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LLM

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Workshop: Boardroom Strategies and Deal Tactics

    September 27, 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…

  • Legal Profession

    September 26, 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…

  • 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…

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

    September 26, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course provides an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the rights and liberties it defines.

  • Torts 4

    September 26, 2022

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule Most simply, a tort is a civil wrong not arising from contract. But…

  • 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…

  • Torts 5

    September 26, 2022

    Exam Type: In Class Most simply, a tort is a civil wrong not arising from contract. But tort law also reflects much deeper questions about…

  • 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…

  • Torts 7

    September 26, 2022

    Exam Type: In Class A tort is a civil wrong not arising from contract. But tort law also reflects much deeper questions about when we…

  • 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…

  • Contemporary Dilemmas in Dispute Resolution

    September 23, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This reading group will explore situations and applications that challenge core principles in negotiation, mediation, and dispute systems design…

  • Sports Law: Advanced Contract Drafting

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-home This course will provide students the opportunity to negotiate and draft agreements that a lawyer advising a…

  • Sex Equality

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home (open book), or 3 short papers throughout the term for lottery-selected group of students who apply. The relation…

  • Sports and the Law: Examining the Legal History and Evolution of America’s Three “Major League” Sports: MLB, NFL and NBA

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-home This introductory Sports Law course will offer an overview of the three major sports that dominate the American…

  • Introduction to Accounting

    September 22, 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…

  • Legal Research, Writing and Analysis I

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This series of lectures and discussions introduces foreign-educated LL.M. students to the foundations of the U.S. legal system and…

  • Legal Research, Writing and Analysis II

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course teaches foreign-educated LL.M. students how U.S. lawyers conduct legal research, analyze and frame legal positions, and present their work…

  • Legal Research, Writing and Analysis II

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course teaches foreign-educated LL.M. students how U.S. lawyers conduct legal research, analyze and frame legal positions, and present their work…

  • Legal Research, Writing and Analysis II

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This series of lectures and discussions introduces foreign-educated LL.M. students to the foundations of the U.S. legal system and…

  • Tibet and China

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This Reading Group will focus on the question of and solutions for Tibet. It will look at the historical…

  • Corporations

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: Students should have a familiarity with rudimentary accounting and finance concepts at the level of Analytical Methods for Lawyers. Please consult the syllabus of…

  • Contracts 7

    September 22, 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…

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisite or Corequisite: Corporations. For LLM students with the relevant background but who have not taken Corporations at HLS, contact Prof. Coates’s assistant, Stacy Tollman…

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

    September 22, 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…

  • Corporate Finance

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites, but a corporations course is strongly advised. Exam Type: In Class This course addresses the fundamentals of financial economics and reviews applications…

  • Corporate Finance

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: Students must have taken Analytical Methods, Introduction to Finance Concepts, or a similar introduction to basic present value calculations at HLS or elsewhere. Exam

  • Corporate Finance

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites, but a corporations course is strongly advised. Exam Type: In Class This course addresses the fundamentals of financial economics and reviews applications…

  • White Collar Criminal Law and Procedure

    September 22, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type Last Class Take-Home The past several years have seen a number of significant developments in white collar criminal prosecutions. The Department…

  • International Investment Arbitration

    September 22, 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…

  • Re-imagining global order as Asia re-emerges

    September 21, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The re-emergence of Asia is posing conceptual and practical challenges to understandings of and frameworks for global order that…

  • Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    September 21, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home This course is one of the basic courses in the field. It addresses the Freedom of Speech, the…

  • Engaging China

    September 21, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This one unit course will examine the role that China has been playing in a world order in flux.

  • 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…

  • Fundamentals of Statistical Analysis

    September 20, 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…

  • Public International Law

    September 20, 2022

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

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • Antitrust Law

    September 20, 2022

    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…

  • Labor & Employment Lab

    September 20, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam In this one unit course, students will generate and publish writing on labor and employment law, labor politics, and…

  • Comparative Corporate Governance

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Any-Day Take-Home

    Paper option available. The business corporation is a central institution in the modern capitalist economy. There are,…

  • Creating Electricity in the U.S.: Exploring the Tradeoffs

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam In this reading group, we will explore historic and ongoing legal and policy debates about the fuels that power…

  • Youth, Privacy, and Digital Citizenship

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam In spring 2020-spring 2021, the United States ran a nationwide, real-time, high-stakes experiment to see what happened when you…

  • Migration, Refugees, and Human Rights

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No HLS Exam Migration is a central political and moral issue of our time and its impacts will continue to alter…

  • 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…

  • Corporate and Capital Markets Law and Policy

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites for the course. However, it is recommended that students either (a) have taken (or are taking concurrently) the Corporations course…

  • The Anthropology of Law: Classical, contemporary, comparative, and critical perspectives

    September 19, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The early weeks will be devoted to (i) classical themes in the field, among them the legal anthropology of…