Rutgers University has a robust and wide-ranging curriculum in law and philosophy. Students with an interest in law and philosophy, whether they are law students or undergraduates or graduate students in philosophy, should consider the following courses.

Rutgers Law School Courses

Second- and Third-Year Courses:

Bioethics, Babies, and Babymaking

Contemporary Jurisprudence

Freedom of Expression in the 21st Century

Homeland Security and Counter-Terrorism Law

Law and Neuroscience

Law, Justice, and Society

Law, Religion, and Morality

Principles of Regulation

Tort Theory


Constitutional Theory

Criminal Law Theory

Global Equality

Law and the Brain

The Limits of Responsibility

The Right to Self-Defense

Theories of Intellectual Property

Rutgers-New Brunswick Philosophy Courses

Undergraduate Courses:


Current Moral and Social Issues

Environmental Ethics

Ethical Theory

Ethics and Pratical Reason

Ethics of War

Introduction to Ethics

Introduction to Social and Political Philosophy

Moral Responsibiity

Philosophy and the Law

Philosophy of Law

Topics in Moral Philosophy

Topics in Social and Political Philosohpy

Graduate Courses:

Advanced Topics: Ethics

Advanced Topics: Philosophy of Law

Survey in Value Theory

Social and Political Philosophy