Harvard University, HLS

Spring 2009














#Legal History: English Legal History

Professor Donahue

Catalog Number: 42200A 1/S
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 correspondingly shorter.

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

Note: Expected to be omitted in 200910.

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