Nov 27, 2021  
2018-2020 LSU Law Catalog 
    
2018-2020 LSU Law Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 5414 - Climate Change Law


Credit(s): 3
Climate change must now be considered as part of legal planning in many area of practice. This course will first introduce the students to climate change and the administrative and international law issues involved in regulating greenhouse gasses. It will examine the legal implications of climate change and extreme weather events on public health, flood and wind insurance, disaster response and mitigation, and land use. The course will examine both private law and governmental law, including FEMA, the Stafford Act, and the Flood Control Act of 1928. Course objectives: understanding how climate change threatens the public interest and the interests of individual clients; and preparing students to advise clients on the legal risks of climate change. Evaluation will be based on class participation and an examination. This course will count in the Global/Comparative/ Civil Basket



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