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.
  • Antitrust Law: A Survey from the Sherman Act of 1890 to Today’s Progressive Movement with Professor Shelanski: 3 credits, take-home exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. - 4:25 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.
  • Computer Programming for Lawyers: An Introduction with Professor Ohm: NEW SECTION ADDED, LAWJ-1384-05/LAWG-1384-05: 3 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m. –1:30 p.m. and Thursdays, 8:30 a.m. –9:30 a.m.
  • Constitutional Law II: Individual Rights and Liberties with Professor Shulman: 3 credits, take-home exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Cryptocurrencies, Initial Coin Offerings and the Law Seminar with Professor McCarty: 3 credits, writing requirement, Mondays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Drafting Contracts with Professor Dundon: 2 credits, paper, Wednesdays 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • European Union Law: Foundations and International Reach with Professor Propp: 2 credits, paper, Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-05 with Professor Bell: 4 credits, Thursdays, 7:30 am - 9:30 am on the following dates: 9/16, 9/30, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 12/2.
  • Food and Drug Law with TBA LLM Professors: 2 credits, paper, Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Health Equity and Social Justice with Professor Canzater: 2 credits, paper, Tuesdays 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Health Information Technology and the Law with Professor Geetter: 2 credits, paper, Mondays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Health Law and Regulation with Professor Mehta: 3 credits, take-home exam, Fridays 12:30 p.m. - 3:30 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.
  • International Business Transactions with Professor Moon: 3 credits, take-home exam, Mondays 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • International Business Transactions with Professor Pozo: 3 credits, take-home exam, Wednesdays 7:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
  • Introduction to Contracts with Professor Taylor: 3 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.  This course will appear on the Curriculum Guide on 8/13/2021.
  • Introduction to U.S. Civil Procedure with Professor Costa: 3 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Intro to Humanitarian Crises with Professor Ferris: 3 credits, writing requirement or paper, Mondays, 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Note: This course meets on the main campus.
  • Law and Development with Professor Kuhlmann: 3 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:05 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Mediation Seminar with Professors Craig and Terry: 3 credits, paper and special requirement.  The class meets two weekends, Friday through Sunday, from 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In Fall 2021, this seminar will meet on October 8-10 and October 22-24. 
  • Medical Malpractice Seminar with Professor Hyman: A NEW LL.M. SECTION WAS ADDED.  2 credit paper, Wednesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.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.
  • Professional Responsibility Law in the United States with Professor Ford: 2 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Securities Regulation with Professor Cordisco: 2 credits, take-home exam, Wednesdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Securities Regulation with Professors Norman and Paz: 2 credits, take-home exam, Thursdays, 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. This course will appear on the Curriculum Guide on 8/13/2021.
  • State-to-State Dispute Resolution with Professor Bigge: 2 credits, paper, Thursdays 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
  • Strategic Responses to Data Breach: "We've Been Hacked!" with Professor Groman: 2 credits, take-home exam, Thursdays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 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.
  • The International Health Law Infrastructure - Building Resilience from the COVID Crisis with Professors Gottschalk and Pascocello: 2 credits, paper, Fridays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • U.S. Criminal Procedure with Professor Laing: 2 credits, take-home exam, Fridays 7:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis and Writing (section 60) with Judge Park: 2 credits, special requirement, Mondays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Professor Changes

  • Advanced Scholarly Writing (section 14) will be taught by Professor Ueland.
  • Civil Discovery in Federal Courts will be taught by Professors Madigan, Ramos and Concannon.
  • Corporate Income Tax Law I (section 10) will be co-taught by Professors Decker and Loss.
  • Corporate Income Tax Law I (section 14) will be co-taught by Professors Poulsen and Wang.
  • Domestic Violence Clinic will be co-taught by Professors Camp and Cunningham. 
  • Employee Benefits: Health & Welfare Plans with be co-taught by Professors Bierma and Meade.
  • Environmental Lawyering will be taught by Professor Byrne. 
  • Estate Planning: Estate and Gift Tax will be co-taught by Professors Beckwith, Orr and Koss.
  • European Union Law: Foundations and International Reach will be co-taught by Professors Choo and Propp.
  • Evidence (LAWJ-165-09) will be taught by Professor Gunja.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-10 will be taught by Professor Iyer.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-14 will be taught by Professor Rucker.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-18 will be taught by Professor Glazer.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-19 will be taught by Professor Shah.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-20 will be taught by Professor Clarke.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-21 will be taught by Professor Amar.  This change will appear on the Curriculum Guide on 8/13/2021.
  • Food and Drug Law will be co-taught by Professors McConagha and Kulkarni.
  • Foreign Relations Law will be co-taught by Professors Malin and Marcovitz.
  • Health Law and Regulation will be co-taught by Professors Mehta and Wetter.
  • Juvenile Justice Clinic will be co-taught by Professors Ferrer, Mlyniec and Mensah.
  • Income Tax Accounting will be co-taught by Professors Wood and Corcoran.
  • International Business Transactions (section 09) will be co-taught by Professors Levone and Duffy.
  • International Human Rights Law will be taught by Professor Tabak.
  • International White Collar Crime will be co-taught by Professors Sierck and Linehan.
  • Negotiations Seminar (LAWJ-317-09) will be taught by Professor Kleinman.
  • Oral Communication in Law I will be taught by Professor Lake.
  • Oral Communication in Law II will be taught by Professor Ueland.
  • Professional Responsibility (LAWJ-361-02) will be co-taught by Professors Block and Lynk.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar I will be taught by Professor Doss.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar II will be taught by Professor Doss. 
  • Technology Policy and Practice will be taught by Professor Brill.
  • Trial Practice (LAWJ-351-08) will be taught by Professor McKenzie.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (section 01) will be co-taught by Professors Hoffman and Dutra.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (section 24) will be co-taught by Professors Lipman and Silverman.

Course Description Changes

  • Computer Programming for Lawyers: Intermediate with Dean Ohm: THIS COURSE REQUIRES PROFESSOR PERMISSION TO ENROLL. Interested students should contact Professor Ohm at (ohm@law.georgetown.edu) by Thursday, July 15, 2021.
  • 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.
  • Financial Services: Regulation in the Age of Disruption with Professors Baer and Navarrete: This two-hour lecture and discussion course covers regulation of financial services providers, from traditional banks to fintechs, cryptocurrencies, stablecoins and other challengers.  The course provides a grounding in how banks are structured and regulated: the balance sheet, the role of insured deposits, and the purpose of capital and liquidity. We review regulations designed to promote safety and soundness, privacy and cybersecurity, consumer protection, and international consistency.  We then examine how fintechs, cryptocurrencies, stablecoins and money market funds all attempt to disintermediate traditional banks, and the regulatory challenges they pose. We examine the 2007-09 Global Financial Crisis and the economic effects of the 2020 global pandemic, and the lessons learned from each. Grades in this course are determined by class participation and a final take-home examination.
  • Street Law: Criminal Justice and Human Rights (Project-Based Practicum) with Professor Howell: There is a four-day interactive orientation from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., August 23-26 where law students will experience the student-centered teaching methodology they will use in their own classes.

Day/Time Changes

  • Applied Legal Composition with Professor DeLaurentis: This course will meet on Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-18 with Professor Glazer: This class will meet on the following dates: 9/14, 10/5, 10/19, 11/2, 11/16, and 11/30.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-20 with Professor Clarke: This class will meet on the following dates: 9/7, 9/21, 9/28, 10/19, 11/2, and 11/16.
  • Externship II Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) with Professor Chan: This course will meet on Thursdays, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. on the following dates: 9/16, 9/23, 10/14, 10/28, 11/11, 12/2.
  • Global Revolutions, Civic Activism, and Civil Society with Professor Rutzen: In Fall 2021, the class will meet 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. on the following Wednesdays: 9/1, 9/15, 9/29, 10/13, 10/27, 11/10, and 11/17.
  • International Human Rights Law will meet on Thursdays, 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  This change will appear on the Curriculum Guide on 8/13/2021.
  • LAWA Graduate Seminar with Professor Morrison will meet Tuesdays, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Negotiations Seminar with Professors Blank and Bertotti: This course will meet on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays, 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on the following dates: 1/21, 1/22, 1/23, 4/8, 4/9, and 4/10.
  • Oral Communication in Law I with Professor Lake: This course will meet Wednesdays 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. on the following Fall 2021 dates: 09/01, 09/08, 09/22, 10/06, 10/20, 11/03, 11/17, and 12/01.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar I with Professor Doss:  This course will meet on Fridays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. on the following dates: 9/3, 9/24, 10/1, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar II with Professor Doss: This course will meet on Fridays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m,. on the following dates: 9/3, 9/17, 10/1, 10/22, 11/5, 11/19, 12/3.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (section 60) with Professor Song: This course will meet Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Time Changes

  • Business Essentials: A Mini-MBA for Lawyers with Professor Hills: The course will normally meet for 85 minutes, but some days the course will meet the full 2 hours. In Fall 2021, the dates the course will meet the full 2 hours are: 10/5, 10/19, 10/28, 11/9 and 11/30.  Spring dates TBD.  In Fall 2021, there will be joint class sessions on the following three Fridays, from 10:00 am - 11:25 am: 10/1, 10/22, and 11/12.
  • Copyright Law with Professor Cohen: This course will not meet on 9/7, 9/16 and 11/23.  To make up for the cancelled classes, this course will meet from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on the following dates: 10/19, 10/26, 10/28, 11/2 and 11/4.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) - LAWJ-1491-21 with Professor Amar will meet from 7:30 am - 9:30 am on the following dates: 9/8, 9/22, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17.  This change will appear on the Curriculum Guide on 8/13/2021.
  • Information Privacy Law with Professor Cohen: This course will not meet on 9/7, 9/16, 10/14 and 11/30. To make up for the cancelled classes, this course will meet from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on the following dates: 9/23, 10/7, 11/9, 11/11 and 11/16.

Cancelled Courses

  • Advanced Evidence Seminar with Professor Pardo.
  • Advanced Legal Writing: Legal Writing as a Discipline with Professor Butler.
  • Advanced Scholarly Writing (sections 11, 12, and 13) with Professors Khan, Lake and Ueland.
  • Borders and Banishment Seminar with Professor McLeod.
  • Business Planning Seminar with Professors Boyer and Davis.
  • Commercial Law: Secured Transactions and Payment Systems with Professor Jordan.
  • Constitutional Law II: Individual Rights and Liberties with Professor Edelman.
  • Corporate Income Tax Law II with Professor Eisenberg.
  • Corporate Tax Planning in Practice: Structuring and Negotiating the Deal with Professors Gross and Donnelly.
  • Employment Law with Professor Herrnstadt.
  • International Business Negotiations with Professor Starling.
  • Introduction to Federal Income Tax, Research & Writing with Professor Archampong-Gray.

Title Change

  • Advanced Legal Writing Seminar: Legislative Advocacy and Writing with Professor Cedrone is now titled Advanced Legal Writing: Practical Lawyering Skills and Strategies.

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.
  • Antitrust Law with Professor Shelanski: 3 credits, in-class exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. - 4:25 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Drafting Contracts with Professor Pessey: 2 credits, special requirement, Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Effective Human Rights Advocacy in Polarized Environments Seminar with Professor Massimino: 2 credit paper, Mondays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Emerging Issues in U.S. Financial Services Regulation with Professors Martinez and French: 3 credits, JD writing requirement, Thursdays 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • EU Tax Law with Professor Rust: 1 credit, take-home exam, WEEK ONE COURSE. This course will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022 through Thursday, January 13, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • European Patent Law & Practice with Professor Haedicke: WEEK ONE COURSE. This seminar will meet for one week only, on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022, through Friday, January 14, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m. The course will have a take-home exam that must be completed between January 21 and January 28, 2022.  This course is mandatory pass/fail and will not count toward the 7 credit pass/fail limit for J.D. students.
  • Evidence with Professor Pardo: 4 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Federal Banking Regulation: Modern Financial Institutions and Change with Professor Jordan: 4 credits, take-home exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
  • Financial Statement Accounting for Tax Consequences with Professor Gunn: 1 credit, take-home exam, WEEK ONE COURSE. This course will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022 through Thursday, January 13, 2022, 5:45 p.m. - 9:05 p.m.
  • Global Drug Law and Regulation with Professor Mehta: 2 credits, paper, Fridays 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 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.
  • Immunity Under International Law with Professor Gresser: 2 credits, take-home exam, Thursdays 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 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 Commercial Arbitration with Professor Kimmelman: 1 credit, take-home exam. WEEK ONE COURSE. This course will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2021 through Thursday, January 13, 2021, 9:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • International Economic Law Practicum (Project-Based Practicum) with Professors Kuhlmann and Hillman: 4 credit, special requirement. This course will meet every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and on six Fridays from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. dates to be announced.
  • 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.
  • International Trade, Development & the Common Good with Professor Kuhlmann: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • International Trade, Intellectual Property Rights, & Public Health with Professor Watal: 2 credits, paper, Wednesdays 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 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.
  • Law and Political Economy Seminar with Professor Rogers: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Tuesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Law, Healthy Lifestyles, and Business Regulation with Professor Magnusson: 1 credit, paper, WEEK ONE COURSE. This course will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022 through Thursday, January 13, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Negotiations Seminar (LLM - Week One) with Professors Kleinman, D'Oyley, and Baker: 1 credit, paper, WEEK ONE COURSE. This seminar will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022 through Friday, January 14, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 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.
  • Public Health and International Investment Law with Professor Jacinto: 1 credit, take-home exam, Saturdays 10:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. on 2/5 and 2/12.
  • 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.
  • Race, Inequality, and Justice with Professor Jordan: 2 credits, take-home exam, Thursdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Research with Human Subjects: Law, Policy & Ethics with Professor Halabi: 1 credit, take-home exam. WEEK ONE COURSE. This course will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022 through Thursday, January 13, 2022, 9:00 a.m. - 12:20 p.m.
  • 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.
  • The Role of WHO in Global Health Law and Governance with Professor Burci: 1 credit, take-home exam, Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. on 4/2, 4/3, 4/9, and 4/10.
  • The Temporal Dimensions of Governmental Powers Seminar with Professor Nager: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Thursdays, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm.
  • U.S. Employment Taxes with Professor Osi: 1 credit, paper, WEEK ONE COURSE. This course will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 10, 2022 through Thursday, January 13, 2022, 1:30 p.m. - 4:50 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing (section 19) with Professor Song: 2 credits, special requirement, Tuesdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • 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.
  • The Certiorari Process Seminar with Professors Millett and Robinson.

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.
  • Legal Spanish with Professors Cabrera, Reingold and Serrano Guzman: THIS COURSE REQUIRES PROFESSOR PERMISSION TO ENROLL. Please submit the following to all three Professors Cabrera, Reingold, and Serrano Guzman (cabrera@law.georgetown.edurr951@georgetown.edusjs357@georgetown.edu) no later than 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 6, 2021: (1) resume and (2) short explanation of interest in the seminar. The professors may conduct brief interviews by Zoom.  After the October 6 application deadline, students who receive professor permission to enroll will be admitted into open seats on a rolling basis.

Professor Changes

  • Advanced Private Wealth Planning Seminar will be co-taught by Professors Beckwith and Siegler.
  • Criminal Defense and Prisoner Advocacy Clinic will be co-taught by Professors Smith, Johnson and Mensah.
  • Criminal Justice Clinic will be co-taught by Professors Johnson and Mensah.
  • Criminal Law will be taught by Professor Washington.
  • Domestic Violence Clinic will be co-taught by Professors Camp and Cunningham. 
  • Gender and U.S. Foreign Policy will be taught by Professor Wong.
  • Politics of Litigation and Litigation of Politics will be co-taught by Professors Weiner and Theodore.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar I will be taught by Professor Doss.
  • Tech Law Scholars Seminar II will be taught by Professor Doss. 

Time Change

  • Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Sex Characteristics and International Human Rights Law (Project-Based Practicum) with Professor Gomez-Lugo: This course will meet on Mondays, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Day/Time/Date Change

  • Advanced Legal Writing: Practical Lawyering Skills and Strategies with Professor Donahoe: In Spring 2022, this class will meet on 2/4 from 12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m., and 2/5, 2/6, 4/2, and 4/3 from 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Criminal Justice Reform Seminar with Professor Hopwood: This course will meet on Wednesdays, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Reading the Police Seminar with Professor Lopez: This course will meet on Wednesdays, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Requirement Changes

  • Surveillance and Civil Rights (Fieldwork Practicum) with Professors Bedoya and Tucker: Students may not concurrently enroll in this practicum and an externship or a clinic or another practicum course.

Title Change

  • Issues in Disarmament: Proliferation and Terrorism Seminar with Professor Koplow is not titled Issues in Disarmament: Proliferation, Terrorism, and Great Power Rivalry Seminar.