The Role of the State Attorney General - Course information
Instructors: James Tierney and Peter Brann
Thursday 4:20-6:10 PM
Room 646, Jerome Greene Hall
The course will examine the core duties of attorneys general including enforcement of consumer and environmental laws and non-profit oversight as well as a review of opinions, amicus efforts, US Supreme Court practice and the common law.
The course will review the means utilized by attorneys general in carrying out their responsibilities as well as discuss their legal and policy implications. The course will also discuss the implications for federalism and separation of powers by exploring state relations with those state and federal agencies with parallel jurisdiction. Finally, the course will discuss the impact that interest groups and the media have on the office of attorney general.
View the course description or the Fall 2010 Syllabus for more information.
Summer Jobs at AG Offices
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