» Return to Catalog

Environmental Law Clinic

Fall 2019 • Law 610 • Credits: 3

Instructor: Peter Frost
Instructor2: John Mellgren

Students represent clients under the supervision of a practicing attorney in state and federal court and before administrative agencies. Emphasis is on intellectually challenging and creative work. Students are taught to develop case strategies, pursue discovery and Freedom of Information requests to obtain evidence, develop innovative legal theories with clinic attorneys or with private co-counsel in cases, represent clients orally in administrative or court hearings when appropriate, submit motions to courts, and prepare winning (not merely adequate) legal briefs and memoranda. Pass / No Pass Only.