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CS491 Law - Introduction to Introductions

Here goes a short course description.

Syllabus

Main Syllabus for January 17 onward

Syllabus for UIC students only for Week of January 10-13, 2017

This week only we will not meet jointly with IIT Chicago-Kent Law school students in the course. Both Tuesday and Thursday meetings will be in LC A4 (UIC), 2:00 to 3:15.

Initial Content: A crash course in American law:

  • Source of US law: 50 states and federal law
  • Constitution vs. statute vs. regulations
  • The role of appellate courts in making law
  • The role of agencies
  • Criminal law, tort law, and contract law
Initial Week Reading for UIC students only, complete before the first meeting if possible, certainly right after:

Orin S. Kerr, How to Read a Legal Opinion


Homework for UIC students, out Tuesday, Jan. 10, due start of class, Thursday, Jan. 12

is posted to the class Piazza site

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