Berkeley Law Online officially launches with its first course, Fundamentals of US Law, with faculty member Bill Fernholz. Registration is open now for the six-week course , which introduces law students to the American legal system and the common-law method of case analysis. Students will study some of the most influential Constitutional Law cases to learn how to use case law, synthesize holdings, and predict legal outcomes. Our instructional design team and Bill have been working for many months to build a course that is both challenging and immersive, and that meets the high standards of Berkeley Law instruction.
This course is for:
- International lawyers who want to learn about the basics of the US legal system, but don’t currently have time for an in-resident LL.M. program.
- Prospective LL.M. students who want to get an early jump on their coursework.
This is the first phase of an effort to expand the reach of Berkeley Law instruction to new audiences in the U.S. and abroad. We will be unveiling more courses in the coming months, including an Introduction to IP Law class later this year.