Spring 2009 Section 002
Law 266: Legislation and Statutory Interpretation

Schedule: Evening Class
Instructor(s):
Somin, Ilya
Credit Hours: 2
CRN: 16780
Day(s): Tuesday
Location: Hazel Hall 329
Time: 8:00pm-9:50pm
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Online: Online access through TWEN
Notes:
Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: 05-05-2009 6:00pm
Prerequisites: None
General Description: An introduction for lawyers to public choice and competing theories of legislative behavior. This course begins with an examination of the process by which statutes are generated and the application of economic analysis to that process. The remainder of the course considers the implications of this analysis for a variety of legal issues arising in the interpretation and implementation of statutes, especially the principles and techniques of statutory construction.