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 Changes

  • 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: Management Misconduct with Professors Laster and McCormick: 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.
  • Globalization, Work, and Inequality Seminar with Professor Santos: 2 credit paper and 3 credit writing requirement, 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.
  • International Business Transactions with Professor De Amicis: 4 credits, take-home exam, Mondays and Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • 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.
  • National Security and International Aviation Law with Professor Almond: 2 credits, paper, Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • The First 1000 Days: Global Health Law & Policy from Gestation to Age Two with Professors Fleischhacker and Morrison: 2 credits, special requirement, Mondays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.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.
  • WTO Dispute Settlement in Action: Selected Rules Jurisprudence with Professor Kreier: 2 credit take-home exam, Thursdays 3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Cancelled Courses

  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Control and Its Implications with Professors Laster, McCormick, and Shah: This course has been moved to the Spring 2020 semester.
  • Homelessness, Poverty, and Legal Advocacy Seminar with Professors Fugere and Harding.
  • International Labor and Employment Law with Professor Santos. 
  • Workers’ Rights and the Role of Lawyer in a Social Justice Movement (Project-Based Practicum) with Professor Kavanaugh. 

Day/Time Changes

  • Beyond the IPO: Exempt Securities Offerings with Professors Lopez and Kwon. This course will meet Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • 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.
  • S.J.D. and Fellows Seminar with Professor West. This course will meet Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Date Changes

  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) with Professor Chan will meet on the following Wednesdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.: 9/11, 9/25, 10/23, 11/6, 11/20, and 12/4.
  • Externship I Seminar (J.D. Externship Program) with Professor Glazer will meet on the following Thursdays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.: 9/12, 9/26, 10/17, 10/24, 11/7, and 11/21.
  • Race and Poverty in Capital and Other Criminal Cases Seminar with Professor Bright. This class will not meet on October 17 as previously scheduled. It will meet instead on November 5.

Course Description Changes

Professor Change

  • Complex Securities Investigations will be taught by Professors Muhlendorf and Weitz.
  • Professional Responsibility (LAWJ-361-01) will be taught by Professors Dorsainvil and Kepler.
  • Section 24 of U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing will be taught by Professors Morton and Brachman.

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: Control and Its Implications with Professors Laster, McCormick, and Shah: 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.
  • International Trade with Professor Santos: 3 credits, take-home exam, Tuesdays and Thursdays, 11:10 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
  • International Trade, Development & the Common Good with Professor Kuhlmann: 2 credits, paper, Wednesdays 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.
  • 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.
  • Sports Law with Professor Tuohey: 3 credits, take-home exam, Mondays 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m. and A-Week Wednesdays 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • Structuring Private Equity Transactions with Professors Thompson and Howard: 2 credits, special requirement, Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • The Nuremberg Trials, the Doctors Trials with Professor Silberman: 2 credits, paper, Thursdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 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

  • Advanced Topics in Corporate Law: Management Misconduct with Professors Laster and McCormick: This course has been moved to the Fall 2019 semester.
  • Antitrust Law (LAWG-038-07) with Professor Kovner.
  • Drug Law and Policy Seminar: A Critical Perspective on the War on Drugs in the Americas (LAWJ-1102-05, LAWJ-1102-08, LAWG-1102-08) with Professor Santos. 
  • Human Rights and Its Discontents Seminar with Professor Abu-Odeh.
  • Information Privacy Law (LAWG-342-07) with Professors Butler and Rotenberg.
  • Law in Multicultural Societies with Professor Abu-Odeh.
  • The Internet and International Trade Law (LAWG-1285-08) with Professors Ahmed, Bieron, and Horlick.

Professor Changes

  • 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 Changes

  • Business and Financial Basics for Lawyers with Professor Sawers.  WEEK ONE COURSE. This course will meet for one week only on the following days: Monday, January 6, 2020, through Friday, January 10, 2020. Monday through Thursday the course will meet from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.  
  • 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.
  • Legal Writing Seminar: Theory and Practice for Law Fellows with Professor Reich: This course will meet Mondays, 1:20 p.m. - 3:20 p.m.
  • S.J.D. and Fellows Seminar with Professor West. This course will meet Tuesdays, 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
  • Supreme Court Institute Judicial Clerkship Practicum (Project-Based Practicum). This course will meet Wednesdays, 11:10 a.m. - 1:10 p.m.
  • U.S. Legal Research Analysis & Writing with Professor Astrada. This course will meet Mondays, 5:45 p.m. - 7:45 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.