PHI234/POL312 - Spring 2016

Philosophy of Law/Jurisprudence

What makes a written text a piece of law? Are laws human conventions? How should judges decide difficult cases? Why should we obey the law? Should we obey immoral laws? How many errors does the criminal justice system make? What is a tolerable margin of error? How should errors be managed?

Time and Venue

MW 12:30-1:45 in C-349

Office Hours

MW 2:00-3:00 in C-365