University of Calgary

LWSO 415 - Socio-legal Issues in Contemporary Liberal Societies - Winter 2017

An examination of the ways in which fundamental premises of legal liberalism, such as fairness, equality, and individual liberty, intersect with each other and with other key social values and premises. Contemporary challenges that may be explored in this course include privacy, the nature of the rights attached to property, the different understandings of democracy operating in different countries, and the extent to which the state should support religion.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • Enrolment is restricted to students who have declared a Major in Law and Society. Registration information can be found on the Enrolment Services website


  • Law and Society 413.


  • Law and Society 412.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2018.
Powered by UNITIS. More features.