Penn State
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Introduction to Private Law

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Credit Only: N Anon Gr: N

This course provides an introduction to private law and key concepts in business law. In the United States, there are many sources and classifications of law. This course is designed to integrate the various fields of private and business law. The first half of the course focuses on private law, including an introductory survey of the law of property, contract, and torts. The second half explores business law in corporate contexts. Business law will be taught through case law, the structure of business organizations, and corporate practice. 

This course is for students in the Master of Legal Studies (MLS) and Certificate in Legal Studies (CLS) programs only.