Law, Justice & Democracy

SLN #: 21028
Course Prefix: LAW-791
Course Section: 025
Credit Hours: 2/3
Instructor(s): Sigler

Course Description:
This seminar will address select issues in American law and politics, centering on the meaning and institutions of justice in a democratic polity. Topics will include (among others) distributive justice, judicial review, campaign finance, voting rights, punishment, and torture. In addition to the relevant case law, readings will be drawn from historical and contemporary legal and political scholarship and commentary.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2/3
Grading Option: Numeric Grade and ONE-Time Pass Option is Available, or Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: Yes, With Instructor's Approval*
Flexible Writing Requirement: Yes*
Skills Requirement: No
Note: Only one of the above listed requirements can be fulfilled with this course.
Experiential Learning: No
Limited Enrollment Number: 15
Final Exam Given: No
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: More than two unexcused absence may result in withdrawal

* The law school has a policy that is used to calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.