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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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LAJ 215 - Law in American History


Description:
This course explores the role of law in American society from 1789 to 1939, including connections between law and violence, economics, politics, culture, gender and ethnicity.

Credits: (4)

Learner Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Sketch major developments in the legal system
  • Interpret legal and literary documents
  • Locate legal history in wider social and cultural context
  • Explain how the national legal system developed from community activities
  • Recognize leading themes in the historiography of law
  • Apply theory and knowledge of past legal experiences to present discussions of law
Learner Outcomes Approval Date:
10/19/17



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