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  • Policy Advocacy Workshop

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam The Policy Advocacy Workshop is a hands-on seminar that…

  • Policy Advocacy Workshop

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The Policy Advocacy Workshop is a hands-on seminar that will explore the methods, tools, and skills used to conduct…

  • Policy Advocacy Workshop

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The Policy Advocacy Workshop is a hands-on seminar that will explore the methods, tools, and skills used to conduct…

  • Food Law and Policy

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will present an overview of topics in…

  • Food Law and Policy

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will present an overview of topics in…

  • Food Law and Policy

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will present an overview of topics in…

  • Food Law and Policy

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will present an overview of topics in…

  • Food Law and Policy

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will present an overview of topics in…

  • The Jurisprudence of Excellence

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: No special background is required. Cross-registrants are welcome. Anyone seeking information about this course should feel free to contact Professor Scott Brewer at sbrewer@law.harvard.edu.

  • New Technologies and the Law of War

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Changes in contemporary warfare are challenging the fundamental principles of its regulation and their application in practice. From the…

  • Mass Incarceration and Sentencing Law

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will first put 20th century sentencing law in sociological and historical context. It will examine the history,…

  • Law and the Legal System through the Lens of Latinx/a/o Communities

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will examine the law and the construction of race/national origin, as well as the intersection of LatinX/a/o…

  • Law and Neuroscience

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar examines cutting edge and even controversial linkages between law and neuroscience. We seek to highlight neuroscientific basis…

  • Human Rights in the UN Treaty Bodies

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: By permission of instructor. The permission is just to verify the prerequisite.  Students who have taken the International Human Rights introductory course at HLS…

  • Foreign Relations Law

    February 2, 2023

    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…

  • Federalism and States as Public Law Actors

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisites: Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment Exam Type: No Exam.  Grading will be based on class participation, including leading discussion in…

  • Supreme Court and Appellate Advocacy Workshop

    January 31, 2023

    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…

  • Supreme Court and Appellate Advocacy Workshop

    January 31, 2023

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

  • Federalism and States as Public Law Actors

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisites: Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment Exam Type: No Exam
    Grading will be based on class participation, including leading discussion in…

  • Impact Litigation in Education Clinical Seminar

    January 31, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Education Law Clinic: Impact Litigation (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will…

  • Global Anticorruption Lab

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 12, and is by permission of the instructor. Interested students should email Professor Stephenson (mstephen@law.harvard.edu); the…

  • Global Anticorruption Lab

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 12, and is by permission of the instructor. Interested students should email Professor Stephenson (mstephen@law.harvard.edu); the…

  • Global Anticorruption Lab

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 12, and is by permission of the instructor. Interested students should email Professor Stephenson (mstephen@law.harvard.edu); the…

  • Global Anticorruption Lab

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 12, and is by permission of the instructor. Interested students should email Professor Stephenson (mstephen@law.harvard.edu); the…

  • Global Anticorruption Lab

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisite: Enrollment is limited to 12, and is by permission of the instructor. Interested students should email Professor Stephenson (mstephen@law.harvard.edu); the…

  • The Supreme Court as a Lawmaking Institution

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisites: Constitutional Law Exam Type: No Exam Although the Supreme Court is ostensibly subject to the same Article III constraints as other federal…

  • M&A Litigation

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisites: Admission to this seminar is by permission of the instructor. Students should send a CV and brief statement of their background and interest in…

  • M&A Litigation

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisites: Admission to this seminar is by permission of the instructor. Students should send a CV and brief statement of their background and interest in…

  • M&A Litigation

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisites: Admission to this seminar is by permission of the instructor. Students should send a CV and brief statement of their background and interest in…

  • Dispute Systems Design Clinical Seminar

    January 31, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Harvard Dispute Systems Design Clinic (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically…

  • Critical Corporate Theory Lab

    January 31, 2023

    Prerequisite: By Permission. Students interested in applying to join the Lab should submit a short (300 word maximum) statement of interest to Professor Hanson. The…

  • Poverty Law Workshop: A Toolkit for Addressing Inequity & Homelessness

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None. The course is an optional co-requisite for students enrolled in the Safety Net Project of the Veterans Law and Disability Benefits Clinic at…

  • Critical Race Theorists and their Critics

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar examines the role of the law and legal activism in perpetuating and alleviating racial inequality in the…

  • Framing, Narrative, and Supreme Court Jurisprudence

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam In this seminar we will examine the ways in which the rhetorical and communications principles of framing and narrative…

  • Media Images & The Law: Contesting Media in the Modern Era

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar examines mass media depictions and imaging in our increasingly-tumultuous modern era. It situates this loaded imaging process…

  • The Effects of Mass Incarceration: Experiences of Prison and Parole

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam More than 6 million Americans are under “correctional supervision” in the United States, which incarcerates people at a rate…

  • Constitutions, Law, and Empire

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam What is a Constitution? Why, and under what circumstances, do people make them? What about the United States and…

  • The Roberts Court: Theory and Practice

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will examine various facets of the recent jurisprudence of the U.S. Supreme Court. We will consider a…

  • Writing about the Law for General Audiences

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This workshop will explore the process and many forms of writing about law for non-specialist audiences. From the blog…

  • Mind and Criminal Responsibility in the Anglo-American Tradition

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam. Grades will be based upon short responses to weekly readings, a small project and presentation, and class participation. This…

  • Housing Law and Policy

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will provide an introduction to U.S. housing law and policy with a focus on low- and moderate-income…

  • American Legal History: Law, Economy, and Society in the Era of the American Revolution

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The seminar will examine the legal and constitutional history of late-colonial America and the early republic, an era that…

  • Transitional Justice: Dispute Systems Design and Durable Peace

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam
    Paper in lieu of exam
    After periods of widespread conflict or repression, the regular justice system of a…

  • Legal History: American Legal Education

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    A research paper will be required rather than a final examination.
    This seminar is designed for students…

  • Financial and Legal Needs of Low and Moderate Income Households

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam The seminar will examine the opportunities and perils in consumer financial services available to low and moderate income households. We…

  • Legal Profession Seminar

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Students are required to write short response papers (around 2-pages) for each session, actively participate in the discussion, and…

  • Statutes and Justice

    January 30, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The principal controversy in modern statutory construction is the debate between purposivists and textualists. But these opponents in fact…