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Spring 2009
Apr 23, 2014
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LAW 715A - Comparative Environmental Law-Brazil
This course compares the environmental laws of the United States and Brazil . It will meet once a week for much of the spring semester, during which time we will study the respective environmental regimes of the United States and Brazil . The course aims is to build students' capacity to assess the environmental laws of both countries and to consider national policies concerning environmental quality. The last third of the class will take place in the summer, in Brazil . We will travel to Rio de Janeiro as well as several other regions of Brazil to continue classes as well as attend seminars conducted by prominent scholars and attorneys in Brazil . Students also participate in field trips to the fragile yet crucial ecosystems of Brazil . The Brazil-based portion of the class will occur over a period of approximately 10 days. This course requires students to write a research paper comparing some aspect of the environmental laws in both Brazil and the United States .
2.000 Credit hours
2.000 Lecture hours

Levels: Law-JD, Law-LLM, Law-SJD
Schedule Types: Seminar, Tutorial

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