Law 792:  Poverty and the Law

This course will explore the interaction of poverty and the law. Public policy, legislation, case law and administrative rules will be analyzed to explore their impact on the low-income population. The evolution of social safety nets will be examined as will common poverty myths. Current legal protections for the indigent will also be reviewed.  

Sequence and Prerequisites: None.

Evaluation: 20% class participation and 80% final exam.

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