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LLM Program

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

    October 3, 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…

  • Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home

    Class participation and successful completion of weekly assignments will count for a significant portion of the…

  • International Labor Migration

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will draw on case studies to examine international labor migration flows, governance issues under national and international…

  • Food and Drug Law

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam
    A paper is required.
    This course explores the full range of federal regulation of products subject to the…

  • JuryX Workshop

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Instead there will be a 1200-word paper due at the end of the workshop.
    Ideal Discourse JuryX…

  • The Role of the Article III Judge

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: 1L Constitutional Law, Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment, or Constitutional Law: First Amendment Exam Type: No Exam The contemporary debate…

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Workshop: Boardroom Strategies and Deal Tactics

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: Corporations or permission to waive the requisite. Exam Type: One Day Take-Home Successful M&A lawyers (and bankers) provide leadership and judgment in…

  • Appellate Courts and Advocacy Workshop

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The Appellate Courts and Advocacy Workshop combines a substantive review of key appellate litigation doctrines concerning appellate jurisdiction, standards…

  • American Indian Law

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course is an introduction to federal Indian law, the body of law recognizing and limiting the sovereignty of…

  • Contract Design

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites:None Exam Type: No Exam Student Welcome Video Good contracts create value by giving parties the right incentives to achieve their goals. A…

  • Diversity and Dispute Resolution

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    There will be no final exam or research paper – instead, students will write a 300-500 word…

  • State Constitutional Law

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Each student will be responsible for one in-class presentation and two 6-8 page papers.
    This survey course…

  • Local Government Law

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Any given place in the United States is governed by a diverse, overlapping, and conflicting set of governments, from…

  • The Law and Politics of Boycotts

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: By permission. Students can apply to the course by sending a CV and a cover letter explaining their interest in the course to jfried@law.harvard.edu…

  • International Investment Arbitration

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: The course is open to 2Ls, 3Ls, LLMs, and SJDs. No prior courses required, although broad familiarity with public international law and international commercial…

  • Contracts 1

    October 3, 2022

    Exam Type: In Class This course will provide a comprehensive study of the law that governs enforceable promises. It begins with a study of the…

  • Christian Legal Perspectives

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will explore the role of faith and Biblical Christianity in shaping contemporary legal approaches to a variety…

  • Writing Group: Intellectual Property, Artificial Intelligence and the Law

    October 3, 2022

  • Copyright

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course will explore copyright law and policy. Approximately two thirds of the class time and readings will be…

  • International Intellectual Property, Public Health, and Access to Medicines

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: Faculty permission. Interested students should submit a one-paragraph statement of interest briefly describing their background and reason for wanting to take the course. Please…

  • Patent Law

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class Roughly half of this course will examine and assess the legal rules in the United States and other countries…

  • Contracts 1

    October 3, 2022

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course will provide a comprehensive study of the law that governs enforceable…

  • Patent Law

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule Roughly half of this course will examine and assess the legal…

  • Legal Profession

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type:TBD This course will examine the rules and standards of professional responsibility and legal ethics with a focus on how the study…

  • Contracts 1

    October 3, 2022

    Exam Type: In Class This course examines enforceable promises. It begins with a study of the sources of contract law and the concept of ‘mutual…

  • Writing Group: Artificial Intelligence and Law

    October 3, 2022

    Students enrolling in Fall-Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by October 14, 2022.

  • Foundations of International Arbitration: Theory and Practice

    October 3, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Through a combination of lectures and in-class simulations, this course will (i) provide an overview of the foundational aspects…

  • Tax Law, Finance, and Strategic Planning

    September 30, 2022

    Prerequisite: Taxation Exam Type: No Exam This course develops tools for understanding and evaluating the effect tax laws have on strategic planning in both business…

  • Consumer Financial Market Regulation

    September 30, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Consumer financial products and services, and especially the wide range of credit products from mortgages to payday and pawn…

  • Human Rights Litigation in U.S. Courts

    September 30, 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…

  • Human Rights and International Law

    September 30, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course examines critically what it means to embody human rights conceptions in law at the international level, and…

  • Critical Race Theory

    September 30, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course will consider one of the newest intellectual currents within American Legal Theory – Critical Race Theory. Emerging…

  • Public International Law

    September 30, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One-Day Take-Home This is an introductory course to public international law. The first part of the course provides a classical foundation…

  • Trial Advocacy Workshop

    September 30, 2022

    This course is taught by Professor Ron Sullivan, Judge John Cratsley, Mr. Albert Herring, Ms. Mary Kennedy, Ms. Mina Malik, Professor Jonathan Rapping, and Judge

  • The Security Council

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: Public International Law Exam Type: No Exam The United Nations Security Council is at the heart of the post-WWII international order. It is often…

  • International Lawyering

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Public International Law Exam Type: No Exam This is an advanced reading group for students interested in public international law careers. We will explore…

  • Laws of War

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Public International Law is recommended. Exam Type: One-Day Take-Home The law of war is one of the oldest branches of international law, but whether…

  • Public International Law

    September 29, 2022

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

  • Counterterrorism and International Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Previous courses in Public International Law, International Humanitarian Law/Laws of War, Use of Force, or International Human Rights Law are strongly recommended. Exam Type:

  • International Humanitarian Law/Law of Armed Conflict

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Public International Law is recommended. Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule The law of war is one of the…

  • Writing Group: Public International Law; International Law and Armed Conflict; International Law and War

    September 29, 2022

    Students enrolling in Fall-Spring groups are required to submit a signed Writing Group Registration Form to the Registrar’s Office by October 14, 2022.

  • Writing Group: Public International Law; International Law and Armed Conflict; International Law and War

    September 29, 2022

  • 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…

  • Wildlife Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This is a survey course on Wildlife Law with an emphasis on the federal laws that are intended to…

  • The Role of the State Attorney General

    September 29, 2022

    Required Clinic Component: Government Lawyer: Attorney General Clinic (fall, winter or spring semester). Students who enroll in any of these three clinic offerings will be…

  • Advanced Topics in Anti-Discrimination Law

    September 29, 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…

  • 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…