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Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
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HIS 220 - Great Trials in History

3 credits

This is a survey course of famous trials in legal, historical, political, social and literary context starting with a foundation in how societies define law. The class will study twelve trials in-depth using both specific and comparative analysis. Critical thinking and analysis of the cases are integral to the course which will span over 2000 years of legal judgment.

Prerequisites: ENG 101 - Writing and Research  (or ENG 101H - Writing and Research - Honors ).