Green New York

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Fall 2012 Seminar
Meets: Th 5:00pm - 7:00pm in WCC Room 3012
2 classroom credits
By Permission: Permission of the instructor is required for admission.
Early Add/Drop Deadline: September 4, 2012.
Co-requisite Class: Green New York Clinic (2 Spring credits). Clinic and class enrollment is bundled. Enrollment in one component (e.g. class) will automatically enroll you in the other component (e.g. clinic).

In December 2006, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced PlaNYC, an ambitious urban agenda that involves a major focus on environmental issues, ranging from reducing the city's impact on climate change to dealing with waterways and brownfields. This Fall seminar precedes the Spring clinical with the New York City Law Department. The class prepares students for the clinical component, which addresses the legal problems that New York City confronts in undertaking the efforts of PlaNYC. Students work under the supervision of New York City Law Department attorneys to conduct legal research and draft memos.

Admission is with the permission of the instructor. To apply, email Professor David Barron (dbarron@law.harvard.edu) and describe your interest in the program and any relevant academic or professional experience. Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Interested students are encouraged to apply as early as possible.

Subject Areas: Environmental Law , Procedure & Practice , Regulatory Law .