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Jurisprudence: Philosophy of Law

  • Offered occasionally

This course explores classic readings and contemporary debates in jurisprudence. Instead of an historical approach, the course material is comprised of a mix of influential writings in legal philosophy and then applied to contemporary legal justice issues.

Evaluation is based on a paper on a relevant topic of each student’s choice, subject to professor approval. Students may use this class to satisfy the Capstone or W.I.E. writing requirements. Students who write a (30-40 page) paper that satisfies the Capstone or W.I.E. criteria will be eligible for an additional 1-unit Individual Research credit.

Meets W.I.E or Capstone Writing Requirements.