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History of American Law

This course examines the growth and development of American legal institutions with particular attention to crime and punishment, slavery, and race relations, the role of law in developing the economy, and the place of lawyers in American society, from colonial times to the present. Any student may write a paper in lieu of the final exam with consent of instructor. Special Instructions: Any student may write a paper in lieu of the final exam with consent of instructor. After the term begins, students accepted into the course can transfer from section (01) into section (02), which meets the R requirement, with consent of the instructor. This course is cross-listed with HISTORY 152 (consent of instructor required) & HISTORY 352B. Automatic grading penalty waived for writers. Elements used in grading: Final exam or paper. (Cross-listed as HIST 352B)

2013-2014 Spring
03/31/2014 - 05/30/2014 Mon ,Tue ,Wed 10 AM - 11:00 AM at Law95
Instructors: Lawrence M. Friedman
Notes: Extended Take-Home Exam.
03/31/2014 - 05/30/2014 Mon ,Tue ,Wed 10 AM - 11:00 AM
Instructors: Lawrence M. Friedman
Notes: Research Requirement for Law Degree.

Instructors for this course

Lawrence M. Friedman
Robert W. Gordon