Legislative Process   [Archived Catalog]
2016-2017 School of Law Bulletin (Archived Copy)

LAWS 769 - Legislative Process

Credits: 2

This course will examine the law making process at the state and federal levels from the source of an idea for a legislative proposal through its ultimate publication as a statute. Among the issues addressed will be constitutional parameters limiting legislative power, legislative structure and procedures, legislative advocacy, and regulation of lobbyists. Practical exposure to the legislative process will be gained through guest lecturers.

Prerequisites: None

Basis of Grade: Final examination and weekly quizzes

Form of Grade: Letter Grade