ENV 310 (SA) No Pass/D/Fail
Environmental Law and Moot Court
Examining the relationship between law and environmental policy, this course focuses on cases that have established policy principles. The first half of the seminar will be conducted using the Socratic method. The second half will allow students to reargue either the plaintiff or defendant position in a key case, which will be decided by the classroom jury.
Sample reading list:
Board of Student Advisors, Harvard Law School, Introduction to Advocacy: Research, Writing and Arguments
Finley and Farber, Environmental Law in a Nutshell
Stensvaag, J-M, Materials on Environmental Law
See instructor for complete list
Students will read approximately 150 pages per week. Each student will write a Memorandum of Law on a subject jointly selected with Professor Hawkins. Students will learn the structure and content of briefs, memorandum and verbal arguments in class.
Paper in lieu of Final - 40%
Papers - 20%
Oral Presentation(s) - 20%
Class/Precept Participation - 20%
Not Open to Freshmen.
Class will be evenly divided between a Socratic exploration of topics raised in an environmental law textbook, which is designed to parallel a law school course. Students will be divided randomly into Moot Court Teams, and will write two briefs, and prepare and deliver two oral arguments in the Supreme Court of Princeton. Each student will also prepare notes for the rest of the class for one class of reading and discussion.
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