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  • Global Justice Workshop

    September 26, 2022

    Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for this workshop, but it is intended for students with a strong academic bent. Exam: No Exam This workshop will…

  • Private Law Workshop

    September 26, 2022

    Prerequisite: Admission is by permission of the instructors. Students who wish to be considered for the seminar should submit a CV to Henry Smith (hesmith@law.harvard.edu).

  • Private Law Workshop

    September 26, 2022

    Prerequisite: Admission is by permission of the instructors. Students who wish to be considered for the seminar should submit a CV to Henry Smith (hesmith@law.harvard.edu).

  • Digital Governance: Privacy and Technology Trade-Offs

    September 23, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Grading will be based 50% on class participation and 50% on 6 short thought papers written and…

  • The United States Supreme Court

    September 23, 2022

    Prerequisite: 1L Constitutional Law or
    Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will explore some of…

  • Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma

    September 22, 2022

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

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

    September 21, 2022

    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…

  • Research Seminar in Law, Economics, and Organizations

    September 20, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar is co-taught by Professors Bebchuk, Kaplow, Spier, Spamann and Prof. Oliver Hart, the Andrew E. Furer Professor…

  • Research Seminar in Law, Economics, and Organizations

    September 20, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar is co-taught by Professors Bebchuk, Kaplow, Spier, Spamann and Prof. Oliver Hart, the Andrew E. Furer Professor…

  • Dispute Systems Design Clinical Seminar

    September 20, 2022

    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…

  • Research Seminar in Law, Economics, and Organizations

    September 20, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar is co-taught by Professors Bebchuk, Kaplow, Spier, Spamann and Prof. Oliver Hart, the Andrew E. Furer Professor…

  • Readings in Reconstruction

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will consist of extensive reading, some primary mostly secondary, about Reconstruction. Weekly short essays about the reading…

  • Animal Law & Policy Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Animal Law Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Ethics, Economics and the Law

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Explores controversies about the use of markets and market reasoning in areas such as organ sales, procreation, environmental regulation,…

  • Designing Dispute Systems for Justice

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar is designed to help students learn and interrogate the theory and practice of dispute systems design (DSD).

  • Advanced Topics in Anti-Discrimination Law

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: 1L Constitutional Law or Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment Exam: No Exam Anti-discrimination law is in flux. This seminar explores…

  • Facts and Lies

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The seminar will explore different kinds of facts, including historic facts, scientific facts, legislative facts, constitutional facts, mixed questions…

  • Corporate Criminal Investigations

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The criminal investigation and prosecution of corporate misconduct are among the most high profile areas of focus for federal…

  • Immigration and Refugee Advocacy

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically…

  • Supreme Court and Appellate Advocacy Workshop

    September 19, 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…

  • M&A Litigation

    September 19, 2022

    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…

  • Policing and Incarceration: Paths to Reform

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will examine policing and mass incarceration in the contemporary United States. The first half of the course…

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

    September 19, 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…

  • Election Law Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Election Law Clinic (2-5 fall clinical credits). The clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • The Judicial Role in a Democracy

    September 19, 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…

  • Advanced Seminar: Systemic Change in Education

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: Prerequisites for this course include one or more of the following: Lawyering for Justice, Art of Social Change, Education Law and Policy, and the…

  • Litigating in the Family Courts: Domestic Violence and Family Law Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Litigating in the Family Courts: Domestic Violence and Family Law Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your…

  • Housing Law Clinical Workshop

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Housing Law Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Religious Freedom Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Religious Freedom Clinic (3-5 fallclinical credits). Additional Co-/Pre-Requisites: None. By Permission: Yes. Applications are due by May 16, 2022. Add/Drop Deadline: August…

  • Law and Economics

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will provide students with exposure to ongoing research in the economic analysis of law. At most of…

  • Farmed Animal Law and Policy

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites for the class, although an environmental law or animal law survey course is recommended. Exam Type: No Exam This…

  • Critical Theory in Legal Scholarship

    September 19, 2022

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

  • Behavioral Economics, Law and Public Policy

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: Instructor permission is required. Please send your CV to Brenda Bee (bbee@law.harvard.edu). Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will explore a series of issues…

  • Human Rights Litigation in U.S. Courts

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will explore the current landscape of human rights litigation in U.S. courts. The seminar will examine both…

  • Consumer Protection Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Consumer Protection Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Introduction to Islamic Law

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will survey core concepts in Islamic law (sharia) in historical and comparative modern contexts. Popular perceptions of…

  • Food Law and Policy

    September 19, 2022

    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…

  • Veterans Law and Disability Benefits Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Veterans Law and Disability Benefits Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). Students who enroll in the clinic will be enrolled in one of…

  • Lawyering for Children & Youth Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic (4-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Organizing for Economic Justice in the New Economy

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Even as we enter a period of tight labor markets, the rate of workers in unions continues to decline.

  • International Intellectual Property Law and Policy

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: Students should have completed, or be concurrently enrolled in, Patent Law. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar examines fundamental principles of international IP law…

  • Employment Law Workshop: Advocacy Skills

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Employment Law Clinic (3-5 fall clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in…

  • National Security Law

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: Enrollment is by permission of instructor. Interested students should email a CV and statement of interest to Mr. Baker at…

  • Business and Human Rights Seminar: Evolution and Contemporary Challenges

    September 19, 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…

  • Global Anticorruption Lab

    September 19, 2022

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

  • Mediation Clinical Seminar

    September 19, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Harvard Mediation Clinic (1 clinical credit). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in…

  • Advanced Topics in Federal Courts

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: Federal Courts and the Federal System Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will do a deep dive on these federal courts topics: Erie, Federal…