- Schedule of Classes - December 14, 2018 7:15PM EST
- Course Catalog - December 14, 2018 7:16PM EST
Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2018-2019.
This course provides an introduction to the sociological perspective of law and legal institutions in modern society. A key question is the extent to which the law creates and maintains social order. And, what is its role in social change? We will review theoretical perspectives on the reciprocal relationship between law and society, and consider how this relationship is reflected in contemporary legal issues. Empirical research covered in this course will examine social interactions among actors within legal institutions (including the criminal courts, law school classrooms, and the jury room), and how individuals experience and utilize the law in everyday life.
When Offered Spring, Summer.
Distribution Category (SBA-AS)
Course Attribute (CU-SBY)
Credits and Grading Basis
4 Credits Graded(Letter grades only)
Class Number & Section Details
- TRGoldwin Smith Hall 132-HEC Aud
York Cornwell, E
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