Apr 15, 2024  
2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2020/Spring 2021) 
    
2020-2021 College of Liberal Arts (Admitted Fall 2020/Spring 2021) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PHIL 330 - Philosophy of Law

4 credits
A critical appraisal of various theories of law: the theory of natural law, legal positivism, legal realism, and the recent critical legal studies movement. An investigation of the limits of the authority of society over the individual, including the issues of paternalism and privacy. A study of different theories of punishment and the scope of responsibility for criminal behavior. Offered in alternate years. Same as: PSCI 330 .



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