Law 413 - Advanced U.S. Contract Law for Foreign Lawyers

Faculty listed in alphabetical order – please see faculty specific description for requisite information.

J. Park


General Course Description:

This course examines US. contact law from a transactional approach.  It is designed for LL.M. students with some legal experience.  The course is an introduction to main topics in contract law, including issues of formation, enforceability, defenses, terms, performance and breach, excuse, remedies and third parties.  In addition, this course examines how contract law principles affect the real-world transactional practice.  Students will examine real life agreements and complete assignments to familiarize them with common issues U.S. deal lawyers face in negotiating and reviewing various types of business contracts.  There may be lectures by guest speakers practicing in the fields of employment law, IP law, and litigation. 

Course Specific Learning Outcomes:

Students will study main U.S. contract law principles and learn how they affect the real-world transactional practice.  Students will learn common issues U.S. deal lawyers face in negotiating and reviewing various types of business contracts.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Jin Park 18S 413 LEC 1 R 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM 2.0 No No
  Law 413 is limited to LLM students. Enrollment processed through the Graduate Studies Office.