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Terry A. Scott
AFRAM 437
Seattle Campus

Blacks in American Law

Historical continuity for changing relationship between American jurisprudence and Black Americans, 1640-1986. Statutory and case law which determined role of Blacks in American society, and use of law by Blacks to gain civil and personal rights.

Class description

Explores the historical relationship between American jurisprudence and Black Americans, from the colonial period to the late 1900s. Identifies statutory law, case law and de facto standards which determined the role of Blacks in American society. Examines the use of law by Blacks to gain civil and personal rights.

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The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Terry A. Scott
Date: 01/27/2012