Friday, March 21, 2008

A new course on lobbying

This fall, George Baker '74 and Frank Vlossak '89 will co-teach a course on lobbying and government relations. Partners in the firm of Williams and Jensen, one of the nation's leading independently owned government relations law firms, Baker and Vlossak will bring their great experience as practitioners into the classroom. See course description below. To learn more about them, click on title of this post to go to Williams and Jensen website.

Lobbying and Government Relations

Analysis of the representation of interests in American national government. The history of the role of lobbyists in the Washington community and the contemporary profession of government relations. Strategies of lobbying Congress and the executive branch. Issues of reform, including ethics rules and campaign finance. Emphasis on exploring theories and practice of lobbying/government relations through use of case studies and engagement of the class in practical “real world” lobbying exercises

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