Legal History Workshop: Intimacy and the Law

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2022
This workshop aims to provide students with a historical perspective on the intersections between law and society in the United States. Assignments and class discussions will feature a mix of major works in the field of legal history, introducing students to critical methodologies and historiographical debates, and workshop presentations by leading historians writing on the legal regulation of intimacy, including such topics as abortion rights, marriage, sexuality, and family life.