JURI-4486EL – Legal Professions

The course is designed to give students a general understanding of the circumstances under which modern law firms function with reference to concepts like specialization, marginalization and stratification. Themes explored may include the impact an expansion of state structures had historically on the profession, the legal construction of gender and family, the relationship between the legal profession and the economy, the difference between professional ideals and professional reality, judges and the process of judicial selection, and the impact the growth of the modern law firm had on lawyers. PREREQ: JURI 2106, 2107, 2136, 2426, 3126 (min. 60%) & permission of chair and instructor. (lec 3) cr 3




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