Program on Environmental & Energy Law

AMERICAN UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON COLLEGE OF LAW'S Program on Environmental and Energy Law strives to provide an education that is interdisciplinary and inclusive, in which lessons foster passion for the environment and cultivate legal excellence, cultural competency, and global awareness.  The Program’s faculty, staff, adjuncts, and alumni are easily accessible as mentors, to equip and inspire the next generation of lawyers to identify equitable solutions to pressing environmental challenges.

The curriculum and our many program events provide students with a thorough grounding in domestic environmental, energy, and natural resources law, international and comparative environmental and energy law, environmental and climate justice, and animal law.

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