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Winter 2022

  • Lawyering for Justice in the United States

    January 20, 2023

    This course is co-taught by Professors Esme Caramello, Tyler Giannini, Michael Gregory, and Dehlia Umunna. Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only.

  • Environmental Law and Policy Clinic

    January 18, 2023

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

  • Environmental Law and Policy Clinical Course

    January 18, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Environmental Law and Policy Clinic (2 winter clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in the clinic will automatically…

  • Diversity and Dispute Resolution

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    There will be no final exam or research paper – instead, students will write a 300-500…

  • Trial Advocacy Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite(s): It is highly recommended (but not required) that students complete a course in Evidence prior to taking this course. Familiarity with the rules of…

  • American Indian Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This course is an introduction to federal Indian law, the body of law recognizing and limiting the sovereignty of…

  • Legal Profession: Government Ethics – Scandal and Reform

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The course will focus on the rapidly-changing legal system that is designed to regulate government ethics. The course will…

  • Local Government Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: One Day Take-Home Local governments exert tremendous influence over inequality, race relations, environmental health, political power, and housing and real estate.

  • Criminal Procedure: Investigations

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home This course examines the issues that arise under the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments during the government’s investigatory…

  • Financial Accounting and Valuation

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 3, 2021.

  • Computer Science for Lawyers (CS50 for Lawyers)

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None. This course is designed for students with and without prior programming experience. Exam Type: No Exam This course is a variant of…

  • Mergers and Acquisitions Workshop: Boardroom Strategies and Deal Tactics

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • International Commercial Arbitration

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home This course provides an intensive introduction to the law, theory and practice of international commercial arbitration, which has…

  • American Constitutionalism and the Insular Cases

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: Any Day Take-Home This course will explore the constitutional history of American imperialism and, more specifically, the U.S. Supreme Court’s doctrine…

  • The Craft of Lawyering

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 3, 2021.

  • Introduction to Trial Advocacy

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 3, 2021.

  • Food and Drug Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam. A paper is required. This course explores the full range of federal regulation of products subject to the jurisdiction…

  • Negotiation Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    This course is team taught by a team of five faculty in collaboration with five teaching fellows. Faculty: Morgan Franklin ’17, Lecturer on Law, Clinical…

  • Technology and the Public Interest

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term classes is Friday, December 3, 2021. Students…

  • Fashion Law Lab

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam This experiential course meets January 4 to 14, 2022 and is taught by Nana Sarian, who served as General…

  • Advanced Property Law: Economic, Political, and Historical Development

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: Property or permission of the instructor to waive the requisite. Exam Type: No Exam This experimental course will engage recent calls for a rewriting…

  • State Constitutional Law

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Each student will be responsible for one in-class presentation and two 6-8 page papers.
    This survey…

  • Leadership Fundamentals

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 3, 2021.

  • Sports Law Clinic

    January 18, 2023

    Enrollment in this clinic will not fulfill the HLS JD pro bono requirement. Required Class Component: This clinic requires that students have taken at least…

  • Government Lawyer: Attorney General Clinic

    January 18, 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…

  • Partnership Tax

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Communications and Internet Law and Policy

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The course will provide an introduction and overview to questions of communications and Internet law and policy. The intensive…

  • Sports and the Law: Representing the Professional Athlete

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: Last Class Take-Home

    Class participation and successful completion of weekly assignments will count for a significant portion of the…

  • Criminal Justice Appellate Clinical Seminar

    January 18, 2023

    Required Clinic Component: Criminal Justice Appellate Clinic (2 winter clinical credits + 2-3 spring clinical credits). This clinic and course are bundled; your enrollment in…

  • Policing the Police

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam: No Exam Since the killing of Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri in August 2014, there has been an…

  • International Labor Migration

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This seminar will draw on case studies to examine international labor migration flows, governance issues under national and international…

  • JuryX Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Instead there will be a 1200-word paper due at the end of the workshop.
    Ideal Discourse…

  • Pathways to Leadership Workshop for the Public Sector

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 3, 2021.

  • The Role of the Article III Judge

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Appellate Courts and Advocacy Workshop

    January 18, 2023

    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…

  • Advocacy: The Courtroom and Beyond

    January 18, 2023

    Note: This course is restricted to first-year J.D. students only. The drop deadline for 1L January Experiential Term (JET) classes is Friday, December 3, 2021.