Lobbying Law |
This module will focus on the role and nature of advocacy and lobbying and the significant legal components at the federal level. Some class sessions will have guest presenters followed by observations by the instructor and discussion of the presentation in the context of assigned readings. The classes will be structured to focus on the following topics: Introduction to the course, Discussion of project topics, brief historical context of Lobbying and Advocacy. So Damn Much Money, Robert G. Kaiser. Lobbying Reconsidered, Gary J. Andres (general textbook for class) and Flash Money, Michael Lewis. Skim the Kaiser book, read Lewis book carefully and Andres is to be used throughout the term. The Curmudgeons Guide to Getting Ahead, Charles Murray. Natural Resources, Oil & Gas, Mining, Public Lands, Former Colorado Attorney General and Former Secretary of the Interior Gale Norton, Esq. Money for lobbying, Citizens United et al., Federal Financing and Independent financing of advocacy and campaigns; John Holcomb, Esq., Professor, Daniels School of Business, Ethics and Legal Studies.
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)