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Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn 3 credit hours.  


  • Introduction to European Union Law (3 credit hours) – Professor Christoph Henkel.  


This course will provide an introduction to the legal system of the European Union as a supranational organization, its history and its institutions.  In three parts the course will first focus on issues of Member States’ sovereignty, European Union decision making and enforcement.  Second, European Union policies and internal actions, specifically the internal market, free movement of goods, persons, services and capital will be analyzed.  Third and finally, the EU’s policies on judicial cooperation and external actions will be studied and the impact of these policies on the U.S. and U.S. business will be examined.  


Professor Henkel’s biography can be found here



All standard MC Law rules for class attendance, participation and grading will apply to these two courses.  Please refer to the MC Law 2015 - 2016 Academic Year Catalog for details.  Grades will be determined by final exams and class participation.