May 16, 2022  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [Published Catalog]

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POLS 475/4375 - Introduction to Egyptian and Islamic Law (3 cr.)



Prerequisites
RHET 1020 , 6 credits at the 3000 level in POLS 

Description
The Egyptian legal system will be considered according to its present structure and historical development including institutions, processes, laws, and the courts. There will be special emphasis on developments in constitutional law and the role played by the constitution in the political context of present day Egypt. The course also offers an introduction to Islamic jurisprudence in the classical doctrine, in the pre-modern Egyptian legal system, and in contemporary Egypt. This course may be counted toward the Dual Degree option combining a BA in Political Science and an MA in International Human Rights Law.

Cross-listed
Same as   
When Offered
Offered in fall.



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