What comes under the heading "law" and how does it relate to justice and social order? In this two session sequence we will get some vocabulary, draw some boundaries around the territory we are calling "legal," and introduce a way of thinking about the outcomes - justice and social order - that we expect law to produce.


  • TBD. Basic Overview of American legal system
  • World Justice Project. 2016. Rule of Law Index, pp. 4-5, 9-17.
  • Hadfield, G. 2017. Rules for a Flat World, excerpts.

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