Positive Political Theory & Regulatory Process (Lecture)

Section 1, Fall 16

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 4/16
Credits: 3

Course Description

This lecture course introduces students to the use of positive political theory (PPT) to explain and critique important aspects of administrative and public law.  Topics to be considered include the justifications and impact of varying degrees of judicial deference to agency interpretation and fact-finding (Chevron and related doctrines), the legal structure of the federal bureaucracy, the agency rule making process and the interaction between regulation and legislation (including topics such as executive waiver of statutory requirements). Students will be required to attend class each day and to be prepared - having done any assigned reading and problems.

Course Requirements

Exam Info:
Midterm Type (if any): None
Description: None

Final Type (if any): None

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Other Work

Other Course Details
Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None
Mutually Exclusive With: None
Laptops Allowed: No
First Day Attendance Required: No
Course Notes:

Graduation Requirements

*Satisfies Writing Requirement: No
**Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No
Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

*Yes means professor requires everyone in the course to submit a substantial research paper (which is the requirement standard in Academic Policies), so no paperwork required to be submitted to SRO. No means student must timely submit paperwork to SRO if intending to use a paper in this course to satisfy the Writing Requirement.

**Yes indicates course credits count towards UVA Law’s Prof. Skills graduation requirement, not necessarily a skills requirements for any particular state bar.

General Information

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