MLS 861: Non-Profit Law

Welcome to MLS 861

This course is a study of nonprofit firms and the nonprofit sector. Topics include a survey of the role of nonprofit, theories and justification of the nonprofit form, nonprofit statutes and other laws pertaining to nonprofits (e.g., the regulation of charitable solicitations), the formation, operation and dissolution of nonprofits, and tax and tax policy issues related to nonprofits, Delivery mode: Traditional graduate, online and accelerated.

MLS 541 Textbook

MLS 558: Legal Fundamentals

Welcome to MLS 558

This course provides fundamental coverage relating to the key subjects of Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Tort Law, Contract Law, the Law of Property, and Criminal Law and Procedure.  Also covered will be the course of litigation, trials, appeals, and the foundational concepts of jurisdiction, and burdens of proof.

MLS 558 Textbook

MLS 558: Legal Fundamentals

Welcome to MLS 558

This course provides fundamental coverage relating to the key subjects of Constitutional Law, Civil Procedure, Tort Law, Contract Law, the Law of Property, and Criminal Law and Procedure.  Also covered will be the course of litigation, trials, appeals, and the foundational concepts of jurisdiction, and burdens of proof.

MLS 558 Textbook

LA 995np: Law of Nonprofit Organizations

Welcome to LA 995np

This course is a study of nonprofit firms and the nonprofit sector. Topics include a survey of the role of nonprofits, theories and justifications of the nonprofit form, nonprofit statutes and other laws pertaining to nonprofits (e.g., the regulation of charitable solicitations), the formation, operation and dissolution of nonprofits, and tax and tax policy issues related to nonprofits. 

Three units

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MLS 923: Intro. to Human Rights

Welcome to MLS 923

This course provides an introduction to international human rights law. Topics include the foundational and historical development of human rights, and the development of international and regional legal systems to protect human rights.

Textbook

MLS 521: Contracts

Welcome to MLS 521

This course studies of the fundamentals of contract law, including the common law and selected portions of the Restatement (Second) of Contracts and the Uniform Commercial Code. Topics include remedies, offer, acceptance, discerning the agreement, parol evidence rule, Statute of Frauds, multi-party transactions, enforceability, consideration, promissory estoppel, warranties and conditions, breach, and defenses. Delivery mode: Traditional graduate, online, and accelerated.


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MLS 531: Criminal Law

Welcome to MLS 531

This course teaches students how to deal with substantive criminal law problems in both practical and policy terms. The course inquires into the proper scope and objectives of criminal law, limitations on the State’s power to define criminal liability, and general principles of liability and defenses for offenses against the person and property.

 

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LA 661: Property I

Welcome to LA 661

These courses focus on the acquisition, disposition, and use of personal and real property. Property I focuses on the nature of ownership and possession, bailment, adverse possession, common law classifications of estates in land, concurrent ownership, present and future interests in land, and landlord-tenant law. Property II focuses on transfers of interests in real property, real estate contracts, legal descriptions, conveyances and deeds, recording systems, title insurance, private land-use restrictions (easements, covenants, and equitable servitudes), public land-use regulations, eminent domain, and regulatory takings. The course may include introductory exposure to trusts, donative transfers, intellectual property, fixtures, mortgages, and ownership of natural resources (i.e., water, oil, gas, wildlife).

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MLS 541: Torts I

Welcome to MLS 541

This course covers the civil laws governing compensation for injury to person and property. Torts I focuses on intentional torts and defenses, negligence and defenses, wrongful death, survival, statute of limitations, immunities, and vicarious liability. (orig 2) This course covers the civil laws governing compensation for injury to person and property. Torts II studies strict liability, products liability, nuisance, defamation, invasion of privacy, civil rights, misuse of legal procedure, intentional and negligent misrepresentation, business torts and familial relationships, torts in the age of statutes, and compensation systems as substitutes for tort law.

MLS 541 Textbook