POLSCI 432 - Law and Public Policy
Section: 001
Term: WN 2014
Subject: Political Science (POLSCI)
Department: LSA Political Science
Credits:
4
Advisory Prerequisites:
Two courses in Political Science, including POLSCI 111 or its equivalent.
Repeatability:
May not be repeated for credit.
Primary Instructor:

Courts are policy makers. Judges are called upon to "apply" the law to specific disputes that are brought before them, and this process is anything but mechanical. Judges create the law as they resolve specific disputes, often disguising their own creativity. Throughout the course, we inquire into the techniques judges use to make policy and consider whether the courts are up to the task of policy making which confronts them with every decision.

POLSCI 432 - Law and Public Policy
Schedule Listing
001 (LEC)
 
30571
Open
3
 
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TuTh 2:30PM - 4:00PM
002 (DIS)
P
30573
Open
1
 
-
M 1:00PM - 2:00PM
003 (DIS)
P
30575
Open
2
 
-
M 2:00PM - 3:00PM
004 (DIS)
P
30577
Closed
0
 
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M 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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ISBN: 9780226726717
The hollow hope, Author: Gerald N. Rosenberg., Publisher: The University of Chicago Press 2nd editio 2008
Required
ISBN: 9780815737339
The courts and social policy, Author: Donald L. Horowitz, Publisher: Brookings Inst. [2nd print 1977
Required
ISBN: 9781568023069
Judicial policies : implementation and impact, Author: Bradley C. Canon ; Charles A. Johnson., Publisher: Congressional Quarterly 2. ed. 1998
Required
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