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Fall 2012
5374 American Legal History - PALMER- 12575

Professor(s): Robert Palmer (FACULTY)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Law And Society/ Interdisciplinary 

Time: 2:30p-4:00p  TTh  Location: 3  BLB

Course Outline: Survey of American Legal and Constitutional History, primarily from 1776 to 1940, with an emphasis on rights, federalism (both state and federal constitutional law), and constitutional ideas embedded in the common law.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus (pdf)

Course Notes: This course is cross-listed with the History Department. This course will meet at the Law Center.  


First Day Assignments: English Heritage: Presser & Zainaldin, Prologue, Sections A and B; Colonial Background: P & Z, Chapter 1, Sections A and B

Final Exam Schedule: 12/11 2-5pm  111 TU2    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

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