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Introduction to American Law

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This course will give you a glimpse into six different areas of American law: Tort Law, Contract Law, Property, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, and Civil Procedure. You will gain insight into the complexities and dilemmas that arise from the application of law in different settings, and what is distinctive about American approaches. WHAT YOU WILL LEARN *American Law *Common Law *Law *Constitution INSTRUCTORS *Anita Allen Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy *Stephen Morse Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law; Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry; Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society *Tess Wilkinson-Ryan Assistant Professor of Law and Psychology *Shyam Balganesh Sol Goldman Professor of Law *Theodore Ruger Dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law *Tobias Barrington Wolff Professor of Law OFFERED BY *University of Pennsylvania The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. SHAREABLE CERTIFICATE Earn a Certificate upon completion. 100% ONLINE COURSE Start instantly and learn at your own schedule. FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE Set and maintain flexible deadlines. COURSE LEVEL Beginners/Experts DURATION 12 Hours (Suggested pace of 1 hour/day) LANGUAGE English

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