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Public Policy
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PPOL 141
Law and Public Policy
Fall

This course examines the role of law and legal institutions in policy-making. Using case studies of historical and contemporary issues, we will assess the strengths, weaknesses and relative effectiveness of different institutions--courts, legislatures, and administrative agencies--in making and enforcing public policy decisions. Students will also learn to read and conduct research in primary legal materials, including court decisions, legislative acts, and administrative regulations.

Course Credit:
4

Instructor(s):
Andrew Lah

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Open to undergraduates only.

Meets the following Core Curriculum (or Gen Ed requirement(s)):
Meets the following Gen Ed requirement(s): Human Institutions & Behavior,

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Last Updated: 6/23/17