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Courses - Spring 2018
MLAW
MPower Undergraduate Law Programs
MLAW150
Law in a Just Society
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Must be in the College Park Scholars - Justice and Legal Thought program.
An exploration of the theoretical questions relating to such fundamental questions of jurisprudence as "what is law?" and "how can law be deployed as both an enemy and ally of justice?
MLAW305
Law and Legal Institutions in Social Context
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Prerequisite: MLAW304.
Restriction: Must be a student in the Law and Society Minor.
An exploration of case law, statutes, and regulations separately and together in their social context.
An analysis of the legal institutions of law through a social lens focusing on judicial interpretation, case law, statutes and regulations.
MLAW358B
Selected Topics in Law and Society; Law, Lead Poisoning, Families and Communities
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
This seminar is about using law to remediate harms suffered by families and communities that are exposed to lead through sources such as water, paint and soil.? We will examine two recent situations in Flint, MI and Baltimore, MD and ask whether law could change any of the results.
MLAW358G
Selected Topics in Law and Society; Gender in the Legal Profession
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
An in depth analysis of the role that gender plays in the law and the legal profession.
MLAW388
Law and Society Internship
Credits: 1 - 4
Grad Meth: Reg
Restricted to students within the Law and Society minor.
MLAW404
Law & Society Capstone: Implications of Technology on Law & Society
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg
Restriction: Student must be enrolled in the Law and Society minor.
An exploration of the implications of technology on law and society from a variety of perspectives.Significant issues will be taken from contemporary scholarship and court cases.