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669 Jurisprudence (2)

This subject addresses the most important questions that apply to law and legal systems. Why does law exist? What are its functions? What are its purposes? How shall we think about the role of attorneys, judges, clients and other actors in law? How do we approach issues of meaning? Contrary to some misimpressions, the course actually applies practically in a host of ways, such as:

  1. how can one communicate with and persuade others with different plausibility structures and ways of thinking about law?
  2. how can one find motivation and meaning as a legal professional?;
  3. what are the (often hidden) assumptions embedded in arguments and assertions?
  4. how can I identify and address these assumptions? Jurisprudence explores these questions and more!

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