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About the Clinic

Pace Environmental Litigation Clinic
LAW 767A and 767B
6 credits (4 clinical, 2 academic)
Professors Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. and Karl S. Coplan
Co-Directors

The Environmental Litigation Clinic represents public interest environmental groups bringing citizen enforcement actions in state and federal courts on a variety of environmental and land use issues. The major client of the Clinic is the Riverkeeper, Inc. Amicus curiae briefs in significant national environmental litigation are also prepared.

The Environmental Litigation Clinic requires a substantial time commitment. The minimum time commitment outside of class is 20 hours a week. Clinical students must continue client responsibilities throughout exams and holidays when necessary. Schedules must be planned to accommodate the demands of the program.