Law and Literature
- Class number: 21840
- Term: Spring 2011
Looks at the intersection of law and literature, and more generally law and art in several ways. Topics include: (1) the right to creative expression under the Constitution, including consideration of the notion of pornography and critical responses (feminist, conservative, and other) to artistic 'license;' (2) theories of interpretation, including the comparison of literary and legal texts as communicative and expressive media; (3) the forms and limits of artistic approaches to legal and political issues, including novels, short stories and movies.
- Date: Tuesday, Thursday 1:30-3:30PM
- Location: LB422
- Catalog number-Section number: 7891-01
- Course Type: Seminar
- Prerequisites: May Satisfy Writing Req.
- Credits (min/max): 3/3
- Notes: Course meets for the first 7 weeks of the term.
- Enrollment status: Closed
- Current enrollment/capacity: 19/18
- Reserve population/capacity: 0/0
- Waitlist enrollment/capacity: 10/50
- Grade basis: Graded
- Satisifies Writing Requirement: UCWR
- Exam type: NO EXAM