Course Schedule Updates

Summer 2020 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Business, Human Rights and Sustainability with Professor Mooney, 1 credit, special requirement, Friday, June 12th, 9-2:30 pm, Friday, June 19th, 10:30- 2:30 pm, and Friday, June 26, 10:30-2:30 pm.
  • Community Development Seminar with Professor Cook: 3 credit writing requirement, Thursdays 5:45 p.m. - 9:05 p.m.
  • Consolidated Returns: Principles and Planning with Professors LaBrie and Milnes-Vasquez: 2 credits, take-home exam, Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
  • Corporations with Professor Langevoort: 4 credits, take-home exam, Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, 3:25 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Legal Research Skills for Practice with Professor Jorgensen: 1 credit, take-home exam. This course meets on the following Thursdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.: 5/28, 6/4, 6/11, 6/18, and 6/25.
  • Negotiations Seminar with Professor Altman: 3 credits, paper. This seminar meets on the following dates, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: 6/5, 6/6, 6/7, 6/19, 6/20, and 6/21.
  • Parent, Child, and State: Constitutional Rights and Familial Responsibilities with Professor Shulman: 3 credit writing requirement, Wednesdays 5:45 p.m. - 9:05 p.m.
  • Transnational Law Practice Field Study with Professor Wack: 1 credit, paper. This is a distance-learning seminar with no regularly scheduled meeting times. Students will participate and submit coursework via Canvas. Additional instructions will be provided to enrolled students.

Day/Time Changes

  • Ethics in Tax Law with Professors Tran and Zelman: This course will meet Mondays, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
  • White Collar Crime with Professors McGovern and Kidd: This course will meet Tuesdays, 2:20 p.m. - 5:40 p.m.

Professor Changes

  • Externship II Seminar will be co-taught by Professors Glazer and Austin.
  • Intellectual Property and Medicines will be co-taught by Professors Brand and Sauer.

Changes to Course Requirements/Restrictions

  • Statutory Interpretation with Judge Laplante: This course will enroll via waitlist.

Cancelled Courses

  • Consolidated Returns: Principles and Planning with Professors LaBrie and Milnes-Vasquez.
  • Presentation Skills for Lawyers Seminar with Professor Wolvin.
  • Recent Tax Legislative Developments with Professors Colvin and Evans.

FALL 2020 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Child Welfare Law and Practice in the District of Columbia (Fieldwork Practicum) with Judge Albert: 4 credits, paper & special requirement, Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Criminal Tax Law and Procedure with Professor Ciraolo: 2 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.
  • Deals: The Economics of Structuring Transactions (new distance section) with Professor Teitelbaum.  Limit: 3 seats.
  • Federal Income Taxation with Professor Faulhaber: 4 credits, in-class exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • The First 1000 Days: Global Health Law & Policy from Gestation to Age Two with Professors Fleischhacker and Morrison: 3 credit, Upperclass Legal Writing Requirement, Mondays, 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.
  • Information Operations in the Cyber Age: Law and Policy with Professor Huntley: 2 credits, paper, Tuesdays 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • International Environmental Law in Practice (Project-Based Practicum) with Professor Slobodian: 4 credits, special requirement, Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • International Finance and Regulation with Professors Brummer and Jeng: 3 credits, in-class exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 4:55 p.m.
  • International Migration and Development with Professor Wistrand: 3 credit paper or 3 credit writing requirement, Thursdays, 5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. This course is cross-listed with the School of Foreign Service and meets on the main campus. Main campus classes run Wednesday, August 26 (when Monday classes meet instead of Wednesday classes) through Monday, December 7, 2020. Be aware this course may run on a different calendar than the Law Center during weeks where there is a holiday. Please take this into consideration when creating your schedule so that you have flexibility to attend the class on a different day, but at the same time.
  • Race, Law, and Inequality Seminar with Professor Lenhardt: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Wednesdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Taxation of Partnerships with Professor Miller: 2 credits, take home exam, Tuesdays 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professor Kerr: 2 credits, special requirement, Wednesdays 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Professor Changes

  • International Tax will be taught by Professor Grinberg. 

Day/Time Changes

  • Reproductive Health and International Human Rights Law (Project-Based Practicum) with Professors Cabrera and Gomez-Lugo: This course will meet Mondays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Day/Time/Professor Change

  • The year-long course, Human Rights Fact-Finding (Project-Based Practicum), will be taught by Professor Gilmore on Mondays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Date Change

  • Introduction to Scholarly Note Writing with Professor Wherry: This course will meet on the following Fridays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.: 9/11, 9/18, 9/25, 10/16,10/30,11/13, and 11/20.

Changes to Course Requirements/Restrictions

  • Civil Discovery in Federal Courts with Professors Madigan, Mulhauser, and Ramos: This course will follow the regular add/drop period. Students may not withdraw from this class after the add/drop period ends without the permission of the professor and the Assistant Dean for Experiential Education. The Assistant Dean will grant such withdrawal requests only when remaining enrolled in the course would cause significant hardship for the student.
  • Global Law of Work with Professor Fredrickson: This course will have a take-home exam.
  • Surveillance and Civil Rights (Fieldwork Practicum) with Professor Bedoya: This course no longer requires a prerequisite. This course requires professor permission to enroll. Students must submit a resume, transcript (unofficial is fine), and a 300-word Statement of Interest in the body of an email to Professor Alvaro Bedoya (amb420@georgetown.edu) by 5:00 p.m. on June 22, 2020. After the June 22 application deadline, students will be admitted into open seats on a rolling basis. Any student who is offered a seat in this course will be directly enrolled and will have one week only in which to drop. After that time, a student may only drop the course with the permission of the professor and the Assistant Dean of Experiential Education. Permission will be granted only if remaining in the practicum would cause significant hardship to the student. Students must participate in a mandatory orientation to take place from noon to 2pm each day from Monday, August 24 to Thursday, August 27th. 

Cancelled Courses

  • International Environmental and Natural Resources Law with Professor Brown Weiss.  This course will be offered in Spring 2021.
  • Legal Research Skills for Practice with Professor S. Nolan.
  • Prison Reform Advocacy and Litigation (Fieldwork Practicum) with Professor Balaban.
  • Racialization and American Law Seminar with Professor Munshi.  This course will be offered in Spring 2021.

SPRING 2021 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Criminal Law with Professor Crane: 3 credits, take-home exam, Mondays 5:45 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
  • Good and Evil Seminar: The Role of Law in Shaping Character and Behavior with Professor R. Brooks: New LL.M. section.  3 credits, paper, Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Hedge, Private Equity and Other Private Funds with Professors Barbash and Ponchione: 2 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • International and Comparative Antitrust Law with Professor Losco: 2 credits, in-class exam, Thursdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • International Environmental and Natural Resources Law with Professor Brown Weiss: 3 credits, in-class exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:35 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • International Investment Law and Arbitration in Practice: Past, Present, and Future with Professors Pearsall and Yeginsu: 2 credits, paper, Wednesdays, 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.
  • International Tax with Professor Faulhaber: 3 credits, in-class exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:55 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Racialization and American Law Seminar with Professor Munshi: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Fridays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Real Estate Development Seminar with Professor Cook: 2 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Securities Regulation with Professor Brummer: 3 credits, in-class exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:55 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Taxation of Energy Markets with Professor Mikrut: 2 credits, in-class exam, Mondays 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Professor Changes

  • International Economic Law and Policy Colloquium will be taught by Professor Brummer.
  • Negotiations Seminar (LAWJ-317-09) will be taught by Professors Kang, Krol, deBoer, and Segal-Reichlin.
  • Politics of Litigation and Litigation of Politics will be taught by Professor Weiner.
  • Supreme Court Institute Judicial Clerkship Practicum (Project-Based Practicum) will be taught by Professor Woofter.

Day/Time Changes

  • Financial Regulation and Financial Crises with Professor Massad: This course will meet Mondays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Mergers and Acquisitions in Practice: Advising the Board of Directors with Professors Stebbins and Arcano: This course will meet on the following days: Friday, 2/26, 4:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 2/27, 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 2/28, 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • SEC Enforcement Process with Professors Dorfman and Radke: This course will meet Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Day/Time/Professor Change

  • The year-long course, Human Rights Fact-Finding (Project-Based Practicum), will be taught by Professor Gilmore on Mondays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Changes to Course Requirements/Restrictions

  • Issues in Disarmament: Proliferation and Terrorism Seminar with Professor Koplow: Students may not receive credit for this course and Proseminar in National Security Law.
  • Trademark and Unfair Competition Law with Professor Willsey: This course will have a take-home exam.

Title Changes

  • Business and Human Rights in the Global Economy with Professors Roggensack, Altschuller, and Biel: This course was formerly titled Human Rights at the Intersection of Trade and Corporate Responsibility.
  • Commercial Remedies with Professor Taurman: This course was formerly titled Remedies.

Cancelled Courses

  • Employment Discrimination with Professor Williams. 
  • Federal Income Taxation with Professor Faulhaber. She will teach this course in Fall 2020.
  • Strategic Litigation for Social Change with Professor Gura.