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Fall 2017
Mar 07, 2021
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ENGL 34200 - Legal Fictions
Credit Hours: 3.00. This course explores legal conflicts through literature. It uses the narratives created by the cat-and-mouse of procedural dramas, emotionally charged trial scenes, and dramatic courtroom struggles, to introduce different schools of jurisprudence, and to critically examine the decisions made by those with social and legal governing power. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
3.000 Credit hours

Syllabus Available
Levels: Graduate, Professional, Undergraduate
Schedule Types: Distance Learning, Lecture

Offered By: College of Liberal Arts
Department: English

Course Attributes:
Upper Division

May be offered at any of the following campuses:     
      West Lafayette

Learning Outcomes: 1. Explain the intersections of legal and literary practice. 2. Define different schools or theories of jurisprudence. 3. Explain and analyze legal and cultural complexities. 4. Construct sustained and persuasive arguments based on textual evidence.


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