Social Science and Institutional Design: The Empirical Evaluation of Legal Policies and Practices (21496). 3 units. This course will be concerned with the potential role of social science in designing legal institutions, i.e., creating laws and developing policies and practices for the authorities who implement them. It will consider the role of social science models of human cognition and motivation in the effort to best meet the goals of the legal system. For each class two or three students will write a short position paper (1 or 2 pages) on the readings for that week. In some cases, when there are several topics covered, the students can choose the one they want to write about. The position paper will raise what each student feels are core questions about the readings of the week. Each student will then give a brief presentation of the position paper at the beginning of the class. Grading based on either a 20-30 page paper on some topics of the material or on a self-scheduled examination. Self-scheduled examination or paper option. Also PSYC 647b. T. Tyler.
SLB - 124 (Mon) Grade mode: graded CRN: 20175
Exam: 5/01/2017 - 5/15/2017 Questions available online Name or Id: Id