Jurisprudence



SLN #: 88319
Course Prefix: LAW-616
Course Section: 001
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): White

Course Description:
This course will address both analytical jurisprudence (analysis of legal concepts)and normative jurisprudence (evaluation of legal doctrines, practices, and institutions). Topics for the course may include: whether and when one has an obligation to obey the law; the development of legal philosophy from natural law theory to critical legal studies; the moral and political foundations of justice; and contemporary issues in constitutional jurisprudence. In addition to standard works of legal, moral and political philosophy, readings for the course will include case law and commentary.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: Take-Home
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: Blackboard