2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
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2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LSTD 1105 - Justice in America

Study of the central role of law in American society with review of historical development, purpose, and functions of law.  Meaning of rule of law is explored with consideration of the tension between ideals and actual applications of law in context of social issues.  Review of basic legal concepts and introduction to major substantive areas of law and analytic reasoning. Engagement with legal community through speakers and site visits. Questions of individual responsibility, morality, and justice under law explored. 3 credits.