The minor in legal studies provides an interdisciplinary curriculum through which students may explore the different ways societies use legal ideas, policies, institutions, and processes to pursue both justice and order. This minor is an excellent complement to the study of politics, international relations, philosophy, sociology, and environmental studies.
Lake Forest students interested in law, environmental policy, social service, and other fields find the Legal Studies Program gives them the background in politics, philosophy, and writing to excel in law school and other careers.
Notes from Abroad is a new feature on the Off-Campus Programs website, in which we highlight small snippets of a student’s experience. This week’s feature is from Finn Bunta ’18 a Political Science major and minor in Legal Studies and Math is currently studying abroad with SIT Peace and Conflict Studies in the Balkans (Serbia, Bosnia, Kosovo).
An opinion piece in Newsweek by Assistant Professor of Politics Michael Hartney asks to what extent changes in labor laws will have an effect on electoral politics.