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Legal philosophy 406 (6 points)


Leader: Professor Jeff Goldsworthy

Clayton First semester 2003 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2004 (Day)

Synopsis: Legal positivism - classical and contemporary, inclusive and exclusive; natural law theory; Dworkin's legal theory; perspectives on law - liberalism, feminism, critical legal studies; the obligation to obey the law.

Assessment: Written research assignment (3000 words): 40% + Final open-book examination (2 hours; 30 minutes reading/ noting time): 60%

Contact Hours: Three hours of lectures per week

Prerequisites: LAW2200

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