CLAS-C308: Roman Law

CLAS-C308

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Course Description

This course introduces the Roman legal system and the practice of legal analysis. Studying law allows us to investigate Roman ideas about personal safety and personal space, economic decisions, and the environment. We will explore the topic through the ‘case law’ method, analyzing Roman legal cases, with a focus on water rights, and private, and will consider modern approaches to law and the environment.