Fall 2015

Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
LAWP 240-01 Criminal Procedure
Instructor: Edward Guido
Course Description:
This course will examine the constitutional rights that suspects and defendants have in the criminal justice system. Special attention will be given to the right against unreasonable searches and seizures, the right against self- incrimination, and the right to an attorney. Prerequisites: POSC 120 or permission of the instructor.
1500:MR   DENNY 311
LAWP 248-01 The Judiciary
Instructor: Douglas Edlin
Course Description:
Cross-listed with POSC 248-01. A study of the structure, processes, and institutional role of the American judiciary. Topics may include: the adversarial system, criminal and civil procedure, implementation of court decisions, judicial decision-making, legal development, and legal reasoning. Special attention is given to the federal judiciary, especially the Supreme Court. Prerequisites: POSC 120 or permission of the instructor. This course is cross-listed as POSC 248. This course fulfills the DIV II social sciences distribution requirement.
1030:TR   DENNY 304
LAWP 255-01 Philosophy of Law
Instructor: Douglas Edlin
Course Description:
Cross-listed with PHIL 255-01. Fundamental problems of legal philosophy are considered, including the nature of law, the justification of legal authority, the relationship between legality and morality, the nature of judicial decision-making, theories of punishment, and/or issues involved in civil disobedience. Prerequisites: a previous course in philosophy or major standing in Law and Policy or Political Science. This course is cross-listed as PHIL 255. This course fulfills the Humanities (Division I A) distribution requirement.
0930:MWF   DENNY 203
Courses Offered in PMGT
Course Code Title/Instructor Meets
PMGT 220-01 Biomedical Ethics
Instructor: Susan Feldman
Course Description:
Cross-listed with PHIL 220-01. A study of ethical issues arising in the context of medical practice, biomedical research, and health related policy making, with focus on the ethical concepts, theories and reasoning methods developed to clarify and resolve these issues. Prerequisite: One previous course in philosophy, or LPPM 200, or permission of instructor. This course is cross-listed as PHIL 220. This course fulfills the Humanities (Division I A) distribution requirement.
1500:MR   EASTC 301
PMGT 301-01 Policy and Leadership
Instructor: James Hoefler
Course Description:
This course will focus both on traditional (top-down)and other less traditional models of leadership (bottom-up, e.g., grass roots advocacy, consensus building, and other less hierarchical models of shared leadership). Leadership in a variety of organizational contexts (e.g., public, private, and non-profit sectors) will be covered, and ethics will be an important theme woven throughout the course. Prerequisite: LPPM 200.
1330:R   DENNY 212
PMGT 401-01 Policy Management Seminar
Instructor: James Hoefler
Course Description:
This course will serve as a capstone experience for Policy Management majors. It will echo the key principles covered in the Foundations class, including an appreciation for (1) fluid interdisciplinarity, (2) the contingent nature of knowledge, (3) connections to the wider world beyond the college, (4) principle-based models of leadership, (5) the meaningful application of ethics, and (6) the role of stakeholder values in problem analysis and decision making processes. Emphasis will be placed on acclimating students to the processes of complex problem solving that exist in a variety of contexts, including the public, non-profit, and private sectors, as well as in various comparative cross-cultural settings. "Policy Management" majors conclude their academic study of the various frameworks, orientations, stakeholders, and value sets that exist in different policy contexts by completing a comprehensive, hands-on policy management exercise. Prerequisites: LPPM 200.
1330:T   DENNY 212