Law 570 - Introduction to United States Law

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

P. Goodman C. Spillenger


General Course Description:

This course is designed to prepare the foreign lawyer for legal study in the United States. It is designed for any LL.M. student who has not previously earned a law degree in the United States, and is required for any such student who plans to sit for the New York bar exam. The course will introduce LL.M. students to the distinctive aspects and fundamental principles of United States law, including an introduction to constitutional law and civil procedure in both federal and state court.

Course Information:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Clyde Spillenger 17F 570 LEC 1 W 3:20 PM - 5:20 PM 2.0 No No
  Course limited to LLM students. Enrollment processed through the Graduate Studies Office.
Previous Course Offerings:
​Faculty Term Course Section ​Schedule ​Units Requisite Satisfies SAW
Patrick Goodman 15F 570 SEM 1 TBA 2.0 No No
  International LLM students will be automatically enrolled in this summer orientation course. Starts August 12, 2015.
Patrick Goodman 16F 570 LEC 1 Unscheduled 2.0 No No