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An Introduction to American Law

University of Pennsylvania via Coursera

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  • Provider Coursera
  • Subject Law
  • $ Cost Free Online Course (Audit)
  • Session Upcoming
  • Language English
  • Certificate Paid Certificate Available
  • Effort 1-2 hours a week
  • Start Date
  • Duration 7 weeks long

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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.

Taught by

Anita Allen, Theodore Ruger, Tess Wilkinson-Ryan, Tobias Wolff, Shyam Balganesh and Stephen Morse

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Maurice J
5.0 3 years ago
by Maurice completed this course.
Outstanding course that is far more intensive and complete than someone would think from the term "introduction". The lectures were compete and interesting. I learned a great deal and even having discussions with friends who found I knew as much they did after their first year in law school.
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Alvin O
5.0 2 years ago
by Alvin completed this course, spending 2 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
This is a great course! I highly recommend it for anyone contemplating attending law school. It will enlighten you as to whether you will the interest and dedication to study law. All of the law professors were absolutely superior, in their presentations!

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Sobha K
5.0 4 months ago
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The course was very helpful for me to get acquainted with the realms of American Law. The lectures are fantastic and the tests for each week is also useful to know how much knowledge I gathered from this course.

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Aleah M
4.0 2 years ago
by Aleah completed this course, spending 4 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be medium.
I enjoyed the course very much. I've always been interested in the law and its many branches. It was very informative.
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