Spring 2008 Section 001
Law 346: Comparative Constitutional Law

Schedule: Evening Class
Rao, Neomi
Credit Hours: 3
CRN: 16636
Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday
Location: Hazel Hall 248 - Law Library
Time: 6:30pm-7:45pm
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Online: Online access through TWEN
Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents:
Exam Date/Time: 04-30-2008 6:00pm
Prerequisites: None
General Description: In a world of increasing global interaction it is critical for American lawyers to understand the legal systems of other nations. This course will introduce students to comparative legal methods with an emphasis on comparative constitutional law. It will examine the general features of common and civil law systems, their underlying principles, and the scope of their constitutional protections. It will focus in particular on British and Canadian common law, French and German civil law, and examine the impact of European Union law on member states.