17.249J Law and Society

Class Info

Studies legal reasoning, types of law and legal systems, and relationship of law to social class and social change. Emphasizes the profession and practice of law, including legal education, stratification within the bar, and the politics of legal services. Investigates emerging issues in the relationship between institutions of law and science.

This class has no prerequisites.

17.249J will be offered this semester (Fall 2019). It is instructed by S. Silbey.

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

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