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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? Elements used in grading: Exam. Enrollment is restricted to SPILS program students.

2015-2016 Autumn
09/21/2015 - 11/20/2015 Tue 4:15 PM - 7:15 PM
Notes: Extended Take-Home Exam.

Instructors for this course (Past and Present)

Lawrence M. Friedman
Rogelio Pérez-Perdomo