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LES 454 - Law and Literature

Campus: Springfield


This course explains important aspects of the law through close readings of literary texts. Through these texts, we will address legal theory, ethics and history, black letter law, legal controversies regarding race, gender, sexuality, and whether or not there is a moral obligation to obey the law. We will read several novels, short stories, and plays in addition to short excerpts from secondary sources such as legal cases, theoretical and philosophical texts and popular culture.

Special Instructions:

Restricted to graduate students.

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall , Summer

Option 2

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall , Summer


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