Soc 4509 Home Calendar The Creative Option Policies About Your Instructor

SOCIOL 4509:
Sociology of Law

Autumn 2023 Calendar

This course meets
Wednesdays and Fridays 12:45pm - 2:05pm EST

This is a tentative reading list for the course.

Introduction to the Class & Introduction to the Sociology of Law

August 23/25


Durkheim and the Law

Aug 30/Sept 1

Durkheim - Introduction

September 6

Durkheim on Contracts and Property

Weber and the Law

September 8

Introduction to Weber

Sept 13/15

The Rationality and the Reasonable Man

September 20: Exam 1: Introduction, Chapters 1 & 2, and Assigned Readings.

Marx and the Law

September 22/27

Intro to Marx and the Law

September 29/October 4/6

Cooling the Mark

Sociological Jurisprudence

October 11/18

Legal Realism and CLS

October 20/25

CRT and Feminist Jurisprudence

Functionalism/Legal Evolution

October 27

Introduction to Functionalist Perspectives

November 1/3

Black's Theory of Law & Bridging the Gap between Sociology of Law and Jurisprudence: Natural Law/Positive Law/Morality and Law

November 3 8 - Exam 2:  Introduction, Chapters 3, 4, & 5, and Assigned Readings.

Legal Semiotics

November 15

Introduction to Legal Semiotics

November 17/29

Legal Semiotic Analysis

Postmodern Perspectives

November 29/December 1

Discourse Analysis

December 6

Quantum Legal Theory

December 11 at 1:00pm - Exam 3:  Introduction, Chapters 6 & 7, and Assigned Readings.
Link to University final exam schedule.


This syllabus is © 2023, Reiter. All rights reserved.