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Fall 2014 - U.S. Law, an Introduction

Wood, Lucille D

Course ID: 243C  Unique # 29305  Credit Hours: 2
Meeting DaysTimesLocation
   Friday 9:10 am - 11:00 am TNH 3.142
Exam Type   Date   Time      Name Range   Room  
  Floating      
Registration Information
This course is restricted to upper division students only.

Description
This course introduces international LL.M.  students to the concepts of law fundamental to, and the legal institutions operating within, the United States legal system.  The course will include an overview of the U.S.  Constitution and of the functions and procedures of civil and criminal courts.  This fall course is required for LL.M.  students with a foreign law degree, although those with a law degree from a common law country may request a waiver.  Exchange students may petition to enroll in the class on a space available basis.

Textbooks
Introduction to the Law and Legal System of the United States, 5th: 5th (Fifth) Edition - Burnham
  west, edition: 5th
  ISBN: 9780314266101   (required)