LAW 7252

LAW 7252

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What is the law's relationship to biotechnology and bioengineering? How have advances in science impacted legal definitions of "personhood," "property," "rights," and other core attributes of human-ness, and how has the law responded to these developments, especially in the midst of global climate change? This seminar will examine a series of science fiction texts in order to wrestle with such questions. Our materials will include novels (Asimov's Caves of Steel, Octavia Butler's Kindred) and films and television serials (Bladerunner), which we'll analyze alongside excerpts from specific legal decisions (Roe v Wade, Moore v UCLA).

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 19817 LAW 7252   SEM 101

    • T
    • Aug 22 - Dec 1, 2022
    • Anker, E

  • Instruction Mode: In Person