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American LawCommon LawLawConstitution

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Beginner Level

Approx. 12 hours to complete

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English

Subtitles: English, Arabic

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome

3 readings
3 readings
About Us10m
Syllabus10m
Grading Policy and Logistics10m
1 hour to complete

Tort Law

6 videos (Total 38 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
6 videos
Tort Law: Part 4 4m
Tort Law: Part 5 5m
Tort Law: Part 6 8m
2 readings
Key Tort Law Terms10m
Supplemental Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Tort Law Quiz12m
Week
2
1 hour to complete

Contract Law

4 videos (Total 35 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Contract Law: Part 49m
2 readings
Key Contract Law Terms10m
Supplemental Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Contract Quiz8m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Property Law

4 videos (Total 67 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
4 videos
Property Law: Part 4 20m
2 readings
Key Property Law Terms10m
Supplemental Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Property Law Quiz8m
Week
4
2 hours to complete

Constitutional Law

4 videos (Total 86 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
2 readings
Key Constitutional Law Terms10m
Supplemental Reading10m
1 practice exercise
Constitutional Law Quiz8m
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Top reviews from An Introduction to American Law

By AASep 17th 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.

By ADJul 26th 2019

This is an excellent class, presentations and content from expert professors are well done, I highly recommend this class whether you're studying law or any other discipline this class is essential.

Instructors

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Anita Allen

Henry R. Silverman Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy
Penn Law
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Shyam Balganesh

Professor of Law
Penn Law
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Stephen Morse

Ferdinand Wakeman Hubbell Professor of Law; Professor of Psychology and Law in Psychiatry; Associate Director, Center for Neuroscience & Society
Penn Law
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Theodore Ruger

Dean and Bernard G. Segal Professor of Law
Penn Law
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Tess Wilkinson-Ryan

Assistant Professor of Law and Psychology
Penn Law
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Tobias Barrington Wolff

Professor of Law
Penn Law

About University of Pennsylvania

The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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