Environmental Appellate Advocacy - Moot Court | L47xx

This course is open to students interested in covering advanced topics in environmental law, appellate advocacy, and future moot court opportunity. The students who will represent the Sturm College of Law at the National Environmental Law Moot Court Competition, hosted by Pace Law School, are required to take this course. Prospective competitors are also encouraged to take this course. The course will meet 2-3 times per week in a classroom environment for approximately the first two months of the Spring semester. Coursework will surround the current NELMCC problem in preparation for oral argument mid-semester. Topics covered may include, but are not limited to, 1) procedural issues such as intervention, standing, or agency deference; 2) detailed study of substantive environmental and administrative law; and 3) oral advocacy skills. Grading will be based on classroom participation, written work, and simulated oral arguments

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 2
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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