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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 and protect coastal resources, including the Coastal Zone Management Act, Section 404 of the Clean Water Act, and the Sustainable Fisheries Act. Related research will be directed towards problems of living marine resources, pollution, public trust and public and private development. Independent research, hands-on investigation and local travel may be required; one weekend will be spent at a coastal research station in Southern Louisiana. Grades are based on a mid-term exam (40%), a research paper (40%), and class participation(20%).  Environmental Law: Natural Resources is recommended.  (3 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Spring 2015
   
 
   

Academic Programs Contact:
Office of Academic Services
Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373
ctimmons@tulane.edu

Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710
admissions@law.tulane.edu

 
 
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