This course helps to shape students’ thinking about law in general instead of teaching them to analyze in detail various legislation and cases that fall under a specific area of law. Through this course, students will critically examine the nature of law, its role in society, different perspectives, and law critiques.
- Demonstrate a critical understanding of major legal theory schools that have influenced Western legal traditions including some Commonwealth Countries.
- Critically assess various and contrasting perspectives on law and participate in meaningful academic discussion in real-life contexts.
- Critically analyze the associations between law and society from various legal jurisprudential perspectives.
- Reflect on the importance of notions of rights and justice to the operations of laws.
- Construct coherent written and oral arguments about jurisprudence.