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Spring 2024 Seminar

Equity and Public Law

Prerequisites: Enrollment is by permission and limited to upper-level students. Interested students should send a resume and one-paragraph statement of interest to Ellen Keng ( by January 1.

Exam Type: No Exam

We will study rhetoric and its techniques in law and politics, including constitutional debates, judicial opinions, political crises, and other contexts. Readings will emphasize primary sources (historical and literary) from the classical, medieval and modern traditions, rather than secondary analysis.