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  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Education Law Clinic: Individual Representation

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma (2 fall…

  • Democracy and the Rule of Law Clinic

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Legal Tools for Protecting Democracy and the Rule of Law…

  • Special Education Advocacy for Students Impacted by Trauma

    September 29, 2022

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

  • Comparative and International Legal Struggles Over Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam At the intersection of debates about religion, private morality and public policy, and sexual and reproductive health and rights…

  • Transactional Law Clinical Workshop

    September 29, 2022

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

  • Readings in Reconstruction

    September 29, 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…

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

    September 29, 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…

  • Citizenship

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The term “citizenship” has many meanings in sociology, political theory, and law.  It can denote a relationship to a…

  • Corporate Accountability in Armed Conflict

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Public International Law, Law of War, International Criminal Law or International Human Rights Law Exam Type: No Exam This upper-level reading group will examine…

  • Farmed Animal Law and Policy

    September 29, 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…

  • Housing Law Clinic

    September 29, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Housing Law Clinical Seminar (2 fall classroom credits). This clinic…

  • Partnership Tax

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: Taxation or permission of the instructor to waive the prerequisite. Exam Type: In Class This class covers the formation, operation, and liquidation of all…

  • Transgender Law & Politics

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam An intensive examination of the legal, social, and political issues raised by the status and treatment of transgender persons,…

  • Advanced Negotiation: Fugitive Negotiation

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Negotiation Workshop Students who are registered for the Negotiation Workshop in the Winter or Spring are eligible to take Fugitive Negotiation this Fall. Exam

  • Empirical Law and Finance

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Empirical tools have been increasingly used in litigation, regulation, and policymaking in the fields of corporate law, corporate governance,…

  • Health Care Rights in the Twenty-First Century

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam As we emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, it is more self-evident than ever that American health care is broken.

  • Constitutional Law: Separation of Powers, Federalism, and Fourteenth Amendment

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam type: Any Day Take-Home This course focuses on the structure of the United States government, including the doctrines of separation of powers…

  • Introduction to Accounting

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This 1-credit fall course is designed to help students develop an understanding of the accounting information presented in…

  • (Jewish) Law and Story

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type:None Narrative and law; agada and halakha, story and rule. In recent decades the relationship between these pairs has become a central…

  • Corporations A

    September 29, 2022

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

  • Reforming the American Constitution

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The main impetus for the Constitution of 1787 was the perception, spelled out in the very first paragraph of…

  • A Democracy Initiative

    September 29, 2022

    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,…

  • Semester in Human Rights

    September 29, 2022

    Required Class Component: Strategic Leadership & Advanced Human Rights Advocacy (2 fall classroom credits). Once a student is accepted into this clinic, the Office of…