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International Environmental Law: A Guide for Judges

Roger R. Martella Jr., James W. Coleman
December 9, 2015
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This guide provides judges with an introduction to some of the major areas of international environmental law and examines how the law might arise in federal litigation involving climate change, hazardous chemicals and materials, protected species, water pollution, air pollution, environmental disaster response, and transborder enforcement of environmental regulations. It discusses the various sources of international environmental laws, such as multilateral trade agreements, bilateral investment treaties, and international standards and standard-setting organizations.