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Legal Studies Professors Speak Out

Read the statement that Legal Studies professors issued regarding President Trump's Executive Order banning nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries from entering the United States.

New standalone major option began Fall 2016

Review the differences between the Adjunct Major and the new Standalone Major

New minor requirements began Fall 2016

Review the changes to the Minor

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Congratulations to Zachary Sommers!

Tuesday, May 23, 12:00 PM
A Graduate Fellow in Legal Studies, Zachary (Sociology), won the "Outstanding Graduate Student Teacher" award for the 2016-17 school year! Cheers to Zach!
We were joined by Dr. Novak (Charles F. and Edith J. Clyne Professor of Law, University of Michigan) - an award-winning legal scholar and historian teaching in the fields of legal history, legislation, and regulation. His research interests focus on the history of the modern American regulatory state.
Hasen joined us for this year's Law in Motion theme, "The Past, Present and Future of American Elections". University of California, Irving, Professor Richard Hasen will discuss "Race or Party, Party as Race, or Party All the Time: Three Uneasy Approaches to Conjoined Polarization in Redistricting and Voting Cases." He gave his talk "Race or Party, Party as Race, or Party All the Time: Three Uneasy Approaches to Conjoined Polarization in Redistricting and Voting Cases".