About the Environmental Law Program

Ranked among the nation's best by U.S. News & World Report, the Environmental Law Program’s curriculum is one of the most extensive in the country, offering courses in a wide range of areas. In addition to taking a comprehensive Environmental Law survey course, students may choose from a variety of advanced courses and seminars to develop a deeper understanding of particular areas of interest. These classes are taught by outstanding permanent and adjunct faculty who are experts in the field including Professor Robert V. Percival who is the principal author of Environmental Regulation: Law, Science and Policy, the most widely used environmental law casebook and teaches, amongst other courses, an Environmental Law Seminar on Global Environmental Law.

Faculty & Staff

The University of Maryland Environmental Law Program offers a wide array of environmental, land use, and administrative law courses taught by Maryland's full-time and adjunct faculty. The Environmental Law Program's proximity to the Chesapeake Bay and Washington D.C. provide a wealth of environmental law professionals in non-profit, government and private practice to further expand the scope of our faculty's perspectives and depth of our curriculum.