JD Graduation RequirementsThis course typically satisfies all or some of the following JD graduation requirements:
Readings: Current Aspects of Contract and Commercial Law through the Lens of Legal History
Readings will explore such questions through study of the development of the Anglo-American law of mortgage, contract, and trust. In examining some exemplary cases, novels and magazines, and works of historical analysis we will consider the different social, political, economic and cultural contexts within which seminal legal changes occurred.
This readings course will meet for 10 sessions of 1 ½ hours each, beginning the week of September 15; specific meeting dates and times will be arranged in consultation with the students.
Requirements include class participation and completion of five 2-page response papers. 1 credit (graded on a credit/no credit basis). No exam or final paper, however students may, if they wish, receive 2 credits upon successful completion of an additional 15-page paper.
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.