Course Schedule Updates

Summer 2019 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Community Development Seminar with Professor Cook: 2 credit paper, Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 9:05 p.m.
  • Criminal Justice with Professor F. Bowman: 4 credit take-home exam, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:55 p.m.
  • Practicing Law in Another Country Seminar with Professor Bhansali: 1 credit paper. In Summer 2019, this course will meet for six class sessions, 5:45 p.m. - 7:55 p.m., on Tuesday, May 28, June 4, June 11, June 18, June 25, and July 2.
  • Sentencing and Pre-Trial Detention: Law and Policy with Professor Iscoe: 2 credit paper or 3 credit Writing Requirement, Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 9:05 p.m.

Cancelled Course

  • Civil Rights Clinic with Professor Francois.
  • International Courts and Tribunals: Theory and Practice with Professors Caplan and Pearsall.

Course Description Change

  • Mediation Seminar with Professor Sellers and Lerner: Updated course description for Mediation Seminar.

Course Description, Day/Time, and Professor Change

  • Practicing Law in Another Country Seminar will be co-taught by Professors Cox Alomar and Mourra. The course will meet for six class sessions, 6:00 p.m. - 8:10 p.m., on Thursday, May 23, May 30, June 6, June 13, June 20, and July 11. The updated course description can be found here: Practicing Law in Another Country Seminar.

Day/Time Change

  • Negotiations Seminar (LAWJ-317-16) with Professor Altman: In Summer 2019, this course meets on the following dates, 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.: 6/7, 6/8, 6/9, 6/22, and 6/23.
  • Drafting Contracts (LAWG-160-12) with Professor Pessey: This course will meet Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Day/Time and Professor Changes

  • The traditional, in-class section of Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) (LAWJ-1491-06) will be taught by Professor Monteleone. The seminar will meet on the following Mondays, 7:56 p.m. - 9:56 p.m.: 6/3, 6/10, 6/17, 7/1, 7/8, and 7/15.
  • Externship II Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) will be taught by Professor Singh. The seminar will meet on the following Wednesdays, 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.: 6/12, 6/19, 6/26, 7/10, 7/17, and a sixth date to be determined.

Professor Change

  • Judicial Biographies Seminar will be taught by Professor Marshak.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis and Writing (LAWG-844-90) will be taught by Professors Moore and Singer.

FALL 2019 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Management Misconduct with Professors Laster and McCormick: 1 credit, take-home exam. In Fall 2019, this course will meet on the following days: Friday, 11/1, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 11/2, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 11/3, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Bioethics and Social Justice with Professors N. Diamond and McKean: 2 credit paper, Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Civil Discovery in Federal Courts with Professors Madigan, Mulhauser, and Ramos: 3 credit paper and special requirement, Mondays, 5:45 p.m. - 8:45 p.m. Class will not meet on Monday, November 25 and Monday, December 2. Instead, the last class of the semester will meet on Saturday, November 23, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for the final simulation.
  • Civil Rights and Violence Against Women (Project-Based Practicum) with Professor Nourse: 4 credits, special requirement, Wednesdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Effective Human Rights Advocacy in Polarized Environments with Professor Massimino: 2 credit paper, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) with Professor Prasanna: 3 or 4 credits, special requirement, Mondays, 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. on the following dates: 9/9, 9/23, 10/7, 10/21, 11/4, and 11/18.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) with Professor A. White: 3 or 4 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays, 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m. on the following dates: 9/10, 9/24, 10/8, 10/22, 11/5, and 11/19.
  • Globalization, Work, and Inequality Seminar with Professor Santos: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Human Trafficking: A Labor Approach with Professor Shamir: 1 credit paper: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on the following dates: 9/24, 9/26, 10/1, 10/3, 10/8, 10/10, and 10/17.
  • International Business Transactions with Professor De Amicis: 4 credits, take-home exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Land, Dispossession, and Displacement Seminar: Topics in Property Law with Professor Park: 3 credit writing requirement, Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Legal History of the Early Republic: The Age of Marshall with Professor Peterson: 2 credit paper, Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Modern Ethics and Compliance Concepts in Business with Professor Hanover: 1 credit, paper. In Fall 2019, this course will meet on the following days: Friday, 10/25, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10/26, 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m., and Sunday, 10/27, 9:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
  • National and Global Health Law: O'Neill Colloquium with Professors Gostin and Crowley.  A new 3 credit LL.M. section has been added (LAWG-593-05).  Wednesdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • National Security and International Aviation Law with Professor Almond: 2 credits, paper, Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Rethinking Securities Regulations & the Role of the SEC with Professor Bondi: 2 credits, take-home exam, Wednesdays 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.
  • The First 1000 Days: Global Health Law & Policy from Gestation to Age Two with Professors Fleischhacker and Morrison: 2 credits, special requirement, Mondays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • The Impeachment Power & American Constitutional Balance Seminar with Professor Bowman: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Fridays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • The Persuasive Narrative Seminar with Professor Carroll: 1 credit paper, Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m. on the following dates: 9/4, 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, and 10/16.
  • Water Law Seminar with Professors Beneke and Peterson: 2 credit paper, Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • WTO Dispute Settlement in Action: Selected Rules Jurisprudence with Professor Kreier: 2 credit take-home exam, Thursdays 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Cancelled Courses

  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Control and Its Implications with Professors Laster, McCormick, and Shah: This course has been moved to the Spring 2020 semester.
  • Drafting Contracts with Professor Pessey.
  • Externship II Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) with Professor Prasanna.
  • Federal Taxation of Bankruptcy and Workouts with Professors Liquerman and Beard.
  • Homelessness, Poverty, and Legal Advocacy Seminar with Professors Fugere and Harding.
  • Intellectual Property Appellate Advocacy with Professors Krause and LaMarca.
  • International Labor and Employment Law with Professor Santos.
  • International Right to Health with Professor Grover.
  • Managing Political Risk in Emerging Market Project Financings with Professors Hansen and O'Sullivan.
  • Rule of Law and the Administration of Justice with Professor Bhansali.
  • Trial Practice Seminar: Working with Expert Witnesses with Professors Petrosinelli and Piorkowski.
  • Workers’ Rights and the Role of Lawyer in a Social Justice Movement (Project-Based Practicum) with Professor Kavanaugh. 

Day/Time Changes

  • Beyond the IPO: Exempt Securities Offerings with Professors Lopez and Kwon. This course will meet Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Business Law Scholars Leadership Seminar with Professor Sales.  This course will meet on Mondays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Current Topics in International Investment Arbitration with Professors Galindo and Attanasio. This course will meet on the following Fall 19 dates: 9/4, 9/11, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, and 10/23.
  • Information Privacy Law with Professor Cohen: This course will not meet on Thursday, September, 26, Thursday, October 17 and Thursday, November 21.  To make up for the cancelled classes, this course will meet from 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on the following dates: 9/24, 10/10, 10/22, 11/14, 11/19, and 12/5.
  • National Security Law with Professors Geltzer and McCord.  The first class meeting will be on Thursday, September 5, 2019, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Seminar on Humanitarian Crises with Professor Ferris. This seminar will meet on Tuesdays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. Main campus classes run Wednesday, August 28 through Monday, December 9, 2019. Be aware this course may run on a different calendar than the Law Center during weeks where there is a holiday.
  • S.J.D. and Fellows Seminar with Professor West. This course will meet Mondays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Date Changes

  • Current Topics in International Investment Arbitration with Professors Attanasio and Galindo: This course will meet on the following Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.: 9/11, 9/25, 10/2, 10/9, 10/16, 10/23, and 11/6.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) with Professor Chan will meet on the following Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.: 9/11, 9/25, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, and 12/4.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) with Professor Glazer will meet on the following Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.: 9/12, 9/26, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, and 11/21.
  • Race and Poverty in Capital and Other Criminal Cases Seminar with Professor Bright. This class will not meet on October 17 as previously scheduled. It will meet instead on November 5.

Course Description Changes

Professor Changes

  • Advanced Scholarly Writing (LAWG-2062-12) will be taught by Professor Khan.
  • Communications and Technology Law Clinic (IPR) will be taught by Professor Moy. 
  • Complex Securities Investigations will be co-taught by Professors Muhlendorf and Weitz.
  • Decedents' Estates (LAWJ-134-05) will be taught by Professor K. Carter.
  • Drafting Contracts (LAWG-160-12) will be taught by Professor Pessey.
  • Human Rights Fact-Finding (Project-Based Practicum) will be co-taught by Professors Mordecai and Valencia.
  • International Business Transactions on Tuesdays from 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm will be taught by Professors Levone and Kravtsova.
  • National Security Regulation will be co-taught by Professors Bender and Mannino.
  • Professional Responsibility (LAWJ-361-01) will be co-taught by Professors Dorsainvil and Kepler.
  • Rethinking Securities Regulations & the Role of the SEC will be co-taught by Professors Bondi and Goldsmith Romero.
  • Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Law Clinic will be co-taught by Professors Plerhoples and Spratley.
  • Section 24 of U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing will be co-taught by Professors Morton and Brachman.
  • Transitional Justice: Theory and Practice will be taught by Professor Mandel-Anthony.

SPRING 2020 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Addiction and Mental Health Law and Policy with Professor Weizman: 2 credits, paper, Thursdays 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Corporate Transaction Litigation in Delaware with Professors Glasscock and Blackett: 1 credit, take-home exam. In Spring 2020, this course will meet on the following days: Friday, 2/7, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 2/8, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 2/9, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Control and Its Implications with Professors Laster, McCormick, and Shah: 1 credit, take-home exam. In Spring 2020, this course will meet on the following days: Friday, 1/24, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 1/25, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 1/26, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Comparative Corporate Governance with Professor Magnier: 1 credit, take-home exam. WEEK ONE COURSE. This seminar will meet for one week only, on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2020, through Friday, January 10, 2020, 1:30 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.
  • Constitutional Law: The First and Second Amendments: 1 credit, take-home exam. WEEK ONE COURSE. This seminar will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2020, through Thursday, January 9, 2020, 1:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
  • Epidemiology for Lawyers with Professor Phelan: 1 credit, special requirement. WEEK ONE COURSE. This seminar will meet for one week only, on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2020, through Friday, January 10, 2020, 1:30 p.m. - 4:05 p.m.
  • Foreign Investment & National Security: A Seminar on the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States with Professor Slade: 2 credits, paper, Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Global Tech Law: Comparative Perspectives on Regulating New Technologies with Professor Chander: New LL.M. section added.  3 credit, paper, Tuesdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.  Two LL.M. seats are made available by instructor permission. If interested, please email Professor Chander (ac1931@georgetown.edu) with your c.v. and a single sentence explaining your interest by November 15, 2019.
  • Human Rights and Its Discontents Seminar with Professor Abu-Odeh: 3 credit writing requirement, Wednesdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Initial Public Offerings with Professors Reedich and Turk: 2 credits, in-class exam, Wednesdays 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • International Bankruptcy with Professor Neureiter: 2 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays, 6:40 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • International Business Compliance with Professor De Amicis: 2 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • International Trade with Professor Santos: 3 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:10 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
  • International Trade, Development & the Common Good with Professor Kuhlmann: 2 credits, paper, Wednesdays 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Law and Multiculturalism Seminar with Professor Abu-Odeh: 3 credit writing requirement, Mondays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Motherhood and the Law Seminar with Professor Inks: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Fridays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Music Law Seminar: Changing Landscapes in the Music Industry and the Law that Governs It with Professors J. Ross and Huppe: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement.  Mondays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Practicum on Helping Pro Se Litigants (Fieldwork Practicum) with Professor Krantz: 4 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Reproductive Rights with Professor Hoefling: 2 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Sports Law with Professor Tuohey: 3 credits, take-home exam, Mondays 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m. and A-Week Wednesdays 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Structuring Private Equity Transactions with Professors Thompson and Howard: 2 credits, special requirement, Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • The Nuremberg Trials, the Doctors Trials with Professor Silberman: 2 credits, paper, Thursdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Topics in LGBT Civil Rights Seminar with Professor Smith: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professors Huether and Thornburgh: 2 credit, special requirement, Thursdays 7:55 pm - 9:55 pm.
  • White Collar Criminal Practice: International Scandal Investigations with Professors DeLaurentis and Coleman: 1 credit special requirements.  WEEK ONE COURSE.  This will meet on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2020 through Thursday, January 9, 2020, 1:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. 
  • White Collar Criminal Practice: International Scandal Investigations (Week One Teaching Fellows) with Professors DeLaurentis and Coleman: 1 credit special requirements.  WEEK ONE COURSE.  This will meet on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2020 through Thursday, January 9, 2020, 1:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. THIS COURSE REQUIRES PROFESSOR PERMISSION TO ENROLL. 
  • Winning the Freedom to Marry: How It Happened, Lessons Going Forward with Professor Wolfson: 1 credit paper. WEEK ONE COURSE. This seminar will meet for one week only, on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2020, through Friday, January 10, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.

Cancelled Courses

  • Advanced Constitutional Law Seminar with Professor Nourse.
  • Advanced Legal Writing and Practice for Judicial Clerks and Civil Litigators with Professors Bonner and McSorley.
  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Management Misconduct with Professors Laster and McCormick: This course has been moved to the Fall 2019 semester.
  • AIDS Law and Ethics Seminar with Professor Kavanagh.
  • Antitrust Law (LAWG-038-07) with Professor Kovner.
  • Drug Law and Policy Seminar: A Critical Perspective on the War on Drugs in the Americas (LAWJ-1102-05, LAWJ-1102-08, LAWG-1102-08) with Professor Santos. 
  • Federal Income Taxation (LAWJ-421-08) with Professor Batchelder.
  • Federal Income Taxation (LAWJ-421-09) with Professor Grinberg.
  • Information Privacy Law (LAWG-342-07) with Professors Butler and Rotenberg.
  • Racialization and American Law Seminar with Professor Munshi.
  • The Internet and International Trade Law (LAWG-1285-08) with Professors Ahmed, Bieron, and Horlick.

Professor Changes

  • Advanced Environmental Law: Climate Change (Project-Based Practicum) will be co-taught by Professors Arroyo and Grannis.
  • Advanced Legal Writing and Practice for Judicial Clerks and Civil Litigators will be co-taught by Professors Perlin and Tolentino.
  • Advanced Partnership Taxation will be co-taught by Professors Bowers, Huffman, and Carney.
  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Corporate Transaction Litigation in Delaware will be taught by Vice Chancellor Glasscock.
  • Communications and Technology Law Clinic (IPR) will be taught by Professor Moy. 
  • Discussion Skills: Legal Topics (LAWG-3081-11) will be taught by Professor Ueland.
  • Drafting Contracts (LAWG-160-12) will be taught by Professor Pessey.
  • Employee Benefits Practicum will be co-taught by Professors Paliga and Serron.
  • Human Rights Fact-Finding (Project-Based Practicum) will be co-taught by Professors Mordecai and Valencia.
  • International Law Seminar: Poverty Reduction and Accountability will be taught by Professor Abbott.
  • International Tax will be taught by Professor Grinberg. 
  • International Trade and Investment Litigation and Strategy will be co-taught by Professors van den Broek and Morris.
  • Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Law Clinic will be co-taught by Professors Plerhoples and Spratley.
  • Survey of Employee Benefits Law will be co-taught by Professors Goldowitz, Isaacson, Keller, and Moran.
  • Tax Law and Public Finance Workshop will be co-taught by Professors Brooks and Galle. 
  • Taxation of Financial Institutions will be taught by Professors Green and Nicholas.
  • The Affordable Care Act: Law and Policy Governing Private Health Insurance will be taught by Professor Keith.
  • The New EU Privacy Law—The GDPR: Background, Development and Consequences will be co-taught by Professors Kyriakides and Rotenberg.
  • Trial Practice (LAWJ-351-02) will be taught by Professor Casper.
  • Trial Practice (LAWJ-351-17) will be co-taught by Professors Koukios, Last, and Tsao.
  • Trial Practice (LAWJ-351-97) will be co-taught by Professors Bradford and Pasichow.
  • White Collar Crime and Securities Fraud will be co-taught by Professors Cass and Salgado.
  • Women and Immigration (Fieldwork Practicum) will be co-taught by Professors Ribe and Rahman.
  • Wrongful Convictions will be co-taught by Professors George and Walters. 

Day/Time Changes

  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Corporate Transaction Litigation in Delaware with Professors Glasscock and Blackett: In Spring 2020, this course will meet on the following days: Friday, 2/28, 2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.; Saturday, 2/29, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 3/1, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Business and Financial Basics for Lawyers with Professor Sawers.  WEEK ONE COURSE. This course will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2020, through Friday, January 10, 2020. Monday through Thursday the course will meet from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
  • Comparative Tax Law with Professor Smiley. This course will meet Fridays, 9:00 am -12:00 pm on the following Spring 2020 dates: 1/17, 1/24, 1/31, 2/7, 2/14, 2/21, 2/28, 3/6, and 3/27.
  • Drafting Contracts (LAWG-160-12) with Professor Pessey. This course will meet Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) with Professor Rao will meet on the following Tuesdays, 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.: 1/21, 2/4, 2/25, 3/17, 3/31, and 4/7.
  • Financial Regulation and Financial Crises with Professor Massad. This course will meet Mondays, 1:20-3:20 pm.
  • International Bankruptcy with Professor Neureiter: 2 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays, 6:40 p.m. - 8:30 p.m., Spring 2020 dates: 1/21, 1/28, 2/4, 2/11, 2/18, 2/25, 3/3, 3/10, 3/17, 3/24, 3/31, 4/7, and 4/14.
  • International Debt Workouts with Professor Rechden: This 1 credit course will now meet Saturday, January 25th: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm, Saturday, February 1st: 9:30 am - 1:30 pm, Saturday, February 8th: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm.
  • Legal Writing Seminar: Theory and Practice for Law Fellows with Professor Reich: This course will meet Mondays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • S.J.D. and Fellows Seminar with Professor West. This course will meet Mondays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Supreme Court Institute Judicial Clerkship Practicum (Project-Based Practicum). This course will meet Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (section 19) with Professor Astrada. This course will meet Mondays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (section 16) with Professors Uhlig and Marlaire: This course will meet Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Zika, Ebola, MERS, and the One Health Model of Global Outbreaks with Professors Lucey and Hougendobler. This course will meet on 2/8 and 2/9, SaSu 9:00 am - 3:30 pm.

Course Description Change

  • Technology (Un)leashed: the Future of National Security Law with Professor Donohue: There will be an all-day exercise in this course held on Saturday, April 4, 2020 from 8:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.