2016-2017

Legal Studies (LGLS)

Courses

LGLS 543. Legal Ethics. 3 Credit Hours.

Thinking deeply about the nature of "the Good" is the starting point for investigating the purposes of law. To This end, Legal Ethics introduces the student to the leading ethical systems that have guided human thought about the Good. Using examples from both U.S. and international law, the course helps the student to integrate an understanding of ethical systems and theories of moral development into the study of law broadly considered. This is a 500 level graduate content course. Permission of the instructor is required.
Session Cycle: Spring
Yearly Cycle: Annual.

LGLS 597. Directed Graduate Study in Legal Studies. 3 Credit Hours.

This course is an opportunity to do independent, in-depth study or research for graduate school credit. The student works on an individual basis under the direction of a member of the Legal Studies faculty. The main requirement of the course is the development of a substantial paper or project. This is a 500 level graduate course. Permission of instructor is required.