L6125 Anthropology and the Law

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
None

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Use of cultural assumptions in legal analysis and adjudication
  • Use of comparative examples for legal analysis
  • Historical development of legal systems
  • Training in lawyers’ interactions with social science expert witnesses and literature

Secondary Goals

  • To familiarize American law students with a wide range of comparative examples and non-American students with an appreciation of the socio-cultural context of much of American legal thinking.

General Information

Type: Lecture
Level: Upperclass