Legislation & Statutory Interpretation

Class Unique: 28765

The course focuses on the creation of legislation and then the subsequent statutory interpretation. It will discuss how the legislature exercises its power as well as different theories of statutory interpretation. One goal of the class to gain experience and skills in how to handle statutory language in practice - both on the legislation side and subsequently when courts must interpret that statute.


Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Tuesday, Thursday 2:15 - 3:30 pm TNH 2.123
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Take-home 5/8/19

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Allowed
Will not use floating mean GPA

Textbooks

  • Legislation and Regulation: Statutes and the Creation of Public Policy (American Casebook Series) - Eskridge et al.
      West Academic Publishing , edition: 5th
      ISBN: 9781628101737   (required)
  • Eskridge, Brudney, and Chafetz's Cases and Materials on Legislation and Regulation, Statutes and the Creation of Public Policy, 5th, 2018 Supplement - Eskridge et al.
      West Academic Publishing , edition: 5th, 2018
      ISBN: 9781642423891   (required)