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  • Legislation and Regulation 5

    November 29, 2022

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule Legislation and Regulation is an introduction to lawmaking in the modern administrative state. It…

  • Criminal Law 3

    November 29, 2022

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course considers the basic themes of substantive criminal law, including criminal responsibility,…

  • Criminal Law 7

    November 29, 2022

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

  • Employment Law

    November 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: One-Day Take-home In this 4-credit course, we will examine the laws that govern and structure the employment relationship in nonunion…

  • Employment Law

    November 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule In this 4-credit course, we will examine the laws that govern…

  • Property 6

    November 28, 2022

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course deals with characteristic arrangements under American law for the creation and transfer…

  • Property 6

    November 28, 2022

    Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course deals with characteristic arrangements under American law for the creation and transfer of rights to control and exploit property.

  • Legal History: History of American Economic Regulation

    November 28, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One Day Take-Home This course examines the history of capitalism in America, viewed through the lens of debates over regulation of…

  • Property 5

    November 28, 2022

    Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course deals with characteristic arrangements under American law for the creation and transfer of rights to control and exploit property.

  • Constitutional Law: Money and the Making of American Capitalism

    November 28, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam: In Class According to one of the framers, the “soul of the Constitution” was the clause allocating authority over money.   Over the…

  • Constitutional Law: Money and the Making of American Capitalism

    November 28, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule According to one of the framers, the “soul of the Constitution” was…

  • Legal Architecture of Globalization: Money, Debt, and Development

    November 28, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule An integrated political economy now covers much of the globe.  This course…

  • Legislation and Regulation 1

    November 28, 2022

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course is an introduction to lawmaking in the modern administrative state. It…

  • Legislation and Regulation 1

    November 28, 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…

  • Venture Law and Finance

    November 28, 2022

    Prerequisite: This course is open to students who have taken Corporations, or by permission of the instructor to waive the prerequisite. Students should be willing…

  • Corporations

    November 28, 2022

    Prerequisites: There is no formal prerequisite for the course. Students without a basic familiarity – not necessarily expertise – with rudimentary accounting and finance concepts,…

  • Comparative Constitutional Law

    November 28, 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…

  • Taxation

    November 28, 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…

  • Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    November 28, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course is one of two basic courses in Constitutional Law. We will study the Freedom of Speech in…

  • Contract Design

    November 28, 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…

  • Financial Analysis and Valuation

    November 22, 2022

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term classes is December 4, 2020. Students may…

  • Business Valuation and Analysis

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisite: HLS courses “Introduction to Accounting,” “Introduction to Accounting 3-Week Section,” or an equivalent prior accounting course at a university covering an introduction to financial…

  • Introduction to Accounting 3-Week Section

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This 1-credit module is designed to help students develop an understanding of…

  • Introduction to Finance Concepts 4-Day Section

    November 22, 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…

  • Introduction to Finance Concepts 4-Day Section

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This 1-unit course is designed to provide students with no prior…

  • Business Valuation and Analysis

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisite: HLS courses “Introduction to Accounting,” “Introduction to Accounting 3-Week Section,” or an equivalent prior accounting course at a university covering an introduction to financial…

  • Criminal Law 4

    November 22, 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…

  • Public International Law

    November 22, 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…

  • The Security Council

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: Public International Law Exam Type: No Exam The United Nations Security Council is at the heart of the post-WWII international order. It is often…

  • Legislation and Regulation 3

    November 22, 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…

  • Legislation and Regulation 3

    November 22, 2022

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course is an introduction to lawmaking in the modern administrative state. It…

  • Corporations

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type One-Day Take-Home This course surveys the role of legal controls on business organizations with emphasis on the control of managers in…

  • Corporations

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course surveys the role of legal controls on business organizations with…

  • Civil Procedure 2

    November 22, 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.

  • Civil Procedure 7

    November 22, 2022

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course covers what should, should not, and does happen when someone files…

  • Civil Procedure 3

    November 22, 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.

  • Civil Procedure 4

    November 22, 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…

  • Bioethics and Health Law: Selected Topics

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This class covers selected topics in health care law, public health law, and (especially) bioethics. Among the topics that…

  • Capital Punishment in America

    November 22, 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…

  • Legislation and Regulation 7

    November 22, 2022

    Exam type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course is an introduction to lawmaking in the modern administrative state. It…

  • Legislation and Regulation 7

    November 22, 2022

    Exam type: In Class This course is an introduction to lawmaking in the modern administrative state. It will examine how Congress and executive agencies adopt…

  • Legislation and Regulation 5

    November 22, 2022

    Exam type: In Class This course is an introduction to lawmaking in the modern administrative state. It will examine how Congress and executive agencies adopt…

  • Comparative Law: Why Law? Lessons from China

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-home This course uses the example of China as a springboard for asking fundamental questions about the nature of…

  • The US and PRC: Whither the Relationship?

    November 22, 2022

    Prerequisite: The reading group is by permission. Students should send a note expressing interest along with a CV to Professor William Alford at alford@law.harvard.edu no…

  • Securities Regulation

    November 21, 2022

    Prerequisites: Most students find it helpful to have completed or to take concurrently a course in Corporations before taking Securities Regulation. Exam Type: Please refer…

  • Corporate Finance

    November 21, 2022

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites, but a corporations course is strongly advised. Exam Type: In Class This course addresses the fundamentals of financial economics and reviews applications…

  • 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…

  • 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…