Be Careful What You Wish For

Be Careful What You Wish For

Professor D. James Greiner
Fall 2021 reading group
M 4:15pm - 6:15pm in WCC Room 4063
1 classroom credit

Prerequisites: Students who have completed either of the following Spring 2021 reading groups, Evaluating Criminal Justice Reform or Legal Policies, Randomized Control Trials, and Ethics, are not eligible to enroll in this offering due to overlap.

Exam Type: No Exam

Many interventions in law and in public policy sound great at first, but subsequent empirical investigation demonstrates that they are either ineffective or counterproductive. This reading group will review several such interventions and consider their implications.

Note: This reading group will meet from September 13, 2021 through October 18, 2021.

Subject Areas: Government Structure & Function, Legal & Political Theory, Regulatory Law, Disciplinary Perspectives & Law, Criminal Law and Procedure