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PSCI 337 - Environmental Law and Politics


Credits: (3)
This course is designed for majors or minors in political science, international studies, and environmental studies. It is most appropriate for juniors or seniors yet may also be recommended for academically advanced sophomores. This course explores the major themes and issues of environmental law including important legal concepts in the environmental field such as standing and citizen suits; the distinction between public and private law; the challenge of scientific uncertainty; the role of value judgments in developing environmental policy; major federal pollution statutes and court interpretations; international pollution issues such as ozone depletion and climate change; and protection of endangered species. Prerequisite(s): Sophomore status required. (As needed)



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