Spring 2018
5366 Comparative Law - PEREZ McGILL- 19314

Professor(s): Lorena Perez McGill (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  MWLocation: 240  BLB

Course Outline: COMPRATIVE LEGAL SYSTEMS, FOCUS ON CIVIL LAW AND U.S. COMMON LAW: This course explores the major legal systems in the world, focusing on the differences and similarities of the civil law and common law traditions. The course is divided in three parts. The first part consists of an overview of the major legal systems. The second part is a comparison between the civil law system and the U.S. common-law system. The third part focuses on the supranational European law, and on the manner in which regional and international institutions handle the differences between the legal systems of its member states, when creating and negotiating conventions and other similar instruments.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   


First Day Assignments: 01. MAJOR LEGAL SYSTEMS

Final Exam Schedule: 05/07 9am-12pm  213 BLB    

This course will have:

Satisfies Skills Course Requirement: No
Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: no

Bar Course: No

Course Materials (10/27/2017 3:46:15 PM)

Special Case

Reading material will be posted by the professor on Blackboard at a later date.