Legal Systems Very Different From Ours

Catalog No.: 353

Course Description:

A survey of very different legal systems focussing on their varying solutions to common problems. Legal systems covered will include Athenian law, Imperial Chinese Law, Modern Gypsy Law, Saga Period Icelandic Law, 18th Century English Criminal Law, and others. Issues explored will include enforcement intentives, gap filling, litigants gaming the system, and a variety of others.