Introduction to American Law (IAL101)

Thursday 19:10-21:00
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This course is designed for business people, legal professionals and anyone with a keen interest in American legal culture and in understanding the important role that law and the legal system plays in American life. This is an introductory course that will examine how case law and legislation is developed, as well as discuss some of the differences between U.S. legal traditions and those found in civil law regions such as Japan or Europe. Selected substantive law areas will be addressed, including constitutional law, contracts, torts, products liability, intellectual property law, and procedural law. Relevant areas of public international law will also be briefly discussed.

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