2020-2021 Undergraduate Bulletin

HIS 344 Topics in Legal History

3 hours 

Topics in Legal History invites students to engage with the history of law and legal systems. The specific topics will vary by semester, according to the specific expertise of the faculty. Using the disciplinary tools of a historian, in each of these courses, students will draw upon primary law texts as well as a range of other sources on topics such as slavery, human rights, and gender studies. The course will focus on seeking out how to understand both the historical context of legal ideas and also how using legal sources can enrich our understanding of the past.




ENG 201