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Fall 2020
6219 U.S. Import Regulation - HANSON- 15924

Professor(s): Lawrence Hanson (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 5:30p-7:30p  M  Location:  

Course Outline: This course is a practical study of U.S. import requirements including Customs procedures, legal issues related to the importation of merchandise, enforcement of the regulations of the myriad of federal agencies that regulate imports and, finally, the development of corporate import compliance programs. Broader topics include importing pursuant to trade agreements and importing within the context of developing security initiatives at home and abroad. The course is taught by an Adjunct Professor who began his career as an attorney within Customs and now, as a private practitioner, has 20 years of experience in this area of law.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus revised 8/31/2020

Course Notes: DistanceEd  The instructor for this course has expressed a preference to operate the course as distance education. This means no physical classroom is assigned for this course. This also most likely means synchronous internet videoconferencing class sessions during the day(s) and time(s) when the course is scheduled to meet. However, other, more flexible modalities are possible, such as not using some of the scheduled class sessions to meet but instead supplementing with asynchronous distance education techniques. More details should be made available from the instructor via their syllabus or via other means as the start of the semester nears.


This course is a practical study of U.S. import requirements including Customs procedures, legal issues related to the importation of merchandise, enforcement of the regulations of the myriad of federal agencies that regulate imports and, finally, the development of corporate import compliance programs. Broader topics include importing pursuant to trade agreements and importing within the context of developing security initiatives at home and abroad. The course is taught by an Adjunct Professor who began his career as an attorney within Customs and now, as a private practitioner, has 20 years of experience in this area of law.

Prerequisites:  

First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule: Paper      

This course will have:
Exam:
Paper:


Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA 306:

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)