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LAWS 4411 American Legal Theory (Spring: 2 )

Course Description

This course will survey the important developments in American legal theory from 1880 to the present time. Coverage will include Legal Formalism, Legal Realism, Sociological Jurisprudence, Legal Process Theory, Theories of Natural Law, Critical Legal Studies, Feminist Legal Theory, and Critical Race Theory. The course does not require previous familiarity with jurisprudence or philosophy of law.


Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17