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Spring 2015
5297 Introduction to the Law of Mexico - PINTO-LEON- 22591

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

Credits: 2

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: 4:00p-6:00p  TLocation:  

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 The grade for this course will be determined by students' performance on 2-hour open book final exam.

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