CJ ST 332: Philosophy of Law
(Cross-listed with PHIL). (3-0) Cr. 3. F.S.
Prereq: 3 credits in philosophy
Extent of our obligation to obey the law; what constitutes just punishment; how much of the immoral should be made illegal? Relation of these questions to major theories of law and the state. Discussion of such concepts as coercion, equality, and responsibility.
The Criminal Justice program in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences offers a Bachelor of Arts degree and a minor in Criminal Justice.