ENV 970a,b/LAW 30164 () / 2023-2024

Environmental Protection Clinic Policy and Advocacy (Follows Law School Calendar)

Credits: 3
Fall 2023: Tu, 12:10-2:00, SLB - TBD
Spring 2024: Tu, 12:10-2:00, SLB - TBD


Follows Law School Calendar
The Environmental Protection Clinic’s mission is to train students in environmental advocacy through interdisciplinary project work in collaboration with the Natural Resources Defense Council and other public interest organizations. Students are assigned to teams of two-to-four members drawn from the Law School and the School of the Environment to work on discrete projects in collaboration with partner organizations. The clinic’s docket covers a wide range of environmental issues, with most projects integrating legal and policy components. In addition to covering current topics in environmental policy and principles of environmental justice, clinic seminars help students master the tools of effective environmental advocacy, including the ability to research law and science, write persuasively, and manage projects cooperatively
Note: Attendance at the first-class meeting is mandatory for admitted students. Admitted students must confirm their participation in advance of the first class by a date designated by the instructors. A no-drop policy applies. Students are expected to prioritize their work for the clinic and abide by the clinic’s expectations of professional conduct. For any questions about clinic work or expectations, email Sam Whillans at samuel.whillans@yale.edu.
Course Bidding: Students in the School of the Environment (and students from any other school besides Yale Law School) must complete the clinic’s Bidding Form by 4:30 p.m. on June 29th. The Bidding Form will be posted here on June 15th.


Limited to 16