Philosophy of Law
Session
Four Week - Second
Class Number
2511
Career
Undergraduate
Units
3 units
Grading
Description
What is the rule of law, and why is it a good thing? This course addresses these foundational questions and attempts to connect them with practical issues that confront contemporary society. Students will have the opportunity to study various accounts of Constitutional interpretation and judicial review through the examination of landmark and recent Supreme Court decisions. The course will occasionally focus on a special topic such as: race and American law, feminist jurisprudence and International criminal tribunals.
Enrollment Requirements
Pre-Req: You must have completed one course in PHIL with a grade of 'C' or better.
Class Attributes
Arts and Humanities (GEP)
Notes
Class will meet on-line during the scheduled time for at least the first session of the semester. Instructor will contact students prior to this first meeting to explain how to access that meeting. Instructor will explain the teaching format for the remainder of the course during this first meeting session. On line courses require reliable internet access and computer literacy; and the ability to self-manage independent learning assignments according to deadlines. In place of classroom activities, online work may include independent mastery assignments, discussion boards, videos with quizzes, writing assignments, and other active learning experiences. Students are responsible for completing these online learning experiences by the specified deadlines and in accordance with instructor requirements.
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Class Details
Instructor(s)
James Thomas
Meets
MoWeFr 9:00am - 9:50am
Dates
07/12/2021 - 08/06/2021
Room
WEB
Instruction Mode
Online
Campus
Main Campus
Location
Univ of MD, Baltimore County
Components
Lecture Required
Class Availability
Status
Open
Seats Taken
3
Seats Open
37
Class Capacity
40
Wait List Total
0
Wait List Capacity
40