Wednesday, August 5, 2015

New Law School Courses Explore Nietzsche, Guns and Bible

A trip to a shooting range, a deep dive into Nietzsche and an exploration into what's ailing American cities. These are among the adventures that law school students can look forward to this fall.

The law school curricula is always evolving. There will always be courses on torts, property, civil procedure and other core subjects. But other offerings reflect the passions and problems of the day. Law Blog takes a look at some of the more unorthodox ones on the schedule this coming academic year.

• New York University's Barry Friedman is teaching a new course called "Democratic Policing" that looks at the "deep difficulties with policing in the United States" and the "failure of democratic processes and accountability."

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