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Spring 2022
5378 Statutory Interpretation and Regulation - MICHAELS- 16749

Professor(s): Andrew Michaels (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: 1st Year - Section C 

Time: 10:30a-12:00p  MW  Location: 144  TUII

Course Outline: This course introduces students to the role of statutes and administrative regulation in the practice of law today. The course covers, as its primary subject, the interpretation of statutes and regulations. This element includes the close reading of one or more complex statutes. The course also covers, as a second element, basic aspects of administrative law: in particular, how agencies implement and enforce statutes and regulations. The course may also include other elements, such as legislative process or regulatory policy.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: (Face-to-Face)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration in November, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through Jan. 5th, 2022, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. Instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/06 9am-12pm      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Required Course)

Course Materials (11/1/2021 4:05:00 PM)

Book(s) Required

Eskridge, Gluck, Nourse; Statutes, Regulation, and Interpretation: Legislation & Administration in the Republic of Statutes (2014) (ISBN: 9780314273567)


Statutes, Regulation, and Interpretation, Legislation and Administration in the Republic of Statutes, 2021 Supplement

William N. Eskridge Jr. | Abbe R. Gluck | Victoria F. Nourse

ISBN: 9781684679850