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2012 - 2013 Graduate Catalog 
    
2012 - 2013 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

LAW 387 - Summer Legal Advantage Prog


Introduction to American Law This course is designed to provide an introduction into the structure and content of the American Legal System to foreign students who have not received American law training. The course is composed of two components: 1) instruction in American Law and Legal Institutions and 2) Legal Research Training. The substantive element contains materials on the Basic Principles of American Law, The Legal Profession, the Jury System, Constitutional Law, and Torts. The research portion provides a basic introduction into the modern American law library's holdings and computer-based research techniques. The course meets for a total of 15 class meetings for at least 90 minutes at each session and will be graded on a pass/fail basis.