US Law & Legal Analysis - Masters

SLN #: 92873
Course Prefix: SDO-598
Course Section: A09
Credit Hours: 3
Instructor(s): Williams

Course Description:
Please note, as an ASU Online Course this course may not have the same academic dates as other courses with the College of Law. These differences may include start and end dates for the course, due dates for weekly assignments, and Final Exam schedules. Please make sure you reference the Course Schedule page from the navigation bar for correct dates specific to this course.

This on-line 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: 3
Grading Option: Letter Grade Only
Graduation Writing Requirement: No
Flexible Writing Requirement: No
Skills Requirement: No
Experiential Learning: No
Special Withdrawal Course: No
Final Exam Given: Yes
Final Exam Type: Online
Attendance Policy: Per Statement Of Student Policies

* The law school has a policy that Is used To calculate credit hours. Please see the Statement of Student Policies.