2021-2022 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jan 19, 2022  
2021-2022 Undergraduate 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.