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Spring 2020
5378 Statutory Interpretation and Regulation - HESTER- 16992

Professor(s): Tracy Hester (DIRECTOR/SUPERVISOR )

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section B 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  MW  Location: 111  TUII

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.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   We will use as our textbook Statutes, Regulation, and Interpretation: Legislation and Administration in the Republic of Statutes, by William Eskridge, Abbe Gluck, and Victoria Nourse (West Academic Publishing, 2014). I will supplement the casebook with additional cases and readings posted to the website.

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Final Exam Schedule: 05/01 9am-noon      

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Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

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Course Materials (11/7/2019 10:43:25 AM)

Book(s) Required

Course Materials: 2 Books: (1) Statutes, Regulation, and Interpretation: Legislation and Administration in the Republic of Statutes | Edition: 1 Author: William Eskridge, Abbe Gluck, Victoria Nourse ISBN: 9780314273567 Publication Date: 09/26/2014 Publisher: West Academic; (2) Eskridge, Gluck, and Nourse's Statutes, Regulation, and Interpretation, Legislation and Administration in the Republic of Statutes, 2018 Supplement, West, ISBN: 9781634606424