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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

Environmental Law: Coastal & Wetlands Law

Course Description
This course focuses on federal and state laws designed to manage coastal and wetland resources including the Coastal Zone Management Act, Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, and programs related to flood insurance, flood control, and fisheries. Independent research leading to a final presentation and paper will be required on topics of your choosing relating to the above programs or beyond, including but not limited to hurricane protection, private development, restoration, living marine resources, and impact of oil and gas activities. One weekend will be spent at a coastal research station in Terrebonne Parish. Grades will be based primarily on the research presentations and papers, with an up to two step adjustment for class and TWEN participation. Environmental Law: Natural Resources is recommended as a pre- or co-requisite. (3 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Spring 2017

Academic Programs Contact:
Office of Academic Services
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6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373

Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710

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