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U.S. Lgl Hist II (LAW-610-001)
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Explores the development of American legal doctrine and thought and its interaction with broader trends in society from post-Civil War Reconstruction to the present. Topics examined include constitutional law, private law, government regulation, and jurisprudence. For a much fuller description, please see the syllabus posted here. U.S. LEGAL HISTORY I IS NOT A PREREQUISITE.
Textbooks and Other Materials
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Melvin Urofsky & Paul Finkelman, A March of Liberty: A Constitutional History of the United States, Volume 2: From 1898 to the Present (3d ed. 2011); Kermit Hall and Peter Karsten, The Magic Mirror: Law in American History (2d ed. 2008); William Wiecek, Liberty Under Law (1988); Lawrence Friedman, American Law in the Twentieth Century (2004); William W. Fisher, et al., American Legal Realism (1993); Paul Boyer, et al., Cengage Advantage Books: The Enduring Vision, Volume 2: Since 1865 (7th ed. 2011). [This "Cengage Advantage Books" version is a substantially less expensive version of The Enduring Vision, Volume 2 book, containing all of the narrative but fewer graphics.] All of these books can be purchased used on line at a substantial discount, in some cases at an awesome discount. A few copies of each of these books also will be available in the Reserve stacks in the library.
First Class Readings
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The syllabus is available in the following format(s):