Introduction to US Legal Studies

Introduction to US Legal Studies - Animal Law Faculty

NOTE: This online course is required for international Animal Law LLM students and Animal Law MSL students. It is not open to domestic Animal Law LLM students, JDs, or others.

  • Course Number: LAW-611
  • Course Type: N/A
  • Credits: 1
  • Enrollment Limit: Determined by the Registrar
  • Description: This course is designed to acquaint Animal Law MSL students and International Animal Law LLM students with the foundations of U.S. law and methods of U.S. legal study, thereby preparing them for success in their animal law courses. More specifically, this course will touch upon the national and sub-national framework of the U.S. government and call attention to the constitutional bases that inform judicial rulings in the U.S. legal system. This course will also familiarize students with U.S. legal writing, research methods, and typical U.S.-style law school exams.
  • Prerequisite: none
  • Evaluation Method: Participation via discussion posts, quizzes, assignments, and two exams
  • Capstone: no
  • WIE: no