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As changes are made to the 2016-2017 curriculum and new courses are added, they will be announced on this page.

Date 2016-2017 Course and Schedule Updates
September 28, 2016 Professor Kathryn Sikkink will teach the course, Preventing Mass Atrocities: The Security Council and the International Criminal Court, in Winter 2017.
September 28, 2016 Professor Tracey Maclin will teach the course, Criminal Procedure: Investigations, in Spring 2017.
September 22, 2016 University Professor Cass Sunstein and Professor Adrian Vermeule will teach the seminar, Unintended Consequences in Law and Politics, in Spring 2017.
September 22, 2016 University Professor Cass Sunstein’s Spring 2017 Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy seminar has been cancelled.
September 22, 2016 Professor Adrian Vermeule’s Spring 2017 Carl Schmitt: Constitutional and Legal Theory seminar has been cancelled.
September 20, 2016 Roberto Mangabeira Unger and Professor Michael Puett will teach the jointly-listed course, Approaches to Life: A Comparative Study of Enduring Philosophical Questions, in Spring 2017.
September 14, 2016 Professor Andrew Crespo’s Spring 2017 Criminal Procedure: Investigations class has been cancelled.
September 9, 2016 A list of courses with open seats can be found here. Please note, this list is sorted by the type of seats available; you will want to search for your program in the list.
August 29, 2016 Mr. Daniel Farbman will teach the seminar, Legal Realism, this Spring 2017.
August 26, 2016 Professor Mary Ann Glendon’s Spring 2017 seminar, Human Rights Religious Freedom Seminar, will now take place on Wednesdays from 3-5pm.
August 23, 2016 Justice Mariano-Florentino Cuellar will teach the course, Frontiers of Cyberlaw: Artificial Intelligence, Automation and Information Security, in Winter 2017.
August 23, 2016 Professor Helena Alviar will teach the seminar, Contemporary Critical Legal Thought: Perspectives From the Periphery, in Spring 2017.
August 23, 2016 Professor Helena Alviar will teach the seminar, Modernization, Development and Revolution in Latin America: Legal Experiments, in Spring 2017.
August 23, 2016 Judge Nancy Gertner’s Spring 2017 seminar, Law and Neuroscience, will now take place on Wednesdays from 5:15-7:15pm.
August 16, 2016 Ms. Katrin Kuhlmann will teach the reading group, Trade, Development, and Entrepreneurship, in Fall 2016.
August 15, 2016 Professor Mark Tushnet will teach the reading group, Diversity and US Legal History, in Fall 2016.
August 10, 2016 Professor Carol Steiker’s Fall 2016 course, Capital Punishment in America, will now take place on Monday and Tuesday from 10:20-11:50am.
August 10, 2016 Mr. Fernando Delgado’s Spring 2017 course, Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Clinical Seminar is cancelled.
August 10, 2016 Professor Robert Clark’s Spring 2017 reading group, Laws, Markets, Religions, will now take place on Tuesdays from 5-7pm.
August 10, 2016 The Fall 2016 clinical seminar, Human Rights Advocacy, will now be taught by Mr. Fernando Delgado.
August 4, 2016 Mr. Michael Fertik will teach the course, Entrepreneurial Agreements and Startup Decisions, in Spring 2017.
August 4, 2016 Mr. Michael Fertik will teach the reading group, Digital Privacy, in Spring 2017.
August 3, 2016 Professor Robert Bordone and Ms. Rachel Viscomi will teach the reading group, Political Dialogue in Polarizing Times: Election 2016, in Fall 2016.
August 3, 2016 Professor Annette Gordon-Reed’s Fall 2016 seminar, Politics, Social Life and Law in Jeffersonian America, is no longer by permission and is available now through add/drop.
August 1, 2016 The fall clinic, Community Enterprise Project, has been cancelled.
July 29, 2016 For LLM and transfer JD students, admittance to the Fall 2017 seminar, Democracy and Human Rights, taught by University Professor Cass Sunstein, University Professor Amartya Sen, University Professor Eric Maskin, will now be by permission.
July 28, 2016 HKS Professor David King will teach the course, The U.S. Congress and Law Making, in Spring 2017.
July 28, 2016 HKS Professor Jose Maria Beneyto will teach the course, The Future of Europe: Key Challenges and the Restructuring of the European Project, in Spring 2017.
July 28, 2016 Ms. Jacqueline Bhabha will teach the course, Childhood, Adolescence, Youth, and International Human Rights, this Fall 2016.
July 28, 2016 HKS Professor John Ruggie will teach the course, Global Governance, this Fall 2016.
July 26, 2016 Professor Susan Crawford and Mr. Waide Warner will teach an additional offering of the course, Responsive Communities Lab, in Spring 2017.
July 26, 2016 HBS Professor Tarun Khanna will teach the course, Contemporary Developing Countries: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Problems, in Fall 2016.
July 21, 2016 Mr. Jonathan Mechanic will teach the course, Real Estate Law, in Spring 2017
July 19, 2016 Professor Jon Hanson’s spring course, The Justice Lab, will now take place on Mondays from 5-7pm.
July 8, 2016 Professor Jeannie Suk Gersen will teach the course, Fashion Law Lab, in Winter 2017.
July 6, 2016 Professor Adrian Vermeule will teach the seminar, Carl Schmitt: Constitutional and Legal Theory, in Spring 2017.
June 30, 2016 Dr. Arevik Avedian will teach the one-credit course, Applied Quantitative Analysis, in Spring 2017.
June 28, 2016 Mr. Marshall Sonenshine will teach the course, Advanced Corporate Transactions, in Spring 2017.
June 21, 2016 Mr. Matthew Olsen will teach the seminar, National Security Law and Practice, in Spring 2017.
June 20, 2016 Professor Niva Elkin-Koren will teach the course, Digital Copyright: A Comparative Perspective, in Spring 2017.
June 17, 2016 Professor Christine Desan will teach the seminar, Monetary Reform: A Seminar in Just Design, in Spring 2017.
June 16, 2016 The Honorable Peter Rubin’s Spring 2017 Evidence course will now take place on Mondays from 1-3pm.
June 15, 2016 Mr. Louis Tompros will teach the course, Patent Trial Advocacy, in Spring 2017.
June 15, 2016 Mr. Mitchell Presser will teach the course, Drafting and Negotiating Cross-Border Merger & Acquisition Transactions, in Spring 2017.
June 14, 2016 Dates for Justice Elena Kagan’s reading group, The Supreme Court’s 2015 Term, have been established. The group will meet on 9/6, 9/7 and 9/8/2016 from 5-8pm, and 9/9/2016 from 3-6pm. Please note the deadline for application is July 22nd, 2016
June 14, 2016 Professor Nina Mendelson’s Fall 2016 reading group, Advanced Topics in Statutory Interpretation, will now take place on Wednesdays from 5:30-7:30pm.
June 8, 2016 The winter sessions of Professor Dehlia Umunna’s clinical course, Criminal Justice Institute: Defense Theory and Practice, will now take place on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 12-2pm.
June 8, 2016 Mr. Ari Peskoe will teach the reading group, Powering the U.S. Electric Grid, in Fall 2016.
June 8, 2016 Professor Jack Goldsmith will teach the seminar Advanced Topics in Civil Procedure in Spring 2017.
June 8, 2016 Professor Jack Goldsmith’s Spring 2017 seminar, Selected Topics in National Security Law, is cancelled.
May 18, 2016 Professor Crystal Yang will now teach Empirical Criminal Law as a 2-credit seminar in Spring 2017.
May 17, 2016 Professor Chaim Saiman will teach the seminar, Business Law and Ethics: American and Jewish Legal Perspectives, in Spring 2017.
May 11, 2016 Professor Alex Whiting will teach the course, International Criminal Law, in Winter 2017.
May 5, 2016 Professor Vladimir Bosiljevac will teach the course, Investments Workshop: Public and Private Equity, in Spring 2017.
May 4, 2016 Professor John Coates will teach the reading group, Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions, in Spring 2017.
May 3, 2016 Professor Mark Tushnet will teach the seminar, Law and Film: Kieslowski and Tykwer, in Spring 2017.
April 27, 2016 Dean Martha Minow and Professor John Manning will teach the course, Public Law Workshop, in Spring 2017.
April 27, 2016 Professor Leslie Kendrick will teach the course, Free Speech and Economic Regulation, in Winter 2017.
April 25, 2016 Judge David Barron will teach the course, Local Government Law, in Spring 2017.
April 25, 2016 Judge David Barron and HKS Professor Archon Fung will teach the seminar, Public Problems: Advice, Strategy and Analysis, in Fall 2016.
April 21, 2016 Mr. David Hoffman will teach the course, Diversity and Dispute Resolution, in Winter 2017.
April 20, 2016 Ms. Naz Modirzadeh will teach the course, Public International Law, in Spring 2017.
April 20, 2016 Ms. Naz Modirzadeh will teach the seminar, International Law, Policy and Decision-Making in War: Advanced Seminar, in Spring 2017.
April 20, 2016 Professor Christine Desan’s Spring 2017 course, The Constitutional Law of Money, is cancelled.
April 20, 2016 Professor Susan Crawford’s Fall 2016 course, City Use of Technology, will now be held on Monday and Tuesday from 8:30-10am.
April 15, 2016 Professor John Coates’ Fall 2016 course, Boards of Directors and Corporate Governance, will now be held on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 1-3pm.
April 15, 2016 Ms. Naz Modirzadeh will teach the course, International Humanitarian Law/Laws of War, in Fall 2016.
April 14, 2016 Professor Vladimir Bosiljevac will teach the course, Valuing and Modeling M&A and LBOs, in Spring 2017.
April 13, 2016 Professor Stephen Ansolabehere will teach the course, Election Law, in Fall 2016.
April 13, 2016 Ms. Nancy Kelly and Mr. John Willshire-Carrera will teach the reading group, Emerging Issues in Refugee Protection: The Representation of Child Asylum Seekers, in Spring 2017.
April 13, 2016 Professor Robert Mnookin, Professor James Sebenius, and Professor R Nicholas Burns will teach the jointly-listed course, Great Negotiators, Effective Diplomacy and Intractable Conflicts, on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1:15-2:45pm in Spring 2017.
April 13, 2016 Professor Susan Crawford and Mr. Waide Warner will teach the course, Responsive Communities Lab, in Fall 2016.
April 12, 2016 Professor Khiara Bridges’ Fall 2016 seminar, Critical Race Theory, will now take place on Mondays from 5-7pm.
April 7, 2016 Dr. Osama Siddique’s Fall 2016 course, National Development: International Financial Institutions, Access to Justice and Human Rights, will be held on Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 3:20-4:50pm.
April 5, 2016 Professor Bruce Hay will teach the reading group, Economics of Litigation, in Fall 2016.
April 5, 2016 Professor Joanna Schwartz will teach the seminar, Policing the Police, in Spring 2017.
April 5, 2016 Professor Wendy Jacobs will teach the course, Climate Solutions Living Lab, in Spring 2017.
April 4, 2016 Professor Esme Caramello will teach the course, Housing Law and Policy, in Spring 2017.
April 4, 2016 Mr. Lewis Kaden will teach the course, Globalization: Business, Legal and Public Policy Issues, in Winter 2017.
April 1, 2016 Professor James Tierney will teach the reading group, The Operations and Ethics of the State Attorney General, in Fall 2016.
April 1, 2016 Professor Charles Nesson will teach the seminar, Advanced Topics in Evidence, in Spring 2017.
April 1, 2016 Professor Charles Nesson will teach the course, Constitutional Law – Fair Trial, in Spring 2017.
April 1, 2016 Professor Charles Nesson will teach the course, JuryX Workshop, in Winter 2017.
March 31, 2016 Professor Annette Gordon-Reed will teach the reading group, Policing in America, in Spring 2017.
March 31, 2016 Professor Adrian Vermeule’s Fall 2016 seminar, Theory of the Administrative State, is no longer by permission and will be available for preferencing.
March 29, 2016 Professor Alan Stone’s Spring 2017 seminar, Law, Psychology, and Morality: An Exploration through Film, will now take place on Thursdays from 5-7pm.
March 29, 2016 Professor Alan Stone’s Spring 2017 reading group,  The Short Stories of Alice Munro, will now take place on Tuesdays from 5-7pm.
March 29, 2016 Empirical Criminal Law, taught by Professor Crystal Yang, will now be offered as a reading group on Mondays from 5-7pm in Spring 2017.
March 23, 2016 Mr. Jonathan Lovvorn will teach the seminar, Wildlife Law, in Fall 2016
March 23, 2016 Professor Scott Brewer will teach the course, How to Do Things with Arguments, in Fall 2016.
March 22, 2016 Professor Intisar Rabb will teach Advanced Legislation: Statutory Interpretation in Fall 2016.