Law and Society Seminar | L4375

The primary focus of this seminar is on law as a product of the structure of society. The subject matter can be divided into four distinct sections: 1) What factors affect the development of substantive law? (This section examines the influence of values, beliefs and norms.); 2) Given the existence of substantive law, what organizations develop to carry out the administration of law? (Here, concentration is on the phenomena classified as legal roles, organizations, institutions, and inter-institutional relations, e.g., juries, the legal profession, courts, legislature, etc.); 3) How does law affect social behavior?; and 4) What is the role of law in social change?

Prerequisites: None
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)

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