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JS 730 - Law and Economics

(3 units)
Examines economic implications and objectives of legal institutions and legal rule making: including common law, public regulations of the market and legal procedures.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. identify the distinct features of economic analysis of law, including its basic assumptions.
2. describe the key contributions of law and economics to the legal fields of Property, Torts, Contracts, Legal Procedure, and Criminal Law.
3. critically apply economic analysis to new problems in those fields and to problems on other topics, such as Election Law and judicial decision-making.


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