Spring 2009 - American Legal History
Credit Hours: 3 Course ID: 397S Unique # 28720
|W||3:30 - 5:20 pm||JON 6.203|
This course is restricted to upper division students only.
You must have at least 43 credit hours to register.
The seminar will cover a selection of topics in American legal history starting at the early nineteenth century formative era and ending with the appearance of legal realism. The subject matter will include historical perspectives on a variety of doctrinal fields as well as on legal theory and the legal profession. The readings will introduce competing alternative methodologies for writing legal history and different general interpretations of the development of American law.
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