327.01 Energy Law

The course will examine the legal framework governing energy production and consumption in the United States, and policy approaches for balancing energy needs with other societal goals. The course will include three main modules: (1) electricity sector regulation; (2) energy resources for electricity generation; and (3) oil and gas law. Key themes will include:

(1) The historic origins of public utility regulation;
(2) The major U.S. laws that govern energy production and use;
(3) The distinct roles of the federal and state governments; and
(4) Efforts to manage competing societal interests.

Special Notes:

Cross-Listed Course

Fall 2016

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor
Course Credits
Scheduled in-class examination
Amy Pickle
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.327.01.F16
Email list: LAW.327.01.F16@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - JD
Course Areas of Practice