443A Advanced Environmental Law and Policy

This variable-credit (2-4 credits) course builds on the training and work of the EL&PC and offers students the opportunity to develop case leadership and deeper client relationships. Students enrolled in the Advanced Clinic are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), and are required to attend weekly case management meetings. In addition, Advanced students must attend two discussion sessions with other advanced clinic students that will be scheduled after the start of the semester. Instructor permission and successful completion of one semester of clinical work are required to enroll.

Course Areas of Practice
Evaluation Methods
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Degree Requirements
Course Type
  • Clinic
Learning Outcomes
  • Other professional skills needed for competent and ethical participation as a member of the legal profession

Fall 2021

2021
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.01
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin

This variable-credit (2-4 credits) course builds on the training and work of the EL&PC and offers students the opportunity to develop case leadership and deeper client relationships. Students enrolled in the Advanced Clinic are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), and are required to attend weekly case management meetings. In addition, Advanced students must attend two discussion sessions with other advanced clinic students that will be scheduled after the start of the semester. Instructor permission and successful completion of one semester of clinical work are required to enroll.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Spring 2021

2021
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.01
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin

This variable-credit (2-4 credits) course builds on the training and work of the EL&PC and offers students the opportunity to develop case leadership and deeper client relationships. Students enrolled in the Advanced Clinic are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), and are required to attend weekly case management meetings. In addition, Advanced students must attend two discussion sessions with other advanced clinic students that will be scheduled after the start of the semester. Instructor permission and successful completion of one semester of clinical work are required to enroll.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Fall 2020

2020
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.01
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin

This variable-credit (2-4 credits) course builds on the training and work of the EL&PC and offers students the opportunity to develop case leadership and deeper client relationships. Students enrolled in the Advanced Clinic are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), and are required to attend weekly case management meetings. In addition, Advanced students must attend two discussion sessions with other advanced clinic students that will be scheduled after the start of the semester. Instructor permission and successful completion of one semester of clinical work are required to enroll.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Spring 2020

2020
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.02
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin

This variable-credit course is available to students who have participated in one semester in the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and wish to participate for a second semester. Students may enroll only with approval of the Director of the Clinic. Placements may be available in the event that the clinic is not fully enrolled with first-time participants, and in exceptional situations, when the clinic director determines it would be in the best interest of the clinic to make an exception to the usual maximum enrollment. Students enrolled in Advanced Clinical Studies are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), but will not be required to attend the class sessions.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Spring 2019

2019
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.02
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin TBD

This variable-credit course is available to students who have participated in one semester in the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and wish to participate for a second semester. Students may enroll only with approval of the Director of the Clinic. Placements may be available in the event that the clinic is not fully enrolled with first-time participants, and in exceptional situations, when the clinic director determines it would be in the best interest of the clinic to make an exception to the usual maximum enrollment. Students enrolled in Advanced Clinical Studies are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), but will not be required to attend the class sessions.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Fall 2018

2018
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.01 2-4
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin TBD

This variable-credit course is available to students who have participated in one semester in the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and wish to participate for a second semester. Students may enroll only with approval of the Director of the Clinic. Placements may be available in the event that the clinic is not fully enrolled with first-time participants, and in exceptional situations, when the clinic director determines it would be in the best interest of the clinic to make an exception to the usual maximum enrollment. Students enrolled in Advanced Clinical Studies are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), but will not be required to attend the class sessions.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Spring 2018

2018
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.02
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin N/A

This variable-credit course is available to students who have participated in one semester in the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and wish to participate for a second semester. Students may enroll only with approval of the Director of the Clinic. Placements may be available in the event that the clinic is not fully enrolled with first-time participants, and in exceptional situations, when the clinic director determines it would be in the best interest of the clinic to make an exception to the usual maximum enrollment. Students enrolled in Advanced Clinical Studies are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), but will not be required to attend the class sessions.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Fall 2017

2017
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.01
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin TBA TBA TBA

This variable-credit course is available to students who have participated in one semester in the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and wish to participate for a second semester. Students may enroll only with approval of the Director of the Clinic. Placements may be available in the event that the clinic is not fully enrolled with first-time participants, and in exceptional situations, when the clinic director determines it would be in the best interest of the clinic to make an exception to the usual maximum enrollment. Students enrolled in Advanced Clinical Studies are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), but will not be required to attend the class sessions.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Spring 2017

2017
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.02
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin TBD TBD

This variable-credit course is available to students who have participated in one semester in the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and wish to participate for a second semester. Students may enroll only with approval of the Director of the Clinic. Placements may be available in the event that the clinic is not fully enrolled with first-time participants, and in exceptional situations, when the clinic director determines it would be in the best interest of the clinic to make an exception to the usual maximum enrollment. Students enrolled in Advanced Clinical Studies are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), but will not be required to attend the class sessions.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Fall 2016

2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.01
  • Group project(s)
  • Practical exercises
  • Live-client representation and case management
  • Class participation
Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin TBD TBD TBD

This variable-credit course is available to students who have participated in one semester in the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and wish to participate for a second semester. Students may enroll only with approval of the Director of the Clinic. Placements may be available in the event that the clinic is not fully enrolled with first-time participants, and in exceptional situations, when the clinic director determines it would be in the best interest of the clinic to make an exception to the usual maximum enrollment. Students enrolled in Advanced Clinical Studies are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing at least 100 hours of client representation work (or more, depending on credit hours), but will not be required to attend the class sessions.

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
Permission required

Spring 2016

2016
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Days/Times Room

443A.02 Ryke Longest, Michelle Benedict Nowlin

This two-credit course is available to students who have participated in one semester in the Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, and wish to participate for a second semester. Students may enroll only with approval of the Director of the Clinic. Placements may be available in the event that the clinic is not fully enrolled with first-time participants, and in exceptional situations, when the clinic director determines it would be in the best interest of the clinic to make an exception to the usual maximum enrollment. Students enrolled in Advanced Clinical Studies are required to participate fully in the case work portion of the clinic, performing 100-120 hours of client representation work, but will not be required to attend the class sessions.
credits: variable

Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.