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As changes are made to the 2019-2020 curriculum and new courses are added, they will be announced on this page.

Date 2019-2020 Course and Schedule Updates
9/12/2019 Mr. Dipayan Ghosh will teach the reading group, The Economy of Internet Monopolization, in Spring 2020.
9/10/2019 Mr. Luis Moreno Ocampo will teach the jointly-listed course, Preventing Mass Atrocities: War and Justice in the 21st Century, in Winter 2020.
9/4/2019 Professor Alma Cohen’s Fall 2019 course, Introduction to Statistics and Empirical Methods for Lawyers, has been cancelled.
9/3/2019 A limited number of 2L seats have become available in Mr. Timothy Dacey’s Fall 2019 Legal Profession section for those students who wish to complete their Professional Responsibility requirement in their 2L year.
9/3/2019 The list of courses with open seats and no waitlist for direct enrollment as of September 3 is available. The list is sorted by Program.
8/30/2019 The list of courses with open seats and no waitlist for direct enrollment as of August 30 is available. The list is sorted by Program.
8/27/2019 Judge David Barron and Professor Archon Fung’s Fall by-permission seminar, Public Problems: Advice, Strategy, and Analysis, has been rescheduled to Thursdays 3-5pm.
8/20/2019 The application deadline for Professor Cass Sunstein’s seminar, Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy, has been extended to August 29th.
8/20/2019 The application deadline for Professors Cass Sunstein & Adrian Vermeule’s seminar, Executive Power in the Roberts Court, has been extended to August 29th.
8/16/2019 Professor Jesse Fried’s Fall 2019 seminar, Current Issues in Corporate Governance is no longer a by-application course. Students who meet the prerequisites may be able to enroll without permission.
8/14/2019 Professor Maureen Brady will teach the reading group, Urban Law and Policy, in Spring 2020.
8/7/2019 Ms. Jennifer Sturiale will teach the reading group, Procedural Law’s Trans-Substantivity Principle, in Spring 2020.
8/7/2019 Dr. Jacob Bronsther will teach the reading group, Repairing Wrongs: Crimes and Torts, in Spring 2020.
8/7/2019 Mr. Alexander Platt will teach the reading group, Index Funds and the Concentration of Corporate Ownership, in Spring 2020.
8/7/2019 Professor Roberto Mangabeira Unger’s Spring 2020 seminar, Central Issues in Legal and Social Theory, will now take place on Wednesdays from 1-3pm, and the Spring 2020 course, The Conduct of Life in Western and Eastern Philosophy, will now take place on Thursdays from 1-3pm.
8/7/2019 Mr. Blaine Saito will teach the reading group, Social Policy and the Tax Code, in Spring 2020.
8/6/2019 Mr. Guha Krishnamurthi will teach the reading group, Criminal Law and Torts — Intersections, Distinctions, and Consequences, in Spring 2020.
8/6/2019 Professor Nicholas Stephanopoulos will teach the course, Election Law, in Winter 2020.
8/1/2019 Mr. Roberto Mangabeira Unger will teach the seminar, Central Issues in Legal and Social Theory, in Spring 2020.
7/30/2019 Professor Alma Cohen will teach the Fall-Spring course, Workshop in Empirical Law and Economics.
7/30/2019 Professor David Kennedy will teach the course, Approaches to Political Economy: Inequality or Subordination?, in Spring 2020.
7/26/2019 Professor Annette Gordon-Reed’s Spring 2020 course, The Early American Republic: The United States from 1783-1837, has been cancelled.
7/15/2019 Be sure to pay close attention to application deadlines for By-Permission courses.  Courses with upcoming summer deadlines include The Supreme Court’s 2018 Term with Justice Kagan (7/20), Executive Power in the Roberts Court with Profs. Vermeule & Sunstein (8/19), Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar with Mr. Wroblewski (8/23 with clinical component), and Fairness and Privacy: Perspectives of Law and Probability with Profs. Minow & Dwork (8/25).  All By Permission courses and deadlines can be found here.
7/9/2019 HBS Professor Tarun Khanna will teach the jointly-listed course, Contemporary Developing Countries: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Problems, in Fall 2019.
7/9/2019 Professor Katherine Meyer and Ms. Nicole Negowetti will teach the Animal Law & Policy Clinic and the clinical seminar in the Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 terms. Instructions on how to apply can be found in the linked course descriptions.
7/3/2019 Professor Sandra Wachter will teach the course, When Technology Disrupts the Law, in Spring 2020.
7/3/2019 Professor Sandra Wachter will teach the reading group, Explanations and fairness in Artificial Intelligence, in Spring 2020.
7/3/2019 Professor Sandra Wachter will teach the reading group, Identity, autonomy and data protection in the age of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, in Spring 2020.
7/3/2019 Professors Adrian Vermeule and Jacob Gersen will teach the seminar, Rhetoric in Law and Politics, in Spring 2020.
7/3/2019 Professors Adrian Vermeule and Jacob Gersen’s Spring 2020 seminar, Sovereignty in Law and Politics, has been cancelled.
7/2/2019 Professor Tim McCormack will teach the course, International Criminal Law, in Winter 2020.
7/2/2019 Professor Philippe Sands will teach the course, Nuremberg — Law, The Individual and the Group, in Spring 2020.
6/28/2019 Professor Jack Goldsmith’s Spring 2020 seminar, The Rise and Fall of the American Digital Empire, has been cancelled.
6/27/2019 Professors Roberto Unger and Cornel West’s Spring 2020 course, American Democracy, has been cancelled.
6/26/2019 Mr. Ioannis Kalpouzos will teach the seminar, New Technologies and the Law of War, in Spring 2020.
6/25/2019 Professor Jesse Fried and Ms. Sarah Reed will teach the course, Investing in VC Funds, in Fall 2019.
6/25/2019 Mr. Peter Rosenberg will teach the course, ERISA, in Spring 2020.
6/25/2019 Professor Gerald Frug’s Spring 2020 course, Local Government Law, has been cancelled.
6/21/2019 Professor David Rosenberg will teach the seminar, Solving the Problem of High Priced Patented Pharmaceuticals, in Spring 2020.
6/19/2019 Ms. Jacqueline Bhabha will teach the jointly-listed course, Migration and Human Rights, in Fall 2019.
6/19/2019 HKS Professor Kathryn Sikkink will teach the jointly-listed course, Global Governance, in Fall 2019.
6/19/2019 HKS Professor David King will teach the jointly-listed course, The U.S. Congress and Law Making, in Spring 2020.
6/14/2019 Dr. Mary Beth Chopas will teach the course, Legal Research, Writing and Analysis II, in Fall 2019.
6/14/2019 Ms. Dena Sacco will teach the course, Legal Research, Writing and Analysis II, in Fall 2019.
6/13/2019 Professor Justin Marceau will teach the course, Criminal Procedure: Investigations, in Spring 2020. This multisection course is available to add now.
6/13/2019 Ms. Nancy Kelly & Mr. John Willshire will teach the seminar, Emerging Issues in Refugee Protection: The Representation of Child Asylum Seekers, in Spring 2020.
6/10/2019 Ms. Nicole Negowetti will teach the reading group, Disruptive Food Technologies: Law, Politics, and Policy, in Fall 2019.
6/10/2019 Ms. Amy McManus will teach the course, Legal Research, Writing and Analysis II, in Fall 2019 and Fall-Spring 2020.
6/10/2019 Ms. Amy McManus will teach the course, An Introduction to American Law, in Fall 2019.
6/6/2019 Professor Troy McKenzie will teach the reading group, The Supreme Court–from Docket to Doctrine, in Fall 2019.
6/5/2019 Ms. Ruth Coffey will teach the seminar, Comparative Criminal Law: Fair Trials, in Spring 2020.
5/28/2019 Mr. John Cushman and Mr. Adam Ziegler will teach the course, Computer Programming for Lawyers, in Spring 2020.
5/28/2019 Professor Jack Goldsmith will teach the seminar, The Rise and Fall of the American Digital Empire, in Spring 2020.
5/28/2019 Professor Jack Goldsmith’s Spring 2020 seminar, Advanced Topics in Federal Courts, has been cancelled.
5/20/2019 Professor Noah Feldman and Ms. Monica Bickert will teach the course, Social Media and the Law, in Fall 2019.
5/20/2019 Professor Arnulf Becker Lorca will teach the seminar, International Law and Human Rights in an Era of Inequality: Views from the Global South, in Fall 2019.
5/20/2019 Professor Arnulf Becker Lorca will teach the course, Human Rights and Social Justice: Comparative Legal Institutions, in Spring 2020.
5/20/2019 Professor Intisar Rabb will teach the course, Introduction to Islamic Law, in Fall 2019.
5/17/2019 Judge Patti Saris will teach the seminar, Facts and Lies, in Spring 2020.
5/6/2019 Ms. Emily Keehn’s Fall 2019 reading group, Incarceration and Human Rights: Comparative Perspectives, has been cancelled.
5/6/2019 Dr. Arevik Avedian will teach the course, Introduction to GIS, in Fall 2019.
5/2/2019 Professors Robert Mnookin, James Sebenius, and Nicholas Burns will teach the course, Negotiation and Diplomacy, in Spring 2020.
5/2/2019 Judge Nancy Gertner will teach the course, Mass Incarceration and Sentencing Law, in Spring 2020.
5/2/2019 Judge Nancy Gertner will teach the seminar, Law and Neuroscience, in Spring 2020.
5/1/2019 Professors Martha Minow and Cynthia Dwork will teach the seminar, Fairness and Privacy: Perspectives of Law and Probability, in Fall 2019.
4/30/2019 Ms. Suzanne Klahr and Mr. Kyle Westaway will teach the course, Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship, in Winter 2020.
4/26/2019 Professor Crystal Yang’s Winter 2020 course, Analytical Methods, has been cancelled.
4/25/2019 Ms. Amanda Kool will teach the reading group, Access to Justice and Legal Practice in Rural America in Spring 2020.
4/25/2019 Ms. Alicia Yamin will teach the seminar, Contested Domains: Comparative and International Legal Struggles over Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights, in Spring 2020.
4/24/2019 Professor Erin Delaney will teach the reading group, Brexit and the British Constitution, in Spring 2020.
4/22/2019 Professors Adriaan Lanni and Andrew Crespo’s Fall 2019 seminar, Criminal Justice Workshop, has been cancelled.
4/19/2019 Mr. Jonathan Lovvorn’s Fall 2019 course, Farmed Animal Law, has been cancelled.
4/18/2019 Mr. Jordi Weinstock will teach the reading group, Autonomous Vehicles and the Law, in Fall 2019.
4/18/2019 Professors Jonathan Zittrain and Joichi Ito will teach the reading group, The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence, in Fall 2019.
4/18/2019 Professor Jonathan Zittrain and Joichi Ito’s Spring 2020 seminar, Applied Ethical and Governance Challenges in AI, has been cancelled.
4/18/2019 Mr. Brackett Denniston will teach the reading group, Leading as a General Counsel: The challenges of being an in house counsel in a volatile world, in Fall 2019.
4/17/2019 Professor Jennifer Taub will teach the reading group, White Collar Crime and Public Corruption, in Fall 2019.
4/15/2019 Professor Lucian Bebchuk and Mr. Kobi Kastiel will teach the course, Corporate and Capital Markets Law and Policy, in Fall 2019.
4/15/2019 Professor Lucian Bebchuk and Mr. Kobi Kastiel will teach the course, Controlling Shareholders, in Fall 2019.
4/12/2019 Professor Jocelyn Simonson will teach the reading group, Contesting the Carceral State, in Fall 2019.
4/11/2019 Professor Laura Weinrib will teach the course, American Legal History: From Reconstruction to the Present, in Fall 2019.
4/10/2019 Professor Laura Weinrib will teach the course, Constitutional Law: First Amendment, in Spring 2020.
4/9/2019 Mx. Kendra Albert will teach the reading group, Advanced Constitutional Law: New Issues in Speech and Press Freedom, in Spring 2020.
4/9/2019 Judge Joseph Greenaway will teach the reading group, Great Cases of the Supreme Court, in Fall 2019.
4/9/2019 Mr. Hugh Carlson and Mr. Luke Sobota will teach the course, Foundations of International Arbitration: Theory and Practice, in Spring 2020.
4/9/2019 Ms. Jocelyn Kennedy will teach the course, Advanced Legal Research, in Spring 2020.
4/9/2019 Professors Michael Sandel and Doug Melton will teach the course, Tech Ethics: AI, Biotech, and the Future of Human Nature, in Fall 2019.
4/9/2019 Professor Michael Sandel will teach the seminar, Ethics, Economics and the Law, in Fall 2019.
4/8/2019 Professor Jennifer Taub will teach the course, Corporations,  in Fall 2019.
4/5/2019 Dr. Arevik Avedian will teach the course, Applied Quantitative Analysis for Lawyers, in Spring 2020.
4/5/2019 Justice Elena Kagan will teach the reading group, The Supreme Court’s 2018 Term, in Fall 2019.
4/5/2019 Mr. Michael Fertik will teach the course, Entrepreneurial Agreements and Startup Decisions, next Spring 2020.
4/4/2019 Professor Jocelyn Simonson will teach the course, Criminal Procedure: Investigations, in Fall 2019.
4/2/2019 Mr. Ron Klain will teach the seminar, Law and Legal Practice in Campaign Debates, in Spring 2020.
4/1/2019 Mr. Neil Eggleston will teach the seminar, Presidential Power in an Era of Conflict, in Spring 2020.
3/27/2019 Ms. Susannah Tobin will teach the reading group, Becoming a Law Professor, in Spring 2020.
3/27/2019 Professor Justin Marceau will teach the course, Animal Law, in Spring 2020.
3/27/2019 Judge David Barron and Professor Archon Fung will teach the seminar, Public Problems: Advice, Strategy, and Analysis, in Fall 2019.