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The Sociology of Law
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Westervelt, Saundra. 2010. “The Sociology of Law”. TRAILS: Teaching Resources and Innovations Library for Sociology, April. Washington DC: American Sociological Association.


What is "law"? Is justice blind? Do we want it to be? Do juries truly provide a "trial by
one's peers"? Does the legal system discriminate against people based on race, social
class, gender, age and the like? These are just a few of the questions that we will be
addressing during the course of the semester. My hope is that during this course...

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