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Public Law and Public Process (Executive): Public Law and Public Process (Executive)

Public Law and Public Process (Executive): Public Law and Public Process (Executive)

Course Number
GAFL 6300 900
Course Code
GAFL6300900
Course Key
76186
Day(s)
Monday
Time
7:00pm-8:30pm
Instructor
Course Description
This class introduces students to the processes by which ideas of public policy make their way into public law. The course will examine a variety of case studies involving the interaction between public policy initiatives and how they evolve into public law. It will also involve critical examination of the processes that lead to the creation of law intended to serve the public interest. The class requires students to read accounts of public law battles and to analyze them through different metrics, including assigned reading, independent research, class discussion, papers, and a final presentation. 
This is a "hybrid" course, with synchronous, online meetings and once-monthly, on-campus meetings in Philadelphia, PA. Summer 2022 on-campus meetings will be held the following 4 Fridays from 9:30AM-5:30PM: June 3, June 24, July 15, August 5. Class will also meet online weekly on Monday evenings from 7:00PM-8:30PM.