Courses 2008 - 2009
LAW B 577 Law, Literature, And Film Seminar
Credits: 2-4, Variable
An examination of literary and cinematic portrayals of, and issues important to law, lawyers and the legal system. Students will consider both portrayals purporting to depict accurately the character of lawyers or the efficacy of the legal system, and works envisioning lawyers and the legal system in "better world." Students are required to keep and submit weekly journals and make an in-class presentation. Class participation is expected and will count in final grade. A paper is required. Enrollment is limited to 20 students.