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Syllabi, Book Lists & Reading Assignments

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FALL 2020

 

BOOK LIST

 

Coming soon!

 

READING ASSIGNMENTS

 

Constitutional Criminal Procedure - Meyer
Syllabus
First Assignment

Law and Popular Culture - Meyer
Syllabus
First Assignment

Legal Research - Woldow
First Assignment

 

SUMMER 2020

 

BOOK LISTS

Summer 2020 Book List [XSLX]
(Updates will be added, so please check back frequently.)

 

ENVIRONMENTAL - LIVE "SYNCHRONOUS"
FIRST ASSIGNMENTS AND SYLLABI

Term 1: May 26 - June 11

Advanced Environmental Legal Research - C. Ryan
Syllabus updated 5/13/2020
1st Assignment - updated 5/5/2020

Ecology - Poleman
Syllabus
1st Assignment - updated 5/29/2020

Ocean and Coastal Law - Eichenberg, Reiter, Baur
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Three Essentials of the Electric Grid: Engineering Essentials - Root
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Three Essentials of the Electric Grid: Business Essentials - Cater
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Three Essentials of the Electric Grid: Legal Essentials - Williams
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Term 2: June 15-25

Environmental Crimes - Harris
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Environmental Justice - Eady
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Food Impact Litigation - Muraskin
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Global Energy Law and Policy - Brandt
Syllabus - Updated 6/11/2020

Land Conservation Law - Jay
Syllabus
1st Assignment

 

Term 3: July 6-16

Environmental Enforcement and Compliance - Hill
Syllabus - updated 7/6/2020
1st Assignment

Environmental Governance and the Private Sector - Flatt
Syllabus updated 5/26/2020
1st Assignment - updated 5/26/2020

Forest Policy and Law - McHenry

International Law of Food - Wirth
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Negotiating Environmental Agreements - Rumore
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Renewable Energy Project, Finance and Development - Potts, Hanson
Syllabus
1st Assignment
 

Term 4: July 20-30

Animal Welfare Law - Rally, Winders, Baur
Syllabus - updated 7/14/2020
1st Assignment

Clean Transportation Law and Policy - Halso

Comparative U.S.-China Environmental Law - Percival, Yin
Syllabus
1st Assignment

The Farm Bill - Coppess, Adamo
Syllabus
1st Assignment

Friday Courses: June 5 - July 31

Advanced Communications for Environmental Advocates - Abel

Conservation Agriculture Policy - Byrne
Syllabus
1st Assignment

End Use Energy Efficiency - Levin, Chant
Syllabus
1st Assignment

 

JD Live "Synchronous" Classes

Appellate Advocacy - Johnson
First Assignment

 

JD Online "Asynchronous" Classes

Evidence - Rushlow
Syllabus

Family Law - Olnek
Syllabus

Juvenile Justice and the Law - Davenport, Saxman
Syllabus

Legal Research - Ryan
First Assignment

Legal Writing - Lewis
Syllabus

 

​OTHER RESOURCES​

Plagiarism Educat​ion​​​​

The US Legal System Presentation​​​​​​​