5397 Statutory Interpretation and Regulation - HESTER- 38634
Tracy Hester (DIRECTOR/SUPERVISOR )
Course Areas: 1st Year - Section C
Time: 10:30a-12:00p MWLocation: 240 TU2
Course Outline: This course introduces students to the role of statutes and administrative regulation in the practice of law today. The course covers, as its primary subject, the interpretation of statutes and regulations. This element includes the close reading of one or more complex statutes. The course also covers, as a second element, basic aspects of administrative law: in particular, how agencies implement and enforce statutes and regulations. The course may also include other elements, such as legislative process or regulatory policy.
First Day Assignments: Textbook: The Regulatory State, by L. Bressman, E. Rubin and K. Stack (2010).
Reading for Jan. 13, 2013: Preface (pages xxi to xxiii).
Final Exam Schedule: 05/08 9am-noon 240 TU2 215 TU2
This course will have:
Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No