The American Legal System
General Catalog Course Title:
The American Legal System
Terms Offered:
Fall 2015
Fall 2012

 The course focuses on legal aspects of public policy, with an emphasis on the relative capacities of, and relationships among, law-making agencies (courts, legislatures, administrative agencies, referenda processes). Students will be exposed to primary legal materials, including judicial decisions, statutes, and regulations, and skills of legal interpretation will be developed. The course will be a mixture of lecture and discussion.

For more detailed information about classes, please visit the UC Berkeley Online Schedule of Classes.