Explore Environmental Issues Through a Legal Lens

Environmental problems are now global in scope. As climate change poses new challenges to several areas of law and policy, there is a growing demand for lawyers with environmental law expertise. In Maryland Carey Law’s Environmental Law Program, you can acquire a thorough understanding of all aspects of the rapidly growing field of environmental law. Participating in our award-winning Environmental Law Clinic, advocacy, externship, and international opportunities will prepare you for a rewarding career in this exciting field.

Completing an Environmental Law Certificate will certify your expertise and preparation for practice in the environmental law field. You will complete environmental courses, a research and writing requirement, and an experiential learning component to receive the certificate.


The IUCN Academy of Environmental Law Colloquium

Our five Fedder Scholars gave outstanding presentations on a wide range of environmental topics at this year's colloquium in Brisbane.

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Environmental Law at Maryland Carey Law

  • Academics


    Receive formal recognition for completion of the Environmental Law Program’s Concentration.
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  • Environmental Law Diversity Program

    Environmental Law Diversity Program

    This new initiative promotes diversity in the practice of environmental law.
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  • Student Life & Professional Development

    Student Life & Professional Development

    Explore a broad selection of activities to match your environmental law interests.
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Golden Tree Awards

Environmental law and filmmaking may not seem like a natural combination, but for 20 years, Professor Robert Percival has been tapping into students’ creative sides with flourishing results.

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Our faculty are internationally recognized experts in environmental law.


Environmental Law Program

If you have any questions about the program or our events, please reach out. We would love to hear from you.