Fall 2014
    Law No.: LAW9152
    Sched. No.: 114821042

African-American Lawyers from the Civil War to the Present*
Section 1
Hylton, Joseph G.

Administrative Information:
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Days, Times (Room):M, 1540-1740 (WB129)
Capacity:16 **This information is current as of 05/29/2015 06:15:08 AM**
Current Enrollment:13 **This information is current as of 05/29/2015 06:15:08 AM**

Course Description:

This seminar explores the history of the African-American lawyer from the nineteenth century to the present. Special attention is given to the place of the black lawyer in the African-American community, the relationship of black lawyers to the larger predominantly white legal community, and the role of black lawyers in the Civil Rights Movement. Readings will be drawn from a variety of primary and secondary sources. Each student will prepare a substantial research paper and make a presentation to the seminar.

COURSE REQUIREMENT: A substantial research paper

This course is on the approved upper-level writing requirement course list.