Portland-State-University 2014-2015 Bulletin

PS 325U Politics and the Legal Enforcement of Morals

Critical examination of law as a mechanism for the enforcement of moral standards. The limits of law and political authority more generally are explored through an analysis of specific problem areas associated with the legal enforcement of morality. These include, but are not limited to: the use of criminal justice to enforce standards of conventional morality, political tolerance, civil disobedience, and the politics of law and order.




Recommended prerequisite: PS 221.
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  • 300