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  • International Business Law

    February 3, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One Day Take-Home This course aims to provide students with a broad overview of the problems that confront businesses as they…

  • Investments Workshop: Public and Private Equity

    February 3, 2023

    Prerequisites: Sound understanding of financial statements and valuation topics/models. Admission is by permission only and interested students should send a resume and a cover letter…

  • Strategic Litigation and Immigration Advocacy

    February 3, 2023

    There is perhaps no other area of law that has been more profoundly altered in the last few years than immigration. The field has seen…

  • Contracts 3

    February 3, 2023

    Exam Type: In Class Contract law is the study of legally enforceable promises, normally exchanged as part of a bargain. Contracts are the main means…

  • A Democracy Initiative

    February 3, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam In this course, we will construct a package of reforms that might be offered as a referendum or initiative,…

  • Contextual Constitutionalism: The View From Race

    February 3, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule

    If class size permits, class participation will be considered in…

  • Constitutional Structure and Rights: How the document is read

    February 3, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class In this class, we will develop a conception of constitutional interpretation that explains — and maybe justifies — the…

  • Contracts 3

    February 3, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule Contract law is the study of legally enforceable promises, normally exchanged as part…

  • Contracts 7

    February 3, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule Contract law is the study of legally enforceable promises, normally exchanged as part…

  • Constitutional Law 1

    February 3, 2023

    Exam Type: In Class In this class, we will develop a conception of constitutional interpretation that explains — and maybe justifies — the Court’s jurisprudence…

  • Corporations

    February 3, 2023

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

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    February 3, 2023

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: Corporations. For LLM students with the relevant background but who have not taken Corporations at HLS, contact Prof. Coates’s assistant, Stacy Tollman…

  • State Energy Law

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    The course requires two short papers (750 words) and one research paper about a topic of the…

  • Taxation

    February 2, 2023

    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…

  • Evidence

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course will study the basic rules and principles of American evidence law, focusing on the Federal Rules of…

  • Comparative Law: Why Law? The Experience of China

    February 2, 2023

    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…

  • Law and Political Economy

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam Law and political economy is the study of how law shapes power in market societies.  The course will begin…

  • Workshop on Law and Political Economy

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This workshop is devoted to reading and discussing new scholarly work on law and political economy. Outside speakers and…

  • Communications and Internet Law and Policy

    February 2, 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…

  • Law and Political Economy

    February 2, 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…

  • Workshop on Law and Political Economy

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This workshop is devoted to reading and discussing new scholarly work on law and political economy. Outside speakers and…

  • Property 4

    February 2, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule Basic introduction to property and the role of law in the construction of markets…

  • Writing Group: Topics in political economy – either law and political economy or technology and political economy

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 4, 2022.

  • White Collar Criminal Law and Procedure

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type Last Class Take-Home The past several years have seen a number of significant developments in white collar criminal prosecutions. The Department…

  • The Role of the State Attorney General

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type:Any Day Take-Home. Also with paper option by permission. The role of state attorneys general has dramatically expanded as these elected officials…

  • The Law of Presidential Elections

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam Presidential elections are a uniquely consequential aspect of American democracy, yet they are governed by a distinct legal framework…

  • Reproductive Rights and Justice

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The course materials and discussions span constitutional law, the political and legislative processes, and health law. Course topics…

  • Race and the Law

    February 2, 2023

    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…

  • Public International Law

    February 2, 2023

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

  • Prison Law

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home While courses in criminal law tend to focus on the “front end” of the criminal legal process (investigation,…

  • Political Economy and Its Future

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam; Paper in lieu of examination The world’s economic and political order reels under mounting challenges: the global financial crisis, the…

  • Mediation

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The primary focus of this experiential learning course is on developing mediation skills — as a mediator and also…

  • Maximizing Joint Gains: How Taxes Affect Business Decisions

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course is taught from a book written by B-school professors for B-school students. It is entirely self-contained: there…

  • Mass Media Law

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class The class examines how the First Amendment, in combination with tort law, statutes, and common-law principles, shapes the rights…

  • Legal Problems in Cybersecurity and Cyber Conflict

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: TBD Cybersecurity and cyber conflict pose unique legal problems for governments, companies and citizens, with profound implications for the future of…

  • Legal History: Continental Legal History

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam A survey of the main outlines of Continental European legal history from the fall of the Roman Empire to…

  • Writing Group: Isaac Royall, Jr. and Belinda Sutton in the Archive

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 3, 2023.

  • Writing Group: Jurisprudence/Philosophy of Law

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 3, 2023.

  • Writing Group: Climate-related topics including adaptation and mitigation

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 3, 2023.

  • Writing Group: Inequality, Justice, and the Criminal Legal System

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 3, 2023.

  • Writing Group: Africanist Perspectives on Economic Development

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 3, 2023.

  • Writing Group: Critical Legal Theory/Political Economy

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 3, 2023.

  • Writing Group: Topics in Criminal Law, Due Process, Equal Protection, Family Law, Sexual Harassment, Sexuality, Title IX

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 3, 2023.

  • Writing Group: Problems in Public Law

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 3, 2023.

  • Writing Group: Law and Philosophy

    February 2, 2023

    Students enrolling in Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by February 3, 2023.

  • International Taxation

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: Taxation Exam Type: In Class This course will cover the basic federal income tax concepts, policy and law relating to taxation of foreign persons…

  • International Criminal Law

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home International Criminal Law examines how the international legal system attempts to name and address the gravest crimes in…