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Department of Justice, Law & Criminology


  • SPA Justice,Law / Criminology
    Fax: 202-885-2907
    Ward, Room 270

    Anna Castro,
    Administrative Assistant

    Eric Fleddermann,
    Assistant to the Chair

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Minor in Law and Society

18 credit hours with grades of C or better, a minimum of 9 credit hours at the 300-level or above, and at least 12 credit hours unique to the minor

Course Requirements

  • JLC-101 Introduction to Law (3) or
    JLC-225 American Legal Culture (3)
  • JLC-110 Western Legal Tradition (3)
  • JLC-201 Philosophical Problems in the Law (3) or
    JLC-202 History of International Thought and Law (3) or
    SPA-220 The American Constitution (3)
  • 9 credit hours from the following electives:
    JLC-302 Law and Social Theory (3)
    JLC-308 Justice, Morality, and the Law (3)
    JLC-410 Topics in Legal Theory (3)
    JLC-530 Concepts of Punishment (3)
    JLC-333 Law, Psychology, and Justice (3)
    JLC-352 Psychiatry and the Law (3)
    JLC-413 Topics in Law and Social Science (3)JLC-535 Gender and the Law (3)