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  • Securities Regulation

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: Most students find it helpful to have completed or to take concurrently a course in Corporations before taking Securities Regulation. Exam Type: Please refer…

  • Law and Economics

    February 6, 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…

  • Research Seminar in Law, Economics, and Organizations

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar is co-taught by Professors Bebchuk, Kaplow, Spier, Spamann and Prof. Oliver Hart, an Andrew E. Furer Professor…

  • Taxation

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class This course is an introductory study of federal income taxation covering inclusion and exclusion of items in computing gross…

  • Research Seminar in Law, Economics, and Organizations

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar is co-taught by Professors Bebchuk, Kaplow, Spier, Spamann and Prof. Oliver Hart, an Andrew E. Furer Professor…

  • Research Seminar in Law, Economics, and Organizations

    February 6, 2023

    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

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar is co-taught by Professors Bebchuk, Kaplow, Spier, Spamann and Prof. Oliver Hart, an Andrew E. Furer Professor…

  • Research Seminar in Law, Economics, and Organizations

    February 6, 2023

    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…

  • Law and Economics

    February 6, 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…

  • Law and Economics

    February 6, 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…

  • Economic Analysis of Law

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule What effects does law have? Do corporations pollute less, market safer…

  • Economic Analysis of Law

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class What effects does law have? Do corporations pollute less, market safer products, and adhere more often to their…

  • Economic Analysis of Law

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: In Class What effects does law have? Do corporations pollute less, market safer products, and adhere more often to their…

  • What’s Wrong with Mass Incarceration

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The virtually unprecedented overall rate at which we lock people up in this country, combined with the extreme concentration…

  • Race, Class, Policing, and Punishment

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The virtually unprecedented overall rate at which we lock people up in this country, combined with the extreme concentration…

  • Law and Philosophy Workshop

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This workshop will examine new ideas at the intersection of law and philosophy. The workshop will meet weekly and…

  • Citizenship

    February 6, 2023

    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…

  • Human Rights and International Law

    February 6, 2023

    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…

  • Human Rights and International Law

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Fall 2020 Tentative Exam Schedule This course examines critically what it means to embody human rights…

  • Environmental Law and Policy Clinic

    February 6, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Environmental Law and Policy Clinical Course (1 spring classroom credit).

  • Bankruptcy

    February 6, 2023

    Pre/Corequisite: Students without prior basic exposure to business should normally take Corporations concurrently. Exam Type: In Class This is a comprehensive survey of the…

  • Bankruptcy

    February 6, 2023

    Pre/Corequisite: Students without prior basic exposure to business should normally take Corporations concurrently. Exam Type: In Class This is a comprehensive survey of the…

  • Failed Corporations: A Post-Mortem

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: Corporations is a required prerequisite and a course in bankruptcy or corporate reorganizations will be helpful, although not required. LLM students with experience in…

  • Trusts and Estates

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course examines freedom of disposition in American succession law by way of: (a) intestate succession; (b) wills (including…

  • Public International Law

    February 6, 2023

    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…

  • The Power of Principled Leadership: A Practical Approach

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam Can professional success be achieved without “playing politics” or “behaving politically”? Can behaving ethically, with integrity & principle, be a…

  • Leading from the Middle

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This reading group explores how to be an effective leader and an agent for positive change during the first…

  • Patent Trial Advocacy

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites, although an understanding of the rules of evidence is assumed for the trial at the end of the course.

  • Patent Trial Advocacy

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: There are no formal prerequisites, although an understanding of the rules of evidence is assumed for the trial at the end of the course.

  • Space Law and Policy

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One-Day Take-Home The global space industry is one of the fastest-growing sectors of the global economy, underpinning trillions of dollars in…

  • Facts and Lies

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The seminar will explore different kinds of facts, including historic facts, scientific facts, legislative facts, constitutional facts, mixed questions…

  • Comparative Family Law: Marriage, Divorce and Property in the Islamic, Jewish and Western Legal Systems

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This reading group/seminar will explore selected topics on marriage, divorce and property laws in American, European, Jewish and Islamic…

  • Evidence

    February 6, 2023

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

  • Food Law and Policy Clinic of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

    February 6, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Food Law and Policy (2 fall classroom credits). Some seats…

  • Health Law and Policy Clinic of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

    February 6, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono or experiential learning requirement. Required Class Component: Students in the spring clinic must enroll…

  • Health Law and Policy Clinic of the Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation

    February 6, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Students in the fall clinic must enroll in either Public…

  • Food Law and Policy

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will present an overview of topics in…

  • Food Law and Policy

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: No prerequisites for JD students. LLM students must seek faculty permission. Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will present an overview of topics in…

  • Food Law and Policy Clinic

    February 6, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Students in the spring clinic must enroll in either Food…

  • Food Law and Policy Clinic

    February 6, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Food Law and Policy (2 fall classroom credits). Some seats…

  • A Democracy Initiative

    February 3, 2023

    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,…

  • Readings in Reconstruction

    February 3, 2023

    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…

  • Presidential Elections: War Gaming 2020

    February 3, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam The actual process for selecting the President is enormously complicated. Beyond the complexity of the Electoral College, described in…

  • Corporations

    February 3, 2023

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

  • Taxation

    February 2, 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…

  • Evidence

    February 2, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: In Class This course will study the basic rules and principles of American evidence law, focusing on the Federal Rules of…

  • Public International Law

    February 2, 2023

    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,…