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Spring 2022 Course

The History of Law in Europe

Prerequisites: None

Exam Type: No Exam

This is a discussion class on the history of law in Europe (including both England and the Continent, as well as Europe’s overseas domains) from the fall of the Roman Empire (5th century) to the establishment of the European Community (20th century). Organized chronologically, it engages with the sources and nature of Law, the organization of legal systems and the relationship between law and society, law and law-maker, law and the legal professions.

Note: This course is jointly-offered with FAS as HIST 1921. It will meet on the FAS campus.