The program’s portfolio of situational case studies presents narratives of real-life events and asks students to identify and analyze the relevant legal, social, business, ethical, and scientific issues involved.
The program can be completed in two semesters or spread over three years absent unusual circumstances, we require students to begin in mid-august in order to attend a 2-credit introduction to us environmental law and legal studies course designed to help prepare students for study in a law school environment. The global center for environmental legal studies (gcels) is the international and comparative arm of the haub environmental law program under the leadership of its founders and co-directors, professor nicholas a robinson and professor richard l ottinger, gcels anchors innovative and ongoing projects to develop necessary laws to address the world’s most pressing global environmental issues.
Discusses environmental issues in the context of regulatory environment introduces students to basic legal concepts, such as the structure of the court systems real-world cases illustrate the legal concepts presented in each chapter discussion questions present ethical dilemmas relevant to the natural environment and the legal issues presented. Legal processes and legal institutions introductory statements: the effectiveness of domestic and international law in protecting the global environment is limited legal processes, such as international conventions and actions of ngos placing pressure on domestic governments, and legal institutions such as the united nations and international court of justice can act to protect the environment effectively. Explore the latest case studies, research, and knowledge as you learn from professors with real-world expertise in the environmental and sustainability fields and enjoy collaborating with professors and classmates via live seminars, discussions boards, and one-on-one instructor interaction. Master of legal studies in environmental and natural resources law & policy major (formerly master of resources law studies, mrls) is a 24-credit degree open to applicants with an undergraduate or graduate degree (non-law) this degree is designed for professionals who want to broaden their understanding of environmental and natural resources law and policy.
Bachelor’s in legal studies degree programs develop foundational knowledge of law and legal procedures, with students engaging in fundamental aspects of the field, including knowledge of various forms of law, court proceedings, trial preparation, legal research and writing, investigation, and more. Welcome this is the home page for my law and environment class (legal studies/environmental studies 430) it provides resources for doing research on topics in environmental law, with a focus on us law. Legal processes, such as international conventions and actions of ngos placing pressure on domestic governments, and legal institutions such as the united nations and international court of justice can act to protect the environment effectively.
We recognize a vital need for advanced graduate studies in this complex legal field and offer a comprehensive, multilevel program to help natural resources professionals, and government regulators increase their knowledge of the issues, policies, and laws that affect resources and the environment worldwide. Legal studies majors and minors go on to law school, pursue graduate business degrees, work in government and non-governmental agencies, in corporate compliance departments, or start their own businesses.
Our bachelor of science in environmental policy and management degree offers an interdisciplinary opportunity to study environmental issues and policy by exploring the interrelationship between public and private sectors and society, economics, and the environment explore the latest case studies, research, and knowledge as you learn from professors with real-world expertise in the environmental and sustainability fields. In june of 1997 the environmental and natural resources law policy program hired an experienced environmental lawyer to develop “situational” case studies for use in classroom instruction to better prepare students for the practice of law in the real world most of the case studies have been field tested in the classroom and evaluated for effectiveness in increasing student mastery of fundamental lawyering skills and increasing student participation in classroom discussion. Absent unusual circumstances, we require students to begin in mid-august in order to attend a 2-credit introduction to us environmental law and legal studies course designed to help prepare students for study in a law school environment.