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The University of Pittsburgh Law School is bringing HBO’s classic series “The Wire” to the classroom.

The 3-credit course, “Crime, Law and Society in ‘The Wire,’” will use the hit HBO drama to take a closer look at issues in the criminal justice system including drug enforcement, race, confessions, police manipulation of crime statistics, accountability in law enforcement and more.

The class will lead group discussions on episodes from the first two seasons as well as additional assigned topics.

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