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Tulane Law School strives to create opportunities that enhance our students' practical skillsets in order to better prepare them for their jobs following law school. Through partnerships with local legal professionals, alumni, employers and law school faculty, Tulane Law works to supplement the classroom experience with programs such as Intersession "Boot Camp", externships, judicial clerkships and pro bono opportunities.

Legal History: American 1603-1877

Course Description
A blend of early American history and law, with emphasis on the intellectual origins and colonial heritage of American law, the relationship between legal and social change in the colonial and antebellum periods, the U.S. Supreme Court of the early national and antebellum eras, the law of slavery, and the development of common and civil law as each evolved before the Civil War.  There will be a mid-term exam.  Students will have a choice between a final exam or a paper.  (3 credits)
Upcoming Semester Offered
Fall 2011

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Office of Admission
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6329 Freret Street
New Orleans, LA 70118
tel 504.865.5930
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