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  • Bioethics and Health Law: Selected Topics

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • International Labor Migration

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Law and Political Economy

    January 18, 2023

    Why do McDonald’s workers in Denmark earn more than twice as much as do McDonald’s workers in the United States, while the Heritage Foundation ranks…

  • State Constitutional Law

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Leadership Fundamentals

    January 18, 2023

    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 3, 2021.

  • Employment Law

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Poverty, Human Rights, and Development

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course uses a multidisciplinary lens to explore the linkages between global poverty, human rights, and development from an…

  • Introduction to Finance Concepts 4-Day Section

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Federal Courts and the Federal System

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: For JD students, this course is open to those who have taken, or are concurrently taking, one of the two basic courses in Constitutional…

  • Critical Theory in Legal Scholarship

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Class participation will be expected and will be considered in grading. Students may write 5 short response papers or…

  • Corporations

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • The Security Council

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Negotiation Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    Special drop deadline: November 5, 2021 Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam *Cross-Registrants: Please note that cross-registrants interested in taking the Workshop must participate in…

  • Legislation and Regulation 7

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Trusts and Estates

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course examines freedom of disposition in American succession law by way of: (a) intestate succession; (b) wills (including…

  • Employment Law

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Workshop on Law and Inequality

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam In this course we will explore concepts of inequality from a range of disciplinary perspectives. We will also consider…

  • Corporations

    January 18, 2023

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

  • Criminal Law 3

    January 18, 2023

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

  • Comparative Corporate Governance and Finance

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: Corporations, as pre-requisite or co-requisite, or sufficient background with permission of the instructor. Exam Type: No Exam In this course we will investigate topics…

  • Constitutional Law: Money and the Making of American Capitalism

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Environmental Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course surveys federal environmental law and serves as a useful introduction both to environmental law’s particular complexities as…

  • Torts 1

    January 18, 2023

    Exam Type: One Day Take-Home This course concerns the legal protection afforded in civil proceedings against interference by others with security of one’s person, property…

  • The US and PRC: Whither the Relationship?

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Legislation and Regulation 7

    January 18, 2023

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

  • Taxation

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course focuses on the U.S. federal income tax and the…

  • Partnership Tax

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: Taxation or permission of the instructor to waive the prerequisite. Exam Type: In Class This class covers the formation, operation, and liquidation of all…

  • Torts 3

    January 18, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course concerns the legal protection afforded in civil proceedings against interference by others…

  • Criminal Law 7

    January 18, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course considers the basic themes of substantive criminal law, including criminal responsibility, the…

  • Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home

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

  • Criminal Law 4

    January 18, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course considers the basic themes of substantive criminal law, including criminal responsibility, the…

  • Criminal Law 7

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Civil Procedure 4

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Legal Profession

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule Ethical issues can arise in any type of practice and at…

  • Legal History: History of American Economic Regulation

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Election Law

    January 18, 2023

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

  • Ideal Discourse: JuryX Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One-day takehome

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

  • Quantitative Reasoning

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-home This course provides an introduction to quantitative concepts and methods that are increasingly important for lawyers. We will…

  • Asian Americans and the Law

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Legislation and Regulation 3

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Pathways to Leadership Workshop for the Public Sector

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Communications and Internet Law and Policy

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The course will provide an introduction and overview to questions of communications and Internet law and policy. The intensive…

  • Venture Law and Finance

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home

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

  • Copyright

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course examines the law of copyright and its…

  • Criminal Law 1

    January 18, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course considers the basic themes of substantive criminal law, including criminal responsibility, the…

  • Criminal Law 5

    January 18, 2023

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

  • Communication, Law and Social Justice

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course will introduce students to the role that written, oral, and multi-media communications play in the development of…

  • Legislation and Regulation 1

    January 18, 2023

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