It Makes Nothing Happen: Reasons for Studying the History of Law
Law, Culture and the Humanities, Vol. 5, Feb. 2009
9 Pages Posted: 24 Jul 2010 Last revised: 4 Feb 2011
Date Written: February 1, 2009
Rather than write narratives of law intended for lawyers, judges, or policy makers, this article asserts that constitutional and legal historians should write and teach histories that target a popular audience.
Keywords: constitutional history, legal history, popular constitutionalism, legal consciousness, history of civil rights
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