Natural Resources Law and Policy

Section 1SP, Fall 20

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 10/18
Credits: 3

Course Description

This seminar will explore laws and polices related to governance and allocation of natural resources. We will cover the nature of those resources, challenges in governing them, and how well current laws meet those challenges. The class will survey legal and policy issues related to marine fisheries, wildlife, water resources, federal forests and rangelands, protected federal lands such as national parks and monuments, and energy development on federal land.

Course Requirements

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

Final Type (if any): None
Description: None
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Written Work Product
Written Work Product: A substantial research paper is due via EXPO by noon on the last day of the finals period.

Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: Environmental Law or Administrative Law recommended but not required Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: Yes
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

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

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the 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.

General Information

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