Legal Terminology (CLAS 107.3)

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CLAS 107 01 September 2018 Lewis Stiles
CLAS 107 01 September 2017 Lewis Stiles
CLAS 107 01 September 2016 Lewis Stiles


Students learn most of the hundreds of Latinate word parts most commonly found in the polysyllabic vocabulary of contemporary English Legal Terminology, along with strategies for generating useful translations of the tens of thousands of complex English words made from them and the concepts they entail.Students will also learn about the changes such word parts have undergone since Roman times, and the linguistic principles governing those changes.


Students with credit for CLAS 101.3 may not take this course for credit.

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