Practical Environmental Law

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Aspen Publishers, 2008 - Law - 399 pages
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Practical Environmental Law is a comprehensive, practical introduction to environmental law. This concise, well-written text focuses on a broad understanding of the sources of environmental law and offers students numerous practical exercises as well as concrete methods for researching the law. Special features of this exciting new text: accessible, practical approach to environmental law f irst chapter offers a brief overview of legal research and how it specifically applies to environmental law Part One of the book discusses the implementation and sources of Environmental Law and Part Two covers specific statutes Chapter 6 offers unique coverage about conducting due diligence in real estate transactions, which is a compelling real-world concern of paralegals includes a large number of hands-on assignments and websites to engage students and teach them how to access additional information, As well as exercises designed to teach students how to access local and state laws boxed features on employment opportunities and ethical issues strong pedagogical features reinforce the material, including crossword puzzles, key terms, review questions, and practice exercises in-depth Instructor’s Manual with additional website references, answers to assignments and review questions, and a test bank Be sure to review a complimentary copy of this text before you teach your next course in environmental law. After using Practical Environmental Law , your students will be able to “hit the ground running” in a law office or government agency.

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Contents

Formulating a Query
11
Introduction to the Study of Law
14
E In the Field
23
Copyright

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Professor Laurel A. Vietzen has been coordinator of the ABA-approved paralegal program at Elgin Community College since it began in 1989.; She received her BA in Journalism from Purdue University and her JD from the Chicago-Kent College of Law. Prior to starting her current position at Elgin Community College, Professor Vietzen practiced transactional law with the Chicago firm of Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal and the suburban firm Bean & Spencer and taught Lawyering Skills at John Marshall Law School in Chicago.; She is coordinator of the Contributor to Planning & Environmental Law journal, monthly since 1985.

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