Curriculum Guide · Courses
Natural Resources Law
Professor Hope Babcock
J.D. Course 329 (cross-listed) | 3 credit hours
This course surveys the laws governing the ownership, conservation, exploitation, and preservation of renewable and non-renewable natural resources, such as wildlife, wilderness, parks, rangeland, water, minerals, and forests. The course explores the philosophical, constitutional, historical, and economic underpinnings of natural resource law as well as the role of interest groups in natural resource policy formulation. Current issues, such as those relating to takings and federalism, are also examined.
Special Note for LL.M. Students: During preregistration, enrollment in the LAWG section of this course is limited to LL.M. students in the Environmental Law degree program. All other LL.M. students will have the opportunity to enroll or add themselves to the waitlist for this course during add/drop.