Global Poverty, Corruption, and the Law: India Field Study


Course Code:
LAW 5026
Law Mandatory P/R/F


This is the India Field Study component of Global Poverty and the Law (Law 5025). For details, see course description for Law 5025. Corruption is one of the most difficult challenges facing societies across the developing world. Why is corruption so pervasive and what can be done to address it? During spring break 2018, this course will be held in Delhi, India and will consist of conversations with lawyers, politicians, scholars, leaders in civil society, and senior bureaucrats who are active in anti-corruption efforts. Students will also meet frontline bureaucrats (i.e., cops and government teachers) who will share their own perspectives about the problem. Enrollment is limited to 12 students. PLEASE NOTE: Students will need a passport and a visa to travel to India. Students will be required to attend two dinner meetings during the Winter Quarter in preparation for the trip. Elements used in grading: class participation and short writing assignments. CONSENT APPLICATION: To apply for this course, students must complete and submit a Consent Application Form available on the SLS website. See Consent Application Form for instructions and submission deadline.

Current Offerings

2017-2018 Winter

Global Poverty, Corruption, and the Law: India Field Study LAW 5026 Section 01 Class #20418

  • 1 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent 12
    • 1L Winter Elective

Notes: Open to First-Year JD Students.

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