Political theory is the backbone of our understanding of modern democracy and law. Political theory shapes the way democracies work ... from government to protest, from protest to revolution and back again. Understanding the foundations of politics and law requires understanding of their historical and social contexts.
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Your support is crucial helping students engage directly with the big questions at the intersection of politics, law, philosophy and history. Our students participate in lively debate and research and have access to a range of legal and judicial practicum and internship opportunities, including at federal and state courts.
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