Legal System of the United States

JURI Number: 
7501
Credit Hours: 
2 (LL.M. students only)
Course Description: 

This course is designed for LL.M. students in the Master of Laws program who have received their law degrees from a foreign institution. The course will introduce students to fundamental principles of law, including statutory and common law, U.S. federalism, the adversary system and jury trials. The course will also provide a basic overview of various areas of U.S. law.