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.

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.

Day/Time and Professor Change

  • 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.

FALL 2019 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Control and Its Implications with Professors Laster, McCormick, and Shah: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Cancelled Course

  • Homelessness, Poverty, and Legal Advocacy Seminar with Professors Fugere and Harding.

Day/Time Change

  • 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.

Course Description Changes

SPRING 2020 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • 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: Management Misconduct with Professors Laster and McCormick: 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.
  • International Bankruptcy with Professor Neureiter: 2 credit, take-home exam, Tuesdays, 6:40pm-8:30pm.
  • 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.
  • 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

  • Antitrust Law (LAWG-038-07) with Professor Kovner.
  • Information Privacy Law (LAWG-342-07) with Professors Butler and Rotenberg.
  • The Internet and International Trade Law (LAWG-1285-08) with Professors Ahmed, Bieron, and Horlick.

Professor Change

  • Advanced Legal Writing and Practice for Judicial Clerks and Civil Litigators will be taught by Professors Perlin and Tolentino.
  • Trial Practice (LAWJ-351-02) will be taught by Professor Casper.

Day/Time Change

  • 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.
  • Financial Regulation and Financial Crises with Professor Massad. This course will meet Mondays, 1:20-3:20 pm.
  • Supreme Court Institute Judicial Clerkship Practicum (Project-Based Practicum). This course will meet Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 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.