Environmental Law and Policy Clinic

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Credit Hours:
2-4 Credit Hours

Prerequisites: RCC*; Environmental Law (LAW 671); permission of the instructor. The Clinic provides students with the opportunity to learn environmental law through practical experience including litigation support as well as participating in drafting legislation and reports on environmental needs and solutions in the greater Cleveland area and the midwest. Students provide legal support on environmental issues to citizens, environmental organizations, legislators and government officials. This includes investigation, counseling, research, drafting of legal documents, reviewing and drafting legislation, and negotiating. The Clinic is normally elected for four (4) credit hours but may, with permission of the instructor, be taken for 2 or 3 credits. Satisfies skills course requirement.

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