Harvard University, HLS

Spring 2015










#Legal History: English Legal History

Professor Donahue

Catalog Number: 2370
3 credits (spring term).
M., W. at 11:10–12, Tue. 10:15–12

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.

J.H. Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History (4th ed. 2002) and multilithed materials.

Note: This course is jointly-listed with FAS as Medieval Studies 117. Classes on Mondays and Wednesdays will meet in Harvard Yard, and classes on Tuesdays will meet at HLS.

This course is expected to be omitted in 2015–16.

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