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Due to COVID-19 and VLS response, these classes will be offered in a virtual format which will include assigned virtual meeting times.  Internet access is a requirement for these classes for summer 2020.

To read course descriptions, please visit the Summer Classes page.

 

Term 1

May 26-29, June 1-4 and 8-11
Course Time
Ocean and Coastal Law
3cr
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advanced Environmental Legal Research
1cr
May 26, 28-29, 1:00 - 2:30 PM
June 1-2, 4 and 8-9, 11, 1:00 - 2:15 PM
Three Essentials of the Electric Grid
Week 1: Engineering Essentials
1cr
Week 2: Business Essentials
1cr
Week 3: Legal Essentials
1cr
10:30 AM -12:00 PM and 1:00 - 2:30 PM 
Ecology
3cr

June 1-4, 8-11
Mondays & Wednesdays, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

 

Term 2

June 15-18 and 22-25
 
Course Time

Environmental Crimes
2cr

10:30 AM -12:00 PM and 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Food Impact Litigation
2cr
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Global Energy Law & Policy
2cr
10:00 AM -12:00 PM and 1:00 - 2:00 PM 
Land Conservation Law
2cr
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Environmental Justice
2cr
10:30 AM -12:00 PM and 1:00 - 2:30 PM

 

Break Week

June 28 - July 5, 2020


Term 3

July 6-9 and 13-16
Course Time
Environmental Enforcement and Compliance
2cr
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The International Law of Food
2cr
10:30 AM -12:00 PM and 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Renewable Energy Project Finance and Development
2cr
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Environmental Governance and the Private Sector
2cr

10:30 AM -12:00 PM and 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Negotiating Environmental Agreements
2cr
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Forest Policy and Law
1cr

Alternative:
July 10, 12:45 - 6:30 PM
July 11-12, 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM

 

Term 4

July 20-23 and July 27-30
Course Time

Clean Transportation Law and Policy
2cr

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Current Issues in Western Resource Litigation
2cr -- CANCELLED

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 - 2:30 PM
The Farm Bill
2cr
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 - 2:30 PM
Animal Welfare Law
2cr
1:00 - 4:00 PM
Comparative U.S.-China Environmental Law
2cr
11:00 AM -12:00 PM and 1:00 - 3:00 PM

 

8 Week Courses

Fridays only, June 5 - July 31
(NO class on July 3)
Course Time
End Use Energy Efficiency
2cr
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 - 2:00 PM 
Conservation Agriculture Policy
1cr

June 15, 12, 19, and 26

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Advanced Communications for Environmental Advocates
1cr 

Fridays - Saturdays, July 17-18 and 24-25

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM