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Spring 2021

  • Government Lawyer: United States Attorney Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Government Lawyer (2 fall classroom credits). Students who are accepted…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar (3 spring classroom…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinical Seminar

    February 7, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic, either during winter-spring (2 winter clinical credits + 8 spring clinical credits) or spring clinic (8…

  • Strategic Litigation and Immigration Advocacy

    February 7, 2023

    Note This offering will not count towards the JD experiential learning requirement. There is perhaps no other area of law that has been more…

  • Crimmigration Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Crimmigration: The Intersection of Criminal Law and Immigration Law (2…

  • The Role of the State Attorney General

    February 7, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule. Also with paper option by permission. The role of state attorneys general…

  • Government Lawyer: Attorney General Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: The Role of the State Attorney General (2 fall classroom…

  • Mediation Clinical Seminar

    February 7, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Harvard Mediation Clinic (1 spring clinical credit). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Mediation Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Mediation Clinical Seminar (1 spring classroom credit). This clinic…

  • Housing Law Clinical Workshop

    February 7, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Housing Law Clinic (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you…

  • Housing Law Clinic

    February 7, 2023

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

  • Art of Social Change

    February 7, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course deals with strategies for changing law and policy, focusing on child welfare (abuse and neglect, foster care,…

  • Child Advocacy Clinic: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Child Advocacy: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice Clinical Seminar…

  • Child Advocacy: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice Clinical Seminar

    February 7, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Child Advocacy Clinic: Child Welfare, Education & Juvenile Justice, either during the winter-spring (2 winter clinical credits + 4-5 spring clinical credits)…

  • Judicial Process in Trial Courts Clinical Seminar

    February 7, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Judicial Process in Trial Courts Clinic (2-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will…

  • Judicial Process in Trial Courts Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Judicial Process in Trial Courts (2 spring classroom credits). This…

  • Prosecution Clinical Course

    February 7, 2023

    Open to 3Ls only Required Clinic Component: ITA Prosecution Perspectives (5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic…

  • Criminal Prosecution Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Open to 3Ls only Required Class Component: ITA: Prosecution Perspectives (3 spring classroom…

  • Employment Discrimination

    February 7, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course will examine civil rights law in the workplace, one of…

  • Employment Law Workshop: Strategies for Social Change

    February 7, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Employment Law Clinic (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in…

  • Employment Law Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Employment Law Workshop: Strategies for Social Change (2 spring classroom…

  • Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinical Seminar (2 spring classroom…

  • Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinical Seminar

    February 7, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Predatory Lending and Consumer Protection Clinic (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will…

  • Trauma, Refugees and Asylum Law

    February 7, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Refugees are among the most vulnerable populations in our legal system today and are among the most challenging to…

  • Cyberlaw Clinic Seminar

    February 7, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Cyberlaw Clinic (3-5 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically enroll you in…

  • LGBTQ+ Advocacy Clinic

    February 7, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: Gender Identity, Sexual Orientation, and the Law (2 fall classroom…

  • Taxation

    February 7, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course focuses on the U.S. federal income tax and the policy…

  • Transactional Law Clinics

    February 7, 2023

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

  • Transactional Law Clinical Workshop

    February 7, 2023

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

  • City Use of Technology

    February 7, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course surveys the efforts of city officials around the world as they use technology to solve challenging problems…

  • Writing Group: Critical Legal History and the Constitution

    February 7, 2023

  • Constitutional Law 3

    February 7, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course provides an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the…

  • Constitutional Law 4

    February 7, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course provides an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the…

  • The Roberts Court: Theory and Practice

    February 7, 2023

    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…

  • Constitutional Law: First Amendment

    February 7, 2023

    Prerequisites: This course draws on a background of US history and constitutional history. Students who are unsure of their preparedness are encouraged to check with…

  • Legal Architecture of Globalization: Money, Debt, and Development

    February 7, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule An integrated political economy now covers much of the globe.  This course…

  • Constitutional Law 6

    February 7, 2023

    Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course provides an introduction to the structure of the U.S. Constitution and the…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • What’s Wrong with Mass Incarceration

    February 6, 2023

    This seminar will be co-taught with FAS Professor Adaner Usmani. Prerequisites: By permission of instructor. Please email Professor Lewis (clewis@law.harvard.edu) a one paragraph response…

  • Immigration Law

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: Prior completion of a course in U.S. Constitutional Law that covers separation of powers and federalism is recommended, but not required. Exam Type: Please…

  • Trusts and Estates

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Please refer to the Spring 2021 Exam Schedule This course examines freedom of disposition in American succession law by way…

  • Corporate Reorganization

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Grades are determined by 20-page papers on approved topics.
    Corporate Reorganization identifies the dominant causes of…

  • Classical Liberalism and the Rule of Law

    February 6, 2023

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

  • 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…

  • Legal Problems in Cybersecurity and Cyber Conflict

    February 6, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Cybersecurity and cyber conflict pose unique legal problems for governments, companies and citizens. The way those problems are resolved…

  • 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: Students in the spring clinic must enroll in either Food…