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JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY
JLC-602Legal Theory (3)
Course Level: Graduate
Introduction to the philosophical analysis of law and its role in society. The course considers questions such as what is law, how is it different from brute force, is there a moral obligation to obey the law, and what are the limits of legal responsibility. Classical, contemporary, and critical approaches, ranging from natural law theory to critical and feminist theory. Usually offered every fall.