Listed in: Law, Jurisprudence, and Social Thought, as LJST-110
Formerly listed as: LJST-10
Linda R. Meyer (Section 01)
This course explores questions in the philosophy of law: What is law? What is justice? What is morality? Is there a relation between law, morality, and justice? What is legal authority or validity? What are the sources of law and/or justice? How are texts law and how ought one to interpret them? What is the relation between law and power? What is the role of judges in interpreting law and deciding cases?
Limited to 40 students. Fall semester. Visiting Professor Meyer.
If Overenrolled: Priority given to LJST majors.