17.021[J] Philosophy of Law

Class Info

Examines fundamental issues in philosophy of law, such as the nature and limits of law and a legal system, and the relation of law to morality, with particular emphasis on the philosophical issues and problems associated with privacy, liberty, justice, punishment, and responsibility. Historical and contemporary readings, including court cases. Instruction and practice in oral and written communication provided.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.021[J] will not be offered this semester. It will be instructed by Staff.

This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This class counts as a HASS H.

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