Law and the Legal System

The focus of this concentration area is on the application of social science methodology to better understand and evaluate legal rules and institutions. The emphasis is on the economic, political, philosophical and other social forces affecting the development of the law, and the effects of laws on society's welfare.

Affiliated Faculty

Hoover Institution
Law School
Law School
Law School
Law School
Law School
Law School
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Law School
Law School
Psychology
Stanford Law School
Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment
Stanford Law School
Political Science

Courses

Below is a list of suggested courses. The list includes classes that students have taken in the past to complete this particular concentration, as well as additional classes that may be considered toward this topic. Students may choose to take other courses, though all concentration courses must be discussed with and approved by the faculty adviser whether or not they are on the suggested list. Students may also propose directed reading, Overseas Studies (BOSP), and Bing Stanford in Washington (BSIW) courses.

Students may also want to review courses listed in the graduate Legal and Regulatory Intervention Concentration.

Title
Instructor
Quarter
Day, Time, Location

Cuesta, J. (PI)
Yi, L. (TA)
Rosenberg, A. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:30 PM

LAWGEN 112N

Ford, R. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

Dannenberg, J. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Jaarte, M. (TA)
Friedman, D. (TA)
Bratman, M. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Tuesday Thursday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

Stoner, K. (PI)
Nelson, R. (TA)
Horrillo, J. (TA)
Rahman, N. (TA)
Dalton, M. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

Bonica, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Monday Wednesday
1:30 PM
3:00 PM

McQueen, A. (PI)
Schwartz, A. (TA)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
11:30 AM
1:00 PM

Liautaud, S. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Polinsky, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
2:15 PM
3:45 PM

PUBLPOL 319

2021 - 2022
Spring

Jamieson, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Christoff, A. (PI)
Jamieson, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring

Ruisanchez, A. (PI)
Jamieson, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Autumn

Ruisanchez, A. (PI)
Jamieson, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Winter

Ruisanchez, A. (PI)
Jamieson, A. (PI)

2021 - 2022
Spring