Nov 19, 2019  
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Supplemental Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

JUS 3346 - Sociology of Law

Credits: 3 hrs
This course focuses on the sociological understanding of law.  It will link the study of law with such core sociological issues as social change and stability, order and disorder, the relationship in law, and their consequences, legal definitions of deviancy and their consequences, introduction to theories of punishment the sociology of the legal profession, and the functions of legal institutions and law-related structures and processes.  course content targets systems of law with emphasis on the United State.  Both empirical and qualitative models of sociological analysis of law will be scrutinized and evaluated within the curriculum.