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LAW 511 v00 : Introduction to Scholarly Editing Seminar

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swn2 Nokes, Sharon
LAW 511 v00: Introduction to Scholarly Editing Seminar
Introduction to Scholarly Editing Seminar
Th 5:45pm-9:00pm
3/19, 3/26, 4/2, 4/9
Special Requirement


THIS COURSE REQUIRES PROFESSOR PERMISSION TO ENROLL. This course is open to second year students. Priority will be given to students who are members of one of the law journals during the 2018-2019 academic year. Students cannot register or put themselves on the waitlist for this course through MyAccess. Students interested in taking this course should send an e-mail to Monica Stearns ( indicating their interest in the course and explaining, if relevant, their law-journal-membership status. This course will not be enrolled until after the add/drop period for Spring 2019. Students may not drop another course after the add/drop period in order to add this course. Full-time students will not be able to exceed their maximum credit load by enrolling in this class. Part-time students must pay for this credit when they enroll.

Attendance at all classes and completion of all assignments are required for credit. This seminar may be taken pass/fail or for a grade. Students may elect to take the course pass/fail at the time they are enrolled in the course. If taken pass/fail, the course will count toward the 7 credit pass/fail limit for J.D. students.

ATTENDANCE IS MANDATORY AT ALL CLASS SESSIONS. All enrolled and waitlisted students must be in attendance at the start of the first class session in order to be eligible for a seat in the class and must attend each class session in its entirety.

A student will be permitted to drop a course that meets for the first time after the add/drop period, without a transcript notation, if a student submits a written request to the Office of the Registrar prior to the start of the second class meeting. Withdrawals are permitted up until the last class for this specific course.

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Personal Information


B.Mus., Eastman School of Music; M.Mus., Manhattan School of Music; J.D. magna cum laude, Georgetown. Professor Nokes is Principal Officer, Legal Affairs, and Associate General Counsel at The Pew Charitable Trusts. She also serves as a Lecturer in the master’s degree program in nonprofit management program at Columbia University, School of Professional Studies, and as Editor-in-Chief of the bimonthly publication, Taxation of Exempts (ThomsonReuters). From 2008 through 2015, she practiced law with the Exempt Organizations group at Caplin & Drysdale, Chartered, where she was promoted to Of Counsel in 2011 and elected to Member in 2014. While a student at Georgetown, she served as Managing Editor of the Georgetown Law Journal and was a Legal Writing Fellow and Senior Writing Fellow in the Legal Research and Writing Program. Her publications include the student note, E-Rated Movies: Coming Soon to a Home Theater Near You?, 92 GEO. L.J. 611 (2004), and several articles on tax issues affecting tax-exempt organizations.

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