PLAW 100 Introduction to Law

This course will introduce students to the American legal system and its relation to American politics, culture, and society. The course is to serve as an introduction to the concept of law, the philosophy of law, legal precedent, common law, the interpretation of law, the U.S. Supreme Court, and the practical functioning of the U.S. legal system. The course will also provide practical advice on U.S. law schools and the admissions process. Students will be introduced to the basic skills necessary for the understanding and practice of the law, including analytical interpretation, reading comprehension, rhetorical skills, legal and technical writing, and logical reasoning.




R3, GE