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JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY

JLC-225
American Legal Culture FA2 (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

The law has become one of the most important regulators in American culture. How did this happen? This course explores the transformation of American legal culture from the colonial era to the present, considering such issues as the challenges of crime, the Cold War and civil rights, the rise of the surveillance state, and images of law in popular culture. Usually offered every term.