American research universities are the greatest in the world today. This course examines the history of the idea of a university, how they became preeminent and current threats to their quality. Focus will be on the value system and structures of the... (2 pts.)
This course will examine what it means to be a person in the eyes of the law. We will examine the rhetorical framing that infuses our conceptions of living subjects, legal persons, non-persons and things. The line between human and subhuman, or person... Learn more
A broad review of the relationship between formal legal institutions and the social and cultural factors that influence their development. Using historical, comparative and American legal materials, the course covers such topics as the cultural... Learn more
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