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American Legal History

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Wertheimer

Law in American history from English settlement to the present. Topics include the origins and evolution of the U.S. legal system; law and economic development; race, sex, and the law; the legal profession; industrialization and the regulatory state; and individual liberties and civil rights.

Students entering 2012 and after: satisfies Historical Thought distribution requirement.
Students entering before 2012: satisfies History distribution requirement.