Law 199:  The Best of American Case Law

Law 199: The Best of American Case Law is a 10-day, online summer course. It is designed to introduce students to some of the most important and exciting law school cases. Students will come to understand how the law school classroom works, experience a broad sample of at least eight different areas of the law, and engage with nationally renowned law faculty as they present some of the most important legal cases.

All students will receive a certificate for successful completion of the course. Current University of Illinois undergraduate students will also receive 3 credit hours.

Schedule

9 a.m. - 12 p.m. daily
* The summer 2022 session has been cancelled due to low enrollment. Dates for the 2023 session will be posted as soon as they are determined, and registration will open in the winter/spring of 2023.

Sample Topics

  • Introduction to the American Legal System
  • Income Taxation
  • Consumer Finance
  • U.S. Constitutional Law
  • Art Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Professional Responsibility/Ethics
  • Corporate Law
  • Tort Law

Certificate/Credit Information

All students will receive a certificate for successful completion of the course.
Current University of Illinois undergraduate students will also receive 3 credit hours.

Course Fee

University of Illinois undergraduates: Summer tuition
Non-University of Illinois students: $1,200
Incoming 2022 LLM students: $600

How to Enroll

University of Illinois students enroll in Law 199-A.

Register for the Course

*Enrolled students will be emailed instructions for access in July.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations for a full refund must be received no later than June 13, 2022. Cancellations received between June 14, 2022 and July 10, 2022 will receive a refund of registration fees, less a $180 administrative fee. Refunds will not be issued for cancellations received after July 11, 2022.

To learn more about "The Best of American Case Law" course, please contact:

Office of Graduate & International Legal Studies
University of Illinois College of Law
504 East Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 244
Champaign, Illinois 61820
(217) 333-6066
law-gradprograms@illinois.edu

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