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Fall 2020
6316 Energy Law & Policy - WARREN- 26544

Professor(s): Gina Warren (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law 

Time: 1:00p-2:30p  TTH  Location:  

Course Outline: This course provides an introduction to U.S. energy law and policy. It looks at how energy sources (water, wind, sun, coal, oil, gas, nuclear) are extracted, transported, and converted into energy as well as the physical, market, and legal structures governing each energy source. It introduces the key jurisdictional actors that play differing roles in energy controversies and provides students with an understanding of pervasive multi-jurisdictional approach to energy regulation. Finally, it explores current hot topics in energy law and policy and opens a dialog to analyze how those topics are interrelated to other topics such as business and economics, climate and environment, human rights, and energy security.

This is a project course, no final examination.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: DistanceEd  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.

Quota=20

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Projects      

This course will have:
Exam:
Paper:


Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: simulation

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Conditional Availability (not for required credits)

Course Materials (3/30/2020 3:10:00 PM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: 2 Titles: (1) Tomain, et al., ENERGY LAW IN A NUTSHELL (3d Edition 2016), West Academic publication, ISBN 9781634607117 (2) Additionally, a packet of select cases and laws will be prepared by the professor and available to you prior to class.