587
LWPA
Comparative Law

UH Mānoa Catalog Description

Introduction to the civil law tradition, particularly as exemplified by the legal systems of East and Southeast Asia. After a brief review of comparative law study and the historical development of the civil law, the course will examine the structure and role of the courts, judicial process, the legal profession and constitutional law and administrative law in Western Europe and in the Asian civil law countries.

Credit(s) for this CRN

3

Instructor Approval

No

Competition

No

Bar Course

No

Clinical Requirement

No

Certificate(s)

Pacific-Asian Law

Category

International Law/PALS

Textbooks

COMPARATIVE LAW: HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT OF THE CIVIL LAW TRADITION
Author: Merryman, Clark Haley
ISBN: 9781422474785
This book is required.
Year Published: 2010
Publisher: Lexis Nexis

Exam Information

Take-Home Final Exam Email Professor
CommentsComparative Law: 24 Hour Take-Home Exam Exam to be distributed via email by appointment 8:00AM-5:00PM, May 3 and May 6 to May 9. Exam due back 24 hours after pick-up, but no later than May 10, 4:00PM. Return exam via email to Law School Student Services Office, lawexams@hawaii.edu.

Semesters Offered

Instructor(s)

Office Hours

Tu & Th, 3 pm - 4 pm
By Appointment

Support Specialist

Julie Suenaga

Class Schedule

Tu
8:30am - 9:45am
Th
8:30am - 9:45am

Dates

January 7, 2013 to May 10, 2013

Course Reference Number

88874