LAW 3210 - International Law

Prerequisite: Any WC&IL II course with a grade of C- or better.

An examination of the nature and function of international law in international politics. The course conceptualizes a “community of nations,” and concentrates on principles of, norms in, and the specific role of international law. Specific cases are analyzed.

Credit: 3


LAW 3410 - Constitutional Law

Prerequisite: Any WC&IL II course with a grade of C- or better

A survey of Constitutional law and key legal cases. Issues include: Federalism and the Federalist Papers; origin and development of doctrine of judicial review, separation of powers and delegation of legislative power, constitutional powers of the president, state and federal power compared, commerce power of the federal government and power to tax and spend, procedural and substantive due process, the Bill of Rights and the 14th Amendment, rights of persons accused of crimes, equal protection of law, and future trends.

Credit: 3


LAW 3610 - Family Law

Prerequisite: Any WC&IL II course with a grade of C- or better.

An examination of how the judicial system deals with such family issues as spouse and child abuse, divorce, custody and support payments. Both civil and criminal law issues are covered.

Credit: 3


LAW 3710 - Administrative Law

Prerequisite: Any WC&IL II course with a grade of C- or better.

A seminar dealing with law and litigation connected with the public bureaucracy at all levels: local, state, and federal. The principal motifs of the course relate to the tremendous expansion of the public sector in the past few decades and the consequent proliferation of administrative regulations and problems deriving therefrom. Representative units include: ratemaking; recruitment procedures; the separation of powers doctrine; the right to a hearing; and environment and safety concerns.

Credit: 3