Course Details

Analytical Methods

Analytical and quantitative tools are becoming increasingly important in a wide variety of areas of legal practice. This course provides an introduction to decision theory, game theory, law & economics, probability, and statistics and discusses how these subject are applied in legal contexts. Applications include litigation, settlement bargaining, criminal law, anti-discrimination law, and antitrust. No prerequisites. This course does not require any background in mathematics, economics, or statistics. Evaluation Method: Class participation and final exam Class Materials: Jackson, et al., Analytical Methods for Lawyers, 2d ed., ISBN: 978-1599419213 Supplementary materials posted on course website

Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 703


Course History

Spring 2016
Title: Analytical Methods
Faculty: Frakes, Michael
Section: 1     Credits: 2.0
Capacity: 25     Actual: 25