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College of Law

Legislation & Regulation

Course Number: 6755
Professor: TBA
Credit Hours & Type of Credit: 3
Semester Offered: Varies
Required: No
Prerequisites: Students must have completed their first year of law school.
Recommended Courses: None

Course Overview: This course will examine how statutes are made, amended, and applied.  Priorities are:  1) legislative process in Congress and the state legislatures (especially Wyoming); and 2) statutory interpretation tools and techniques.  Rather than an exam or paper, coursework will consist of four equally weighted practical exercises in addition to participation in classroom discussions.  The course will be taught in collaboration with attorneys at the Wyoming Legislative Service Office and will include exposure to the operations of the Wyoming Legislature and the constitutional, legal, and ethical considerations legislative attorneys encounter when working on legislation and with legislators. 

Course Materials: See the current Book List located under Courses and Curriculum.
Course Format: Lecture & Class Discussion
Written Assignments: TBA with the students
Type of Exam: TBA with the students
Basis for Grading Student Performance: Class participation, assignments (if any), and exam (if any).
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