Program on Environmental and Energy Law

Welcome to the AU Program on Environment and Energy Law! Our full-time and adjunct faculty are leaders in the Washington, DC legal community. Students engage with environment and energy law through classes, research projects, conferences, and student organizations. Students also benefit from numerous externship and summer job opportunities in DC's wide array of government agencies, advocacy organizations, and private sector firms.

Our active network of alumni serve as mentors and professional contacts as students build their careers in this dynamic and important field.


"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts."

Rachel Carson, Silent Spring

Join the Environmental Law Summer Session

Started in 2005, the Summer Session offers a broad range of seminars taught by leading practitioners from government, business, and non-governmental organizations. Seminars in this Summer Session on Environmental Law can be taken for law school credit or for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit.

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