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About the Course

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....

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Sep 16, 2018

I enjoyed this course and it helped me to understand the basic parts of American Law. My only suggestion is to provide even more cases as examples to demonstrate the doctrines and statutes. Thank you.

Apr 9, 2020

A great first step on understanding the basic principles of American Law, providing an insight into impact on the systems we encounter on a daily basis and how these systems have developed over time.

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By Michael H

Mar 13, 2016

A very good intorduction. However, it is not very captivating to say the least.

By Emily G

Feb 21, 2016

This course provides a good overview of the different kinds of American law.


Sep 18, 2019

An amazing course to enhance the basic understanding of the American Laws.

By Matthew J

Jul 26, 2019

Good overview. I guess the presentation could have been more interesting.

By Telêmaco B

Nov 24, 2016

Very good but a little bit shallow. I think it could be a little deeper.

By Zhen Z

Jul 9, 2017

overall a well-organized course for an overview of american law regime.

By Lana E

Jan 26, 2019

内容很多,但是过于笼统。当然,法律是个积累和理解的过程,所以线上 课程作用有限。总之很感谢这样的学习机会,希望未来能有机会前往Penn学习。

By Rajesh K

Jan 18, 2018

This course is really helpful, it gives clear outline of American Law.


Feb 22, 2016

It is a great course, it would be nice to see something more in depth.

By Jennifer S

May 8, 2020

The professors provide a good understanding of the US law structure.

By Joshua M

Jan 7, 2017

Basic information, but very helpful prior to entering your 1L year.


Nov 11, 2018

I learnt a lot from this course and highly recommend it to anyone

By Manjot K

Feb 25, 2020

Great course, notes could've been more organized though.

By Vivian M

Oct 30, 2017

It´s a good course to learn about American Legal System.

By khalid

Apr 15, 2016

Surface level course filled with excellent case studies

By Cecilia F

Jun 7, 2018

Great course to understand the american legal system

By Fabiola A Q V

Jun 22, 2020

I have earn a broader knowledge of legal vocabulary

By Surekha S

Apr 10, 2020

one of the the best courses i have learnt so far ..

By Richard S

Jan 8, 2017

Good for beginners. Thank you for the introduction!

By diana s

Jul 19, 2019

Es un curso bastante basico y facil de comprender.

By Bình N A

Nov 15, 2015

It's extremely an interesting and helpful course.

By Reed

Aug 5, 2020

It is a solid course but quizzes are very easy

By Roel C

Nov 27, 2015

I suggest that there be a written assignment.

By Andell R

Nov 17, 2017

A very concise and in depth introduction.

By Osa D E

May 2, 2017

very interesting and informative course.