This advanced course in Environmental Law is designed to explore the intricate relationship between legal systems, societal structures, and our environment. It seeks to deepen students’ understanding of national and international environmental laws and policies, including climate change legislation, biodiversity and wildlife protection, land use and planning, pollution control, environmental justice, and sustainable development.
To understand the breadth and depth of environmental law, including its history, principles, key legislation, and regulatory frameworks.
To examine the role of national and international organizations in the formation of environmental policy and enforcement of environmental law.
To explore key environmental law cases and their implications for the legal landscape.
To analyze current environmental issues and debates, and critically assess relevant law and policy responses.