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Environmental Law: Legal Studies of the Environment and Natural Resources

Lisa Johnson
April 2018
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Environmental Law introduces undergraduate and beginner law students to the full range of issues in environmental law. The author reviews recently adjudicated and pending cases to provide a rich context of the topics presented. The book features comprehensive coverage of common law, constitutional law, dispute resolution, and administrative law as they apply to environmental issues.

  • Covers the current status and pending issues in environmental law.
  • Discusses environmental issues in the context of regulatory environment.
  • Introduces students to basic legal concepts, such as the structure of the court systems.
  • Real-world cases illustrate the legal concepts presented in each chapter.
  • Discussion Questions present ethical dilemmas relevant to the natural environment and the legal issues presented.
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Lisa Johnson University of Puget Sound

Lisa Johnson is a Professor of Business and Leadership at the University of Puget Sound. She holds a J.D. with a certificate in Environmental and Natural Resources Law from the Northwestern School of Law of Lewis and Clark College; a Ph.D. from Portland State University in Public Affairs and Policy; an MPA with a focus on international environmental policy from Indiana University, and an MFA from Pacific Lutheran University. She is a Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. From 2015–2017, Professor Johnson was the Nat S. and Marian W. Rogers Professor.
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