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2021 Siena Heights University Catalog 
2021 Siena Heights University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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PSC 431 Law And Society

3 credit hours

This course examines the role of law in society with focus on the interaction between legal and social variables. It covers the nature of law, its functions, structure, and process, with particular emphasis on the American legal institution. The relationship between law and social change will be a major focus of the course. The effect of key court decisions on American society will be explored to illustrate this relationship. A number of important substantive areas of law will also be examined with an emphasis on practical issues in the legal and social area.

Prerequisite: None
Course is Offered: WI Even Years

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