Law and Legal Reasoning 2

LWP 6121 2 Quarter Hours
Course Level CPS - Graduate
Description Offers an overview of a handful of key areas of law that are particularly important for policy students, such as federalism/preemption, doctrines of justiciability, and constitutional law. At the conclusion of the course, students are expected to understand how to brief a legal case, how to analyze a legal case and apply it to new fact patterns, and how to perform legal research by finding and applying the applicable case law or statute and drafting a legal memorandum.


Students should refer to the CPS Prerequisite Table for course prerequisite and corequisite information.


Course Sections

There are no current sections scheduled for this course. Undergraduate course numbers changed beginning with the Fall 2016 term. Please make sure you are using the current course number.
Next Term Starts
  • Summer Graduate
    Jul 10, 2017 (4-, 6-, and 8-week classes)
    Aug 7, 2017 (4-week classes)
  • Fall Undergraduate
    Sep 4, 2017 (7.5- and 15-week classes)
    Oct 25, 2017 (7.5-week classes)
  • Fall Graduate
    Sep 18, 2017 (6- and 12-week classes)
    Oct 30, 2017 (6-week classes)

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