701-0743-01L  Law and Natural Resources

SemesterSpring Semester 2021
LecturersN. Dajcar
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentNumber of participants limited to 20.

AbstractThis course teaches the possibilities and limits of the law in order to protect natural resources and landscapes against harm and nuisance. The complexity of the legal situation will be discussed by analysing virtual and real law cases focused on spatial projects and planning. Precise writing is an emportant aspect in this course.
ObjectiveThe students know the opportunities and restrictions which are given by the law when using natural resources. They have insights into the complex environmental legal system and their application in conrete cases. The students are able to formulate typical legal questions, to understand the argumentation of courts and to solve simple legal problems with respect to environmental problems. An important goal ist the writing of precise written answers.
ContentIn this course, the aim is to gain in-depth-knowledge in forest law, law of landscape and nature protection and spatial planning law
Lecture noteseverything necessary will be uploaded on moodle
LiteratureGriffel, A.; Raumplanungs- und Baurecht in a nutshell, Dike Verlag, 3. Auflage, Zürich/St. Gallen 2017
Griffel, A.; Umweltrecht in a nutshell, Dike Verlag, Zürich/St. Gallen 2015
Prerequisites / NoticeIn this course, in-depth knowledge of forest law, landscape- and nature-protection law and spatial planning law can be gained. The webclass consists of team work. There are written works to be done (usually in german) and presentation to be held. A good part of the course is self study work.