HIS 313 - English Origins of American Law

The English Constitutional - Legal System from the Anglo-Saxon period to its completion in 1715. History of the primary public and private institutions of governance, including the Common Law and Justice; Writs, Rights, and Remedies; Royal Courts and Local Administration; Kingship and Prerogative Powers, Parliament and Policy; Private Land Tenures and Property Rights; Church and State; Application of English precedent to American practice.

Prerequisite(s): 6 credits in HIS.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Spring 2015