Courses 2011 - 2012

LAW A 575 Human Rights History: Rights, Revolutions, Republics, 1750-1850

Credits: 4

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.

Not offered this academic year.

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