16 sept. 2018
I enjoyed this course and it helped me to understand the basic parts of American Law. My only suggestion is to provide even more cases as examples to demonstrate the doctrines and statutes. Thank you.
9 avr. 2020
A great first step on understanding the basic principles of American Law, providing an insight into impact on the systems we encounter on a daily basis and how these systems have developed over time.
par John S•
21 sept. 2020
I really enjoyed this and the quality of the lectures were amazing. My son is an attorney and I just wanted to be able to converse with him about some of his cases and at least have some understanding. If I was younger this course made me want to go to law school!
par Colyer M•
7 juil. 2020
A great overview of American Law, the examples and lectures made concepts interesting and easy to understand. The supplemental reading and key terms were also helpful before watching lectures and taking assessments to gain more understanding of the subject.
par Lucia R•
13 sept. 2020
I recommend in to everybody who wants to broaden knowledge and boost your CV. Enjoyed the time learning about the basic of American law, as currently I am also a student of law living in Europe. Thanks to the teachers and their friendly tone and ethusiasm.
par Brooke S•
11 juin 2017
I've learned a great deal about the basic tenants of the American legal system from taking this free course. I recommend this course to anyone who is considering attending law school or to the layman who just wants to gain a great outline of American law.
par Wiliam I S•
1 nov. 2020
I took this course to sate a curiosity on the law (coming in with little experience on how it operated as a whole) and the course did a great job at introducing several topics without being overwhelming. Really happy and satisfied that I took the course.
11 mars 2018
Really well structured. Professors all provided good examples and cases so it is easier to understand the doctrines. The reading materials are good to start, though some are theoretical and may be slightly different from the professor's introduction.
par Roland M•
28 août 2022
It was superexciting. As a Ghanaian student with no prior knowledge on law, i can boldy explain various areas of law as a result of this course. I have knowledge about Constitutional law, Torts Law, Law of contracts, Civil Procedure, Criminal law.
par German T•
15 mai 2020
I have live in this country for more the 25 year and I had a lot problems understanding the law of United States, but this course has really open my mind in the laws that has and will affect my life while I live in this beautiful country. Thank you
par Mohamed N•
17 juin 2019
I got exactly what I wanted - an introduction to American law. I am a politician not a law student and this was the kind of material I was looking for. The professors are concise except, perhaps, in the property law section. Overall a great course.
par Hercules C•
20 mai 2021
Excellent course! It's short, but you succeeded in passing the main concepts of the main important areas of law. Congratulations! I have recommended the course for Brazilian law students and lawyers willing to know a little of the US legal system.
par Julia P•
12 mai 2017
The best law course you can take. Wonderful lecturers, interesting topics, just the right amount of learning material. It has the best structure and pace. If you wan't to get to know the basics of American law then you've chosen the right course.
par melanie t•
31 mars 2020
This class was a good class in that I desired to learn more about American Law and to be better informed about how the process works. Although I am not interested in pursuing further education in law, I thought the class was a good introduction.
par Angelo E•
22 mars 2020
This course gives you a solid grasp of legal fundamentals that are paramount to high school civics classes. This is a great course, and I have learned a lot by taking it. I would highly recommend this course to anyone who is interested in law!
par Assel S•
7 nov. 2016
This course gave a lot of basic things I should know about common law system and especially about American Law System. I am from country with codified legal system, and for me the course tought me a lot! Thank you lecturers of Penn Law School!
par Daniel P•
17 oct. 2015
Complete, detailed, nuanced. You might leave it feeling like you know very little about the law, but it's because of the amount of nuance in the legal system. Any further reading I do will add to the framework that this course has established.
par Carlos E•
14 janv. 2022
It is an interesting an superficial approach to American Legal System, and along with the further readings it clarifies basic concepts. The way the course is structured is extremely coherent and user-friendly. I would recommend this course.
par Yufei D Z•
3 mars 2018
My favorite thing about this course is that it is very well organized into different sections with each one being taught by a different Law Professor. This helps me stay engaged and learn each component of the course in its own unique way.
par Madi P•
22 juin 2020
This course really helped me get a basic understanding of the different sections in American Law. The in-class/ in-lecture mini-quizzes were also very helpful to make sure I stayed focused and was understanding the concepts along the way.
par isabel s•
6 mai 2020
Muy bien estructurado, los profesores dan las explicaciones muy detalladas. Aunque es difícil de entender para alguien que no ha estudiado Derecho y proviene de un país donde se aplica el Derecho Romano, es muy interesante e instructivo.
par Santiago D V S•
9 juil. 2022
I can indicate several positive aspects: the first has to do with the quality of the teachers when explaining the topics. The second is that the schedule has an appropriate pace and finally I report that the study material is adequate .
par Ulrica L•
7 oct. 2017
Really appreciate it for everything these dedicated professors had done, the whole journey with this fabulous course was a unforgettable experience for me, and thanks for coursera to privide such a great platform for worldwide learners.
par Norovsuren K•
6 nov. 2021
It was such a great experience for me. All of the teachers' lessons were so logically organized. Even tough I was not familiar with US law, this course guided me to all of the basics of US law in every area. Thank you from MONGOLIA.
par Tulika S•
29 sept. 2018
This is a great insight into the American Law. The course is well built to cover every point of a constitution that is more than 200 years old. I thank Coursera and university of Pennsylvania for putting up this magnificent course.
par xiaochuan J•
28 nov. 2016
It's a set of excellent lessons, which is easy to understand for students whose secondary language is English. The course tell us the most distinctive features about the American Legal System and how it developed. Highly recommend!
par Amira e B•
18 nov. 2021
As an international student in the US I am so fortunate to be in this position thanks to Coursera and Penn Law to learn about the basic laws in the US. I am looking forward to gain more knowledge on the American Law. Thank you all!