2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) 
    
    Jun 14, 2021  
2014-2015 Walden University Catalog (March 2015) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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SOCW 8809 - Fundamentals of Law and Public Policy


(5 cr.) Legal decisions and the law have an impact on the creation of public policy. This course explores the relationship between law and public policy and the significance of court decisions on law and public policy. Students examine the role of administrative agencies in the creation and execution of law and public policy and the role of the courts in resolving challenges to agency rule-making; conflicts between executive and legislative branches of government; and conflicts between and among federal, state, and local laws. Students apply fundamental legal concepts and processes to the creation and execution of law and public policy.



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