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LWSC 470 Seminar in Law and Society

Prerequisite: This course is open only to senior law and society majors. (First semester/3 credits) 

This course is an integrative seminar for law and society majors, with a focus on the relationship between law and its social context. The course examines how law is used for the attainment of the goals of particular interest and pressure groups within society, and looks at the current critical legal theory debates occurring in the academic and legal arenas. The relationship between law and social change and law and political interests will also be explored.