L6172 Empirical Analysis of Law

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
First year elective. Upperclass students and LLM candidates may take the course only if space permits.

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Provide students with knowledge of the role of empirical evidence in law and the relevant caselaw and standards for scientific evidence.
  • Train students to critically analyze empirical evidence in several contexts of law.
  • Develop broad knowledge of the interaction of science and law.

Secondary Goals

  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in use of other disciplines in the analysis of legal problems and institutions, e.g., philosophy; economics,other social sciences; and cultural studies
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in jurisprudential considerations in the application of empirical evidence in legal analysis

General Information

Type: Lecture
Level: Foundation
Additional Attributes: 1L-Elective

Other Sections

Section 001, Spring 2020
MW 1:20-2:50 pm
Jeffrey A. Fagan