Course Information

Course Number

653

Credits

3

Russian for Legal Studies

A linguistic and cultural introduction to law and business in Russia. Students will focus on the specialized vocabularies involved in legal and business Russian. The course will explore the special problems associated with developing legal and business terminology in a society that is making the transition from a communist system to a market economy. Students will also explore difficulties in translating legal terminology from a civil law language to a common law language.


Prerequisite: two years of Russian language studies, consent of instructor.
Cross-Listed with Rus 211.01.


Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.