501
LWUL
American Legal Systems I

Law School Description

Introduces conceptual and historical foundations of systems of public and private ordering in the United States and its territories and explores the roles of lawyers and the legal system in social and political change.  Supports participants as they adjust to the law school experience and seeks to sustain their connections with the communities they aim to serve and the aspirations that motivated them to study law.

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

Introduces foundational concepts in American legal systems. Engages students in legal analysis and techniques of legal advocacy. Repeatable one time. CR/NC only.

Credit(s) for this CRN

3

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Course required for

Ulu Lehua

Textbooks

AN INTRODUCTION TO LAW AND LEGAL REASONING
Author: Burton
Edition: 3rd
ISBN: 9780735562776
This book is required.
Publisher: Aspen
OPEN BOOK: SUCCEEDING ON EXAMS FROM THE FIRST DAY OF LAW SCHOOL
Author: Friedman and Goldberg
ISBN: 9781454806073
This book is required.
Year Published: 2011
Publisher: Aspen

Instructor(s)

Office Hours

Tu & Th 3:00p.m. to 4:30p.m.

Support Specialist

Julie Suenaga

Office Hours

By Appointment

Support Specialist

Josie Danielson

Class Schedule

Tu
1:30pm - 2:45pm
Th
1:30pm - 2:45pm

Dates

August 26, 2013 to December 20, 2013

Classroom

Seminar Room 6

Course Reference Number

75074