Explores the legal and policy responses to poverty in the United States and addresses how the law shapes the lives of poor people and communities. Examines the extent of poverty in the United States, the root causes, and the historical development of social welfare policy. Focuses on the rights-based aspect of poverty law and various policies that attempt to ameliorate poverty.
Meeting Times & Locations:
||1:00 PM - 2:20 PM
||4:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Textbook Info: LeBlanc, Random Family, (Scribner), ISBN 9780743254434. DeParle, American Dream, (Penguin), ISBN 0143034375.
First Assignment: Poverty Law First Assignment.pdf