Introduction to the American Legal System

JURI Number: 
6501
Credit Hours: 
3 (MSL students only)
Course Description: 

This course will introduce MSL students to core concepts within the American legal system. Coverage will include structure of government, sources of American law, judicial and court processes, the role of the lawyer, legal reasoning and analysis, and foundational legal issues related to tort, contract, criminal and property law. Enrollment is limited to students enrolled in the Masters in the Study of Law (MSL) program.