LAWS 2230 ‑ Science and the Law


This is a seminar in which students discuss, conduct research and write papers on issues relating to science and law. Class discussions focus on the interaction of science and law, the evaluation of scientific opinions and the use of science in policy making and the courts. The goal of the seminar is to enhance students' understanding of the use of science and their effectiveness as counsel and policy makers. Students are encouraged to write papers in their areas of interest. A science background is not required for enrolment in the seminar.

Prerequisite(s): None.
Co-requisite(s): None.
Assessment Method: Evaluation is based on a major paper, class participation and presentation.
Restrictions: None.