Environmental Protection Clinic (30164). 3 units, credit/fail. A clinical seminar in which students will be engaged with actual environmental law or policy problems on behalf of client organizations (environmental groups, government agencies, international bodies, etc.). The class will meet weekly, and students will work ten to twelve hours per week in interdisciplinary groups (with students from the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies and other departments or schools at Yale) on projects with a specific legal or policy product (e.g., draft legislation or regulations, hearing testimony, analytic studies, policy proposals). Students may propose projects and client organizations, subject to approval by the instructor. Enrollment limited. Also F&ES 970b. J. Galperin, D. Hawkins, and L. Suatoni.
Course Bidding: Brief statement of interest (fewer than 500 words) and CV required. Students should contact Professor Galperin for a list of available projects and a description of the application process in order to complete all necessary steps, in addition to listing this course among experiential course selections, before June 23 at 4:30 p.m.
Note: First-day attendance is required. Students may not drop the clinic after they have been assigned to a client.