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US Law and Legal Methods

US Law and Legal Methods

Subject Area
Course Number
LAWM 5110 301
Course Code
LAWM5110301
Course Key
78119
Day(s)
Tuesday
Thursday
Time
5:30pm-8:00pm
5:30pm-8:00pm
Instructor
Prerequisites
None
Co-requisites
None
Primary Program
Course Note
Special session: 06/02/2022 to 07/22/2022
Course Description
Now more than ever a basic understanding of U.S. legal principals is indispensable across a wide array professional and academic landscapes. This survey course introduces non-law students to all aspects of U.S. law through a combination of case law and the Socratic method, both techniques unique to legal education. This methodology stimulates critical thinking and can be valuable whether you decide to enter law school or not. The course explores the structure of government and the constitutional foundations of the U.S. legal system and covers a wide range of topics in the areas of civil, criminal, and administrative law. The course will incorporate recent cases of note into the curriculum and provide an overview of legal issues which impact professionals in a variety of fields, including but not limited to law. JD, LLM, and LLCM students are not permitted to take this class.
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