Course Schedule Updates

Summer 2021 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) (LAWJ-1491-16) with Professor White: 3 or 4 credits, special requirement. In Summer 2021, this class will meet on the following dates, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14, and 7/21. Attendance is required at all six class sessions.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) (LAWJ-1491-46) with Professor Prasanna: 3 or 4 credits, special requirement. In Summer 2021, this class will meet on the following dates, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: 6/9, 6/16, 6/23, 6/30, 7/14, and 7/21. Attendance is required at all six class sessions.
  • Presentation Skills for Lawyers Seminar with Professor Wolvin: 2 credits, special requirement, Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
  • White Collar Crime with Professors McGovern and Kidd: 2 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays, 1:40 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Canceled Courses

  • Contract Law Seminar: Franchising with Professor Dienelt.
  • Negotiations Seminar with Professor Altman.

Course Description Changes

Date Change

  • Evidence with Judge Facciola: In Summer 2021, this course will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 8:40 p.m. Class will not meet on Wednesday, 7/7. A makeup class will be held on Saturday, July 17, 9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. The final class session will be on Friday, 7/23, when Monday classes meet instead of Friday classes.

Professor Changes

  • Mediation Seminar will be co-taught by Professors Craig and Terry.
  • Transnational Law Practice Field Study will be co-taught by Professors Kellogg and Wack.

Professor and Date Change

  • Negotiations Seminar (LAWJ-317-06) will be taught by Professor Linkins. In Summer 2021, this course meets on the following dates: 6/11, 6/12, 6/13, 7/9, 7/10, and 7/11. The Friday sessions will be held 1:15 p.m. to 5:45 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday sessions will be held 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Time Change

  • Reproductive Justice Seminar with Professor Morrison: This seminar will meet on Mondays, 5:45 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.

Title Change

  • The Intersection of Employment and National Security Law with Professor Hubbard. This course was formally titled Secure Employment in an Insecure World.

Fall 2021 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Advanced Legal Writing for International Business Lawyers with Professor Ryan: 2 credits, special requirement, Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Advanced Legal Writing Seminar: Legislative Advocacy and Writing with Cedrone: 2 credits, paper and special requirement, Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Behavioral Law and Economics with Professor Teichman: 1 credit, take-home exam.  Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on the following dates: 8/31, 9/2, 9/7, 9/9, 9/14, 9/16 and 9/21.
  • Civil Discovery in Federal Courts with Professors Madigan and Ramos: 3 credits, paper & special requirement. This class meets on Mondays, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Class will not meet on Monday, November 22 and Monday, November 29. Instead, the last class of the semester will meet on Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. for the final simulation.
  • Cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings and the Law Seminar with Professor McCarty: 3 credits, writing requirement, Mondays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • European Union Law: Foundations and International Reach with Professor Propp: 2 credits, paper, Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Housing Advocacy Litigation Clinic at Rising for Justice, Law Students in Court Division: 7 credits, special requirement, Mondays 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Law and Development with Professor Kuhlmann: 3 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:05 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Practice: Advising the Board of Directors with Professors Stebbins and Kennedy: 1 credit, special requirement. In Fall 2021, this course will meet on the following days: Friday, 11/5, 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 11/13, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 11/14, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • Presentation Skills for Lawyers Seminar with Professor Wolvin: 2 credits, special requirement, Wednesdays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Professional Responsibility with Professors Block and Lynk: 2 credits, take-home exam, Thursdays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • State-to-State Dispute Resolution with Professor Bigge: 2 credits, paper, Thursdays 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar I with Professor Sturiale (year-long course): 0 credits, special requirement, Fridays 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. The class meets for seven sessions in the Fall semester and seven sessions in the Spring semester on dates to be announced.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar II with Professor Sturiale (year-long course): 1 credit Fall + 1 credit Spring, special requirement, Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The class meets for seven sessions in the Fall semester and seven sessions in the Spring semester on dates to be announced.
  • Technology Policy and Practice with Professors Brill: 2 credits, paper, Wednesdays 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Professor Change

  • Professional Responsibility (LAWJ-361-02) will be co-taught by Professors Block and Lynk.
  • Technology Policy and Practice will be taught by Professor Brill.

Course Description Changes

  • Constitutional Impact Litigation Practicum (Project-Based Practicum) with Professors McCord and Marshak: THIS COURSE REQUIRES PROFESSOR PERMISSION TO ENROLL.  Interested students should submit a résumé and written statement (maximum of 300 words), articulating their interest in the practicum and noting any relevant academic and work experiences, especially in the field of constitutional law, to Professor Mary McCord (mbm7@georgetown.edu) and Senior Lecturer Amy Marshak (as3397@georgetown.edu).  Students will be admitted on a rolling basis until all seats are filled, after which students will be placed on a waiting list. 

SPRING 2022 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Advanced Environmental Law: Climate Change (Project-Based Practicum) with Professor Zyla: 4 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Advanced Trial Practice with Professor Heiden: 3 credits, special requirement. In Spring 2022, this seminar will meet on the following dates: 3/14/22 – 3/6/22 and 4/22/22 – 4/24/22.
  • Communication Design & Law: Re-Designing Legal Information with Professors Pham and Yi: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022.
  • Congressional Hearing Simulation: Updating the Fair Labor Standards Act for Today's Economy with Professors Dutta-Gupta and Tatum: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022.
  • Corporate Compliance in the Financial Sector: Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorism Financing with Professor Rusch: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022.
  • Designing Financial Regulation Post Crisis with Professor Zhang: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022.
  • Economic Analysis of Law with Professor Tabbach: 1 credit, take-home exam.  This course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., March 29 - April 19, 2022.
  • Extradition Simulation: International Law, Human Rights, and Effective Advocacy with Professor Koplow: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Housing Advocacy Litigation Clinic at Rising for Justice, Law Students in Court Division: 7 credits, special requirement, Mondays 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
  • Immigration Policy across the Branches with Professors Ghosh and Glen: 2 credit paper or 3 credit writing requirement, Mondays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Initiating Cross-Border Litigation Simulation with Professors Pulecio-Boek, Ramos, and Soledad: 2 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Internal Investigation Simulation: Evaluating Corporate Corruption with Professor Cedrone: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
  • International Litigation in Europe: Key EU Regulations with Professor Wais: 1 credit, take-home exam.  WEEK ONE COURSE. This seminar will meet for one week only, on the following days: Monday, January 10, Tuesday, January 11, Thursday, January 13, and Friday, January 14, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • J.D. National Security Law Specialization Program with Professor Huntley: 0 credits, special requirement, Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. This class meets for seven sessions in the Spring semester on dates to be announced.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Practice: Advising the Board of Directors with Professors Stebbins and Arcano: 1 credit, special requirement. In Spring 2022, this course will meet on the following days: Friday, 2/25, 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2/26, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 2/27, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • O'Neill Institute Practicum: Regulating Alcohol, Tobacco & Food in International and Comparative Law (Project-Based Practicum) with Professors Barbosa and Cabrera: 4 credits, paper & special requirement, Mondays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Politics of Litigation and Litigation of Politics with Professor Weiner: 2 credits, paper, Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Presentation Skills for Lawyers Seminar with Professor Wolvin: 2 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Questioning Witnesses In and Out of Court with Professor Rusch: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022.
  • Questioning Witnesses In and Out of Court with Professors Williams and Brightbill: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022.
  • Restorative Justice: Theory and Practice in Criminal, Education, and Community Settings with Professor Maassarani: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022.
  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Sex Characteristics and International Human Rights Law (Project-Based Practicum) with Professor Gomez-Lugo: 4 credits, paper & special requirement, Mondays 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar I with Professor Sturiale (year-long course): 0 credits, special requirement, Fridays 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. The class meets for seven sessions in the Fall semester and seven sessions in the Spring semester on dates to be announced.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar II with Professor Sturiale (year-long course): 1 credit Fall + 1 credit Spring, special requirement, Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. The class meets for seven sessions in the Fall semester and seven sessions in the Spring semester on dates to be announced.
  • Women and Immigration (Fieldwork Practicum): 4 credits, paper & special requirement, Tuesdays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 pm. NOTE: There will be two class sessions in the first week – one at the regularly scheduled Tuesday meeting time and the second on Wednesday from 3:00-5:00 p.m. FIRST AND SECOND CLASS ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY.
  • World Health Assembly Simulation: Negotiation Regarding Climate Change Impacts on Health with Professors Gottschalk and Hoverter: 1 credit, special requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Thursday, January 13, 2022.

Canceled Courses

  • Artificial Intelligence and National Security: Law, Ethics, and Technology with Professors Regan and Schuller.
  • Law and Literature Seminar with Professor Schotland.

Course Description Changes

  • Constitutional Impact Litigation Practicum (Project-Based Practicum) with Professors McCord and Marshak: THIS COURSE REQUIRES PROFESSOR PERMISSION TO ENROLL.  Interested students should submit a résumé and written statement (maximum of 300 words), articulating their interest in the practicum and noting any relevant academic and work experiences, especially in the field of constitutional law, to Professor Mary McCord (mbm7@georgetown.edu) and Senior Lecturer Amy Marshak (as3397@georgetown.edu).  Students will be admitted on a rolling basis until all seats are filled, after which students will be placed on a waiting list.