Justice and Law Track

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.

For 2020-21 courses offered for this track, please navigate to the Current Courses page.

 

Political Science Courses

TITLE
POLISCI 29N: Mixed-Race Politics and Culture
POLISCI 31N: Political Freedom: Rights, Justice, and Democracy in the Western Tradition
POLISCI 31Q: Justice and Cities
POLISCI 102: Introduction to American Politics and Policy: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly (formerly 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 127A: Finance and Society for non-MBAs
POLISCI 128F/128S: The Constitution: A Brief History**
POLISCI 130: 20th Century Political Theory: Liberalism and its Critics
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 134: Ethics for Activists
POLISCI 134E/338: Universal Basic Income: the philosophy behind the proposal
POLISCI 134L: Introduction to Environmental Ethics
POLISCI 134P: Contemporary Moral Problems
POLISCI 135: Citizenship
POLISCI 135E/235E: Philosophy of Public Policy
POLISCI 136R/336: Introduction to Global Justice
POLISCI 137A/337A: Political Philosophy: The Social Contract Tradition
POLISCI 182: (formerly POLISCI 181) Ethics, Public Policy, and Technological Change
POLISCI 211A: Special Topics: Humanizing War**
POLISCI 221A: American Political Development, 1865-present**
POLISCI 222S: Topics in Constitutional History**
POLISCI 225L/325L: Law and the New Political Economy
POLISCI 226A: The Changing Face of America
POLISCI 228C: Law and Politics of Bureaucracy
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 its 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
POLISCI 338B: Unequal Relationships
POLISCI 432R: Selections in Modern Political Thought
**Course no longer offered

Pre-Approved Courses

course number course name
COMM 130N The Idea of a Free Press**
CSRE 220 Public Policy Institute
EDUC 220D
(HISTORY 258E)
History of School Reform: Origins, Policies, Outcomes, and Explanations
HISTORY 152/352B History of American Law
HISTORY 204G/304G
(REES 304G)
War and Society**
HISTORY 252/352 Originalism and the American Constitution: History and Interpretation**
HUMBIO 173
(PUBLPOL 173)
Science, Innovation and the Law
INTLPOL 280
(ETHICSOC 280, HUMRTS 103, INTNLREL 180A)
Transitional Justice, Human Rights, and International Criminal Tribunals
INTNLREL 140A International Law and International Relations
LAW 2519 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**
OSPFLOR 65 Exclusion/Inclusion Processes of Migrants in Italian Society
OSPOXFRD 18 Making Public Policy: An Introduction to Political Philosophy, Politics, and Economics**
OSPOXFRD 24 British and American Constitutional Systems in Comparative Perspective**
OSPSANTG 20 Comparative Law & Society: Conflicts in the Structuring of Democratic Polities across Latin America
PHIL 2
(ETHICSOC 20)
Introduction to Moral Philosophy
PHIL 175W/275W
(ETHICSOC 175W)
Law and Philosophy
PHIL 179W/279W
(CSRE 179W, ETHICSOC 179W)
Du Bois and Democracy
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
URBANST 112
(CSRE 149A, SOC 149/249)
The Urban Underclass
  **Course no longer offered