Spring 2017
5397 International Energy Law - WARREN- 24657

Professor(s): Gina Warren (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law 
International Law

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  TTH  Location: 3  BLB

Course Outline: This course provides an introduction to how international law regulates or impacts energy activities. It analyzes the legal framework for trade and investment in the energy sector, as well as rules governing energy development, the climate, and the environment. This course will also provide an overview of corporate responsibility and human rights consequences of energy activities. We will focus on how public and private international law consider the various actors, socio-economic interests, and environmental concerns associated with the exploitation of energy sources and how domestic law can impact those interests and concerns. By the end of the semester, you will be able to critically assess the key legal issues around the exploitation of energy sources from a multidisciplinary and global standpoint.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: Chapter 1: Introduction - pp. 1-21

Final Exam Schedule: Take home exam      

This course will have:

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

Experiential Course Type:

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (10/21/2016 11:24:22 AM)

Book(s) Required

Barrera-Hernandez, et al., Sharing the Costs and Benefits of Energy and Resource Activity: Legal Change and Impact on Communities (Oxford 2016), ISBN: 978-0-19-876795-4