History of American Law

Details

Course Code:
LAW 318
Units:
3
Grading:
Law Honors/Pass/R credit/Fail

Description

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. 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. Elements used in grading: Final exam or paper. Automatic grading penalty waived for writers. Cross-listed with History (HISTORY 152 – Consent of instructor required) & (HISTORY 352B).

Future Offerings

2015-2016 Winter

History of American Law LAW 318 Section 01 Class #15373

  • 3 Units
    • 1LJDOPEN

Notes: Extended Take-Home Exam. Open to First-Year JD Students.

History of American Law LAW 318 Section 02 Class #15374

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
    • 1LJDOPEN

Notes: Research Requirement for Law Degree. Open to First-Year JD Students.

Past Offerings

2014-2015 Winter

History of American Law LAW 318 Section 01 Class #29684

  • 3 Units
    • 1LJDOPEN

Notes: Extended Take-Home Exam. Open to First-Year JD Students.

History of American Law LAW 318 Section 02 Class #29685

  • 3 Units
  • Enrollment Limitations: Consent
    • 1LJDOPEN

Notes: Research Requirement for Law Degree. Open to First-Year JD Students.

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