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796.04 - Seminar Law in Africa
Professor: John B. Quigley
Semester: 2010 Winter
Second Writing Requirement? Yes
Professional Responsibility? No
Participants will be asked to write a research paper on a topic relating to issues of their own choosing relating to law in Africa. Papers may focus on a particular issue (e.g., family law) in Africa generally, on a particular issue relating to a single country, or on the legal system generally of a particular country. Papers may focus on indigenous legal systems or on state legal systems. In recent years there has been considerable international activity in Africa, relating to such issues as human rights violations, disease prevention, government finance, resolution of military conflicts. Papers may focus on these issues with international dimensions. Participants will be asked to make an oral presentation of their research.
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