Legislation and Political Thought (JD-266)
This course has prerequisites of Lawyering Skill I and II, Contract I and II Criminal Law, Civil Pro. I, and Con. Law I, Property and Torts. This course recognizes the increasing growth of statutes as a source of American law, analyzing the challenges presented by all aspects of legislation. The topics that will be covered include the political models of the legislative process, representational structures, legisprudence and separation of powers, judicial review, direct democracy and statutory interpretation. Particular attention will be given to both the dominant theories of interpretation, as well as to the traditional techniques for interpreting statutes.

Course Name: JD-266
Departments: Juris Doctor
Course Types: Seminar
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