Course Schedule Updates

Summer 2018 SCHEDULE UPDATES

Cancelled Courses

  • Family Law II: Child, Parent, and the State with Professor Abrams.

Course Description Changes

Day and Time Changes

  • Evidence with Judge Facciola: In Summer 2018, this course will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Class will not meet on Monday, 7/9. A makeup class will be held on Saturday, 6/23, 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

FALL 2018 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Aggregate Litigation: A Global Perspective with Professor Klement: 1 credit, paper, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m. on the following dates: 9/5, 9/10, 9/12, 9/17, 9/19, 9/24, and 9/26.  
  • Cybersecurity Law & Policy with Professor Cordero: 2 credits, Paper and Special Requirement, Wednesdays 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • English Legal History Seminar: Foundations of American Law with Professor Oldham: 3 credit writing requirement seminar, Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • European Union Law: Foundations and International Reach with Professors Propp and Weinberg: 2 credits, Paper, Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Federal Practice Seminar: Contemporary Issues with Professor Gornstein and Judge Pillard: 2 credit paper, Mondays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Federal Prosecution with Professors Creighton and Wheatley: 2 credits, Paper, Mondays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Independent Defense: Representing Defense Lawyers in First Amendment Cases (Project-Based Practicum) with Professors Gerstein and Halperin: 5 credits, Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • International Law Seminar: Water Resources with Professor Brown Weiss: 2 credit paper, Tuesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • International Migration and Development with Professor Donato: 3 credits, Paper or Writing Requirement, Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. This course is cross-listed with the School of Foreign Service and meets on the main campus. Main campus classes end Monday, December 10, 2018. 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.
  • International Negotiations Seminar with Professors Greenberg and Bleicher: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Tuesdays 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm
  • Introduction to Torts with Professors Hoffman and Kerr: 2 credits, In-Class Exam, Mondays 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
  • Nationalisms, States, & Cultural Identities Seminar with Professor Mezey: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Mondays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.  This course requires professor permission. 
  • Public-Private Partnerships: Law and Governance with Professor Klock: 2 credits, In-Class Exam and Special Requirement, Thursdays, 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.
  • Rule of Law and the Administration of Justice with Professor Bhansali: 2 credits, Paper, Mondays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Strategic Responses to Data Breach: "We've Been Hacked!" with Professor Groman: 2 credits, In-Class Exam and Special Requirement, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Technology Policy and the Practice of Law in the Digital Age with Professors Brill and Vogel: 2 credits, Paper, Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • The Role of WHO in Global Health Law and Governance with Professor Burci: 2 credits, Take-Home Exam, SaSu 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. This bookend course will meet on the following Fall 2018 dates: 9/29, 9/30, 10/6 and 10/7.
  • Trademark and Unfair Competition Law with Professor Sunder: 3 credits, in-class exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1:55 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professor Grimm: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Fridays 3:30 - 5:30 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professor Vardner: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Tuesdays 5:45 - 7:45 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professor Scanlon: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Wednesdays 5:45 - 7:45 p.m.

Cancelled Courses

  • Advanced Legal Writing and Practice for Judicial Clerks and Civil Litigators with Professors Perlin and Tolentino: This seminar has been moved to the Spring 2019 semester and will meet on Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Juvenile Defense After Sentencing (Project-Based Practicum) with Professors Louchheim and Spain.
  • Segregation Seminar: History and Future for Education, Housing and Opportunity with Professor Cashin.  This course will be offered in the spring.
  • Taxation of Debt Instruments & Securitization Transactions with Professors Keinan and Mayo

  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professor Kerr.

  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing Workshop with Professor Hoffman.

Course Description Changes

  • Federal Practice Seminar: Contemporary Issues with Jugde Pillard and Professor Gornstein.  Updated course description here.
  • Law and Religion (Fieldwork Practicum) with Professor Inks: Updated course description for Law and Religion (Fieldwork Practicum).

Day and Time Changes

  • Current Topics in International Investment Arbitration with Professors Galindo and Attanasio will meet on the following Fall 2018 dates: 9/5, 9/12, 9/19, 9/26, 10/3, 10/17, and 10/24 on Wednesdays, 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm.
  • Environmental Law with Professor Colangelo: This course will meet on Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 12:35 p.m. and have an in-class exam.
  • International Right to Health with Professor Grover: This course will meet on the following Fall 2018 dates: 10/13, 10/14, 10/20, and 10/21 from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
  • Negotiating a Joint Venture in China with Professor Gounaris: In Fall 2018, this course will meet on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11/16, 11/17, and 11/18.
  • Deals: The Economics of Structuring Transactions with Professor Teitelbaum: This course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Tax Research and Writing with Professors Marvel and Korotky: This course will meet Thursdays 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm.

Professor Changes

  • Advanced Evidence: Trial Skills will be co-taught by Professors Blanco and Tirol.
  • Alternative, Complementary, and Integrative Medicine, The Legal Issues Seminar will be co-taught by Professors Missner, Bulen and Fortsch.
  • Bankruptcy and Creditors' Rights will be co-taught by Professors C. Goldblatt and Spinelli.
  • Business Planning Seminar will be taught by Professor Boyer.
  • Environmental Law: This course will be taught by Professor Colangelo.
  • In-House Counsel: Law and Practice will be co-taught by Professors Stevenson and Richardson.
  • Refugee Law and Policy will be co-taught by Professors Kelly and Neal.

Requirement Changes

  • Independent Defense: Representing Defense Lawyers in First Amendment Cases (Project-Based Practicum): This practicum course no longer requires professor permission to enroll. Students may enroll via MyAccess.
  • Seminar on Humanitarian Crises with Professors Ferris and Kirisci: The course requirement for this seminar will be paper and take-home exam (LAWJ/G-373-05) or Writing Requirement and take-home exam (LAWJ-373-09).
  • U.S. Income Tax: Policies and Practices with Professor Faulhaber: The course requirement for this class will be take-home exam and special requirement. The special requirement will be a midterm exam held on October 9th, 2018.

Credit Changes

  • Current Topics in International Investment Arbitration with Professors Galindo and Attanasio will be offered for 1 credit.

SPRING 2019 SCHEDULE UPDATES

New Courses

  • Advanced Legal Writing: Intellectual Property and Technology Transactions Workshop with Professor McKinney: 3 credits, Special Requirement, Wednesdays 5:45 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
  • Artificial Intelligence, Robotics, and the Law: A Comparative Analysis Between the EU and the U.S. with Professor Pagallo: 1 credit, Week One, paper, Monday - Friday, January 7 - 11, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. - 11:35 a.m.
  • Constitutional Litigation and the Current Administration with Professors Ali and Matz: 2 credits, Paper, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Counseling the Corporation in Crisis with Professors Villa and Anthony: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Mondays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Current Issues in Tax Policy with Professors Talisman and Bell: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Mondays 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Current Regulatory Developments in Business and International Taxation Seminar with Professors Grinberg and Tuerff: 2 credit paper, Thursdays, 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Cyberlaw with Professor Chander: 3 credits, in-class exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:35 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Federal Courts and the Federal System with Professor Arlyck: 3 credits, take-home exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 12:35 pm
  • Gender and the Political Economy Seminar with Professor Tsoukala: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • ICSID Arbitration: Jurisdiction and Core Procedural Aspects with Professors Fischer, Bergamini, and Garel: 2 credits, In-Class Exam, Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • International Environmental Law with Professor Brown Weiss: 3 credits, in-class exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 9:35 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • International Law Seminar: Poverty Reduction and Accountability with Professors Brown Weiss and Abbott: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, Mondays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Law, Healthy Lifestyles, and Business Regulation with Professor Magnusson: 1 credit, Paper, Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 11:35 p.m. WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 7, 2019, through Friday, January 11, 2019
  • 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, Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Restorative Justice with Professor Gonzalez: 1 credit, Special Requirement. FIRST-YEAR WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 7, 2019, through Thursday, January 10, 2019.
  • Segregation Seminar: History and Future for Education, Housing and Opportunity with Professor Cashin: 3 credit writing requirement, Thursdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Separation of Powers with Professor Lederman: 3 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:35 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
  • Sports, Media and Intellectual Property Law Seminar with Professor Shur-Ofry: 1 credit, paper, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. on the following dates: 4/2, 4/4, 4/9, 4/11, 4/16, 4/18, and 4/23.
  • Taxation of Financial Instruments and Transactions with Professors Keinan and Mayo: 2 credits, Take-Home Exam, Tuesdays 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. This course will meet the follow Spring 2019 dates: 1/15, 1/22, 1/29, 2/5, 2/12, 2/26, 3/5, and 3/19.
  • The New EU Privacy Law—The GDPR: Background, Development and Consequences with Professors Rotenberg and Petkova: 1 credit, paper. In Spring 2019, this class will meet on the following seven Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.: 1/17, 1/24, 2/7, 2/14, 2/28, 3/7, and 3/21.
  • Trial Practice with Professors Blanco and Stiglitz: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • Trial Practice and Applied Evidence with Professors B. Greenberg and Nothstein: 3 credits, Special Requirement, Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 8:50 p.m.
  • U.S. Employment Taxes with Professor Osi: 1 credit, Paper. WEEK ONE COURSE: This course will meet on the following days: Monday, January 7, 2019, through Friday, January 11, 2019 1:30 p.m. to 4:05 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professor Kerr: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Tuesdays 9:00 am - 11:00 am.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professor Gao: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Fridays 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professors Mandelberg and Smith: 2 credits, Special Requirement, Wednesdays 7:55 p.m. - 9:55 p.m.
  • Writing for Practice in Federal Courts with Professors Bonner and McSorley: 1 credit, Special Requirement. In the Spring 2019 semester, this course will meet on the following seven Thursdays: 1/24, 2/7, 2/28, 3/21, 4/4, 4/11, and 4/25.

Cancelled Courses

  • Drafting and Negotiating Commercial Real Estate Documents: Contracts, Loan Documents, and Leases Seminar with Professor Bregman.
  • Drafting Contracts (Two-Year Program) with Professor Hoffman
  • Financial Derivatives Taxation with Professors Keinan and Mayo
  • Governing Automated Decisions with Professor Robinson.
  • Race and American Law with Professor Cashin.
  • State Government Law and Policy with Professor Chertoff.

Day and Time Changes

  • Applied Legal Composition with Professor DeLaurentis: This course will meet on Tuesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 12:05 p.m.
  • Copyright Law with Professor J. Cohen: This course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9:35 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.  There will be a take-home exam. 
  • Deals: The Economics of Structuring Transactions with Professor Teitelbaum: This course will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • International Arbitration in Asia with Professor Joongi: This class will meet on the following Spring 2019 dates: 1/19 and 1/20, Saturday and Sunday 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Securities Enforcement Seminar with Professor Velikonja: This course will meet on Wednesdays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • Tax Court Advocacy Workshop (Formerly: Litigation of Individual Income Tax Issues Workshop) with Judges Leyden and Panuthos: This course will meet on Thursdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Professor Changes

  • Advanced Civil Rights: The Civil Rights Act of 1964, The Frontiers of Civil Rights Enforcement and the Next Fifty Years will be taught by Professor T. Goldman.
  • Appellate Practice Seminar: This course will be co-taught by Professors Murphy and Patterson.
  • Communications Law and Policy: This course will be co-taught by Professors Johnsen and Shakin.
  • Copyright Law: This course will be taught by Professor Julie Cohen. 
  • Current Regulatory Developments in Business and International Taxation Seminar: This course will be co-taught by Professors Grinberg and Tuerff.
  • Jewish Law Seminar will be co-taught by Professors Marciano, Fishman and Lazar-Price.
  • Trial Practice (LAWJ-351-01) will be co-taught by Professors Rydstrom and D. Williams.
  • Women and Immigration (Fieldwork Practicum) will be taught by Professor Ribe.

Requirement Changes

  • Advanced Topics in Exempt Organizations with Professor Sanders: This seminar will require a paper.
  • Cyber Threats, Information Security and Technology in the Practice of Law with Professors Gronvall and Hitsky: This seminar will require a paper.
  • Technology, Innovation and Access to the Civil Justice System (Project-Based Practicum) with Professors Rostain, Mulcahy and O'Brien: THIS COURSE REQUIRES PROFESSOR PERMISSION TO ENROLL. Please email Professor Tanina Rostain (tr238@georgetown.edu) a brief statement of interest by Monday, July 30.

Credit Changes

  • Computer Programming for Lawyers: Intermediate with Professor Ohm: This course will be offered for 3 credits.