Legal History Workshop: Race and Policing in Historical Context




This workshop aims to provide students with a historical perspective on the intersections between law, race, and police institutions 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 currently writing on questions of race and policing. Students also have the opportunity to present research findings and complete substantial papers.