Aspen Publishing

Environmental Law and Policy: The Essentials

Jonathan R. Nash


  • ISBN: 9780735579668

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    Offering a big-picture perspective on Environmental Law and Policy, this brief introduction illuminates essential concepts with informal, approachable exposition. The Essentials: Environmental Law and Policy complements any casebook, bridging gaps in students’ understanding of basic coverage.

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    Page Count 216
    Published 04/28/2010
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    Summary of Contents

    Chapter 1 Environmental Policy and the Contours of Environmental Law

    Chapter 2 Environmental Regulation, Constitutional Law and Administrative Law

    Chapter 3 The Regulation of Air Pollution: The Clean Air Act

    Chapter 4 The Regulation of Water Pollution: The Clean Water Act

    Chapter 5 The Regulation of Hazardous Wastes: RCRA and CERCLA

    Chapter 6 The Protection of Endangered and Threatened Species: The Endangered Species Act

    Chapter 7 Introducing Environmental Concerns to Government Decisionmaking: NEPA

    Chapter 8 Methods of Enforcement

    Chapter 9 Regulation of the Environment at the International Level

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    Jonathan R. Nash

    Jonathan Nash specializes in environmental law, property law, civil procedure and the study of courts and judges. Before coming to Emory Law, Professor Nash served as the Robert C. Cudd Professor of Environmental Law at Tulane University. He teaches courses in environmental law, international environmental law, property, land use, civil procedure, and law and economics. Most recently, Professor Nash was a visiting professor at University of Chicago Law School, and he has served as a visiting professor at Hofstra University School of Law and a visiting scholar at Columbia Law School. Professor Nash is a prolific scholar, publishing in many top-ranked law journals.

    Prior to teaching, Professor Nash was a law clerk to the Honorable Donald Stuart Russell of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit and to the Honorable Nina Gershon, then-Chief Magistrate Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Professor Nash also worked as an attorney in New York. Professor Nash received his LLM from Harvard Law School; his JD from New York University School of Law, graduating magna cum laude; and his bachelor’s degree in mathematics summa cum laude from Columbia University in New York.