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SPILS Law and Society Seminar

This seminar is restricted to students who are in the SPILS program. The seminar deals with the relationship between legal systems and the societies in which they are embedded. The materials are drawn from studies of many different societies. Among the issues dealt with are: What influence does culture have on the operation of legal systems? What are the social forces which produce particular forms of law? What impact do legal interventions have on society and on human behavior?nElements used in grading: ExamnEnrollment is restricted to SPILS program students.

2013-2014 Autumn
09/26/2013 - 12/05/2013 Tue 4:15 PM - 7:15 PM at William H. Neukom building 102
Notes: Extended Take-Home Exam. Instructor consent required.

Instructors for this course

Lawrence M. Friedman
Rogelio Pérez-Perdomo
Sergio Puig