjects of their choosing. Recent topics have included climate change nuisance claims, land conservation in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, and the governance of the National Trails System.

The following is a list of courses offered during the current and two previous academic years. Numbers in parentheses indicate which academic year(s) the courses were offered, i.e., 2018-19 is coded (19), 2019-20 is coded (20) and 2020-21 is coded (21).

Courses and Seminars

Clean Water Act: History, Implementation and Enforcement (21)
Climate Change Law and Policy (20,21)
Conservation Planning and Law (19,20,21)
Construction Law (19,20,21)
Energy and Environmental Products Trading and Commodities Regulation (SC) (19,20,21)
Energy Regulation and Policy (20)
Environmental Ethics (20)
Environmental Law (19,20,21)
International Environmental Law (19,21)
Land Use Law (19,20,21)
Law of Place and Place of Law (21)
Law of Public-Private Partnerships (21)
Modern Real Estate (20)
Natural Resources Law and Policy (21)
State and Local Government Law (19)
Theory/Practicec of Biodiversity Conservation (21)
Urban Law and Policy (19,20)
Urban Legal History (19)
Wildlife Law (SC) (19)

Clinic

Advanced Environmental Law and Community Engagement Clinic (21)
Environmental Law and Community Engagement Clinic (19,20,21)

Andy Kriha