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Legal Field Studies: CFS 394-0 (formerly 394-1&-2)

Course Type: 4 credits, during Fall, Winter or Spring.  Can be taken for 2, 3 or 4 credits in Summer ONLY. 

This class will count one credit toward Weinberg Distribution Requirement for Area III: Social and Behavioral Sciences.

Course Description

What is law? Who makes it and decides what it is? Who are legal practitioners and what do they do? What role do race, class, and power play and how do they affect the law, our own practice, legal education, and our vision of the past, present, and future?

Students in the Legal Field Studies concentration participate in two classes: Organizational Culture & Legal Process and Contemporary Issues in Law. These classes examine the intersection of law, culture, and society in the United States. This course provides an overview of the legal system, including topics such as:

Instructor: Sarah Silins

Types of Internships that relate to the Legal Field Studies course:


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