The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

HIST 3329 American Legal History

Relation of law to main currents in political, social, and economic thought in the United States from the establishment of colonial legislatures to the present; appraisal of the social function of constitution-making processes, the legislature, the courts, the bar, and the executive branch in U.S. society; and exploration of the interactions between common and statute law and exceptional constitutional issues like those relating to Native Americans.



Schedule Type


Grading Basis

Standard Letter (A-F)

Administrative Unit

Dept of History


As scheduled