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L9827 S. Schools, Courts and Civic Participation

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
None

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of education law , including major policy concerns, the nature of remedies in institutional reform litigation and the role of the courts in educational policy making.
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in doctrinal analysis, including close reading of cases and precedents, and application to facts. .
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in use of information from other disciplines in the analysis of legal problems and institutions, e.g., educational policy, economics, and other social sciences.
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of a the relationship of institutional reform litigation to legislative and executive agency processes and the role of advocacy advocacy groups in promoting social reform.
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in legal writing and drafting, and litigation strategy.

General Information

Type: Seminar
Level: Upperclass