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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
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.
6/26/2019 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.
6/13/2019 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.