Undergraduate Catalog 2016-2017
POL 331 Law and Economics
(Also ECO 331)
4 hours; 4 credits
Fundamental concepts of economics, especially efficiency, will be utilized to explain and evaluate legal rulings. The tools of economics will be employed to analyze not only tort, contract, and property principles, but also marriage and divorce law, criminal law, and constitutional issues such as abortion, the death penalty, and racial and gender-based discrimination.
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