Jurisprudence, Law and Justice Studies
The goal of Hamilton's Jurisprudence, Law and Justice Studies Program is to provide students with the analytical and empirical foundation to understand how the theory, practice and meaning of law stimulates civic engagement.
Although their prominence in the curriculum has varied throughout the years, courses engaging jurisprudence, justice and the examination of law in social life have had a place at Hamilton since the 1830s. The minor concentration in Jurisprudence, Law and Justice Studies (JLJS) establishes a curricular home for such courses, in keeping with the College’s liberal arts mission and with the goal of advancing a number of pedagogic aims. More ...
Conducting research, either through collaboration with a faculty
member or independently, is key to helping you integrate what
you have learned in the classroom.