794.01 The Law of Slavery and Freedom: The Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments

This course will explore the ways in which the institution of slavery interacted with the law in the United States and how the law defined freedom and the practices of freedom.  The first two weeks will focus on slavery and the law.  The rest of the course will focus on the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments. For added credit, students may satisfy the writing requirement by enrolling in Law 794W. 

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Spring 2018

Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor
Course Credits
Reflective Writing
Research and/or analytical paper(s), 10-15 pages
Oral presentation
Class participation
Thavolia Glymph
Sakai site: https://sakai.duke.edu/portal/site/LAW.794.01.Sp18
Email list: LAW.794.01.Sp18@sakai.duke.edu
Degree Requirements
Course Requirements - LLM
Course Requirements - Public Interest
Course Areas of Practice