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National Security Law

  • Governing Digital Technology

    October 4, 2022

    Prerequisite: This is a JD 1L only offering. Exam Type: One-Day Take-home This course offers a rigorous introduction to the field of cyberlaw. We will…

  • National Security Law

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: Enrollment is by permission of instructor. Interested students should email a CV and statement of interest to Mr. Baker at…

  • How Wars End: The Role of Negotiation

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam It is commonly thought that wars end after a decisive military battle produces to a conclusive victory – one…

  • Digital Governance: Privacy and Technology Trade-Offs

    September 29, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam

    Grading will be based 50% on class participation and 50% on 6 short thought papers written and…

  • The International Law of the Sea

    September 28, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam This course explores the international law of the sea, which is one of the most important and compelling areas…

  • New Technologies and the Law of War

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisites: None Exam Type: No Exam Changes in contemporary warfare are challenging the fundamental principles of its regulation and their application in practice. From the…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    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

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Government Lawyer: Semester in Washington Clinic

    September 14, 2022

    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…

  • Climate Lawyering

    September 14, 2022

    Prerequisite: None Exam Type: No Exam The threat of potentially catastrophic consequences from climate change due to increasing concentrations of greenhouse gas concentrations in the…