LAW 5232: Legal Process in Latin America

Course Catalog Number: 
5232
Course Credits: 
2
Course Catalog Requirements: 
International / Comparative
Course Priority: 
General Enrollment Course
Course Category: 
Standard Courses
Full Year Course: 
No
Course Type: 
Lecture

The purpose of this course is to provide an introduction to the legal tradition and legal systems of Latin America. The course begins with a consideration of the historical and formal sources of the Civil Law and the reception of the Civil Law tradition in Latin America. Thereafter, particular attention is paid to selected aspects of the legal process, constitutionalism, and other areas of law in various Latin American republics.

Prerequisites: 

Course Offerings

Class Number:
Term:
Spring 2010-11
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