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Water Law     LAW-624

This course covers the regulation of both groundwater and surface water by the courts and the State Water Resources Control Board. It also explores the development of several key judicial doctrines and policies relating to water law. In addition, this course will provide students with an overview of both federal and state administrative law as well as other environmental and governmental regulations impacting the water resources of the state, such as the California Environmental Quality Act, the Endangered Species Act, and other relevant federal and state statutes and regulations. Upon completion of the course, students will have a working knowledge of applicable case law, statutes, regulations, and policies governing water law. Students will be able to apply this knowledge to work within the regulatory framework governing water-related issues in California.

Units 2
Grading Options Numeric or CR/D/F
Exam Type Take-home Exam
Writing Requirement No
Skills/Experiential Requirement No

Grading Options: vary with the professor

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