Course Description

LAWS 6508
Philosophy of Law
General Description:
Questions the nature of law, characteristics and considerations of a legal system, rights and from where they come; thinking like a lawyer, basic techniques of legal reasoning, difference between doctrinal and normative legal analysis. Explores law's frontier and what distinguishes law from morality or politics. Focuses on influential texts from the end of WWII to the end of the Cold War.

Select Term:



LAWS 6508-001

Instructor(s): Justin Desautels-Stein

Credits: 1

Meeting Times & Locations:
   Mon,Tue,Wed,Thu   1:00 PM - 4:00 PM   WOLF 305