Concentration Advisor: Professor David Takacs
Environmental problems are growing in importance and scale: addressing those issues may be the defining challenge of your generation. As a consequence, we face a growing need for lawyers trained to understand the nature of environmental dilemmas, and skilled at using the law to help solve them. By concentrating in Environmental Law, you will be prepared for a variety of intellectually stimulating and personally rewarding careers in law firms, government, or non-profits.
Students graduating with a Concentration in Environmental Law will be able to:
Students will be required to enroll in four, core courses (14 units):
Qualifying Environmental and Environmental-related Electives:
Students will be required to take four of the following courses (substitutions are possible, with advisor consent) (8-12 units):
Non-Environmental but Recommended Courses
These courses are not required for the Concentration, but are recommended for students with particular, related interests. It may be possible to substitute one of these courses for one of the “Qualifying Environmental Electives” in the section above, with the consent of an advisor.
An appropriate clinic from our in-house clinical offerings (to be approved by your advisor)
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