Summer 2018 Course Schedule

Renewable Energy (LAW-795RE-001)
Aristotle Evia

Meets: 02:00 PM - 05:00 PM (MTuWThF) - Warren - Room N105

Enrolled: 6 / Limit:

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Renewable Energy: Process & Lawyering will introduce you to both the historical and burgeoning world of renewable energy law at both the Federal and State Government levels. The American University (“AU”) Faculty has designed this class to develop your core knowledge of both renewable energy law and policy that will assist you in using your legal training to function in the U.S. renewable energy market at both the Federal and State levels. At the conclusion of this course, you will possess the necessary knowledge base to research and analyze how legal issues and cases play into the renewable energy public law process

Textbooks and Other Materials

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Students will not need to purchase any textbooks. A course packet will be made available soon.

Energy, Economics & the Environment by Eisen, et al. (2015) KF 2120.E37

Jeff Winmill, Cities to Use 100% Renewable Energy, AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION NATURAL RESOURCES & ENVIRONMENT (2018)

Renewable Energy Law & Development by Ottinger (2013)

Jody Freeman, Climate & Energy Policy in the Obama Administration, 30 PACE ENVTL. L. REV. 375 (2012)

Federalism in Renewable Energy Policy by Williamson & Sayer (2012)

The California Electricity Crisis: Causes & Policy Options, Public Policy Institute of California (2003)

First Class Readings

Jody Freeman, Climate & Energy Policy in the Obama Administration, 30 PACE ENVTL. L. REV. 375 (2012)


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