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The Fundamentals of Comparative Law | M4320

This course introduces the classifications of the world’s legal systems: (civil law, common law, Islamic law, customary law, and mixed law systems). Students will learn the general elements of a legal system then compare and contrast these features in different types of legal systems as they are used in various countries or other jurisdictions including the European Union. Students will also explore internet and electronic resources to research and analyze foreign legal systems. (3 credits) Fall

Prerequisites: MSLA STUDENTS ONLY
Credit Hours: 3
ULW: This course does not satisfy the Upper Level Writing requirement (ULW)


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