Course Information

Course Number

548

Credits

3

Area of Study & Practice

  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Legal History

JD Graduation Requirements

This course typically satisfies all or some of the following JD graduation requirements:
  • Writing

Courts/Wars/Legacies

The impact of international wars, international policing, and domestic wars relating to national security on the United States courts of the Fourth Circuit (Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia, North and South Carolina), and the role played by these courts in the Mid-Atlantic South from the American Founding into the Cold War Era. The American Constitution, laws, and treaties of the United States, and principles of admiralty and international law which figure in assigned published and unpublished judicial decisions of the region's United States district and old circuit courts and of the post-1891 Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals. Research paper required.


Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.

Sections/Instructors

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2014
E-mail ListSakai Site

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2012
E-mail ListSakai Site

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2011
E-mail ListBlackboard Site

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2010
E-mail ListBlackboard Site

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2009
E-mail ListBlackboard Site

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2007
E-mail ListBlackboard Site

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2006

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2005

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2004

Peter G. Fish
Courts/Wars/Legacies 548.01
Spring 2002