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CRJ 620 - Jurisprudence

(3 units)
Problems of legal theory from the analytical, philosophical and sociological points of view. Particular attention to modern theories of law. (CRJ 620 and PSC 609K are cross-listed; credits may be earned in one of the two.)

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.
5. formulate research ideas and plans on assigned topics in the course and complete an advanced research proposal, project, or series of shorter assignments.


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