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John F Hart
BISLEP 397
Bothell Campus

Topics in Law, Economics, and Public Policy

Examines a topic, theme, or problem at the intersection of law, economics, and public policy.

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The environmental consequences of land use and development in America, the competing policy recommendations formulated to address these problems, the range of regulatory laws and other policy measures adopted by legislatures and agencies, and the role of courts in implementing these laws and deciding constitutional challenges. Topics include coastal zones, wetlands, wildlife habitat, agriculture, forestry, mining and drilling, watersheds, public lands, energy use, urban sprawl and sustainable development.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by John F Hart
Date: 01/04/2014