International and Exchange Programs
INTERNATIONAL COMPARATIVE ENVIRONMENTAL LAW SEMINAR (CRITICAL TOPICS IN ENVIRONMENTAL LAW IN A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE)
Sunday, May 25 to Friday June 6, 2014
The International Comparative Environmental Law Seminar in Como, Italy is jointly presented by the University of California, Davis School of Law and the University of Insubria School of Law.
This intensive, two-week program provides a unique opportunity for U.S. and international law students and legal professionals to study environmental law by examining and comparing European Union and U.S. environmental law policies and regulatory regimes. Topics include pollution control laws (air and water), hazardous waste laws, protection and preservation of plant and animal species, climate change—the next generation of environmental law—and regulation and liability for environmental harm.
Students will also have the opportunity to visit legal institutions and learn about the rich environmental and historical culture of Como and Milan. Classes are taught in English.
Leading scholars in environmental law from the University of California, Davis School of Law and the University of Insubria School of Line. experts from the University of California, Davis School of Law and the University of Insubria School of Law will present nine thematic class sessions. Faculty includes:
Professor Richard Frank, J.D., is a Professor of Environmental Law at UC Davis School of Law and director of the California Environmental Law and Policy Center. He is a former Chief Deputy Attorney General for Legal Affairs for the State of California.
Professor Al Lin, M.P.P., J.D., is Professor of Law at the UC Davis School of Law, where he specializes in environmental and natural resources law. Prior to joining the UC Davis faculty, Professor Lin was a trial attorney for the Environment and Natural Resources of Division of the U.S. Department of Justice.
Professor Barbara Pozzo, Ph.D., is Professor at the University of Insubria and specializes in multilingualism and its impact on European harmonization. She is currently working for various European and Italian institutions in drafting environmental policies and is part of selected expert groups.
Sunday May 25: Orientation (time and location to be announced)
Monday, May 26: Introduction to American and European Environmental Law (9 a.m.–12:10 p.m.)
Tuesday, May 27: Pollution Control Law: Air Pollution (9 a.m.–12:10 p.m.)
Wednesday, May 28: Climate Change Law and Policy: Abatement of Greenhouse Gas Emissions (9 a.m.–11 p.m., 1–2 p.m.)
Thursday, May 29: Climate Change Law and Policy: Adapting to a Changing Global Climate (9 a.m.–12 p.m.)
Friday, May 30: Liability for Environmental Harm (9 a.m.–12 p.m.);
Monday, June 2: Holiday
Tuesday, June 3: The Protection and Preservation of Plant and Animal Species (9 a.m.–12:10 p.m.)
Wednesday, June 4: Hazardous Waste Law (9 a.m.–12:10 p.m.)
Thursday, June 5: Pollution Control Law: Water Pollution (9 a.m.–12:10 p.m.)
Friday, June 6: The Next Generation of Environmental Law and Regulation: Market-Based Systems Private Regulation (9 a.m.–12 p.m.) and exam (1-2 p.m.)
This program is intended for:
Law students in good standing at or graduates ofABA-accredited U.S. law schools
Legal or other professionals interested in environmental law
Graduates of foreign law schools
TUITION AND FEES
Nonrefundable registration fee: $170 U.S.
Tuition: $2,000 U.S.
Air travel: approximately $1,500 U.S.
Residence hall housing: approximately 80 Euros/day
Ground transport and meals: approximately 20-30 Euros/day
April 15, 2014
We strongly recommend enrolling and confirming travel and hotel reservations as soon as possible.
This program has been approved by the American Bar Association. Students will receive two hours of academic J.D. credit, based on daily attendance and an examination with a letter grade.
Acceptance of any credit or grade for this program is subject to determination by the student’s home school.
University of Insubria School of Law, Como, Italy
Classes will be held at La Facoltà di Giurisprudenza dell’Università dell’Insubria, Via S. Abbondio, 12, Como. The University of Insubria School of Law provides fully up-to-date classrooms with writing desks for students, excellent lighting and a quiet environment.
If you have any questions please send an e-mail with "Como Environmental Law Program" as the subject line to email@example.com
International Law Programs
UC Davis School of Law
1333 Research Park Drive
Davis, CA 95618 U.S.A.
Phone: (530) 757-8569