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Philosophy of Law
What is law? What makes something a legal norm? Should citizens always obey the law? What is the relationship between law and morality? This course will examine diverse perspectives on law, such as natural law, legal positivism, feminist legal theory, and other critical theories. Themes to be covered include: equality, expressive, liberty and religious rights, as well as legal interpretation. There will be a focus on debates over the legal regulation of contested social practices.
Weekly Contact: Lecture: 3 hrs.
GPA Weight: 1.00
Course Count: 1.00
Billing Units: 1
Liberal Studies: UL
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- Arts and Contemporary Studies Professional Table I
- Business Management - Law and Business Major
- English and Philosophy Professional Table II
- History and Philosophy Professional Table II
- Minor in Ethics
- Minor in Philosophy
- PHL 603 - Modern and Contemporary Ethics
- Philosophy Professional Table II
- Table B - Upper Level Liberal Studies