Jurisprudence, Law and Justice Studies

You can minor in jurisprudence, law and justice studies at Hamilton, and your coursework will aim to provide you with a foundation to understand how the theory, practice and meaning of law stimulates civic engagement. Expect classes such 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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