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L6169 Legislation and Regulation

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites

Instructor Co-requisites

Recommended Courses

Other Limitations
To the extent 1L enrollment permits, up to 1/3 of the seats in this course are also open to 2L, 3L and LLM students; it may not be taken by students who have taken, or are taking, a course in Legislation and/or Administrative Law

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Understanding congressional procedures
  • Learning the techniques of, and disputes about, statutory interpretation
  • Understanding the structure of American executive government
  • Understanding federal agency rulemaking procedures, and the political controls Congress and the President exercise over it.
  • Judicial issues respecting rulemaking and rule interpretation

Secondary Goals

  • Familiarity with contemporary literature and issues concerning the administrative state
  • Participation, if desired, in a federal rulemaking
  • Familiarity with digital tools and resources associated with legislation and rulemaking

General Information

Type: Lecture
Level: Foundation
Additional Attributes: LLM NY Bar Exam Qualifier, 1L-Elective

Other Sections

Section 001, Fall 2019
TWR 9:10 am-10:30 am
Ryan D Doerfler

Section 001, Spring 2020
MTW 1:20 pm-2:40 pm
Richard Briffault

Section 002, Spring 2020
TWR 1:20 pm-2:40 pm
Olatunde C. A. Johnson