Jurisprudence, Law and Justice Studies

Jurisprudence, law and justice studies is a minor at Hamilton. Your coursework will provide you with a foundation for understanding how the theory, practice and meaning of law stimulates civic engagement. Expect to find classes as varied as Genetics and Society, and Seminar in War Powers – Law, Policy and Practice.

Morolake Thompson '14 hosts "To Africa and Back" as part of a Black History Month celebration

A student’s discovery: a passion for law, social policy

Through jurisprudence, law and justice studies and other coursework, Morolake Thompson ’14 realized that her interest in the law tilted toward social policy and away from a career as an attorney. Thompson, who is a sociology major, plans to land a job or fellowship after graduation and eventually intends to go to graduate school.

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