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LAW 555S Legislation and Regulation 3.0 Credits

This course is intended to introduce the student to lawmaking through statutes and agency regulation in the modern regulatory state. The course will examine the reasons why we have developed into a regulatory state. It will consider the roles and relationships of Congress and administrative agencies within the three branches of government. It will look at how statutes are created and passed. The course is also designed to provide the student with an introduction to the theory and practice of statutory interpretation, including how to read and understand a statute. In addition, the course will introduce students to how agencies create and enforce regulation, including some of the requirements placed on agencies by the Administrative Procedures Act, and the judicial review of regulations.

College/Department: Thomas R. Kline School of Law
Repeat Status: Not repeatable for credit

Public Policy (MS) / Juris Doctor (JD)

Major: Public Policy and Law Degree Awarded: Master of Science (MS) and Juris Doctor (JD) Calendar Type: Semester Minimum Required Credits: 115.0 (79 JD + 36 MS) Co-op Option : None Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) code:  22.0101 Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) code: 

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