Spring 2020
6316 Energy Law & Policy - WARREN- 20602

Professor(s): Gina Warren (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  MW  Location: 209  BLB

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:   Quota=20


First Day Assignments: Nutshell book, pp. 119-164.

Final Exam Schedule: Project      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: simulation

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (11/7/2019 10:44:20 AM)

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.