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LAW 6161

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2014-2015.

This course introduces students to the institutional and conceptual organization of "civil law" legal systems (which govern almost all of Western and Eastern Europe and Latin America, as well as significant portions of Africa and Asia). The course will therefore provide a broad overview of "civilian" private law and procedure, criminal procedure, administrative law, and constitutional law. The course is particularly interested in the differences between common law and civil law understandings of the relationship between law-making, legal interpretation, and the judiciary.

When Offered Fall.

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  • 18079LAW 6161  LEC 001

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt