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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.

Beginning Thursday, June 3, class will meet Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m ET.


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


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

  • Tuition: $7,092.00
  • General fee: $442.00
  • Learning fee: $134.00

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

Registration information

Enrollment requests for U.S. Law and Legal Methods can be made by following the instructions linked here. Enrollment requests and confirmation of enrollment will be separately confirmed via email.

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