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Supervised Extship Sem: Environmental Advocacy (LAW-769-001)
IMPORTANT: CLASS WILL MEET IN SMALL GROUPS FOR AN EXTRA HOUR EVERY OTHER WEEK. The time/place of this extra meeting is determined by the professor. REGISTRATION: There are two parts to registering for an externship: 1) Register on-line for the seminar as you would for any class. 2) Register for the field placement by going to the Externship Page www.wcl.american.edu/externship and submit a Request for Approval, which generates the necessary forms.
The environmental externship combines the strength of the externship program with dynamic opportunities to experience public interest environmental law, both in the classroom and the field. Basic domestic and international environmental legal precepts are covered, as are various litigation, lobbying and communication strategies. Past students have worked in advocacy groups, government agencies, trade associations, UN organizations, legislative offices and pro bono firms (among others). Please contact the professor to gain entry into this exciting course.
Textbooks and Other Materials
The textbook information on this page was provided by the instructor. Students should use this information when considering purchases from the AU Campus Store or other vendors. Students may check here to determine if books are currently available for purchase online.
Jerry L. Anderson & Dennis D. Hirsch, Environmental Law Practice: Problems and Exercises for Skills Development, Carolina Academic Press, THIRD EDITION, 2010.
First Class Readings
Not available at this time.
The syllabus is available in the following format(s):