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Date 2020-21 Course and Schedule Updates
9/14/2020 List of courses with open spots and no waitlist. Excel for both, and PDF for JDs and LLMs.
9/8/2020 List of courses with open spots and no waitlist. Excel for JDs and LLMs. PDF for JDs and LLMs.
9/1/2020 List of courses with open spots and no waitlist as an Excel and as PDF for JDs and LLMs.
8/31/2020 Mr. David Zimmer will offer the clinic, Federal Courts Clinic, and corresponding clinical seminar, Federal Courts Clinical Seminar, in Fall 2020.
8/28/2020 Ms. Leah Plunkett will offer the reading group, Youth, Privacy, and Digital Citizenship, in Fall 2020. This reading group will meet on Wednesdays from 5pm to 7pm, starting on September 23. This reading group will be available for students to add/drop/waitlist in Helios, starting on Monday, August 31.
8/28/2020 Ms. Meredith Boak will co-teach the course, Legal Profession, with Professor David Wilkins in Fall 2020.
8/27/2020 Mr. Timothy Edgar will off the seminar, Legal Problems in Cybersecurity and Cyber Conflict, in Spring 2021 on Wednesdays from 3pm to 5pm. LLM students can enroll in this seminar through add/drop in Helios.
8/26/2020 List of courses with open spots and no waitlist as an Excel and as PDF for JDs and LLMs.
8/25/2020 Professor James Sonne will offer the clinic, Religious Freedom Clinic, and corresponding clinical seminar, Religious Freedom Clinical Seminar, in Fall 2020.
8/19/2020 List of courses with open spots and no waitlist for JDs as a PDF and an Excel 
8/18/2020 Professor Daniel Tarullo will offer the reading group, Identity in American Literature of the 1940s, in Spring 2021.
8/13/2020 Professor David King will offer the jointly-listed course, U.S. Congress and Law Making, in Spring 2021. Schedule is forthcoming.
8/13/2020 Judge Patti Saris will offer the seminar, Facts and Lies, in Spring 2021.
8/13/2020 Mr. Warren Neil Eggleston will offer the seminar, Presidential Power in an Era of Conflict, in Spring 2021.
8/13/2020 Professor Annette Gordon-Reed’s Spring 2021 jointly-listed course, The Early American Republic: The United States from 1783-1837, will meet from 12:00pm to 1:15pm on Mondays and Wednesdays.
8/13/2020 Ms. Jacqueline Bhabha will offer the jointly-listed course, Migration and Human Rights, in Fall 2020.
8/13/2020 Professor Kathryn Sikkink will offer two sections of the jointly-listed course, Global Governance, in Fall 2020:

8/12/2020 Professor Tarun Khanna will offer the jointly-listed course, Contemporary Developing Countries: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social and Economic Problems, in Fall 2020.
8/12/2020 Professor Lawrence Lessig will offer the seminar, Presidential Elections: War Gaming 2020, in Fall 2020. Students can enroll through add/drop now in Helios.
8/12/2020 Professor Robert Mnookin will offer the seminar, Negotiation Lessons from American Secretaries of State, in Fall 2020. Students can enroll through add/drop now in Helios.
8/12/2020 Ms. Carly Zubrzycki will offer the reading group, Current Topics in Pandemic Law, in Spring 2021.
8/12/2020 Ms. Hedayat Heikal will offer the reading group, The Death of Constitutional Democracy?, in Spring 2021.
8/12/2020 Mr. Gregory Elinson will offer the reading group, Political Parties and Public Law, in Spring 2021.
8/12/2020 Dr. Jacob Bronsther will offer the reading group, Repairing Wrongs: Crimes and Torts, in Spring 2021.
8/10/2020 Professor Stephen Ansolabehere will offer the jointly-listed seminar, Theory and Practice of Voting, in Fall 2020.
8/10/2020 Ms. Elizabeth Gwin will offer the reading group, American Safety Net from the Civil War to COVID-19, in Spring 2021.
8/10/2020 Ms. Zahra Takhshid will offer the reading group, Common Law and Privacy Torts, in Spring 2021.
8/10/2020 Mr. Martin Bienenstock will offer the course, Corporate Reorganization, in Spring 2021. Schedule is forthcoming.
8/6/2020 The following new University courses are available for cross-registration through the Faculty of Arts and Sciences for the Fall 2020 term:

GENED 1171: Justice: Ethics in an Age of Pandemic and Racial Reckoning taught by Professor Michael Sandel

GENED 1094: Confronting Climate Change: A Foundation in Science, Technology and Policy taught by Professor Daniel Schrag

Note on GENED 1171: Graduate students must submit a petition to enroll through my.harvard by 11:59 p.m. Friday, August 21. If interest requires a lottery, it will be run on Monday, August 24, at which time your petition will be either approved or denied. If approved, your seat will be held until your school’s registration deadline.

7/30/2020 Professor Samantha Power’s Fall 2020 course, Geopolitics, Human Rights, and the Future of Statecraft, has increased from 2 to 3 credits.
7/30/2020 Professor Bala Dharan’s Spring 2021 course, Business Valuation and Financial Statement Analysis, will now meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 10:20am to 11:50am.
7/30/2020 Professor Seth Davis’s Spring 2021 reading group, Constitutional Law and Colonialism, has been cancelled.
7/15/2020 Professor Jacques de Werra’s Winter 2021 course, International Intellectual Property Transactions, has been cancelled.
7/14/2020 Professor Annette Gordon-Reed’s Fall 2020 course, American Legal History 1776-1865, has been cancelled.
7/13/2020 Ms. Nicole Negowetti’s Fall 2020 reading group, Disruptive Food Technologies: Law, Politics, and Policy, has been cancelled.
7/10/2020 Visiting Professor Elisabeth de Fontenay’s Spring 2021 reading group, Private Equity: Wall Street vs. Main Street?, has been cancelled, and her Spring 2021 course, Corporations, will now be taught by Professor Mark Ramseyer.
7/8/2020 Mr. Jack Corrigan’s Criminal Prosecution Clinic and Prosecution Clinical Course will now be taught in Spring 2021.
6/30/2020 Professor Guhan Subramanian will offer the course, Deals, in Fall 2020.
6/30/2020 Professor Menahem Ben-Sasson will offer the course, “Jewish” and “Democratic” State – can they dwell together?, and the seminar, Jewish Public Law in Historical Perspective, in Spring 2021.
6/30/2020 Professor David Kennedy will offer the course, Knowledge As Power in Law and Science, in Spring 2021.
6/29/2020 Professor Jonathan Zittrain will offer the reading group, Digital Platforms: Responsibilities Then and Now, in Fall 2020. Information on enrollment and registration is forthcoming.
6/29/2020 The Spring 2021 offerings, Contract and Property Theory, and Commercial Law: Secured Transactions, taught by Visiting Professor Jed Lewinsohn, have been cancelled and will instead be offered in AY21-22.
6/26/2020 The Fall 2020 course, Introduction to American Law, will now be taught by Mr. Christopher Taggart.
6/26/2020 Mr. Marshall Sonenshine will offer the course, Advanced Corporate Transactions, in Spring 2021.
6/25/2020 Professor Alma Cohen will offer the course, Empirical Law and Finance, in Spring 2021.
6/25/2020 Professor Daniel Coquillette’s Spring 2021 seminar, Legal History: American Legal Education, has been cancelled.
6/24/2020 The Fall 2020 course, Corporate and Capital Markets Law and Policy, taught by Professor Bebchuk and Mr. Kastiel, can now be taken for 2 or 3 credits.
6/17/2020 The following additions and adjustments have been made to the Fall 2020 curriculum:

Information on enrollment and registration for the above offerings is forthcoming.

6/4/2020 Mr. Luke Sobota and Mr. Hugh Carlson will offer the course, Foundations of International Arbitration: Theory and Practice, in Spring 2021.
6/1/2020 Professor Naz Modirzadeh’s Fall 2020 course, Public International Law, has been cancelled.
6/1/2020 Mr. Vincent Chiao’s Spring 2021 seminar, On Being Treated as an Individual, has been cancelled.
6/1/2020 Justice Elena Kagan’s Fall 2020 reading group, The Supreme Court’s 2019 Term, has been cancelled.
5/29/2020 Professor Elizabeth Papp Kamali’s Fall 2020 reading group, Medieval English Law, and Spring 2021 seminar, Mind and Criminal Responsibility in the Anglo-American Tradition, have been cancelled.
5/11/2020 Dr. Arevik Avedian will offer the course, Applied Quantitative Analysis for Lawyers, in Spring 2021.
5/4/2020 Ms. Mandy DeFilippo’s Fall 2020 offering, Leading from the Middle, will now be taught as a reading group.
5/4/2020 Judge Margaret Ryan and Mr. Liam Hardy’s Fall 2020 seminar, Constitutional Issues In the Military Justice System, has been cancelled and will instead be offered in Fall 2021.
5/4/2020 Professor Sabrineh Ardalan and Ms. Cindy Zapata’s seminar, Trauma, Refugees and Asylum Law, will now be offered in Spring 2021.
5/4/2020 Mr. Eric Glitzenstein’s seminar, Wildlife Law, will now be offered in Spring 2021.
5/1/2020 Professor Mark Wu’s Fall 2020 seminar, WTO and Trade Litigation, will now meet on Mondays and Tuesdays from 3:20-4:50pm.
4/24/2020 Professor Lucian Bebchuk and Mr. Kobi Kastiel will offer the courses, Corporate and Capital Markets Law and Policy, and Controlling Shareholders, in Fall 2020.
4/24/2020 Professor Samantha Power’s Fall 2020 course, Geopolitics, Human Rights, and the Future of Statecraft, will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:00 am to 10:15am.
4/24/2020 Professor Elizabeth Bartholet will offer the course, Child, Family and State, in Spring 2021.
4/23/2020 Judge David Barron’s Spring 2021 course, Local Government Law, will be held on Thursdays from 3-5pm.
4/23/2020 Professor Elizabeth Bartholet’s Spring 2021 seminar, Future of the Family, has been cancelled.
4/23/2020 Professor Matthew Stephenson’s Fall 2020 seminar, Global Anticorruption Lab, will be held on Thursdays from 5-7pm.
4/21/2020 Professor Anne Dailey’s Fall 2020 offerings, Children and the Law and The Constitution of the Child, have been cancelled.
4/20/2020 Professor Bala Dharan will offer the courses, Introduction to Finance Concepts 4-Day Section and Introduction to Accounting in Fall 2020, as well as Introduction to Accounting 3-Week Section and Business Valuation and Financial Statement Analysis in Spring 2021.
4/17/2020 Professor David Kennedy will offer the courses, Global Law and Law and Economic Development, in Fall 2020, and Law and Political Economy in Fall-Spring 2020.
4/17/2020 Professor Assaf Hamdani’s Spring 2021 course, Corporations, and Spring 2021 reading group, Activist Hedge Funds, Institutional Investors and Corporate Law, have been cancelled.
4/15/2020 The seminar, Administrative Law in the Trump Era, taught by Professors Vermeule and Sunstein, will now be offered in Spring 2021.
4/15/2020 Mr. Peter Grossi’s Fall 2020 course, Drug Product Liability Litigation, will now be held on Tuesdays from 5-7pm and Wednesdays from 3-5pm. This schedule applies to both the two and three-credit versions of the course, and exact meeting dates can be found in the course description(s).
4/15/2020 Ms. Nicole Summers’ Fall 2020 reading group, HLAB: Spanish for Public Interest Lawyers, will meet on Tuesdays from 5-6pm.
4/14/2020 Professor Lewis Sargentich’s Spring 2021 reading group, Natural Law and Positive Law, will now be held on Thursdays from 5-7pm.
4/14/2020 Judge David Barron, Professor Archon Fung and Ms. Sarah Wald’s Fall 2020 seminar, Public Problems: Advice, Strategy, and Analysis, will be held on Thursdays from 3-5pm.
4/14/2020 Ms. Nancy Kelly and Mr. John Willshire will offer the seminar, Emerging Issues in Refugee Protection: The Representation of Child Asylum Seekers, in Spring 2021.
4/14/2020 Mr. James Tierney and Mr. Peter Brann will offer the course, The Role of the State Attorney General, in Spring 2021.
4/13/2020 The Mediation Clinic and associated Mediation Clinic Seminar, taught by Ms. Catherine Mondell, will now be offered in Spring 2021.
4/10/2020 The application deadline for Professor Martha Minow’s Fall 2020 course, Fairness and Privacy: Perspectives of Law and Probability, is now April 28th, 2020.
4/9/2020 Mr. Thomas Goldstein will offer the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic and associated Supreme Court Litigation seminar in Winter 2021.
4/6/2020 White Collar Criminal Law and Procedure, taught by Ms. Antonia Apps, will now be offered in Spring 2021.