A legal system is a foundation of a civilized society. The law defines how political institutions function and comprises the rules that define how citizens interact in their daily lives. This course will study legal systems as an intellectual achievement distinct from political or constitutional theory. The course will cover, among other topics, different legal systems, how these legal systems evolved, different types of legal rules, and how legal rules function through legal institutions like courts.
January – March 2023
Auditing is a great choice for students who want to attend live lectures, ask questions, and participate in some discussions, but do not want to submit assignments.
A typical auditor is a busy professional or retiree, who finds our courses enriching and seeks to learn from our faculty as a hobby. You do not need to apply to audit, simply pay the tuition fee and you will be automatically enrolled in the course.
Graded students in this course are expected to attend lectures and discussion sections, and also to submit assignments to the faculty. Assignments will be graded and given feedback.
To enter this course as a graded student, you must be accepted into the graded program of Ayn Rand University and achieve the necessary prerequisites. Your annual tuition covers as many courses as you wish to take. Most accepted students are granted scholarships, which substantially defray their tuition cost.
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