Introduction to American Law System

Igor Solodovnik

The course provides  international students with an overview of American legal system and gives a description of distinguish American legal institutions. Students' attention will be focused on U.S. governmental structure:

  • U.S. legislative and judicial systems;
  • U.S. sources of law and its hierarchy;
  • specifics of the American legal way of thinking;
  • introduction to the main legal terminology. 

Students will take part in discussion on court jurisdiction, role of jury, legal professionals in the U.S., legal education in the U.S, etc.