Public Policy Program
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PPOL 207
Philosophy of Law

Analytical and normative investigation of legal concepts, emphasizing the application of those concepts in the U.S. legal system. Analysis and evaluation of the relation between laws and morals; the role of liberty and justice in constitutional decisions regarding free speech, privacy, and forms of discrimination; and the relation between legal systems and persons subject to those systems, focusing especially on the nature of criminal responsibility and the moral justification of punishment.

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Marc Joseph

Open to graduate students only.

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Last Updated: 7/12/17