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230 International Environmental Law (3)

Discussion - 3 hours. Elective Course for Environmental Law Certificate Program. May satisfy Advanced Writing Requirement with professor's permission.  Prior course work in environmental law and/or international law is helpful. This course provides an overview of the structure and basic principles of international environmental law and policy. The course considers the challenge of addressing global environmental problems in a system characterized by multiple sovereign governments, the regulatory limitations of U.S. law, and the basic structure and principles of international environmental law, as well as substantive areas such as climate change, biodiversity and wildlife protection, and the intersection of international trade and the environment. The course grade for this class will be based primarily on a student paper.

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