Department of Political Science

College of Letters & Science

PS 400 Social Science and Law

The goals of this class are to: (a) teach students how courts use social science to interpret and make law; and (b) examine how policymakers can use social science to reform the legal system. Students will read cases where courts apply social science. They will also read articles about judicial behavior and legal reform. 

Instructor(s): 
Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2016-2017
Day(s) of the Week: 
Wednesday
Start Time: 
8:00 AM
End Time: 
10:00 AM
Credits: 
3-4
New Course Number: 
400
Old Course Number: 
400
Course Level: 
Undergraduate