SMNR: Law of the United States-Mexico Border

This writing seminar will explore the interaction of the U.S. legal system with Mexican law in the border region, focusing on the power and limitations of law in resolving border-related disputes.  We will examine American court decisions along with other supplemental materials. Topics will include boundary questions, border detentions, immigrants’ rights, family law, real estate transactions, finance and trade, torts, crimes, environmental law, and Mexican law within the United States.


Class Details

Meeting Days Time Location
Wednesday 3:45 - 5:35 pm JON 6.257
Evaluation Method Date Time Alpha Range Room
Paper

Additional Information

Course Type
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Not Allowed

Textbooks

  • The Law of the US-Mexico Border - Peter Reich
      Carolina Academic Press , edition: 1
      ISBN: 978-1-59460-164-4   (required)