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U.S. Law and Legal Methods

U.S. Law and Legal Methods

What you’ll learn

This course is an introduction to the U.S. legal system and practice of law through an examination of significant areas of law such as constitutional principles, civil procedure, contracts, torts, property, criminal law, and professional ethics. The focus will be on law, legal institutions and legal processes as elements of the rule of law in a democratic, market-oriented society. The goal of the course is to understand the role of the law as a social, economic and political force in the life of the United States through case analysis and the Socratic Method.


John Grogan, Esq.
Langer, Grogan & Diver P.C.


ML Foundation Courses (-301 courses) (per class/CU)

  • Tuition: $7,326.00
  • General fee: $430.00
  • Tech fee: $134.00

If you’re a Penn student or staff member, please view the financial information page.

Registration information

Enrollment requests for General Business Law can be made by completing the survey linked here. Enrollment requests and confirmation of enrollment will be separately confirmed via email.

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