LAW 2814: Introduction to Law & Legal Reasoning - 2181

Introduction to Law & Legal Reasoning
Class Term:
Fall Term 2017-2018
Catalog Number:
2814
Professor(s):

Professor

Type:
Lecture
Credits:
3 (3 Contact, 0 Field)
Priority:
General Enrollment Course
Full Year Course:
No
Category:
MSL Courses - Enrollment is limited to MSL students

Grading Details

Grading will be based on short papers and presentations and on one longer paper and a corresponding class presentation.

Description

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.

U.S. Legal System