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The American Jury - Spring 2009

Spring term, Block F
W,Th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Professor Charles R. Nesson
3 classroom credits LAW-30229A

Mythic origins in Magna Carta, a history intimately connected with historic struggles for liberty, cornerstone of constitutions of the states and United States of America, the american jury is our national demonstration of law. Our class will engage the American Jury both as history and living institution, sick and in need. We will study its function, and its potential as a legal institution for revitalizing american democracy. Eclectic readings, audio-visual assignments, group work, supervised paper.