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CRJ 420 - Jurisprudence

(3 units) CO13
Problems of legal theory from the analytical, philosophical and sociological points of view. Particular attention to modern theories of law. (CRJ 420 and PSC 409K are cross-listed; credit may be earned in one of the two.)

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Spring

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. describe legal theory from various perspectives.
2. utilize a variety of legal theories in analyzing issues of criminal and civil justice in history and contemporary society.
3. critically review and analyze American law and its English heritage with a focus on issues of diversity/equity, such as race, class/labor, and gender.
4. integrate and synthesize knowledge of law and legal process with diverse perspectives on law to address issues in contemporary society.


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