Contemporary Legal Theory
- Class number: 13050
- Term: Spring 2013
This course is a one term version of Contemporary Legal Theory I and II and is an introduction to the philosophy of law. It will examine contemporary analyses of the nature of law and of the resources for judicial decision-making. In considering the role of judges, the relation of law and morality and theories of textual interpretation will be discussed. In the latter part of the course critical theories of law, including critical legal studies, feminism, critical race theory and legal pragmatism will be examined.
- Date: Tuesday, Friday 10:30-12:30PM
- Location: LB422
- Catalog number-Section number: 7858-01
- Course Type: Seminar
- Prerequisites: Restriction: Contemporary Legal Theory I and II (7854 and 7855)May Satisfy Writing Req.
- Credits (min/max): 3/3
- Notes: This course will meet twice a week and ends at mid-term.
- Enrollment status: Open
- Current enrollment/capacity: 14/18
- Reserve population/capacity: 0/0
- Waitlist enrollment/capacity: 0/50
- Grade basis: Graded
- Satisifies Writing Requirement: UCWR
- Exam type: NO EXAM