Legal StudiesLGST 109 Legal Theory

Offers systematic exploration of alternative conceptions of the nature of law, including positivism, natural law, formalism, realism, pragmatism, and theories of justice. Additional focus on the nature of law; relation of law and morality, rights and other legal concepts; and philosophical debates such as critical legal studies and critical race theory.


Enrollment is restricted to legal studies majors during first and second pass enrollment only.