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Spring 2023

5209 Legal Spanish for Spanish Speakers - ROMERO- 17886

Professor(s): Reynaldo Romero (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 2

Course Areas: International Law 

Time: AsynchDistanceEd    Location:  

Course Outline: An advanced-language course for students already fluent in Spanish. Students will strengthen their communicative language skills such as speaking, writing, interpreting, and vocabulary building within the context of several areas of legal practice, including but not limited to criminal law, civil law, and immigration law.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: (Asynchronous Online)  The UH registration system instruction mode for this course is listed in parenthesis. After student registration opens, there may be instruction mode changes to this course up through two weeks before the first day of classes for the term, but notice of such changes will be sent to then-registered students. Some student materials may not be available online, such as an assigned casebook. Any assessment for the course, such as a final examination or a mid-term exam, will be conducted without the need to physically come to the Law Center, such as, for example, via the EBB portal as a take home exam or under remote proctoring.

Any assessment for the course, such as a final examination or a mid term exam, will be conducted without the need to physically come to the Law Center, such as, for example, via the EBB portal as a take home exam or under remote proctoring.

Quota=20.

Students must have successfully completed an advanced Spanish language course as part of undergrad studies (usually a fourth-year course) and/or the use of primarily Spanish or bilingual environment at home. Students who have questions regarding proficiency level should email the instructor at romerore@uhd.edu

You may not register for this course if you have already taken Spanish for Lawyers in the past at UHLC.


Professor Romero's bio and CV are listed below:

https://www.uhd.edu/academics/humanities/undergraduate-programs/spanish/Pages/bios-romero.aspx

http://global.dt.uh.edu:8080/supplemental_infomation/CV_Info/cvDisplay.aspx?v_param1=EFLIDKE

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This course will have:
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Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA: Yes

Pass-Fail Student Election: Available

Course Materials

Book(s) Required

Textbooks:
McGraw Hill’s Spanish and English Legal Dictionary (ISBN: 9780071415293)
Valeria Luiselli, Los niños perdidos (ISBN: 978-84-16358-83-0)