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SCWK 8808 Legal Aspects of Social Work (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

An examination of various areas of the law and legal implications of interest to social workers. The course provides a useful study of the framework of the American legal system, the process of litigation, and the constitutional principles of due process and equal protection. The seminar explores the interaction between social workers and lawyers by placing real life social work problems in a legal context. The format is designed to engage students in critical legal thinking and explore the relationship between social policy and the development of the law.


Instructor(s): The Department

Prerequisites: SCWK7701

Cross listed with:

Comments: Elective


Last Updated: 03-Feb-15