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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

Arctic Law

Course Description
This course reviews legal issues specific for the Arctic region with focus on the following six areas: 1) Arctic governance (ex: the Arctic Council), 2) the regulation of oil and gas exploration and production in the Arctic, 3) Arctic shipping with a specific focus on the North East Passage and the North West Passage, 4) maritime boundaries in the Arctic (ex: extensions of the continental shelf and the role of the Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf), 5) climate change in the Arctic, and 6) indigenous people’s rights in the Arctic. This course will be taught by Dr. Svendsen, who currently serves as a visiting scholar at Tulane and a post-doctoral fellow at the Arctic University of Norway.
Upcoming Semester Offered
Fall 2016

Academic Programs Contact:
Office of Academic Services
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6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
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Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
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6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710

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