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As changes are made to the 2015-2016 curriculum and new courses are added, they will be announced on this page.

Date 2015-2016 Course and Schedule Updates
January 29, 2016 A list of spring courses with open seats is available here.  Please note, seats are available and sorted by program.
January 22, 2016 Professor Jon Hanson will teach the seminar, The Legal Education Lab, in Spring 2016.
January 14, 2016 Professor Lani Guinier will teach a new reading group, Critical Race Theory: Issues of Race, Gender & Class, in Spring 2016. Enrollment is by permission.  
January 6, 2016 Ms. Maggie Gardner’s Spring 2016 reading group, Reading the Civil Procedure Canon, has been cancelled.
December 23, 2015 Professor Michael Gregory’s Spring 2016 Education Law and Policy  course has been changed to 2 credits.
December 15, 2015 Entertainment and Media Law will no longer be co-taught by Stuart Brotman and Kenneth Basin.  Mr. Basin will be the sole instructor.
December 7, 2015 A list of Winter 2016 courses with open seats, that are available for add/drop now in HELIOS, can be found here. Please note, seats are listed by program.
December 2, 2015 Professor Mary Ann Glendon will teach the reading group, Tocqueville, in Spring 2016.
December 2, 2015 Professor Mary Ann Glendon’s spring 2016 seminar, Human Rights Research, has been cancelled.
November 17, 2015 The by permission prerequisite for Ms. McKinley’s Minority Lawmaking reading group has been removed.  Students may add into the class now through normal add/drop in Helios.
November 4, 2015 The time for Professor Ted Sichelman’s Winter 2016 course, Intellectual Property & Business, has been changed from 10am-12:15pm to 9-11:15am.
November 2, 2015 The time for Professor Matthew Stephenson’s spring course, Global Anticorruption Lab, has been changed from Tuesday 5-7pm to Thursday 5-7pm.
October 27, 2015 Ms. Erica Goldberg will teach the reading group, Free Speech Torts, in Spring 2016.
October 23, 2015 Professor Ted Sichelman will teach the course, Intellectual Property & Business, in Winter 2016.
October 21, 2015 The time for Visiting Professor Ruth Okediji’s Spring 2016 International Intellectual Property course has been changed.  It will now meet M,T 8:40am-10:10am.
October 19, 2015 Professor Sophie Sparrow will teach the reading group, Engaging All Students in the Class: Applying Best Teaching Principles and Techniques Today’s Law Students, in Spring 2016.
October 15, 2015 Professor Noah Feldman and FAS Professor Joseph Koerner will teach the seminar, The Enemy: Law and the Human, in Spring 2016.
October 13, 2015 Assistant Professor Logan Sawyer will teach an additional section of Legal Profession in Spring 2016.
October 13, 2015 Judge Brett Kavanaugh will teach the course, The Supreme Court 2005-2015, in Winter 2016.
October 13, 2015 Mr. Tom Rubin will teach the seminar, Books in the Digital Age: A Case Study, in Spring 2016.
October 7, 2015 Professor Samuel Moyn’s Spring 2016 reading group, Law and Neoliberalism, has been cancelled.
October 7, 2015 Professor Roberto Unger and Professor Samuel Moyn will teach the course, Time, History, and the Creation of the New, in Spring 2016.
October 7, 2015 Professor Roberto Unger will teach the course, Political Economy After the Crisis, in Spring 2016.
October 7, 2015 Professor Roberto Unger will teach the course, Progressive Alternatives: Institutional Reconstruction Today, in Spring 2016.
October 7, 2015 Professor Roberto Unger will teach the course, Legal Thought Now, in Spring 2016.
October 5, 2015 The time for Visiting Professor James Salzman’s Winter 2016 International Environmental Law course has been changed from MTW 1-4:15pm to MTW 9:00am-12:15pm.
September 23, 2015 Mr. Benjamin Levin will teach the reading group, Overcriminalization and the Limits of Criminal Law, in Spring 2016.
September 22, 2015 Ms. Maggie Gardner will teach the reading group, Reading the Civil Procedure Canon, in Spring 2016.
September 18, 2015 Ms. Maggie McKinley will teach the reading group, Minority Lawmaking, in Spring 2016.
September 16, 2015 Professor Ryan Bubb will teach the reading group, Solving Problems in an Uncertain World, in Spring 2016.
September 14, 2015 A list of courses, with open seats that are available to add into now in HELIOS, is available here.Please note, two Legal Profession offerings now have available seats for JD 2Ls.
September 4, 2015 Professor Janet Halley’s Fall 2015 Feminist Legal Theory Writers’ Workshop, and Fall 2015 Fundamentals in Legal Theory course have been cancelled.  Students who are interested in these topics should contact Professor Halley to explore other options.
September 4, 2015 As of today’s posting, several by permission courses may still be open and accepting applications, list available here.
August 28, 2015 Mr. Zvi Septimus will teach the course, Introduction to Talmud, in Spring 2016.
August 28, 2015 Mr. Zvi Septimus will teach the seminar, Alternative Sexual Relationships: The Jewish Legal Tradition, in Spring 2016.
August 24, 2015 HKS Professor David King will teach The U.S. Congress and Law Making in Spring 2016.
August 24, 2015 Professor Andrew Crespo will teach Popular Criminalism in Spring 2016.
August 24, 2015 Professor Jon Hanson will teach The Justice Lab in Fall 2015.
August 24, 2015 Professor Jody Freeman and Ms. Catherine Claypoole’s Fall 2015 reading group, Women, Work, and Ambition, has been cancelled.
August 24, 2015 Professor Alma Cohen’s course, Introduction to Empirical Methods, has been moved to the Winter 2016 term.
August 18, 2015 Judge David Barron and HKS Professor Archon Fung’s seminar, Public Problems: Advice, Strategy and Analysis, has been moved to the Spring 2016 term.
August 17, 2015 Professor Lawrence Lessig’s Fall 2015 course, Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment, has been cancelled.
August 17, 2015 Professor Lawrence Lessig’s Fall 2015 course, Comparative Constitutional Law, has been moved to the Spring 2016 term.
August 17, 2015 The time for Visiting Professor James Salzman’s Winter 2016 International Environmental Law course has changed from M-F 2-4:15pm to MTW 1-4:15pm.
August 17, 2015 Professor Thomas Brennan will teach Partnership Taxation in Spring 2016.
August 10, 2015 Assistant Professor Logan Sawyer will teach Legal Profession in Spring 2016.
August 10, 2015 Professor Lani Guinier’s Spring 2016 course, Legal Profession: Responsibilities of Public Lawyers, has been cancelled.
August 10, 2015 Professor Benjamin Sachs will teach Labor & Employment Law in Spring 2016.
August 10, 2015 Professor Benjamin Sach’s Spring 2016 course, Law and Social Change Workshop, has been cancelled.
August 3, 2015 Mr. Alan Jenkins will teach Communications, Law, and Social Change in Winter 2016.
August 3, 2015 Mr. Troy Paredes will teach the reading group, The Art and Science of Financial Regulation, this Fall 2015.
August 3, 2015 Judge David Barron will offer the reading group, Lawyering for the President, in Fall 2015.
July 29, 2015 HBS Professor Tarun Khanna will teach Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social & Economic Problems in Fall 2015.
July 29, 2015 Judge David Barron and HKS Professor Archon Fung’s seminar, Public Problems: Advice, Strategy and Analysis, will now be offered in Spring 2016 on Thursdays from 4:15-6:15pm.
July 27, 2015 Professor Melissa Wasserman’s Spring 2016 reading group, Innovation Policy in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, has been cancelled.
July 21, 2015 Professor Vladimir Bosiljevac will teach Valuing and Modeling M&A and LBOs in Spring 2016.
July 21, 2015 Professor Charles Nesson will teach Advanced Topics in Evidence: The Truth in Spring 2016.
July 21, 2015 Professor Charles Nesson will teach Olympic Ideal, Boston Bid, and the Future of Sports Education in Fall 2015.
July 17, 2015 Professor Charles Fried’s Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 seminar, On Interpretation, has been cancelled.
July 17, 2015 Professor Charles Fried will teach Issues in Election Law in Fall 2015.
July 15, 2015 HKS Professor John Ruggie will teach Global Governance in Fall 2015.
July 15, 2015 Ms. Jacqueline Bhabha will teach Childhood, Adolescence, Youth, and International Human Rights in Fall 2015.
July 13, 2015 HBS Professors Jay Lorsch and Lynn Paine will offer Boards of Directors and Corporate Governance in Fall 2015.
July 10, 2015 Professor Charles Nesson will teach Fair Trial in Spring 2016.
July 10, 2015 Professor Charles Nesson will teach JuryX: Deliberations for Social Change in Winter 2016.
July 10, 2015 Professor Daphna Renan will teach Agency Design: Law, Politics, Governance in Spring 2016.
July 8, 2015 Professor Robert Mnookin’s Spring 2016 course, Great Negotiators, has been cancelled.
July 8, 2015 Mr. Marshall Sonenshine will teach Advanced Corporate Transactions in Spring 2016.
June 30, 2015 Mr. David Abromowitz will teach the course Real Estate Transactions in Spring 2016.
June 30, 2015 Mr. Michael Fertik will teach the reading group Digital Privacy in Spring 2016.
June 23, 2015 Professor Adriaan Lanni’s Fall 2015 reading group, Advanced Readings in Criminal Justice, has been cancelled.
June 23, 2015 Professor Mark Roe’s Spring 2016 course, Corporate Governance and Finance of the Public Firm, will now take place on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:30am-9:30am.
June 23, 2015 Professor Mark Roe’s Spring 2016 seminar, Comparative Corporate Governance, will now take place on Wednesdays from 1pm-3pm.
June 23, 2015 Visiting Professor John Comaroff and Professor Jean Comaroff will teach Harvard Africa Workshop: Africa Rising? New African Economies/Cultures and Their Global Implications in Fall 2015.  This course is now available to add via HELIOS.
June 19, 2015 The Fall 2015 – Spring 2016 seminar, On Interpretation, taught by Professor Charles Fried, is no longer by permission and is open to add.
June 18, 2015 Mr. Daniel Clarry will teach the reading group Advanced Topics in Trusts Law in Spring 2016.
June 16, 2015 Ms. Katrin Kuhlmann will teach Trade, Development, and Entrepreneurship in Fall 2015.  This new Reading Group is now available for JD students to add via HELIOS.
June 16, 2015 Professor Elizabeth Kamali will teach Mind and Criminal Responsibility in the Anglo-American Tradition in Spring 2016
June 12, 2015 Mr. Scott Michelman will teach Civil Rights Litigation in Spring 2016.
June 12, 2015 Professor Richard Parker will teach Nietzsche for Lawyers in Spring 2016.
June 12, 2015 Mr. Frank Porcelli will teach Patent Litigation Workshop in Spring 2016.
June 10, 2015 Mr. Roger Bertling will teach Consumer Bankruptcy in Spring 2016.
June 9, 2015 Professor Michele DeStefano’s Fall 2015 term Legal Profession course will take place on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5-6:30pm.
June 8, 2015 Judge Adalberto Jordan will teach Habeas Corpus in Spring 2016.
June 8, 2015 Professor Elizabeth Kamali will teach English Legal History in Spring 2016.
May 28, 2015 Professor Odette Lienau’s Spring 2016 reading group, Topics in Sovereign Debt, will take place on Tuesdays from 5-7pm.
May 13, 2015 Professor Jody Freeman and Ms. Catherine Claypoole will teach the reading group Women, Work and Ambition in Fall 2015.
May 6, 2015 The Fall 2015 seminar, Diagnosing – and Making – Constitutional Argument, taught by Professor Richard Parker, is no longer by permission and is open to add.
May 4, 2015 Professor Martha Field will teach Disability Law in Fall 2015.  It will be available for adding on Wednesday, May 6.
April 28, 2015 Professor Lucian Bebchuk and Professor Assaf Hamdani will teach Controlling Shareholders in Fall 2015.
April 22, 2015 Ms. Suzanne M. Klahr and Mr. Kyle Westaway will teach Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship in Winter-Spring 2016.
April 17, 2015 Mr. Jonathan Lovvorn will teach Wildlife Law in Fall 2015.
April 15, 2015 Mr. Max Weinstein and Ms. Toby Merrill will teach Student Loan Law in Spring 2016.
April 14, 2015 Judge David Barron and HKS Professor Archon Fung will teach Public Problems: Advice, Strategy and Analysis in Fall 2015.
April 13, 2015 Ms. Rachel Sachs will teach Innovation in Medical Technologies: Law and Policy in Spring 2016.
April 9, 2015 Visiting Professor Daniel Coquillette will teach American Legal Education in Spring 2016.
April 8, 2015 Evidence with Kenneth Feinberg has been updated to reflect that it is a four-credit course.
April 8, 2015 Professor Daphna Renan will teach Criminal Procedure: Investigations in Fall 2015.
April 7, 2015 Mr. James Bromley will teach International Corporate Debt Solutions and Cross-Border Insolvency in Sprimg 2016.
April 6, 2015 Professor Philip Heymann’s Policing and Community Groups will now take place as a seminar on Mondays from 5-7pm in Fall 2015.
April 6, 2015 Professor Kristin Madison will teach Health Care Law in Spring 2016.
April 6, 2015 Professor Scott Brewer will teach Evidence and Reason in Law, Philosophy, Science, and Religion in Fall 2015.
April 6, 2015 Professor Scott Brewer will teach the Reading Group Law and Modernist Art, Philosophy, and Culture in Fall 2015.
April 6, 2015 Professor Scott Brewer will teach Jurisprudence in Fall 2015.
April 6, 2015 Professor Scott Brewer and Visiting Professor Robert George’s  Virtue and Law will now meet on Tuesdays from 1-3pm in Spring 2016.
April 6, 2015 Professor Scott Brewer’s Evidence class will now be taught Thursdays and Fridays from 9:50-11:20am in Spring 2016.
April 1, 2015 Ms. Rachel Viscomi will teach Dispute Systems Design in Spring 2016.
March 31, 2015 Professor Lewis Sargentich’s Fall 2015 Reading Group, Natural Law and Positive Law will now meet from 6-8pm on Wednesdays.
March 26, 2015 Visiting Professor George Triantis will teach Bankruptcy in Winter 2016.
March 26, 2015 Professor Scott Westfahl will teach Innovation in Legal Education and Practice in Fall 2015.
March 24, 2015 Dr. Arevik Avedian will teach Applied Survey Analysis in Fall 2015.
March 24, 2015 Dr. Heidi Gardner will teach Understanding Law Firms as Businesses in Spring 2016.
March 24, 2015 Dr. Heidi Gardner will teach Working in the Law Firm of Today and Tomorrow: Shifts, Strategies and Success in Fall 2015.
March 24, 2015 Professor Mihir Desai will teach Taxation in Fall 2015.
March 24, 2015 The Honorable Peter Rubin will teach Evidence in Spring 2016.