Spring 2009 Section 001
Law 624: State Attorneys General Seminar

Schedule: Evening Class
Instructor(s): Raffety, Robert
Credit Hours: 2
CRN: 16797
Day(s): Monday
Location: Hazel Hall 412
Time: 6:00pm-7:50pm
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
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Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: No exam.
Prerequisites: None
General Description: This seminar course will cover the history, powers and duties, and initiatives of the state Attorneys General around the country. It will begin with an overview of the history of the Office of Attorney General, followed by a survey of the law and related issues pertaining to the jurisdiction, powers and duties of the Office and its role in state government. Over the course of the semester, a number of contemporary issues regarding the state Attorneys General and their enforcement authority in antitrust, consumer protection, criminal law and environment as well as in stateā€federal relationships will be discussed. Distinguished guest lecturers, who will offer insight on various high profile topics of interest, have been invited, including Attorneys General, former Attorneys General, and other members of the legal community.