CRIM 220: Introduction to Law and Society

CRIM 220-001: Introduction Law and Society
(Fall 2024)

01:30 PM to 04:10 PM W

Art & Design Building 2003

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Course Information from the University Catalog

Credits: 3

Introduces the relationship between law and society. Discusses theoretical perspectives from a number of social science disciplines. Promotes a foundational understanding of the concept of law and the origins, development, and role of law in society, particularly outside of formal legal institutions. Topics covered may include legal mobilization, law and social change, social movements, law and inequality, and law's relationship to social control. Notes: CRIM majors who are concentrating in Law and Society are strongly encouraged to take this course before or during the first semester of taking upper-level courses in the concentration. Limited to three attempts.
Recommended Prerequisite: CRIM 100.
Schedule Type: Lecture
This course is graded on the Undergraduate Regular scale.

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