Nov 27, 2020  
USC Catalogue 2020-2021 
    
USC Catalogue 2020-2021

LAW 520 Introduction to U.S. Legal System

Units: 2
The basic structure of government in the U.S., including the constitutionally mandated division of power in the federal government and the federal system of power sharing between state and federal systems. A comparative perspective on selected substantive and procedural matters, such as common law reasoning, jury trials, adversary process, and various aspects of civil procedure. Open to LLM students only.
Instruction Mode: Lecture
Grading Option: Numeric