LAW Law and Society
Civil Rights/Liberties: General
Business Law: Finance: Capital Markets, Financial Reporting, Corporate Governance
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Law and Society
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[ Regulatory & Policy ] Civil Rights/Liberties: General
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[ Regulatory & Policy ] as a Related Elective for those interested in Empirical Research : Students interested in policy should consider taking one or more courses that focus on research and scholarship in the policy arena. Understanding, synthesizing and evaluating empirical research related to "law and society" is helpful to those interested in a policy career. This seminar is designed as a survey of important research areas within the broad sub-field of "Empirical Law Studies."
General course Description:
This seminar is designed as a survey of important research areas within the broad subfield of "Empirical Law Studies." Areas examined include courts and public policy making; civil liberties and political tolerance; criminal justice; the legal profession; juries; legitimacy and compliance with law; law and social change; procedural justice; transitional justice; and comparative legal systems. The seminar focuses on understanding, synthesizing, and evaluating the broad range of empirical research conducted under the multidisciplinary rubric "law and society."
Course Style: A Substantive/ Perspective course looks at law from an external or non-traditional standpoint.