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208.8 sec. 001 - Foundation Seminar in the Sociology of Law (Fall 2018)

Instructor: Catherine Albiston  (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Units: 3

Meeting:

    Th 10:00 AM - 12:40 PM
    Location: Boalt 145
    From August 23, 2018
    To November 30, 2018

Course Start: August 23, 2018
Course End: November 30, 2018
Class Number: (Non-1Ls): 31968

Enrollment info: Enrolled: 14
Waitlisted: 0
Enroll Limit: 14
As of: 06/11 02:26 PM


Sociological approaches to studying law focus on how legal institutions and actors relate to social structure, social inequality, and social change. This seminar covers classic and contemporary works that address law, rights and social change; law, inequality and power; the social construction of disputes and dispute resolution; organizations and law; legal pluralism; and social movements and law. Law students and graduate students in all disciplines are welcome.

Requirements Satisfaction:

This class may fulfill Option 2 of the J.D. writing requirement with instructor approval. In order to qualify for Option 2, all students in the class must be writing a paper of 30 or more pages. Those students who wish to use this paper for the writing requirement must get instructor approval and submit their drafts for comment and revision.

Option 2 form needed:
https://www.law.berkeley.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Writing_Requirement_2017.pdf


Exam Notes: (P) Final paper  
Course Category: Jurisprudence and Social Policy (JSP)
This course is listed in the following sub-categories:
Social Justice and Public Interest

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