LAW 2830 - Environmental Law in Commercial and Real Estate Transactions
This course integrates issues arising from substantive environmental law into real estate and commercial transactions. The common law and statutory bases of environmental liability will be reviewed and the transactional process from due diligence to closing will be examined. Issues frequently encountered in land use and environmental law practice are considered and resolved in the context of specific transactions. Practical skills such as navigating regulatory approval processes, interpreting technical/scientific material, working with technical professionals, negotiating complex multi-party relationships, drafting, and presentation of findings will be covered. Grading is based upon both written work and class participation. This course is taught over 7 2-hours sessions and satisfies one credit of the Skills requirement.
Prerequisites & Notes
Suggested as a Pre-Req: Environmental Law
Suggested as a Pre-Req or Co-Req: Business Organizations and/or Real Estate Transactions
Credits: 1 or 2
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