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  • Environmental Skills & Practice (CWA) (LAW 857) | Pace Law School
    a sample this foundational course introduces the student to interpreting and working with complex statutes and regulations Through a series of exercises and simulations it explores basic administrative and regulatory processes such as rule making permit issuance and enforcement It explores how the three branches of government in both federal and state governments interact to develop environmental laws and policy and the role of lawyers in that process This course

    Original URL path: http://law.pace.edu/environmental-skills-practice-cwa-law-857 (2016-02-12)
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  • Environmental Survey (LAW 856) | Pace Law School
    to the framework of the major federal environmental statutes and how the lawyer encounters them in practice the National Environmental Policy Act Clean Water Act Clean Air Act and laws on solid and hazardous materials and wastes Throughout the course problems of professional responsibility are integrated into consideration of the substance of each Statute This course provides the generalist with a solid understanding of the legislative administrative and judicial system

    Original URL path: http://law.pace.edu/environmental-survey-law-856 (2016-02-12)
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  • DC Environmental Law Externship (LAW 895) | Pace Law School
    other appropriate institution located in the Washington DC area The program is supervised by full time faculty members at Pace and an adjunct professor in Washington DC Students maintain work logs and journals participate in a weekly seminar conducted by the Washington faculty member and produce a substantial paper This externship is designed to allow students to gain practical experience in the environmental legal arena with special emphasis on the type of legal work conducted in DC but in a controlled learning situation which enriches the students more traditional academic instruction The externship work is supervised primarily by the placement attorneys but with support from Pace faculty The students may engage in a variety of work including analyzing legislative and regulatory issues drafting advice memoranda assisting with briefs and other legal activities Some weekly seminars are devoted to discussion of individual assignments for mutual consultation Some fieldwork may be library research or other tasks related to the individual placements Placements may include the US Environmental Protection Agency the US Departments of Justice Interior Energy and Agriculture the Council on Environmental Quality committees and subcommittees of Congress with environmental and land use responsibilities and environmental public interest organizations such as the

    Original URL path: http://law.pace.edu/dc-environmental-law-externship-law-895 (2016-02-12)
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  • Food Systems & Environmental Law (LAW 806) | Pace Law School
    policies and the regulatory mechanisms supporting them play a vital role in determining health outcomes for our nation and the level of environmental impact to shared natural resources such as air water soil and biodiversity In the context of these policies the course will cover diverse ecological issues through the lens of federal environmental statutes The course will also cover key public health issues related to food production and distribution

    Original URL path: http://law.pace.edu/food-systems-environmental-law-law-806 (2016-02-12)
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  • Guided Research (LAW 723) | Pace Law School
    later than the last day of the Drop Add period by providing a written research proposal approved by the supervising faculty member The proposal must be supervised by a Full time faculty member OR by an Adjunct faculty member with prior permission of the Associate Dean for Academic Affairs Guided Research Project Request Form available at the Registrar s Office must be submitted to the Associate Dean for approval after a supervising faculty member approves the proposal Only available to students with a cumulative GPA of 3 00 B or a B average in the particular subject area in which the research is undertaken Available for 1 or 2 credits only No more than one subject may be undertaken in a semester No more than two such projects may be applied for credit towards the Juris Doctor degree Faculty members may supervise only three projects in a semester The final paper after grading must be filed with the Registrar The Research Proposal must be prepared in the following form problem a precise statement of the particular inquiry to be undertaken approach various questions that need to be raised and investigated in order to explore the problem method of inquiry published

    Original URL path: http://law.pace.edu/guided-research-law-723 (2016-02-12)
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  • Hazardous Waste (LAW 841) | Pace Law School
    explores the law of hazardous waste disposal and of the remediation of contamination from past mostly unregulated disposal of hazardous waste The primary focus of the course is on the Federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act and the Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability Act and their state counterparts It emphasizes the analysis of complicated and interrelated statutes and regulations The subject matter and the course represents the most active

    Original URL path: http://law.pace.edu/hazardous-waste-law-841 (2016-02-12)
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  • Historic Preservation Seminar (LAW 743) | Pace Law School
    are the alternative means of protection at local state and federal levels of government Private property tools and tax incentives are reviewed The conflicts between preservation laws and other social values the use of religious sites protected by the First Amendment and the scope of regulatory takings are featured as a case study Students are graded based on class participation and either a research paper or a project applying preservation

    Original URL path: http://law.pace.edu/historic-preservation-seminar-law-743 (2016-02-12)
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  • Legal Management of Urban Environments (LAW 796) | Pace Law School
    Management of Urban Environments LAW 796 An entire body of environmental protection measures is found exclusively at the municipal level the course examines how a local government integrates its land use noise wetlands shade trees refuse and regulations through its administrative structure to control issues as urban sprawl This course compares the varied state law approaches to environmental protection in urban environments It also examined federal delegation of many environmental

    Original URL path: http://law.pace.edu/legal-management-urban-environments-law-796 (2016-02-12)
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