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Fall 2021
LAW999  A  INTRODUCTION TO US LAW (LLM)

Course Description
TBD

Course Schedule
Offering Dates: 08-16-2021 - 12-01-2021  

Dates Day Time Room
08-16-2021 - 08-19-2021   MTWR  9:00 AM-10:30 AM F109
08-16-2021 - 08-19-2021   MTWR  11:00 AM-12:00 PM F109
08-23-2021 - 10-07-2021   R  3:35 PM-5:15 PM E352

Course Frequency

Course Information

Credits: 2
Pass/Fail Option: Yes
Prerequisite:
Grading: Mandatory Pass/Fail
Method of Evaluation:
Graduation Requirements Fulfilled By Course:
General
Special Attributes:
Compressed Course
LL.M. Course
Course Delivery:
Residential
Special Restrictions:
Law Track(s): None
Bar Subject(s): None
Concentration(s): None
Course Book(s):
Textbook Required:
Yes  
  • Textbook Name: American Law in a Global Context: The Basics
    Textbook Type: Paperback
    Requirement: Required
    Author: George P. Fletcher & Steve Sheppard
    Publisher: Oxford University Press
    Edition: 1st
    ISBN: 978-0195167238
      
  
First Class Assignment(s):
  • Assignment: For the first class, please read pages 3-53 and pages 615-24 of the textbook. A pdf copy of the readings, which includes most of the readings for the rest of the week, is attached. The reading assignments for the orientation week will be posted on http://www.courses.miami.edu. For the first class, please be prepared to discuss the following two cases: 1) Scott v. Shepherd, 99 Eng. Rep. 525 (1773), found in Chapter 1 on pages 21-25; and 2) A Problematic Case of Abortion, 61 Entscheindungen des Reichsgerichts in Strafsachen 242 (1927), found in Chapter 2 on pages 42-49.

    Material:
    George P. Fletcher & Steve Sheppard, American Law in a Global Context: The Basics (2005).
    Other materials will be posted on Blackboard, http://www.courses.miami.edu/

    TWEN/Blackboard/Course Webpage Link:
    https://www.courses.miami.edu/

    Additional Information:
    A copy of the syllabus for the course is attached. Please visit the course website at https://www.courses.miami.edu for more information.
      

    IntrotoUSLawFall2021Syllabus.pdf

 
Professor(s)

CAMPOS, SERGIO


Biography
Contact Information:
Email: scampos@law.miami.edu
Phone: (305)284-5899
Office: G380