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8896.11 - Sem: Jurisprudence
Professor: Steven F. Huefner
Semester: 2012 Autumn
Second Writing Requirement? Yes
Professional Responsibility? No
Means of Assessment: Paper
Special Notes: Course name is Sem: Jurisprudence
Examination of fundamental questions structuring our legal system, including: how do we know what the law is? What are the proper sources and purposes of law? What is the relationship between law and justice? What is the source of one's duty to obey the law? The readings and discussions examine multiple perspectives of legal theory, including natural law, legal positivism, legal realism, feminist legal thought and critical legal studies as well as more fundamental ethical and moral theories including social contract theory and utilitarianism.
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