LAW 7246

LAW 7246

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This in-home seminar will consider dramatic works that shed light on big questions central to the law.  Works considered will include Aeschylus's Oresteia, leading into a discussion on the origin and nature of legal institutions; Shakespeare's Merchant of Venice, leading into a discussion of the nature of judging; Wole Soyinka's Death and the King's Horseman, leading into a discussion of how law can or cannot navigate conflicts between incompatible world views; and the (remade) TV series Battlestar Galactica, leading into a discussion of the trade-offs between civil liberties and security.

When Offered Fall.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18029 LAW 7246   SEM 101

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    • Chafetz, J