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Wmn's Lgl Hist (LAW-979-001)
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This course examines the history of women’s legal status and experiences in the United States from the colonial era to the 1970s. For each period, we will consider the legal status and experiences of women (including advocacy for reform of women’s legal status) with regard to citizenship, suffrage, education, marriage and divorce, domestic violence, rape, reproductive autonomy, parenthood, labor and employment, and property, as relevant. In addition, we will consider topics particular to each period, including prevalent ideologies and/or social movements. Finally, the course charts the history of women in legal education and the legal profession throughout this period. The course concludes with a research roundtable in which students explore issues in their research with colleagues by, inter alia, commenting on one another’s drafts.
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First Class Readings
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