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3551. Topics in U.S. Legal History

3.00 credits | May be repeated for credit.

Prerequisites: Open to juniors or higher.

Grading Basis: Graded

Introduction to legal culture and appellate case materials from the eighteenth through the twentieth centuries. Topics include: child custody and family law, the courts' role in industrial development, the law of slavery and freedom in the North, and various aspects of civil rights.

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