LAWS 2213/2214 ‑ Energy Law

CREDIT HOURS: 2 (LAWS 2213)/3 (LAWS 2214)

The course offers a general introduction to global and national energy issues, including energy security, energy demand and supply, the range of energy sources available, and the social, economic and environmental consequences of the choices. Following this broad introduction, the course focuses on the production, distribution, sale and consumption of electricity. It considers a range of law and policy issues dealing with electricity, including the regulatory process, implications for environmental law, and trade law issues.

Prerequisite(s): None.
Co-requisite(s): None.
Assessment Method: Either by major paper and class participation (LAWS 2214) or final exam (LAWS 2213) as well as participation and class presentation. Please note: registration procedures and waitlists are set up separately for each of the 3 credit and 2 credit options.
Restrictions: None.