Legal Discourse: 1500-1700
General Catalog Course Title:
Legal Discourse: 1500-1700
Terms Offered:
Spring 2016
Course Thread: 
Law & Humanities
Shapiro, Barbara

The course focuses on the history of legal thought and discourse from the late medieval period to the Enlightenment. Topics to be considered include the relationship between legal thought and intellectual developments and the relationship between political and constitutional developments and legal discourse. Although the emphasis is on England, there will be some consideration of differences between English and continental European legal thought.

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