Advanced Environmental Law and Community Engagement Clinic

Section 1, Spring 22

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 4/6
Credits: 3
Day Time Room Start Date End Date
  • M
  • 1410-1530
  • WB129
01/24/2022 04/25/2022

Course Description

This course focuses on the common economic problems, such as moral hazard, information asymmetry, and rent-seeking, that drive deal structuring and deal contracting. Students will apply economic tools, such as alternative contractual regimes, transaction costs, and risk-sharing to evaluate and solve economic problems in a variety of real-world deals.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Final Type (if any): None
Description: None

Written Work Product
Written Work Product:

Other Work
Students will be expected to take on a greater role in working directly with clients and partner groups. In addition to working on in-house clinic cases, students also have the opportunity to work closely with attorneys at the Southern Environmental Law Center, a nationally prominent environmental law and policy organization that is headquartered in Charlottesville.

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: (Environmental and Regulatory Law Clinic (8640)) Because the credits in this course count toward the JD Program Professional Skills requirement, JD candidates will be given enrollment priority for this class. Concurrencies: Environmental Law (LAW 6112) and/or Administrative Law (LAW 6102) recommended as pre- or co-requisites, but neither is required.
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: Yes
Course Resources: No additional course materials beyond what will be provided for students’ individual cases and projects.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: Yes
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*If “Yes,” then students are required to submit a substantial research paper in this course, which means students do not need to submit any form to SRO for this paper to meet their upper-level writing requirement. If “No,” then students must submit a “special request” e-form to SRO (available via LawWeb) no later than five weeks after the start of the term for a paper in this class to be counted toward the upper-level writing requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

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Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
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Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Thursday, April 21, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, May 01, 11:59 PM