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Law and Society

Law and Society is an interdisciplinary program that studies how legal and social systems are interconnected and how law is woven into communities. Questions asked include what happens when legal innovations and institutions succeed and when they fail and how do law and legal systems affect various aspects of life. The program offers students opportunities to consider and compare legal systems in North America, other parts of the world, and internationally. Although not a “pre-law” program, Law and Society will introduce legal, political, philosophical and sociological concepts and will invite students to investigate and reconsider their own beliefs and experiences.