Core Courses

Students are required to take six core courses, two in each of three thematic areas: theory, public law and institutions, and law and society.

Theory

  • LGST 105A Ancient Political Thought
  • LGST 105B Early Modern Political Thought
  • LGST 105C Modern Political Thought
  • LGST 106 Marxism as a Method
  • LGST 109 Legal Theory
  • LGST 128C Social History of Democracy: Anarchism and Indigenism
  • LGST 128J The World Jury on Trial
  • LGST 144 Topics in Social and Political Philosophy
  • LGST 146 Philosophy of Law
  • LGST 155 Topics in American Legal History: Making of American Constitutionalism
  • LGST 157 Political Jurisprudence
  • PHIL 140 History of Ethics
  • POLI 103 Feminist Interventions

Public Law and Institutions

  • LGST 111A Constitutional Law
  • LGST 111C Issues in Constitutional Law
  • LGST 115 Law and the Holocaust
  • LGST 116 Comparative Law
  • LGST 120C State and Capitalism in American Political Development
  • LGST 125 History of the U.S. Penal Culture
  • LGST 128 Poverty and Public Policy
  • LGST 128J The World Jury on Trial
  • LGST 128M International Law and Global Justice
  • LGST 131 Wildlife, Wilderness, and the Law
  • LGST 132 California Water Law and Policy
  • LGST 133 Law of Democracy
  • LGST 134 Congress: Representation and Legislation
  • LGST 135 Native Peoples Law
  • LGST 136 Federal Indian Law and International Comparative Indigenous People's Law
  • LGST 137 International Environmental Law and Policy
  • LGST 139 War Crimes
  • LGST 149 Environmental Law and Policy
  • LGST 152 Courts and Litigation
  • LGST 153 Immigration, Citizenship, and Law (LS or PLI)
  • LGST 155 Topics in American Legal History: Making of American Constitutionalism
  • LGST 156 Administrative Law and CHallenges of Regulation
  • LGST 159 Property and the Law
  • LGST 167 Politics of International Trade
  • LGST 171 Law of War
  • LGST 175 Human Rights
  • ENVS 140 National Environmental Policy
  • POLI 186 Global Health Politics

Law and Society

  • LGST 107 Political Morality of Survivorship and Recovery
  • LGST 108 Gender, Sexuality, and Law
  • LGST 110 Law and Social Issues
  • LGST 111B Civil Liberties
  • LGST 112 California Pasts
  • LGST 113 Gay Rights and the Law
  • LGST 114 Jews, Anti-Semitism, and the American Legal System
  • LGST 117 Sports, Law, and Politics
  • LGST 120B Society and Democracy in American Political Development
  • LGST 120C State and Capitalism in American Political Development
  • LGST 121 Black Politics and Federal Social Policy
  • LGST 122 The Sociology of Law
  • LGST 123 Law, Crime, and Social Justice
  • LGST 126 Law and Politics in Contemporary Japan and East Asian Societies
  • LGST 127 Drugs and Society
  • LGST 128I Race and Law
  • LGST 130 Inequality and Law
  • LGST 135 Native Peoples Law
  • LGST 138 Political Anthropology
  • LGST 142 Anthropology of Law
  • LGST 147A Psychology and Law
  • LGST 147B Psychology and Law
  • LGST 150 Children and the Law
  • LGST 151 Politics of Law
  • LGST 153 Immigration, Citizenship, and Law (LS or PLI)
  • LGST 154 The Legal Profession
  • LGST 155 Topics in American Legal History: Making of American Constitutionalism
  • LGST 158 Law and Politics of Memory (formerly Lgst 100)
  • LGST 160A Industrial Organization
  • LGST 162 Legal Environment of Business
  • LGST 169 Economic Analysis of the Law
  • LGST 173 Disability, Law, and Politics
  • LGST 183 Women in the Economy
  • LGST 185 Legal Studies Internship and Communit-Placement Seminar
  • ANTH 130C Politics and Culture in China
  • ANTH 187 Cultural Heritage in Colonial Contexts
  • ANTH 187B Cultural Resource Management
  • ART 175 Taking Art to the Streets
  • ART 181 Art & Politics
  • ART 186 Art & Globalization
  • FMST 112 Women and the Law
  • FMST 194O The Politics of Gender and Human Rights
  • HIST 110B Revolutionary America 1740-1815
  • LIT 168A The Culture of Islamic Law
  • LIT 168B Islamic Law and Society
  • LIT 189A De La Conquista a Sor Juana

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