Law and Social Thought

Welcome to the Program in Law and Social Thought!

The Program in Law and Social Thought is the only program of its kind in the state universities of Ohio. The program is based on the view that the study of law and justice is best pursued when located within a rich humanistic and social scientific tradition. LST's faculty promote sustained reflection on the fundamental yet contestable values that shape the requirements of citizenship in contemporary democracy. LST can also develop an appreciation for the connections among various academic disciplines and their convergence on issues of law and its relation to morality, politics, language, history, and power. And LST emphasizes the arts of critical and creative thinking that can support its graduates in a lifetime of work, service, and study.

LST's Program is designed to enhance student participation in the experience of learning. To that end, we have designed an innovative curriculum involving members of UT's excellent faculty from many disciplines in the Arts and Sciences. Feel free to contact us about the major or minor if you have any questions or if you would like to discuss your options.

LST is a founding member of the Consortium of Undergraduate Law and Justice Programs.

Last Updated: 6/30/19