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Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 
Undergraduate Record 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PLCP 4260 - Origins of Legal Systems

Political scientists and economists have explored the importance of legal systems for economic and political development, especially for property rights and institutions. But the causal logic of such theories is marred by a poor understanding of the origins and preconditions of legal systems. Course compares the historical origins of common and civil law traditions in medieval Europe, to offer better microfoundations for these theories.

Credits: 3