The Resurgent Role of Legal History

in Modern Judicial Decisionmaking

Unit 9

Required Reading

Optional Reading

Class Objectives

 

Atwater v. Lago Vista, 532 U.S. 318 (2001) & hyperlinked historical sources

 

Examine use of English legal history to interpret 14th Amendment’s due process clause

Listen to oral arguments in Atwater v. Lago Vista

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