L6560 Introduction to American Law

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
None

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
Incoming LLMs only

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • Introduce foreign-trained students to American law and legal institutions and to the U.S. first-year curriculum.
  • Familiarize incoming LLMs with the Socratic method.
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in doctrinal analysis, including close reading of cases and precedents, and application to facts
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in the historical development of law and legal institutions
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in comparative law analysis of legal institutions and the law

General Information

Type: Lecture
Level: Upperclass
Areas of Study: LL.M. and J.S.D. Courses
Additional Attributes: LLM NY Bar Exam Qualifier

Other Sections

Section 001, Fall 2019
MTWRF 10:00-12:00 pm
Kendall Thomas

Section 003, Fall 2019
MTWRF 10:00-12:00 pm
Christina Duffy Ponsa-Kraus
Jody Kraus