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  • Evidence

    November 21, 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…

  • Environmental Justice

    November 21, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Environmental justice has taken center stage as a social, political, and legal issue in recent years, and one cannot…

  • Change in Jewish Law

    November 21, 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…

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Workshop: Boardroom Strategies and Deal Tactics

    November 21, 2022

    Prerequisite: Corporations or permission to waive the requisite. Exam Type: One Day Take-Home Successful M&A lawyers (and bankers) provide leadership and judgment in…

  • Pathways to Leadership Workshop for the Public Sector

    November 18, 2022

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term classes is December 2, 2022. Students may…

  • Introduction to Trial Advocacy

    November 18, 2022

    This course is taught by Professor Ron Sullivan, The Honorable Jay Blitzman, Mr. Thomas Newman, and Ms. Santha Sonenberg. Note: This course is…

  • Trial Advocacy Workshop

    November 18, 2022

    This course is taught by Professor Ron Sullivan, Judge John Cratsley, Mr. Albert Herring, Ms. Mary Kennedy, Ms. Mina Malik, Professor Jonathan Rapping, and Judge

  • Leadership Fundamentals

    November 18, 2022

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is December 2, 2022. Students…

  • Food and Drug Law

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam
    A paper is required.
    This course explores the full range of federal regulation of products subject to the…

  • Fashion Law Lab

    November 18, 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…

  • Environmental Law and Policy Clinical Course

    November 18, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Environmental Law and Policy Clinic (2 winter clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically…

  • Diversity and Dispute Resolution

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    There will be no final exam or research paper – instead, students will write a 300-500 word…

  • Criminal Procedure: Investigations

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course will examine the operation of the Fourth, Fifth, and to a lesser extent, the Sixth Amendments to…

  • Freedom of Expression and the Race Question

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam This course will examine racial influences on controversies involving claims to freedom of expression. The provisional table of contents for…

  • International Commercial Arbitration

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home
    There will be a take-home final exam and class participation will be weighed.
    This course provides an…

  • International Labor Migration

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will draw on case studies to examine international labor migration flows, governance issues under national and international…

  • JuryX Workshop

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Instead there will be a 1200-word paper due at the end of the workshop.
    Ideal Discourse JuryX…

  • Lawyering for Justice in the United States

    November 18, 2022

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 2, 2022.

  • Legal Profession: Government Ethics – Scandal and Reform

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The course will focus on the rapidly-changing legal system that is designed to regulate government ethics. The course will…

  • Local Government Law

    November 18, 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…

  • Negotiation Workshop

    November 18, 2022

    This course is co-taught by Sheila Heen, Morgan Franklin, Ariel Eckblad, Alonzo Emery, Debbie Goldstein, and Pedro Spivakovsky-Gonzalez. Note: This course is restricted to first-year…

  • Negotiation Workshop

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam *Cross-Registrants: Please note that cross-registrants interested in taking the Workshop must participate in the online application process for the…

  • Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home

    Class participation and successful completion of weekly assignments will count for a significant portion of the…

  • State Constitutional Law

    November 18, 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 course…

  • Technology and the Public Interest

    November 18, 2022

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term classes is Friday, December 2, 2022. Students…

  • The Craft of Lawyering

    November 18, 2022

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 2, 2022.

  • The Role of the Article III Judge

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisites: 1L Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment, or Constitutional Law: First Amendment Exam Type: No Exam The contemporary debate…

  • Contract Design

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisites:None Exam Type: No Exam Student Welcome Video Good contracts create value by giving parties the right incentives to achieve their goals. A…

  • Computer Science for Lawyers (CS50 for Lawyers)

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisites: None. This course is designed for students with and without prior programming experience. Exam Type: No Exam This course is a variant of…

  • Advocacy: The Courtroom and Beyond

    November 18, 2022

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 2, 2022.

  • Contemporary Dilemmas in Dispute Resolution

    November 18, 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…

  • American Indian Law

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course is an introduction to federal Indian law, the body of law recognizing and limiting the sovereignty of…

  • Taxation

    November 18, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course focuses on the U.S. federal income tax and the policy considerations that inform the design of the…

  • Federal Courts and the Federal System

    November 18, 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…

  • Constitutional Law 6

    November 17, 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…

  • Constitutional Law 4

    November 17, 2022

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course provides an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the…

  • Asian Americans and the Law

    November 17, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home This course examines the legal issues that have confronted Asian Americans in the United States from the 19th…

  • Jurisprudence

    November 17, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-home Jurisprudence is the silent and controlling partner in every judge’s and every lawyer’s reasoning about law. A judge,…

  • Comparative Constitutional Law

    November 17, 2022

    Prerequisites:None, constitutional law/politics (of any jurisdiction) helpful but not required. Exam Type:No Exam This course is a study of constitutional law and politics from a…

  • Race and the Law

    November 17, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type:One-Day Take-home This course will explore the role of race and ethnicity in American legal jurisprudence and history. Areas of focus will…

  • Legal Profession

    November 17, 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

    November 17, 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…

  • Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    November 17, 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…

  • Legal Profession

    November 17, 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…

  • Legislation and Regulation 3

    November 17, 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…

  • Legislation and Regulation 5

    November 17, 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…

  • Torts 3

    November 17, 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,…

  • Patent Trial Advocacy

    November 17, 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 Japanese Law

    November 17, 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…

  • Torts 1

    November 17, 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…