Limited enrollment = 12
Recommended: Administrative Law, Environmental Law or Environmental Regulation of Business, and/or special permission of instructor.
This is a 3-credit course that is scheduled to meet two hours each week. Students must be
available at other times for activities such as team meetings, client consultations, and critique
A simulation course based on one superfund site, participating in all aspects of the handling of a
superfund matter, from initial information gathering through limitation and settlement. Activities
include information gathering; preparing and responding to administrative orders, motion
practice including Motions for Summary Judgment, remedy selection, negotiation, and written
and oral advocacy. Simulation and classroom instruction/discussion provide an opportunity to
consider the intersection of the legal and technical aspects of environmental law, as well as
broader environmental law-related issues, such as risk and responsibility. Goals of the course
include exposing students to the complexities of environmental litigation, enhancing their
negotiation skills, affording opportunities for both oral and written presentation, and fostering
discussion of the principles that underlie the superfund law.