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Fall 2022 Course

Legal History: English Legal History

Prerequisite: None

Exam Type: No Exam

An introduction to the history of law and legal institutions in England from the Anglo-Saxons to the seventeenth century. The principal focus will be on the development of private law. No previous background in English legal history will be assumed. A short paper is required and and two final essays, something like a take-home exam.

Note: This course is jointly listed with FAS as Medieval Studies 117.