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Dr. Herbert Haines
Sharon Steadman (Acting)
Moffett Center, Room 2120
Phone: 607-753-2726
Fax: 607-753-5973
8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday through Friday
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SOC 375 - Sociology of Law

Law is analyzed with respect to its functions as a means of social control and its relationships with other social institutions. Topics include an interdisciplinary survey of jurisprudence, the natural law approach versus legal and cultural realism, law as a source of crime, the administration of justice, and law in non-Western cultures. Category A. Prerequisite: SOC 100 or 150 or ANT 102. (3 cr. hr.)

Frequency code B = offered at least once per year
Additional frequency code descriptions can be found in the Terminology Guide.