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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: 119  TUII

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 revised 1/10/18

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: Read pages 1-104 of the course materials.

Final Exam Schedule: 05/09 4-6pm  111 TU2    

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA:

Pass-Fail Student Election:

Course Materials (1/10/2018 4:57:43 PM)

No book required for this course

Required texts in the course: Please request course materials via e-mail at