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U.S. Legal SystemClass Term:
Fall Term 2021-2022Catalog Number:
3 (3 Contact, 0 Field)Priority:
General Enrollment CourseFull Year Course:
MSL Courses - Enrollment is limited to MSL students
Grading will be based on short papers and presentations and on one longer paper and a corresponding class presentation.
This course will begin to help MSL students to “think like lawyers.” Students will gain experience in reading and analyzing cases and statutes in order to begin to understand how to use the law to predict answers to legal questions. The course will also include a sampling of legal readings and guest lectures in the various areas of substantive law.