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JD Program

  • Family Law

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type:No Exam We will study the increasingly complex “marriage system,” in which new forms of adult relationship join marriage in the legal…

  • Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home This course explores the individual and associational rights protected under the First Amendment, including the Speech and Press Clauses,…

  • Comparative Constitutional Law

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisites:None, constitutional law/politics (of any jurisdiction) helpful but not required. Exam Type:No Exam This course is a study of constitutional law and politics from a…

  • Administrative Law

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In-Class This course will examine the legal controls on government regulation, in areas as diverse as environmental law, national security, communications,…

  • Art of Social Change

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course explores various strategies for systemic law and policy reform, focusing on education, child welfare (abuse and neglect,…

  • The Supreme Court as a Lawmaking Institution

    January 26, 2023

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

  • Federal Courts and the Federal System

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisite: For JD students, this course is open to those who have completed 1L Constitutional Law or Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth…

  • Federal Courts and the Federal System

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisite: For JD students, this course is open to those who have completed 1L Constitutional Law or an equivalent course in another law school. For…

  • Constitutional Law 1

    January 26, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course provides an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the…

  • Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    January 26, 2023

    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…

  • Federal Courts and the Federal System

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisite: For JD students, this course is open to those who have completed Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment. For LLM students,…

  • Advanced Negotiation: Multiparty Negotiation, Group Decision Making, and Teams

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisites: Negotiation Workshop Exam Type: No Exam All lawyers work in environments that present opportunities to work with multiple parties – whether across the table,…

  • Emerging Issues in Refugee Protection: The Representation of Child Asylum Seekers

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisites: Prior exposure to asylum or immigration law is helpful but not required. Exam Type: No Exam.
    The final grade will be based primarily…

  • Commercial Law: Secured Transactions

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home This course examines the rules pertaining to collateral used to secure debt arising from a sale or a loan.

  • Critical Race Theorists and their Critics

    January 26, 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…

  • Feminist Utopias

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam In this reading group on Feminist Utopias, we explore literature, essays and history of women’s law reform movements through…

  • The International Law of the Sea

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course explores the international law of the sea, which is one of the most important and compelling areas…

  • Foreign Relations Law

    January 26, 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…

  • Legal History: Continental Legal History

    January 26, 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…

  • Originalism and Its Discontents

    January 26, 2023

    Prerequisites: (A) One prior course on American constitutional law, and (B) one prior course on constitutional law, federal courts, administrative law, jurisprudence, or legislation /…

  • Leading from the Middle

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This offering explores how to be an effective leader and an agent for positive change during the first 10-15…

  • The Sugya in The Babylonian Talmud

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisites: A certain amount of experience with the Talmud and ability to prepare the text in the original language, or, permission of the instructor. Exam

  • Strategic Litigation and Immigration Advocacy

    January 25, 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…

  • Deals

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: For JD students, you must have completed Corporations prior to enrolling in this course. For LLM students, Corporations or its equivalent is a prerequisite.

  • Legal Profession: Collaborative Law

    January 25, 2023

    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.

  • Employment Discrimination

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course considers legal prohibitions on employment discrimination. It focuses on Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act,…

  • Designing Dispute Systems for Justice

    January 25, 2023

    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).

  • Criminal Procedure: Investigations

    January 25, 2023

    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…

  • Corporations

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This is the basic course on Corporations. It covers, among other topics, formation; certificate of incorporation and bylaws; limited…

  • Administrative Law

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam: One-Day Take-home This course will study the law governing federal administrative agencies and related matters of policy and theory. Using the…

  • Legislation and Regulation 5

    January 25, 2023

    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…

  • Contracts 5

    January 25, 2023

    Exam Type: In Class The body of law concerned with private agreements, including contract formation, interpretation, conditions, excuse of performance, and remedies for breach, is…

  • Civil Procedure 5

    January 25, 2023

    Exam Type: One Day Take-Home This course covers what should, should not, and does happen when someone files (or considers filing) a civil lawsuit.

  • Remedies

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One Day Take-Home This course will address what courts do for litigants seeking to vinidcate their legal rights. Topics include damages,…

  • Regulation of International Finance

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course will examine international arrangements for the regulation of finance. Arrangements covered include the International Monetary Fund, the…

  • Gender Violence, Law and Social Justice

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course offers an in-depth examination of the phenomenon of gender-motivated violence. Following a consideration of the prevalence and…

  • Analytical Methods for Lawyers

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: None. This course is designed to be fully accessible to those with no prior quantitative training or background in the subjects covered. Exam Type:

  • The Conduct of Life in Western and Eastern Philosophy

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam; Paper in lieu of examination A study of approaches in the philosophical traditions of the West and the East…

  • Drug and Device Innovation

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar examines innovation law and policy in the context of drugs and devices regulated by the Food &…

  • Title IX: Sports, Sex and Equality on Campus

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam Title IX guarantees students the right to equal access to educational opportunities. In this seminar, we consider Title IX…

  • Climate Solutions Living Lab

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisites:By Permission. This is a multi-disciplinary course and we encourage students from SEAS, GSD, HKS, GSE, SPH, HBS, and GSAS to apply. This course has…

  • Law and Economics

    January 25, 2023

    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…

  • Taxation

    January 25, 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…

  • Guns, Abortion and Climate Change – What is next for State AGs?

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisites: Students must complete one of the following courses: Role of the State Attorney General; Federalism and States as Public Law Actors; Local Government Law;…

  • Antitrust Law

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course examines the law, economics, practice, and policy of the federal antitrust laws. The main subjects are horizontal…

  • The Law of Presidential Elections

    January 25, 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…

  • Restorative and Transformative Justice

    January 25, 2023

    Prerequisite: By Permission. Please send a one paragraph description of your related background and interest in the subject area to the instructor. Exam Type: No…