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Justice and Law Track

Justice Scale

The Justice and Law track examines the ethical issues that underpin the relationship between citizens and government as well as legal institutions and policies that arise as a result of governance.

Political Science Courses

POLISCI 29N: Mixed-Race Politics and Culture
POLISCI 31N: Political Freedom: Rights, Justice, and Democracy in the Western Tradition
POLISCI 31Q: Justice and the City
POLISCI 102: Politics and Public Policy
POLISCI 103/336S: Justice
POLISCI 114D/314D: Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law
POLISCI 122: Introduction to American Law
POLISCI 125P: The First Amendment: Freedom of Speech and Press
POLISCI 126P: Constitutional Law
POLISCI 127A: Finance and Society for non-MBAs
POLISCI 128F/128S: The Constitution: A Brief History
POLISCI 130: 20th Century Political Theory: Liberalism and It's Critics
POLISCI 131A: The Ethics and Politics of Collective Action
POLISCI 131L: Modern Political Thought: Machiavelli to Marx to Mill
POLISCI 132A: The Ethics of Elections
POLISCI 133: Ethics and Politics of Public Service
POLISCI 134L: Introduction to Environmental Ethics
POLISCI 134P: Contemporary Moral Problems
POLISCI 135: Citizenship
POLISCI 135D: Ethics of Democratic Citizenship
POLISCI 136R/336: Introduction to Global Justice
POLISCI 137A/337A: Political Philosophy: The Social Contract Tradition
POLISCI 211A: Special Topics: Humanizing War
POLISCI 213S: A Post American Century? American Foreign Policy in a Uni-Multi-unipolar World
POLISCI 215D: Special Topics: Dilemmas of Democracy and Security in Israel and the Middle East**
POLISCI 221A: American Political Development, 1865-present
POLISCI 222S: Topics in Constitutional History
POLISCI 225C: Fixing US Politics: Political Reform in Principle and Practice
POLISCI 226/326: Race and Racism in American Politics**
POLISCI 225L/325L: Law and the New Political Economy
POLISCI 226U: Approaches to American Legal History**
POLISCI 230A/330A: Classical Seminar: Origins of Political Thought
POLISCI 231/331: High-Stakes Politics: Case Studies in Political Philosophy, Institutions, and Interests
POLISCI 232T/332T: The Dialogue of Democracy
POLISCI 233: Justice and Cities
POLISCI 234: Democratic Theory
POLISCI 234P/334P: Deliberative Democracy and It's Critics
POLISCI 236/236S: Theories and Practices of Civil Society, Philanthropy, and the Nonprofit Sector
POLISCI 238R: The Greeks and the Rational: Deliberation, Strategy, and Choice in Ancient Greek Political Thought
POLISCI 327C: Law of Democracy
POLISCI 333M: Research and Methods in Political Theory
**Course no longer offered

Pre-Approved Courses

course number course name
COMM 130N The Idea of a Free Press**
CSRE 203A The Changing Face of America: Building Leaders for Civil Rights and Education**
CSRE 220 Public Policy Institute
History of School Reform: Origins, Policies, Outcomes, and Explanations
HISTORY 152/352B History of American Law
(REES 304G)
War and Society
HISTORY 252/352 Originalism and the American Constitution: History and Interpretation
HUMBIO 173 Science, Innovation and the Law
INTNLREL 140A International Law and International Relations
LAW 2519
(Formerly LAW 437)
Water Law
OSPCPTWN 45 Transitional Justice and Transformation Debates in South Africa
OSPFLOR 12 Constituting a Republic: Machiavelli, Madison, and Modern Issues
OSPFLOR 43 Machiavelli**
OSPOXFRD 18 Making Public Policy: An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Politics, and Economics**
OSPOXFRD 24 British and American Constitutional Systems in Comparative Perspective**
Introduction to Moral Philosophy
PHIL 20S Introduction to Moral Philosophy
PUBLPOL 106/206
(ECON 154)
Law and Economics
PUBLPOL 132/232 The Politics of Policy Making
SIW 105 Education Policy
SIW 106 Criminal Justice Policy
SIW 107 Civil Rights Law
SOC 136/236 Sociology of Law
THINK 19 Rules of War
THINK 42 Thinking Through Africa: Perspectives on Health, Wealth, and Well-Being
THINK 47 Inventing Government: Ancient and Modern
(CSRE 149A, SOC 149/249)
The Urban Underclass
  **Course no longer offered