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Summer Mini 2018
5297 Food, Agriculture, and the Environment - MORATH- 18595

Professor(s): Sarah Morath (CLINICAL FACULTY [405(b)])

Credits: 2

Course Areas: Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law 

Time: 1:00p-2:40p  MTWTHF  Location: 240  BLB

Course Outline: This course offers an overview of the historical, legal, and policy framework for food and agriculture in the United States. Agricultural and food laws and regulations play a vital role in determining health outcomes for our nation and the level of environmental impact to shared natural resources such as air, water, soil, and biodiversity. The course discusses federal environmental statutes in the context of food and agricultural production and provides an introduction to the U.S. Farm Bill, pesticides, farmed animal welfare, genetically modified foods, food access, food safety, and labeling schemes.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   This course will meet Monday through Friday May 14th to June 1st.The class will meet from 1-2:40 PM each day. The class will not meet on May 28th in observance of Memorial day holiday. The Final exam will be a take-home exam.

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Final Exam Schedule: Take home exam      

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: no

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (3/23/2018 4:21:34 PM)

Book(s) Required