English Legal History to 1776

Information Introduction

Section 1, Fall 24

Schedule Information

Enrollment: 5/6
Credits: 3
Days Time Room Start Date End Date




1400-1515 SL107A

Course Description

This lecture course covers the development of legal institutions, legal ideas, and legal principles from the medieval period to the 18th century, emphasizing the impact of transformations in politics, society, and thought on the major categories of English law: property, torts and contracts, corporations, family law, constitutional and administrative law, and crime.

Course Requirements

Exam Information

Final Type (if any): Flex

Description: The exam will have two components: a take-home exam consisting of two essays (approx. 2000 words each); and a 30-minute oral exam. The exam will be available via the University's Collab system (not EXPO) shortly after the conclusion of the course (details/instructions to be announced by the Professor).

Written Work Product


Other Course Details

Prerequisites: None Concurrencies: None

Exclusive With: None

Laptops Allowed: Yes

First Day Attendance Required: No

Course Resources: To be announced.

Course Notes: This course will meet on Central Grounds (currently assigned to Claude Moore Nursing Educ 1110). Because the course is hosted by the History Dept/Graduate School of Arts & Sciences (GSAS), the History Department's academic calendar governs the course. As a "cross-listed" course with the History Department, the number of seats in this LAW class reflect only a portion of the seats in the class.

Graduation Requirements

Satisfies Understanding Bias/Racism/Cross-Cultural Competency requirement: No

Satisfies Writing Requirement: No

Credits For Prof. Skills Requirement: No

Satisfies Professional Ethics: No

Additional Course Information

Schedule No.: 124820921

Modified Type: Lecture

Cross Listed: Yes

Cross-Listed Course Mnemonic: HIEU 9027(Class No. 20073)

Waitlist Count: 0

Concentrations: Legal History

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