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220.G sec. 1 - Public Law and Policy Workshop (Spring 2014)

Instructor: Amanda Tyler  (view instructor's profile)
Instructor: John Choon Yoo  (view instructor's teaching evaluations | profile)
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Units: 2
Meeting Time: Th 3:35-5:25
Meeting Location: TBA
Course Control Number (Non-1Ls): 49570


This seminar will present papers on public law by leading scholars from Berkeley Law and other schools. Topics this semester will focus on papers related to constitutional history and interpretation. Students are expected to read the papers in advance and to participate in a workshop with the author. Grade will be based on a final paper whose topic must be chosen in consultation with the instructors. The paper (20-25 pages) may be original research on constitutional text, structure, history, or interpretation, or it may be one or two critiques of workshop presentations. The paper may satisfy the writing requirement.

Confirmed workshop participants include:

Sai Prakash (University of Virginia Law)
Anne O'Connell (Berkeley Law)
Jack Rakove (Stanford History)
Amanda Tyler (Berkeley Law)
Michael McConnell (Stanford Law)
Karen Tani (Berkeley Law)
Suzanna Sherry (Vanderbilt Law)
Ernest Young (Duke Law)
William Eskridge (Yale Law)
Alison LaCroix (Chicago Law)
Peter Schuck (Yale & NYU Law)

This course may satisfy the Writing Requirement.

Exam Notes: P
Course Category: Public Law and Policy
This course is cross-listed in the following categories:
Legal Theory and History

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