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DDRO 25A02 - Sustainable development law

Type d'enseignement : Seminar

Semester : Autumn 2018-2019

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English

Pre-requisite

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Course Description

This course will focus on the legal grounds of the environmental protection (constitutional law, international law, european law, national legal orders), in order to ask if there is a fundamental right to a healthy environment. The main environmental principles will be studied (precautionary principle, polluter-pays principle, the access principles), along with the main environmental challenges (protecting biodiversity, protecting spaces, climate change…). The approach is comparative and includes a large participation of each student who will explain the environmental policy of his/her own country.

Teachers

BARBE, Vanessa (Maître de conférences des Universités)

Course validation

Each student will be responsible for : - 1 press review (25 pts) - 1 PM briefing and 1 oral presentation (25 pts) - 2 Quizes (50 pts) - Class participation (+/- 2 pts)

Required reading

  • Stuart Bell, Environmental Law, Oxford University Press, 912 p.
  • Robert Duxbury, Environmental Law, Oxford University Press, 734 p.