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2L/3L

  • Litigating in the Family Courts: Domestic Violence and Family Law Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Litigating in Family Courts: Domestic Violence and Family Law Clinical…

  • Shareholder Activism

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: Corporations Exam Type: No Exam The seminar will discuss the various emerging forms of shareholder activism, including activist hedge funds, index funds’ stewardship, and…

  • Evidence

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class In this course we will study the basic rules and principles of American evidence law, focusing primarily on…

  • International Environmental Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In-Class This course examines the challenges, successes, and opportunities in harnessing state and non-state efforts to promote international environmental protection. After…

  • Natural Resources Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This is a survey course on Natural Resources Law. Topics covered include the different legal and policy regimes that…

  • Cross Border M&A: Drafting, Negotiation & the Auction Process

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: Corporations. For LLM students with applicable experience or courses, permission of the instructor to waive the requisite is required. Exam Type: No Exam In…

  • The Jurisprudence of Excellence

    September 14, 2022

    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.

  • Contemporary Challenges in Elder Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This reading group will survey scholarship and law reform on some of the most pressing contemporary issues in elder…

  • Race, Class, and Technology in Criminal Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Contemporary criminal law scholarship and criminal law reform efforts have devoted substantial attention to the use of technology as…

  • The Uniform Code of Military Justice and Civilian Criminal Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None. However, a working knowledge of U.S. criminal law is assumed. Exam Type: No Exam The Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ) is often…

  • Interpreting “The Judicial Power”

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Article III is notoriously curt. This observation is particularly true with respect to its Vesting Clause. While Article I…

  • Appellate Courts and Advocacy Workshop

    September 14, 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…

  • Forced Arbitration

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Over the past several decades, American workers, consumers, patients, and small businesses have increasingly found themselves subject to binding…

  • Classical Liberalism and the Rule of Law

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam
    Students will be expected to complete two short papers in response to course readings, and a longer paper…

  • The Role of the Article III Judge

    September 14, 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…

  • Fundamentals of Statistical Analysis

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites, prior empirical or software background is not required for this course. This class can be taken as part of the HLS empirical…

  • The Roberts Court: Theory and Practice

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Human Rights in Transformative Constitutionalism

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar explores the role of human rights in the constitutionalism of the Global South. The post-Cold War democratization…