Environmental Law Practice: Problems and Exercises for Skills Development


Adopted at dozens of law schools, this book is a valuable resource for imparting practical skills. Authors Anderson and Hirsch have drawn on their wide experience as environmental law professors and practitioners to develop realistic exercises that teach the craft of environmental lawyering. Readers will learn how to bring a federal enforcement action against a polluter; negotiate a Superfund settlement; prepare documents and strategy for a citizen s suit; counsel a corporation on environmental compliance; navigate the issues that arise in government agency litigation (e.g. limits on discovery, standards of review); and comment on an EPA rule making, as well as many other relevant skills. Updated and expanded, the third edition of Environmental Law Practice is comprehensive in scope. It contains problems and exercises under each of the major environmental statutes. In addition, it places readers in the three key roles played by environmental lawyers government attorney, corporate couns