Description
ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY
The survey course will examine the role of law and policy in regulating human impact on the environment. topics include the history and development of U.S. environmental law; theoretical approaches to environmental protection; mechanisms employed in environmental laws and regulation; the roles of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government in developing and implementing environmental law and policy; an overview of the principal environmental laws at the federal and state levels; the role of citizens in development and enforcement of environmental law; and constitutional constraints on government authority.
Details
Grading Basis
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Units
3
Component
Lecture - Required
Offering
Course
GEOL 1312
Academic Group
Dietrich Sch Arts and Sciences
Academic Organization
Geology and Environmental Sci
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Typically Offered
Spring