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Regulatory Theory and Reality

Course Number: LAW 6936 Credits: 2

This seminar is an introductory exploration of regulation.  In its broadest sense, government regulation is to further protection of the public heath, safety and welfare.  Focusing on Florida regulated businesses and professions, we’ll cover topics such as regulatory theory, legislative intent and statutory construction, intended and unintended consequences, consumer protection and “level playing fields”, economic and political considerations, current issues, etc.  Coursework will consist of assigned readings and exercises, class discussion, engagement with guest speakers and other experts, and a case-study Advanced Writing Requirement paper.