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  • Foreign Relations Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: Knowledge of international law is useful, but not essential. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will explore key doctrines and concepts of foreign relations…

  • Contemporary Issues in Constitutional Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: Introductory Constitutional Law. For LLM students, enrollment is by permission of the instructor. Exam Type: No Exam This is an advanced constitutional law seminar…

  • Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Clinic Component: Education Law Clinic: Individual Representation (3-5 fall clinical credits). This…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 5B

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 7A

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 4A

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • Advanced Negotiation: Fugitive Negotiation

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Negotiation Workshop Students who are registered for the Negotiation Workshop in the Winter or Spring are eligible to take Fugitive Negotiation this Fall. Exam

  • 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…

  • Supreme Court and Appellate Advocacy Workshop

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: By Permission. Interested students should send a resume and a brief statement describing their interest in the course and in appellate advocacy to Liz…

  • 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…

  • Sports and the Law: Examining the Legal History and Evolution of America’s Three “Major League” Sports: MLB, NFL and NBA

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-home This introductory Sports Law course will offer an overview of the three major sports that dominate the American…

  • Polarities: The Power of “Both/And” in Law and Leadership

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Open to students who have completed the Negotiation Workshop in the past, or are registered to take it in the 2022-2023 academic year Exam

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 2B

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 3B

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 4B

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 3A

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • The Judicial Role in a Democracy

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam In modern constitutional democracies, supreme court judges assume a role that entangles them in many of the most contentious…

  • 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…

  • Advanced Topics in Jewish Law: The Law of Literature

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: This seminar will be by permission of the instructor, who strongly prefers that students have a background in advanced study of Jewish legal material.

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 5A

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • Legal Tools for Protecting Democracy and the Rule of Law in America

    September 29, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Democracy and the Rule of Law Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). The clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic…

  • Corporate and Capital Markets Law and Policy

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for the course. However, it is recommended that students either (a) have taken (or are taking concurrently) the Corporations course…

  • 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…

  • International Trade Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One Day Take-Home This course focuses on the law governing international trade as established by the World Trade Organization. It engages…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 6B

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • Criminal Procedure: Investigations

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course examines the relationship between the people and the police, primarily by examining the constitutional doctrines of the…

  • Venture Law and Finance

    September 29, 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…

  • Empirical Methods and Data Analysis for Lawyers

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam Empirical data, and statistical and empirical tools and concepts, are increasingly used in litigation, regulation, and legal policymaking and research.

  • The Power of Alignment: Where the Business World is Going and How Negotiators Can Shape the Deals Being Done

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: For JD students, you must have completed Mediation or the Negotiation Workshop previously. There are no prerequisites for LLM students. Exam Type: No Exam…

  • 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…

  • An Introduction to American Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam: One-Day Take-Home Designed primarily for LL.M. students trained as lawyers outside of the United States, An Introduction to American Law provides a…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 1B

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • Great Cases of the Supreme Court

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None. Basic knowledge of constitutional law preferred but not required. Exam Type: No Exam

    Students will be required to submit a…

  • Legal Profession: Collaborative Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home
    In addition to the final exam, students will submit a one-page reading response for each class.

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 6A

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 2A

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • 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…

  • First Year Legal Research and Writing 7B

    September 29, 2022

    Exam Type: No Exam The First-Year Legal Writing and Research Program (LRW) is a series of exercises introducing students to the way lawyers analyze and…

  • 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…

  • Business and Human Rights Seminar: Evolution and Contemporary Challenges

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will explore the expanding practice around business and human rights, departing from its origins and moving into…