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An examination of law as a ubiquitous and ongoing process in society. This course will consider broad interdisciplinary perspectives and models in law and society studies with special attention to social contexts, specific readings and case studies related to major law and society themes, and contemporary debates related to legal issues. Visits to El Paso County courts will include data collection on behalf of local court watch organizations Meets the Critical Perspectives: Social Inequality requirement. (Not offered 2020-21).
Prerequisite: Any 100-level Sociology course or consent of instructor.