Courses 2015 - 2016
LAW A 575 Human Rights History: Rights, Revolutions, Republics, 1750-1850
Comparative constitutional history of rights lawyering. Read political trials from French Revolution in Europe through postcolonial Jacksonian American Republic. Learn basic rhetoric of early human rights discourse: on treason, seditious libel, racial equality, servitude, labor conspiracy, religious liberty, consumer protection, codification. Interdisciplinary graduate and advanced undergraduate students welcome; no prerequisites.