Courses

LAWS 1310. Intro to Case Law Analysis I.

This class introduces students to the case analysis method used in common law legal tradition. Students will read and analyze cases in one or more substantive areas of law, such as torts, criminal law, contracts, or property. The class will be conducted using the Socratic Method and the course will emphasize the development of students’ critical thinking skills.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
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3 Lecture Hours
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LAWS 1311. Intro to Case Law Analysis II.

This class continues the investigation of the common law tradition of case analysis begun in LAWS 1301. Students will read and analyze cases in one or more substantive areas of law, focusing on advanced skills in determining case issues, understanding the continuity of law, introduction to complex histories of various areas of the common law, and understanding how the common law has shaped today’s legal environment. The class will be conducted using the Socratic Method and the course will emphasize the development of students’ critical thinking skills.

3 Credit Hours
3 Total Contact Hours
0 Lab Hours
3 Lecture Hours
0 Other Hours

Prerequisite(s): (LAWS 1310 w/C or better)