Public Policy Seminar

Course Catalog Number:
5877
Course Credits:
3
Course Type:
Seminar
Course Priority:
Seminar - 3rd Year Priority
Graduation Requirements:
Upper-Level Writing
"W" Writing
Full Year Course:
No

Course Description

This seminar will explore the processes of federal law-making and public policy development through examination of a series of selected topics concerning lobbying, the legislative process, judicial challenges to new laws, and administrative rule-making and enforcement. A primary purpose of the seminar is to enrich students’ understanding of law-making and policy development by focusing on a series of case studies concerning particular laws and policies and introducing information about the relevant political dynamics, bureaucratic systems, and other real-world factors. Thus, in addition to studying written materials, students will talk with Washington-based attorneys and others who are experts in the relevant fields. The selected topics will vary from year to year.

Course Offerings 2019-2020

Term Class #
Spring Term 2019-2020

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Course Offerings 2017-2018

Term Class #
Spring Term 2017-2018 24959

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Course Offerings 2018-2019

Term Class #
Spring Term 2018-2019 24367

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