This course is ideal for students who would like to assess their aptitude for legal studies or for those interested in criminal justice or paralegal studies. It also provides an excellent introduction for anyone who wants to learn the basics of the U.S. legal system, the Constitution, and the elements of most crimes and criminal defenses.
The EU is the most successful supranational legal order to which 27 Member States have transferred sovereign rights. This course explores the functioning of the unique creature that is the EU, the impact of its laws on states, citizens and companies, and the current challenges it faces.
For students or professionals who have an interest in learning about the development and application of the law in a common law jurisdiction.
Taught by one of the world’s leading experts in the field, this course will educate students about the fundamentals of international criminal law and policy. We will explore the challenges of prosecuting international genocide, war crimes, terrorism, and piracy cases.
What does it mean for an immigrant to become a U.S. citizen? Through a background of historical and policy perspectives, this course will examine U.S. law governing how citizenship is acquired, the constitutional and international law foundations underlying immigration regulation, the role of the federal government in regulating immigration, and immigration law reform.
This online course will introduce you to American laws related to terrorism and the prevention of terrorism.
Law, in its simplest form, is used to protect one party from another. This course will introduce you to the laws and ethical standards that managers must abide by in the course of conducting business.
Think about the oldest and most familiar principles of American law, property and proportional liability, in a new and surprising way, and learn to apply economic reasoning to an especially important and interesting aspect of life.
Justice is a critical analysis of classical and contemporary theories of justice, including discussion of present-day applications.
HLS1x Copyright, an experimental course offered on edX, will explore in depth the law, theory, and practice of copyright.