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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

 
 
  
Law & Economics

Course Description
This course introduces students to the development of legal policy and analysis using economic theory. The topics covered in this course include the Coase theorem, the choice between property and liability rules, the application of game theory to legal problems, Arrow's impossibility theorem, questions of voting structures and power, and the use of economic incentives as a regulatory tool. Examples will be drawn from various areas of law, including environmental law, property law, contract law, and tort law. No prior knowledge of economics is assumed. (3 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Spring 2012
   
 
   

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Weinmann Hall, Suite 204
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5935
fax 504.862.8373
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Admission Contact:
Office of Admission
Weinmann Hall, Suite 203
6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
fax 504.865.6710
admissions@law.tulane.edu

 
 
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