ยป Environmental, Land Use & Real Estate Law

Differing from traditional environmental and real estate law programs, the Chapman University Fowler School of Law's Certificate Program in Environmental, Land Use, and Real Estate Law (ENLURE) integrates the study of environmental protection and land use regulation with the study of real property transactions and development, leading to a certificate and transcript notation. Professor Kenneth Stahl directs the program.

Students write research papers that may be published, and ultimately pursue career opportunities that take them to the cutting edge of environmental, land use, and real estate law. All of this occurs in the ecologically stunning and economically vibrant environment of Southern California, a perfect laboratory in which to study land resources issues.


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Certificate Requirements

Successful completion of the ENLURE Program requires the law student to:

  • Earn a minimum 2.8 overall cumulative GPA
  • Earn a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA in the certificate courses
  • Complete the two (2) core courses (Property and Constitutional Law)
  • Complete at least two (2) of the core electives required (Environmental Law, Land Use Regulation or Real Estate Transactions)
  • Complete at least four (4) approved electives, including core electives
  • ENLURE-related writing requirement
  • Students may either satisfy the ENLURE writing requirement if a paper course they complete is in the ENLURE field or with a Directed Research Project (1 to 3 credits)

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For more information about the ENLURE program, please contact:

Kenneth A. Stahl
ENLURE Director and Professor of Law

Phone: (714) 628-2631
Email:kstahl@chapman.edu or enlure@chapman.edu