American Legal History
- Stephen B Presser - 312/503-8371 - Rubloff 229
- Rubloff Building 140 - MoTuWe 2:35PM - 3:30PM
Overview of classThis course examines topics in American legal history, from the seventeenth to the twentieth century. General themes pursued throughout include the significance of law in the structure of American social and economic institutions; the political, social and economic contexts of legislative and judicial action; jurisprudential ideologies; and the relationship of law to politics.
Registration RequirementsNo special registration requirements.
Teaching MethodClass participationDiscussionLecture
Evaluation MethodExam, final: 100% of final grade; self-scheduled three-hour exam.
Class Materials (Required)Stephen B. Presser & Jamil S. Zainaldin, Law and Jurisprudence in American History -- Cases and Materials (West Group, Seventh Edition, 2009).ISBN-13: 978-0314187833
Class AttributesOpen to First Year Students
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