Law, Society and Justice   [Archived Catalog]
2017-2018 School of Law Bulletin

LAWS 768B - Law, Society and Justice

Credits: 3

Course will use a series of problems in the fictional state of Petigru to provide a concrete context for considering the nature and purpose of: law, legal systems, and the state in a modern pluralistic society. Topics will range from "simple" neighborhood disputes to broader issues like distributive justice, affirmative action, capital punishment, and liberty.

Prerequisites: None

Note: Satisfies the perspective course requirement.

Students who took Jurisprudence with Professor Hubbard may not enroll in this course.

Basis of Grade: Take-home exam and class participation

Form of Grade: Letter