Elevate critical thinking skills, reasoning, and written and oral communication…
About the Instructor
Dr. Scheopner earned a PhD in philosophy at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa with a focus on Philosophy of Law and Ethics. She holds a JD from Baylor University and passed the bar exam in Texas, Kansas, and Colorado. She is currently licensed only in Texas, but no longer in active practice. She is the director of research compliance and scholarship in the College of Social Sciences and associate director of the Social Science Research Institute at UH Mānoa.
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Summer 2 (online)
Zero Textbook Cost course
This class introduces students to legal reasoning in the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of government in the United States. Students learn to critically evaluate statutes, administrative rules, and judicial opinions. They develop legal arguments and present them in specific written formats, as well as in oral presentations.
As a final project, the students serve as justices in the supreme court to decide the outcome of the question examined throughout the course.
Fulfills the general education requirements: WI, OC, ETH, DH