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 (SIEPR)
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

Wheaton, J. (PI)

2020 - 2021
Winter

Monday Wednesday
4:00 PM
5:20 PM

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

2020 - 2021
Autumn

Monday Wednesday
4:00 PM
5:50 PM

Greely, H. (PI)

2020 - 2021
Spring

Thursday
4:15 PM
6:15 PM

Chand, K. (PI)

2020 - 2021
Winter

Wednesday
2:30 PM
5:20 PM

LAWGEN 112N

Ford, R. (PI)

2020 - 2021
Winter

Monday Wednesday
11:30 AM
12:50 PM

Dannenberg, J. (PI)
Brophy, S. (TA)

2020 - 2021
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
2:30 PM
3:50 PM

Stoner, K. (PI)
Rodriguez, L. (TA)
Wang, A. (TA)
Lyon, N. (TA)

2020 - 2021
Autumn

Monday Wednesday
1:00 PM
2:00 PM

Handan-Nader, S. (TA)
Bonica, A. (PI)
Vargas Nunez, C. (TA)

2020 - 2021
Winter

Monday Wednesday
2:30 PM
3:50 PM

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

2020 - 2021
Spring

Calvin, N. (TA)
Liautaud, S. (PI)

2020 - 2021
Spring

Tuesday
12:30 PM
3:20 PM

Vasquez Duque, O. (SI)
Owen, B. (PI)

2020 - 2021
Spring

Tuesday Thursday
9:20 AM
10:40 AM

Vasquez Duque, O. (TA)
Polinsky, A. (PI)
Sheeler, P. (GP)

2020 - 2021
Winter

Tuesday Thursday
2:15 PM
3:45 PM

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

2020 - 2021
Autumn

Tuesday
2:30 PM
4:30 PM

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

2020 - 2021
Winter

Tuesday
2:30 PM
4:30 PM

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

2020 - 2021
Spring

Tuesday
2:30 PM
4:30 PM