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Alert COVID-19 Update

Harvard University and Harvard Law School shifted to remote teaching and learning, as of Monday, March 23. For more information and the latest updates, please visit the HLS coronavirus information page.


The Course Reference Guide for the academic year of 2020-2021 is available below:

Course Reference Guide v5 – Fall Electives

Important Notes

“JD Seats” represents the seat capacity for both rising 2L and 3L JD students. The capacity numbers are fluid and may change as course demand increases/decreases. This number does not reflect the total course capacity. In general, total course capacities vary by course type: reading groups are 12; seminars are 22; most multi-section courses are 75-125; and many courses range from 30-125.

The above files are static information at the time of posting. We will revise the files as new classes are added or removed. The “Notes” column will be added to display details for any newly added, updated, or removed classes for easy reference.