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Spring 2018
5222 Introduction to the Law of Mexico - PINTO-LEON- 22707

Professor(s): Ignacio  Pinto-Leon (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  W  Location:  

Course Outline: This course will provide a general introduction to the Mexican legal system. Topics to be covered will include an overview of Mexican legal history; Mexican constitutional law; the Mexican judicial system; introduction to civil and commercial law; real estate law; civil procedure; and criminal law. The course will also include an introduction to conducting basic research on Mexican law. We will also cover transborder litigation and enforcement of foreign judgments in Mexico.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes:   The grade for this course will be determined by the student’s performance on a 2-hour open-book final exam.

Prerequisites:  None.

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: 05/09 4-6pm      

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 (11/2/2017 10:22:14 AM)

No book required for this course

Required texts in the course: photocopied course materials will be distributed before the beginning of the course. Supplementary reading materials will be distributed throughout the semester.