Natural Resources Law

Natural Resources Law

Course Number: LAW 917
Course Credits: 3
This course will introduce students to the law of natural resources, with an emphasis on federal statutes that govern access to and use of natural resources such as wildlife, and biodiversity, wilderness and protected lands, water resources, and forests. For Spring 2021 Only: This course will be a two (2) week intensive, three (3) credit field course running from Sunday, May 23 to Saturday, June 5, 2021 in Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming. It will introduce students to the law of natural resources, with an emphasis on federal statutes that govern access to and use of natural resources such as wildlife, and biodiversity, wilderness and protected lands, water resources, and forests. This course will be taught by Professor Jason J. Czarnezki (Elisabeth Haub School of Law at Pace University) and Professor Sam Kalen (University of Wyoming School of Law) with additional guest lectures. Students from both Pace Law and University of Wyoming will be eligible to participate in the course. We will also go on field trips and excursions using vehicles provided by the University of Wyoming. There are additional fees/costs to participate in this course. Important Notes (1) This course is considered a Spring 2021 course for registration and tuition/scholarship purposes. (2) In light of the COVID-19 global pandemic, it is possible that this course will not be able to be conducted in its designed live and in-person “field course” manner. In the event that the course cannot be held on site in Wyoming, this course will be transitioned to an intensive two-week online course during the same timeframe. By registering for this course, you are agreeing to pay the course fee. However, we will not collect student course fees and students should not book travel arrangements until we receive final confirmation that the course can take place in the field course format. Loss of travel costs and other costs will not be incurred by Pace University or the Elisabeth Haub School of Law. Please also note that some travel insurance policies may not cover cancellations related to COVID-19.
Environmental Law