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225 sec. 1 - Legislation (Spring 2013)

Instructor: Bertrall Ross  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 3
Meeting Time: TuTh 11:20-12:35
Meeting Location: 132

Course Start: January 08, 2013
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49625


The purpose of this course is to introduce students to lawmaking and statutory interpretation by courts and agencies. It will examine the way Congress adopts statutes and the way that courts and agencies interpret and apply statutes. The course will consider theories and tools of statutory interpretation, the structure of the modern administrative state, the incentives that influence the behavior of the various actors, and the legal rules that help to structure the relationship among Congress, the agencies, and the courts.

Prerequisites:
Constitutional Law recommended

Exam Notes: TH
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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Books:
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  • Legislation and Regulation
    John F. Manning, Matthew C. Stephenson,
    Publisher: Foundation Press
    ISBN: 9781599417264
    Copyright Date: To Be Determined
    Price: $70.99
    Note: prices are sampled from internet bookstores. Folletts prices are unavailable at this time.

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