208.8 sec. 001 - Foundation Seminar in the Sociology of Law (Fall 2020)
Instructor: Catherine Albiston (view instructor's teaching evaluations - degree students only | profile)
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Due to COVID-19, this class is remote for Fall 2020.
- W 2:10 PM - 5:00 PM
From August 19, 2020
To November 24, 2020
Course End: November 24, 2020
Class Number: 32751
Enroll Limit: 15
As of: 10/21 09:58 AM
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.
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.
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Instructor has indicated that no books will be assigned.