U.S. Law, an Introduction

Course Information

Registration Information

Meeting Times

Day Time Location
TUE 8:10 - 10:00 am TNH 3.140

Evaluation Method

Type Date Time Location
Final exam December 16, 2019 1:30 pm A-K in 2.123
L-Z in 2.124


This course introduces international LL.M. students to the concepts of law fundamental to, and the legal institutions operating within, the United States legal system. The course will include an overview of the U.S. Constitution and of the functions and procedures of civil and criminal courts. This fall course is required for LL.M. students with a foreign law degree, although those with a law degree from a common law country may request a waiver. Exchange students may petition to enroll in the class on a space available basis.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

An Introduction to American Law *
Rosen, Aronson, Litt, McAlinn, Stern
Carolina Academic Press , edition: Third
ISBN: 978-1-61163-845-5


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11/07/2019 Exam information updated
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