Environmental Law and Policy

Environmental Law and Policy

Fall 2013

By: Donald T. Hornstein

Publication date: September 2013
SKU: 9781469615738
Subject: Law

Environmental Law and Policy is the book accompanying Professor Hornstein’s full undergraduate course of the same name. Through it, he introduces some of the major substantive themes in environmental law and gives students insight and experience with critical thinking about these themes. Students will demonstrate mastery by learning how past environmental disputes have been resolved, and by applying insights and critical-thinking skills from past disputes to predicting how future ones might be addressed, including future disputes involving climate change. The book is largely a collection of selected cases, edited by Professor Hornstein, along with explanatory notes before and after the cases.

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Environmental Law and Policy is the book accompanying Professor Hornstein’s full undergraduate course of the same name.  Through it, he introduces some of the major substantive themes in environmental law and gives students insight and experience with critical thinking about these themes.  Students will demonstrate mastery by learning how past environmental disputes have been resolved, and by applying insights and critical-thinking skills from past disputes to predicting how future ones might be addressed, including future disputes involving climate change.  The book is largely a collection of selected cases, edited by Professor Hornstein, along with explanatory notes before and after the cases. 

Included is information on:
   
*  How courts approach “nuisances,” including environmental nuisances
*  How courts, and administrative bodies, approach water rights
*  How environmental protection and protection of property rights mix
*  How  the law approaches commons management
*  How environmental law and individual liberty interact
*  How the law approaches issues of environmental justice
*  How environmental law approaches questions of risk and causation
*  How local, national, and international environmental law interact

Pages: 240
Language: English
Publisher: The University of North Carolina Press
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