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Fall 2023
5319 Introduction to American Law - KALU- 10726

Professor(s): Vivian Kalu (ADJUNCT)

Credits: 3

Course Areas: Foreign LLM 

Time: 9:00a-10:30a  MW  Location: 310 

Course Outline: An introduction to U.S. law and the U.S. legal system for foreign lawyers.

Course Syllabus: Syllabus

Course Notes: (Face-to-Face)   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. For this instruction mode, instructors and students are expected to normally be physically present in the classroom. If the course has a final examination, it will be in a classroom requiring your physical presence. Other assessment, such as a mid term exam, may also be in a classroom. Whether this instructor will offer “remote presence” (starting a zoom meeting from the podium computer to enable student remote access on an occasional basis) for part or all of the semester is not known, but students should not rely on an expectation that remote presence will be available.

For FLLM students only!

Special Note:

The class starts the week of August 14, 2023. The class will meet at special days/times during that week and then will start regular class schedule as listed on the course information.

The class will meet Monday-Thursday, August 14- August 17 from 9:00- 10:30 each day.


First Day Assignments:

Final Exam Schedule:      

This course will have:

Satisfies Senior Upper Level Writing Requirement: No

Experiential Course Type: No

Bar Course: No

DistanceEd ABA: No

Pass-Fail Student Election: Unavailable (Instructor Preference)

Course Materials

Book(s) Required

Book Required: 9781454896265
Book Recommended: 9781543805727
See syllabus posted online for more details

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