Course Description

LAWS 6813
Problem Solving, Professional Judgment, and Decision Making
General Description:
Drawing from materials in psychology, behavioral economics, and mathematics, the course studies a range of patterns, fallibilities, and best practices concerning the complex problems commonly encountered by attorneys. Topics include general problem-solving strategies, techniques for operating in environments of uncertainty and complexity, empirically supported cognitive biases and errors, and strategies for recognizing and overcoming those errors.

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LAWS 6813-001

Instructor(s): Helen Norton

Credits: 2

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Tue,Thu   4:15 PM - 5:30 PM   WLAW 300