AMST 3131

AMST 3131

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

A general-education course to acquaint students with how our legal system pursues the goals of society. The course introduces students to various perspectives on the nature of law, what functions it ought to serve in society, and what it can and cannot accomplish. The course proceeds in the belief that such matters constitute a valuable and necessary part of a general education, not only for pre-law students but especially for students in other fields. Assigned readings comprise legal materials and also secondary sources on the legal process and the role of law in society. The classes include discussion and debate about current legal and social issues, including equality, safety, the environment, punishment, and autonomy.

When Offered Spring.

Permission Note Enrollment limited to: undergraduate students.

Distribution Category (CA-AS, SSC-AS)

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GOVT 3131LAW 4131

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 20029 AMST 3131   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person