POLĀ SCIĀ 2260 Law, Politics and Society: 3 semester hours

Prerequisites: POL SCI 1100 or POL SCI 1200 or consent of instructor. This course examines the ways in which law in America connects with politics and society. The course will cover the litigation process, access to the courts, how and why individuals and groups bring litigation to pursue political and policy goals, and how lawyers, judges and other political actors use law to solve policy problems. Attention will be placed on current legal policy issues facing American society.