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Spring 2016
LAW222  R  LEGISLATION

Course Description
Although first-year courses typically focus on the common law, most legal issues are addressed by statutes. This course introduces students to the world of statutory law. Drawing upon political science literature, it concentrates on how courts interpret statutes. Additional topics include the law of the legislative process, legislative drafting, and the relationship of common and statutory law.

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Course Schedule
Dates Day Time Room
01-11-2016 - 04-20-2016   WF  11:00 AM-12:20 PM F200

Course Frequency
This course is usually offered once every other year

Course Information

Credits: 3
Pass/Fail Option: No
Prerequisite:
Grading: Graded
Method of Evaluation: Final exam, written assignment and class participation
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
1L Elective
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s):
Government & Regulation - Basic
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s):
Social Justice & Public Interest (Area of Focus)   More information
Social Justice & Public Interest (Concentration)   More information

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Professor(s)

BLATT, WILLIAM


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: wblatt@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-3644
Office: G282