Engage in a dynamic study of how law and justice impact society
Our majors graduate with skills that can be applied to many professional roles — in addition to their subject matter knowledge of justice, law, and human and civil rights. Alumni currently work in non-governmental organizations (NGOs), law, policy, education, technology, and human rights.
A law, societies and justice degree can lead to a career as a(n):
- Marketing specialist
- International program coordinator
- Public policy analyst
- Public defender
- Community advocate
View law, rights, and justice through a global lens
We encourage students to explore law, rights, and justice in multiple social contexts. Our study abroad programs and experiential learning opportunities give students the chance to learn about these issues in varied and new contexts. These experiences challenge preconceptions and deepen our understanding of our complex social world.
Find Yourself in Law, Societies & Justice
Examine law, legal institutions, rights, and justice around the world. Explore how concepts of rights shape contemporary conflicts.
Department of Law, Societies & Justice Stories
In the Honors course "Abolishing Poverty," students untangle the interwoven complexities that lead to impoverishment.
As an undergrad interested in criminal justice, Anthony Stokes has visited prisons, met with incarcerated men, and worked on court cases.