Foundations of Legal Studies
General Catalog Course Title:
Foundations of Legal Studies
Terms Offered:
Fall 2016
Spring 2016
Spring 2015
Course Thread: 
Law & Humanities
Instructor: 
Simon, Jonathan
Instructor: 
Perry, Richard
Instructor: 
Christopher L. Kutz

This is a liberal arts course designed to introduce students to the foundational frameworks and cross-disciplinary perspectives from humanities and social sciences that distinguish legal studies as a scholarly field. It provides a comparative and historical introduction to forms, ideas, institutions, and systems of law and sociological ordering. It highlights basic theoretical problems and scholarly methods for understanding questions of law and justice.

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