Course Code (cross-listed)
  • LS 300
  • SOC 370
Course Title Sociology of Law
Online Offers No offers currently scheduled.
Last offer: Winter 2014
Course Location Online
Credit Weight 0.5
Course Description

This course examines the social construction of law and its administration as a social process. Topics will include law as an instrument of social control and social change, legal culture, the identification and evaluation of criminal suspects, the trial process and the rights of special groups. The specific laws highlighted will vary.

Typical terms may not reflect online offerings.

Course Work and Exam Winter 2014 course outline (note 2)
Requisites

LS 300

  • Prerequisite: SOC 101/101R or SOC 120R; Level at least 3A

SOC 370

  • Prerequisite: SOC 101/101R or SOC 120R; Level at least 3A
System Requirements
  • A computer with Internet access is required for all online and multimodal courses. Please see the System Requirements.
Taught in English
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