International Environmental Law

Section 1, Spring 23

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 7/12
Credits: 3
Days* Time Room Start Date End Date
  • MWR
  • 1300-1400
  • SL131
01/23/2023 04/27/2023
*“R” means Thursday

Course Description

This course deals chiefly with the role and impact of traditional public international law and policy, particularly multilateral environmental agreements, on international environmental issues. We will cover topics such as climate change, ozone depletion, trade in endangered species, whaling, and trade in hazardous wastes.

Course Requirements

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

Written Work Product
Written Work Product: Students will have the option to do a 20-page paper or a project/presentation. The papers will be due by noon on the last day of the exam period via EXPO. Students intending to use the final paper for their Upper-Level Writing Requirement must submit a "Special Request" form to SRO by Feb. 27th. The form and submission instructions for it are available via LawWeb.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Resources: To be announced.
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
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.

Schedule No.
Law No.
Modified Type
Cross Listed: No
Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic:
Public Syllabus Link: None
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Opens: Friday, April 21, 12:01 AM
Evaluation Portal Via LawWeb Closes: Sunday, April 30, 11:59 PM