2021-2022 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jul 16, 2024  
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CJ 2550 - Foundations of Law


Foundations of Law provides an overview of the law and the US legal system. Students will develop a fundamental understanding of the American legal system from a variety of perspectives, both civil and criminal. Students will explore historical information concerning the development of the legal system and its Constitutional basis. Students will be introduced to the legal process and specific concepts of law such as contract law, property law, landlord/tenant, criminal law and criminal procedure. The roles of various legal professionals and the effect of legal ethics on the practice of law, including attorney/client privilege will also be examined. Prerequisite: CJ 1110   Offered every spring. Credits: 4



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