Summer 2013 Course Schedule

Hydraulic Fracturing "Fracking" Law & Policy (LAW-795-037)
Leiter, Amanda Cohen

Meets: 02:00 PM - 04:30 PM (MTWTHF) - Room 415

Enrolled: 12 / Limit: 17

Administrator Access


Meets 6/3-6 from 2-5pm


This course will explore the law and policy related to hydraulic fracturing (fracking). In this course students will learn about the complex science and unsettled law of hydraulic fracturing and met with experts from industry, local government, and an environmental NGO to hear various perspectives about this timely topic. The course will have guest speakers and will give students a broad overview of the fracking issue and a range of perspectives to consider when thinking about the costs and benefits of the ongoing natural gas boom. Local, state, and national governments in the U.S. and abroad are currently wrestling with fracking law and policy. 

Textbooks and Other Materials

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First Class Readings

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