Introduction to United States Law

2.00 crs.

This course is designed exclusively for students who are enrolled in the Loyola LL.M. degree program in United States Law and who have already been awarded a first degree in law from a law school outside of the United States or Canada. The course will introduce students to U.S. legal history and sources of law, legal education and the legal profession, the judicial system, and selected areas of substantive law. Throughout the course students will engage in the art of case analysis and statutory construction.