Emerging Hawai’i Water Issues
Law School Description
Students who participate actively in this course will: (1) acquire substantive knowledge and practice legal training in a vital area of Native Hawaiian and environemental law; (2) gain advanced insight into the realities of the adjudicatory process and strategic litigation, applicable to all types of public interest, Native Hawaiian, and environmental litigation; (3) learn about the law and politics of water resource management in Hawai'i, from substantive legal, practical and theoretical perspectives; and (4) hone their critical thinking skills.
Uh Mānoa Catalog Description
An introduction to the legal framework for water resource management in Hawai'i; case studies illuminate the litigation process and the evolution of the public trust, precautionary principle, and other legal, scientific, and policy areas.