Legal Cultures and Legal Professionals in Latin America and Latin Europe


Course Code:
LAW 511
Law Honors/Pass/Restrd Cr/Fail


The Latin countries of Europe and Latin America are the most direct inheritors of Roman language and law. They have made very important contributions to the history of law and mankind. They have not only an important legal tradition ¿the civil law tradition- but also some countries of the area among the fast growing economies of the world and are undergoing quick social change. This course proposes to give a broad picture of the transformation of law and legal thinking, and the relation between law and society in this important part of the world.

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