Legal Studies is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of law and society. The purpose of this multifaceted program is to develop the study of law within a liberal arts framework and to explore the myriad ways in which law is connected with other disciplines pertinent to an understanding of society.
Legal Studies supports a robust internship program including a popular judicial internship hosted by Judge Judd Carhart, and the major sustains a strong tradition in undergraduate Capstone honors research and writing.
Department of Political Science
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Amherst, MA 01003