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2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog

POLS 200 - Introduction to Law

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Social Sciences
Introduction to the origins, development, structure, institutions and processes of the US legal system. Topics include law as a system of social thought and behavior; law as a framework for the resolution of conflicting claims; legal reasoning; law as a process for protecting and facilitating voluntary interactions and fundamental rights in a business society; legal terminology, civil and criminal procedures, legal rights and remedies, torts, contracts, criminal law, and property. Required for all business students transferring to the UW School of Business; recommended for any student interested in a career in law, law enforcement or related. Prerequisite: Appropriate placement or grade of 2.0 or higher in ENGL 099.