Critical examination of developments in analytic and normative jurisprudence. Delineating the contours of classical and contemporary concerns, the seminar will culminate in an analysis of a spectrum of issues such as justice, rights, responsibility, equality, community, democratization. These issues will be examined within the framework of concrete problems.
Amartya Sen: Development as Freedom
Please contact Prof. Obiora for details re writing assignments, which will be added to this course description shortly.
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Optional Take-Home exam.
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Continuous assessment based on journals, class participation and optional final paper or exam.
Students may take this course for substantial paper credit. Students wishing to do so should sign up for Law 696N, Section 7. Students writing a substantial paper must submit three full drafts (including the final draft) of a paper, with the final paper of publishable quality. In addition, students taking the class for substantial paper credit will be required to make an oral presentation during the semester on the topic of their paper.