Fall 2010 Section 001
Law 346: Comparative Constitutional Law

Schedule: Day Class
Instructor(s):
Malcolm, Joyce
Credit Hours: 3
CRN: 80172
Day(s): Tuesday, Thursday
Location: Hazel Hall 348
Time: 10:00am-11:15am
Enrollment Limit: Please see Patriot Web
Online: Online access through TWEN
Notes:
Syllabus: Go to syllabus
Course Documents: No documents listed.
Exam Date/Time: 12-11-2010 12:00 noon
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.