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JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY

JLC-411
Topics in Legal History (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics vary by section, may be repeated for credit with different topic. An introduction to the comparative study of legal history with a primary focus on the civil and common law traditions. Topics investigate the relational character of law in different settings and periods through diverse modes of historical and theoretical analysis. Usually offered every fall. Prerequisite: JLC-110 or JLC-202.

JLC-411
001
JUSTICE, LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY
SPRING 2016

Course Level: Undergraduate

Topics in Legal History (3)

Legal History Seminar

In this course students are expected to design their own research project and write a substantial essay on their choice of topics in legal history, subject to the instructor's approval. The seminar is organized around a series of incremental steps through different phases of the research and writing process. To help prepare students, it also provides an introduction to methodologies and perspectives in legal history. Meets with JLC-606 001.