Private Law and Public Order (21497). 2 or 3 units. This seminar will address the role played by private law in supporting and sustaining social stability in open, cosmopolitan societies. The course materials will address both legal doctrine and economic, moral, and political theory. For much of the term, the seminar will proceed as a workshop, at which outside speakers present manuscripts to be discussed with the students. Sessions toward the end of the term will be devoted to student work. Paper required. Enrollment limited. D. Markovits.