LAW7616 - Clinic: Environmental Law

LAW7616 - Clinic: Environmental Law

Course Number: 

7616

Type: 

Clinic

Credits: 

3

(Law 7650) Environmental Law or (Law 7600) Administrative Law (each is an alternative co-requisite)

This clinic is offered in collaboration with the Connecticut Fund for the Environment and its bi-state program Save the Sound (CFE/Save the Sound), the premier non-profit public-interest legal advocate for Connecticut's environment. Students will work directly with CFE/Save the Sound attorneys on matters pending before administrative agencies, courts and the legislature. Clinical assignments will be performed at CFE/Save the Sound's office in New Haven, CT. An on campus (or on-site depending on schedules) bi-weekly, (every two weeks) seminar class taught by CFE attorneys and visiting experts will focus on Connecticut environmental law and advocacy. . This clinic requires a minimum of 10 clinical work per week, 8 of which must occur in the New Haven office. This is a one semester clinic, but students have the opportunity to continue their work in subsequent semesters through Advanced Fieldwork.