May 23, 2024  
2020-2021 LSU Law Catalog 
    
2020-2021 LSU Law Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAW 5731 - Legal Aspects of Coastal Areas


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With abundant natural advantages and resources and with constantly increasing pressures from human activity and “development,” America’s coastal areas are subject to a unique legal regime. Contemporary problems of private ownership and riparian/litoral rights, as well as the rights of the general public and public authorities, are studied in combination with federal and state statutory schemes of land use control, marine fisheries conservation, and resource exploration. Attention also given to the role of the Civil Law and to legal ramifications of Louisiana’s coastal erosion and restoration program.



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