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Introduction to Common Law Analysis and Language

Course Abbreviation: 
LLMLW 903
Credits: 
2
Credit Only: N Anon Gr: N

This course is offered through Penn State’s World Campus. The course introduces students to fundamental concepts of U.S. common law analysis and methods. The course will explore the function of case law within a common law system. Students will consider how judicial opinions interact with other sources of law, and the methods common law lawyers use to analyze cases. Students will apply this knowledge to legal problems and build English language skills for clear legal communication.

Prerequisites: 
J.D. and resident LL.M. students may not enroll. Credits do not count toward the Penn State LL.M. degree.