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7983. Legal Spanish II

2.00 credits

Prerequisites: None.

Grading Basis: Graded

This course will provide students with instruction in Spanish legal terminology for the purpose of enabling them to represent Spanish-speaking clients. In this course, students will compare the Spanish and Latin legal systems to the U.S legal system. Every week, the class will focus on a different area of the law, and on the main legal vocabulary relevant to that practice area and the differences among the legal systems. Reading and writing of legal documents in Spanish as well as discussions of legal issues and attorney-client mock interviews will take place in this course. Requisite: At least three years of high school Spanish or equivalent exposure to written and spoken Spanish. Having successfully completed Spanish for Lawyers I is not a requirement for students who have three or more years of Spanish.