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  • Public International Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One Day Take-Home This is an introductory course to public international law. The first part of the course provides a classical…

  • Torts 1

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: In Class This survey course introduces the major areas of tort law, including intentional harms, negligence, strict liability, and modern products liability. In…

  • Civil Procedure 4

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course examines the theory and practice of civil litigation, and the rules and statutes that govern the process by which…

  • Evidence

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None. Exam type: In Class We rely on judgments about evidence throughout our personal and professional lives. These judgments include the evidence supplied by…

  • Introduction to Finance Concepts 4-Day Section

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This 1-unit course is designed to provide students with no prior coursework in finance an introduction to core concepts…

  • Legal Profession

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course will explore the rules and the standards of professional responsibility and legal ethics through the lens of…

  • Power: Ethics, Means, Ends

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any-day take-home, or paper in lieu of exam option also available What is power? And what principles, if any, constrain it’s…

  • Change in Jewish Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: One Day Take-home History is encoded in legal documents and systems. This is a truism of academic approaches to law, and…

  • Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None. Students who have previously taken Religion and the First Amendment may not take this course. Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home This course is one…

  • Contemporary Dilemmas in Dispute Resolution

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This reading group will explore situations and applications that challenge core principles in negotiation, mediation, and dispute systems design…

  • Torts 3

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: In Class A tort is a wrong. To commit a tort is to violate a duty owed to another not to injure her,…

  • Legislation and Regulation 5

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: One-Day Take-Home This course will introduce students to how the legislative and executive branches make law. Statutes passed by Congress and regulations promulgated…

  • Legislation and Regulation 2

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course is an introduction to lawmaking in the modern administrative state. It will examine how Congress and administrative agencies adopt…

  • Blockchain, Cryptocurrency and Fintech

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class We will explore in this course the law and policy issues that are raised by the use of the…

  • Statistics for Lawyers

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home This course will cover foundational statistical concepts and how they are used in litigation. Statistical methods arise in a…

  • Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course will deal principally with the Free Speech Clause of the First Amendment. Free Exercise and Establishment Clause…

  • Securities Regulation

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class

    In addition to an in-class examination, students will be asked to participate in blog postings on a…

  • Torts 6

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course will review the doctrines and history of tort law, various positive and normative theories of tort law, the psychological,…

  • Legislation and Regulation 3

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: In Class This course is an introduction to lawmaking in the modern administrative state. It will examine the legislative process by which Congress…

  • Civil Procedure 7

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: In Class An introduction to federal civil procedure.

  • Race, Class, Policing, and Punishment

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The virtually unprecedented overall rate at which we lock people up in this country, combined with the extreme concentration…

  • Patent Trial Advocacy

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites, although an understanding of the rules of evidence is assumed for the trial at the end of the course.

  • Criminal Law 7

    September 29, 2022

    Exam: In Class This course considers the role criminal law and legal actors have played in constructing the modern American penal system. We begin by…

  • Civil Procedure 1

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course covers what should, should not, and does happen when someone files (or considers filing) a civil lawsuit.

  • Introduction to Japanese Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course is designed to introduce the non-specialist law student to major features of the Japanese legal system. The…

  • Labor Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: One-Day Take-Home This course will focus on the statutory, judicial, and administrative law governing the collective organization of workers and…

  • Civil Procedure 2

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course covers what should, should not, and does happen when someone files (or considers filing) a civil lawsuit.

  • Law and Economic Development

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home This course will explore past and present debates about the role of the legal order in economic development. We…

  • Legal Profession

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course will explore the rules and the standards of professional responsibility and legal ethics through the lens of…

  • Global Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home This course explores law’s role in global affairs. We will examine the history of ideas, legal doctrines, institutional…

  • Federal Courts and the Federal System

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: 1L Constitutional Law or Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment; students who have not completed that pre-requisite may enroll only with…

  • Capital Punishment in America

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: For JD students, Criminal Law is required. For LLM students, permission of the instructor is required to waive the requisite. Exam Type: In…

  • Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, and the Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home This course explores the ways in which the law intersects with gender identity and sexual orientation, examining this complex…

  • Reproductive Rights and Justice

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course will examine how laws impede or increase access to sexual…

  • Criminal Law 1

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: In Class This course considers the basic themes of substantive criminal law, including criminal responsibility, the significance of act, intent, causation, and result,…

  • Fashion Law Lab

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This experiential course is taught by Nana Sarian, who has served as General Counsel of Stella McCartney since 2012,…

  • Fashion Law Lab

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This experiential course meets January 4 to 14, 2022 and is taught by Nana Sarian, who served as General…

  • Fashion Law Lab

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This experiential course meets Tuesday, January 3 to Friday, January 13, 2023 and is taught by Nana Sarian, a…

  • Election Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course examines the law, both constitutional and statutory, that governs…

  • State Constitutional Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Each student will be responsible for one in-class presentation and two 6-8 page papers.
    This survey…

  • Local Government Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Any given place in the United States is governed by a diverse, overlapping, and conflicting set of governments, from…

  • Constitutional Law 7

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: One-Day Take-Home This course provides an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the rights and liberties it defines. Topics include…

  • State Constitutional Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Each student will be responsible for one in-class presentation and two 6-8 page papers.
    This survey…

  • Constitutional Law 6

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: One Day Take-home This course provides an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the rights and liberties it defines.

  • Constitutional Law 3

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: One Day Take-home This course provides an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the rights and liberties it defines.

  • Patent Trial Advocacy

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites, although an understanding of the rules of evidence is assumed for the trial at the end of the course.

  • Introduction to Trial Advocacy

    September 29, 2022

    This course is co-taught by Professor Ron Sullivan, Honorable Jay Blitzman, Mr. Thomas Newman, and Ms. Santha Sonenberg. Note: This course is restricted to first-year…