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Unformatted text preview: LAW AND SOCIETY 790:340 Rutgers University, Spring 2009 Hall, Art History Hall, Room 200 T-Th 3:55 to 5:15 p.m. Prof. Wollenberg Email: [email protected] Office hours: Tues. and Thurs., 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., Hickman Hall Room 404 Tues. and Course web site: Law and Society at sakai.rutgers.edu Course description We will examine the social, cultural, and political significance of the law and the judicial system by looking at the nature of law, the intersection of law and morality, and the social purposes of the criminal justice system. Throughout the semester, we'll be discussing some provocative and controversial topics, and our discussions may elicit some passionate debates. We can argue and discuss these topics vigorously, but I trust we will all remain civil and respectful, even toward those whose opinions we do not share. CLASS REQUIREMENTS Class attendance and participation Attendance makes up 5 percent of your grade. I will send around a sign-in sheet every session, and will consider any attempts to sign in someone other than yourself a case of academic dishonesty. M...
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This note was uploaded on 07/25/2009 for the course 790 340 taught by Professor Wollenberg during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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