Disaster Law: Public Policy & Research Methods (3012)
A skills-based course explicating advanced research methodologies. Natural disasters provide the backdrop for defining the role of the government as well as non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in a crisis. Research methods & sources for constitutional law, transnational law, statutory law & legislative history, executive & administrative materials, common law & interdisciplinary research shall be explored in the context of disaster mitigation, relief & rebuilding. Fact research integral to the practice of law will also be discussed. This course is a Pathway Research Module, a specialized research course reinforcing research skills learned in the Government Practice Pathway (Civil Law).
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