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American Legal History

This 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. Text: Stephen B. Presser & Jamil S. Zainaldin, Law and Jurisprudence in American History -- Cases and Materials (West Group, Sixth Edition, 2006). Teaching Method: Socratic


Catalog Number: LAWSTUDY 920
Practice Areas: Legal History
Additional Course Information: Open to First Year Students ,  Perspective Elective


Course History

Spring 2014
Title: American Legal History
Faculty: Presser, Stephen B. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 55



Spring 2013
Title: American Legal History
Faculty: Presser, Stephen B. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 0



Fall 2012
Title: American Legal History
Faculty: Lash, Kurt T.
Section: 1     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 36



Spring 2012
Title: American Legal History
Faculty: Presser, Stephen B. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 0



Spring 2011
Title: American Legal History
Faculty: Koppelman, Andrew M. (courses  |  homepage)
Section: 1     Type: Lecture     Credits: 3.0
Capacity: 65     Actual: 27