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Liberal Arts (L A)

L A 100S Contemporary Legal Issues (3) An introduction to law-related issues with a focus on current legal topics viewed from an across discipline perspective.

L A 100S Contemporary Legal Issues (3)

Contemporary Legal Issues is an across discipline, first-year seminar designed to introduce students to the foundational framework of law as a major social institution. The essential role of research in an academic community will be highlighted. The cross-disciplinary perspective from the humanities and social sciences provides an opportunity for students to consider the social and cultural contexts that distinguish legal studies as a scholarly field. Issues for exploration are determined by the instructor and student interest. Students will utilize university learning tools and engage in academic experiences that are essential for the development of academic skill sets. By the end of the seminar students will have a better sense of what insights a law and society perspective provides.

General Education: None
Diversity: None
Bachelor of Arts: None
Effective: Summer 2013

Note : Class size, frequency of offering, and evaluation methods will vary by location and instructor. For these details check the specific course syllabus.


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