#Legal History: English Legal History
Catalog Number: 42200A
3 credits (spring term).
M., W. at 11, Tue. at
10:40. Offered concurrently, but with a separate section,
in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences.
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 the exam is
J.H. Baker, An Introduction to English Legal History (4th ed. 2002)
and multilithed materials.
Note: Expected to be omitted in 2012–13.
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