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Introduction to Legal Studies

Monday, August 17, 2020
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Jannica Moskal

This optional course is designed to provide a foundation for the first year of law school. It does this by exploring the basic foundations of American Law, its nature and theoretical underpinnings.  Each course is designed to build on prior sessions. We encourage you to participate in all five. 

All classes will be held from 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EST) on the dates listed below. 

Monday, August 17, 2020

What is Law? - Vice Dean and Professor of Law, Jens Ohlin 

Tuesday, August 18, 202 0

The Basics of the American Legal System - Professor of Law, Barbara Holden-Smith 

Wednesday, August 19, 2020

The Common Law Method - J. DuPratt White Professor of Law, Laura Underkuffler 

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Statutes and Regulations - Professor of Law, Jed Stiglitz 

Friday, August 21, 2020

The Public Law/Private Law Distinction and its Limits - Allan R. Tessler Dean and Professor of Law, Eduardo Peñalver 

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