INTRODUCTION TO LEGAL STUDIES
Session
Full Term Session
Class Number
27741
Career
Undergraduate
Dates
1/19/2021 - 5/1/2021
Units
3 units
Grading
LG/SNC Elective Basis
Description
Provides students with an overview of the structure and operation of American law and legal systems. Offers examples of the type of topics treated in depth in substantive legal studies courses. Introduces the student to the nature, functions, limitations, and operations of law as an institution in modern society. Various jurisprudential approaches are examined, and selected problems of law, power, morality and social and economic stratification are studied. Heavy emphasis is placed on the institution. Various empirical studies of the law in action will be examined.
Class Attributes
Online
Class Notes

This is a CGS web course delivered entirely online through the CANVAS learning management system (LMS). The course consists of a combination of online and off-line activities and participation in asynchronous and/or synchronous meetings and discussions. Online interaction is required each week as outlined in the class syllabus and schedule. Students must have reliable internet access to take this course. Students complete the course requirements within one term and move through the course materials as a cohort.

The planned operational modality for this class is REMOTE. For more information please visit http://www.provost.pitt.edu/students/student-success-flexpitt/flex-pitt-guarded-risk-posture-all-students-remote/

Class Details
Instructor(s)
Meghan Scahill
Meets
TBA
Meeting Dates
01/19/2021 - 05/01/2021
Room
WEB Based Class
Campus
Pittsburgh Campus
Location
Pittsburgh Campus
Components
Lecture Required
Textbooks/Materials
Textbooks to be determined
Enrollment Restrictions
College of General Studies
Available Seats: 0
Class Availability
Status
Closed
Seats Taken
25
Seats Open
0
Class Capacity
25
Unrestricted Seats
0
Restricted Seats
0
Wait List Total
1
Wait List Capacity
20