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PLSC 311 - Introduction to Law and the Legal System


This course gives students a basic understanding of the structure and operation of legal systems in the U.S. by introducing key legal principles, doctrines, and procedures common to U.S. jurisdictions. Students will read and discuss cases to learn legal reasoning and writing—applying general rules to specific cases to make judgments based on relevant facts.

Prerequisites & Notes: PLSC 250; only 1 of PLSC 311, MGMT 271 or FAIR 311B may be taken for GUR credit. Upper-division standing recommended.
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter
GUR Attributes: SSC



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