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Common Law Reasoning and Statutory Interpretation Seminar
The course is designed to study the methods that American lawyers use in your chosen profession. The seminar will review basic concepts in common law reasoning, the response of legislatures who pass statutes when they are dissatisfied with the substance of the common law, the use of administrative agencies and their delegated power to supplement broadly worded statutes with detailed regulations, and the way judges interpret statutes and regulations.. This course satisfies the upper-level writing seminar requirement.