May 06, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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LJC 2000 - Core Course in Law, Justice, & Culture

This is the core course of the Law, Justice & Culture certificate program. It exposes students to sociolegal study from an interdisciplinary perspective. Students learn about the intersection of law, justice, and culture with readings in anthropology, criminology, history, interdisciplinary arts, political science, social work, and sociology. The wide range of readings provides students with knowledge of varied approaches to the study of law while demonstrating a common appreciation of the mutually constitutive relation of law and society. Through active class discussion and engagement students form an intellectual community as part of the Center for Law, Justice & Culture’s certificate program.

Requisites: Admission to Law, Justice, and Culture Certificate Program
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 seminar
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to identify law’s formative and constitutive role in cultural life.
  • Students will comprehend how law shapes and mediates social interaction.
  • Students will gain a solid and fundamental interdisciplinary foundation in sociolegal study.
  • Students will understand the critical relation between law and power.

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