US Law and Legal Analysis (MLS)



SLN #: 26475
Course Prefix: LAW-598
Course Section: 012
Credit Hours: 2
Instructor(s): Erickson

Course Description:
This course will introduce MLS students to the U.S. legal system and to the types of legal reasoning used by lawyers and judges. Students will be provided the necessary instruction to use legal reasoning in their academic work, including reading and understanding cases and statutes, doing basic legal research and writing legal memoranda, and applying existing law to the issue at hand. Finally, the course will provide an overview of a handful of key areas that are particularly important for business and policy applications, such as federalism/pre-emption, constitutional law and administrative law.

Additional Information:
Credit Hours: 2
Grading Option: Pass/Fail Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: In-Class
Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Additional Attendance Policy: Per Statement of Student Policies
Online Course Site: None