Course Description

LAWS 6502
Wildlife and the Law
General Description:
Examines the law that protects wildlife, its habitat, and biodiversity. Explores human-caused threats including habitat destruction, illegal trade, and climate change. Focuses on statutes, case law, environmental ethics, and current controversies to highlight legal, scientific, and political strategies for protecting biodiversity. Particular emphasis is placed on the U.S. Endangered Species Act.

Select Term:

LAWS 6502-801

Instructor(s): Sean M. Helle

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Thu   1:00 PM - 2:40 PM   WLAW 206