Upon successful completion of the program, students will earn a total of 3 credit hours from the following course:
Comparative Law (3 credit hours) – Dean Phillip McIntosh. The course will meet July 1 – 12, Monday through Friday from 8:30am – 12:30pm.
This course provides a survey of Comparative Law with a focus on the Civil Law and Common Law legal traditions. Topics covered include the history of each tradition, the structures of government and court systems, legal education, the roles played by legal actors, civil and criminal procedure, and sources of law as well as interpretive practices. In teaching this course, particular emphasis will be placed on the private law of Europe, as compared to the common law of the United States.
Dean McIntosh’s biography can be found at law.mc.edu.
All standard MC Law rules for class attendance, participation and grading will apply to these two courses. Please refer to the MC Law 2012-2013 Academic Year Catalog for details. This catalog is available online at law.mc.edu. Grades will be determined by a final exam or paper and class participation.