Courses 2009 - 2010
LAW P503 Introduction To American Legal Systems & Skills
Credits: 2-3, Variable
This course is required for international students in the Intellectual Property Law & Policy Graduate Program. In coordination with Intellectual Property Law Core and Intellectual Property Innovations courses, the course will introduce students to the United States common law system. The course will review state and federal courts as well as sources of law, including constitution(s), statutes, regulations and case law. The course will also teach students basic legal research, writing, case briefing, and analysis skills that are necessary to understand the American legal system.