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Politics

POLI 334 Law and Public Policy (1)

This course examines the law in its social context and the extent to which law reflects social philosophy and public policy. It analyzes law in its formal setting — opinions, precedents and rules — and its informal setting — policy discretion and the political nature of juries and prisons. The course considers the impact of legal education on values and social responsibility.

Prerequisite: POLI 210 or consent of instructor

  • Offering: Alternate years
  • Instructor: Bowersox