HIST231 - LAW AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Description: 
This is a course in the history of law and social change. Discussion of assigned readings and papers will focus on the role law, lawyers, judges, other public officials and policy advocates and social movements and networks have played in proposing solutions to specific problems. The course will focus on evaluating the importance or lack thereof of historical perspective and legal expertise in making social change. Assigned readings will be discussed in class. Each student will submit a paper based on primary and secondary material on a topic of her choosing within the overall subject matter of the course. Paper drafts will be discussed in class. The Final Paper is due at the beginning of the final examination period.
Instructors: 
BERRY, MARY
Day and Time: 
T 0130PM-0430PM
Room: 

COLLEGE HALL 315A

Activity: 
SEM
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