Introduction

Comparative Law

This course explores both scholarly and practitioner perspectives, as well as case law, to seek answers to issues of rights, social justice, inequalities, racial and gender discrimination and other constitutional issues through the lens of constitutional law and Bills of Rights.

Comparative Law

Comparative Law

This course inquires into comparative law through the lens of constitutional law and Bills of Rights. It explores both scholarly and practitioner perspectives, as well as case law, to seek answers to issues of rights, social justice, inequalities, racial and gender discrimination and a range of other constitutional issues. The focus of the course is on comparative perspectives to these issues, comparing the American experience to South Africa, Australia, the United Kingdom, India and Canada.

This course explores comparative approaches in substantive legal topics. Assessment includes a research paper and class participation.

Recommended for the Following Professional Pathways: Government/Public Sector; International Law/Human Rights; Civil Rights/Civil Liberties

2 Credits

PROFESSIONAL PATHWAYS

Business and Financial Services

Intellectual Property and Privacy

Government and Public Interest Law

General Practice / Chart Your Path

 

OTHER CRITERIA

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