Legal History Courses
The courses listed below provide a taste of the Legal History courses offered at the Law School, although no formal groupings exist in our curriculum. This list includes the courses taught in the 2017-18 and 2018-19 school years. Not all of these courses are offered every year, but this list will give you a representative sample of the variety of courses we might offer over any two-year period. Other new courses will likely be offered during your time at the Law School.
PLEASE NOTE: This page does not include courses for the current academic year. To browse current course offerings, visit my.UChicago.
American Legal History: The Twentieth Century
European Legal History
Evolution of Legal Doctrine
Greenberg Seminar: Black Lives Matter, Why?
Greenberg Seminar: Discrimination in American Institutions
Greenberg Seminar: The McCarthy Era and the Writers
Greenberg Seminar: Unions in the American Political System
Greenberg Seminar: What is Racism?
The History of Civil Liberties in the United States
History of the Law of Corporate Reorganizations
How Law & Legal Institutions Address (Or Fail to Address) the Impacts of Racial Segregation in Chicago
The Interbellum Constitution: Union, Commerce, and Slavery in the Early 19th Century
International Human Rights
Islamic Law: Foundations and Contemporary Issues
Labor History and the Law
Life (and Death) in the Law
The Social and Legal Construction of Race
Stoic Ethics Through Roman Eyes