Program in Law and Humanities

Program in Law and Humanities

Program in Law and Humanities

The program is committed to offering courses each year that reflect an interdisciplinary law and humanities perspective. Students can also find relevant courses in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. See the school's dual-degree programs.

The following is a list of courses offered during the current and two previous academic years. Numbers in parentheses indicate which academic year(s) the courses were offered, i.e., 2015-16 is coded (16), 2016-17 is coded (17) and 2017-18 is coded (18). (SC) stands for short course and (YR) stands for yearlong.

Recent Courses and Seminars

Advanced Topics in Constitutional Law (16)
African-American Lawyers from the Civil War to the Present (16)
American Legal History Seminar (17,18)
An American Half-Century (16,17,18)
Bioethics and the Law  (16,17)
Building the Rule of Law (SC) (16,17,18)
Coercion (SC) (17)
Comparative Constitutional Law Seminar (16,17)
Constitutionalism: History and Jurisprudence (16,17,18)
Constitutional History I: American Revolution to 1865 (16,17)
Constitutional History II: The Twentieth Century (18)
Constitutional Law II: Freedom of Speech and Press (16,17,18)
Constitutional Law II: Law and Theory of Equal Protection (16)
Constitutional Law II: Religious Liberty (16,17,18)
Constitutional Theory (16)
Constitutionalism: History and Jurisprudence (16,17,18)
Contemporary Debates in Criminal Law (17,18)
First Amendment Theory (16)
Genetics and the Law SC (16,18)
Historic Preservation Law (16,17,18)
International Human Rights Law (17,18)
Judicial Philosophy in Theory and Practice:
   Justice Scalia and His Critics (SC) (16,17,18)
Judicial Role in American History (16,17,18)
Jurisprudence (16,17,18)
Laws of War: Contemporary Debate (16)
Legal Theory in Europe and the United States:
   A Very Brief Introduction (SC) (16,17,18)
Legal Theory Workshop Seminar (18)
Literature, Law and the Environment (16)
Medical Malpractice and Health Care Quality (SC) (17,18)
Mental Health Law (16,17)
Monetary Constitution Seminar (16,17,18)
Money and Rights (16)
Rhetoric Seminar (16,17,18)

Academics