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LBS 904 (01) - Antitrust Law

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 14180
This course will explore the operation of the competitive market process, the issues that have arisen, and how the federal judiciary has construed the antitrust laws. In addition, state antitrust activities will be briefly covered. Finally, in recognition of the emergence of the global economy, we will also discuss the international application of U.S. antitrust laws, as well as a brief mention of the antitrust regulations of foreign countries. The primary emphasis is how the federal antitrust laws have been interpreted and applied. Since the U.S. Supreme Court is the most important interpreter of the antitrust laws, we will analyze a number of cases decided by the Court. Over the years the Supreme Court has changed its attitude about certain business practices, in response to developments in economic conditions, the political climate, or the Court's understanding of their effects on other businesses and the public. To further complicate matters, and to make client advising difficult in this area is the fact that the Court appears to have different goals at different times: at one time the goal may be economic efficiency; at another time it may be the preservation of small businesses; at another the decentralization of economic (and political) power; and, at yet another time it may be the protection of consumers. From the text, readings, cases, classroom discussion, lectures, and multimedia presentations you will learn tools and analytical techniques for assessing the antitrust risks of corporate and individual behavior. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Grading Information: final examination 70%; midterm examination 20%; and class preparation and participation 10%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: William Murphy
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 MW 10:30am - 12:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 202

LBS 907 (01) - Business Associations I

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 14182
This course introduces the basic concepts of business associations. While the primary emphasis is on corporations, the course also provides coverage of partnerships, limited liability companies and other unincorporated business entities. In the course we examine the core concepts of agency and authority and both state and federal aspects of corporate law. Corporate law subjects will include the roles, responsibilities and liabilities of shareholders, directors and officers; fiduciary principles; the organization and operation of closely held corporations; and the basic aspects of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. In addition, recent developments in corporate governance law and concepts will also be covered. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Marcus Hurn
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 TR 1:30pm - 3:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 205

LBS 932 (01) - Personal Income Taxation

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 14232
This course is an introductory course to federal taxation. We will cover a range of topics including: Income and deductions, accounting methods, transactions resulting in capital gain, deferral of tax, and choice of the taxable person. In essence, this course is about the Internal Revenue Code (Title 26 of the United States Code) and related Regulations promulgated by the United States Treasury Department. The course has three fundamental objectives. 1. Statutory Analysis. This course should improve your ability to comprehend and apply complex statutes and regulations. Tax laws change every year, and this skill will help you regardless of what field you practice in. 2. Income Tax Policy and Evaluation. The course is also designed to provide a basic understanding of federal tax policy. Sometimes, if we know the why behind a code section, it helps us to understand how or what the code section is trying to do. In addition, the Internal Revenue Code is also used to motivate certain behaviors (buying a home, saving money, investing in certain types of real estate). It is helpful to examine whether those behaviors should be legitimized and, if so, whether the Code effectively promotes the desired behaviors. 3. Overview of Tax Issues in Other Practice Areas. We will also address how the tax law affects other areas of the law, including: family law, litigation, business, health and medicine and real property (among others). Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: problem-based. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: final exam, 60%; midterm exam, 30%; class prep. and participation, 10%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Steven Burke, Amy Drake
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 MW 8:00am - 9:30am UNH Law School (Concord) 200

LBS 934 (01) - Real Estate Transactions

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 14235
The course will consider legal principles and practice issues involved in common real estate transactions, and require the exercise of related legal practice skills. Topics will include: marketing and contracts for the sale of real estate, real estate brokers, mortgage financing, recording acts, title examination, deeds, closing and escrow, title insurance, surveys and boundary lines, mortgagor's and mortgagee's rights, foreclosures, distressed real estate, and transaction accounting. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Course format: lecture. Grading: final exam, 50%; other (see syllabus), 50%.
Instructors: Carol Willoughby
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 M 5:30pm - 7:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 200

LBS 942 (01) - Wills Trusts and Estates

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 14241
This course examines the various methods by which property is transferred at death. Topics covered include: 1. the law of intestacy; 2. wills, including the interpretation of wills, the formalities of execution and revocation, testamentary capacity, and undue influence; 3. will substitutes, such as inter vivos gifts and joint tenancies; and 4. trusts, including modification and termination, administration, and the rights and interests of beneficiaries and creditors. The course will also examine the inheritance rights of surviving spouses and children, and special considerations regarding health care directives and living wills. The estate, gift and income tax provisions of the Internal Revenue Code affecting gratuitous property transfers will be reviewed in limited detail. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: see syllabus. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Tonya Evans
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 MW 1:00pm - 2:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 200

LCL 908 (01) - Advanced Intellectual Property and Transaction Clinic

Adv Intel Prop&TransactnClinic

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   3  
CRN: 14178
The Advanced IP & Transaction Clinic will continue the clinical component of the (basic) IP & Transaction Clinic. Students taking the Advanced IP & Transaction Clinic will take on more challenging projects, will assist with supervision of basic IP & Transaction Clinic students, and will gain the proficiency to more quickly and independently bring strategic plans for client objectives to conclusion. In addition to enhancing and solidifying the knowledge, skills, and values the students attained in the basic Intellectual Property & Transaction Clinic, students taking the Advanced IP & Transaction Clinic will be expected to develop a mastery of trademark and copyright prosecution that can be more independently applied in developing strategic IP protection and management schemes, will be expected to be more proficient in start-up law and transactional practice sufficient to independently design strategic plans for clients, and to routinely incorporate the values of sound legal judgment and ethics in coming to client solutions. As with the basic IP & Transaction Clinic, the Advanced IP & Transaction Clinic will incorporate very frequent usage of the Patent and Trademark and Copyright Office websites to conduct legal research, factual research, and prepare and submit filings, as well as frequent use of the USPQ and secondary sources for legal research. Advanced IP & Transaction Clinic students do not take a companion lawyering course; only the clinic component may be taken for credit, and that is because real-life client cases generate a continually new and changing curriculum. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Prerequisites: IP & Transaction Clinic & Class. Instructor permission required to enroll. Course enrollment is limited to 4 students. Course format: clinic. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Ashlyn Lembree
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017

LCL 917 (01) - Criminal Practice Clinic

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 14193
The Criminal Practice Clinic is an intensive clinical experience in which students represent indigent clients accused of crimes. This Clinic focuses on courtroom advocacy and the development of client-centered skills. Students interview and counsel clients, engage in plea negotiations with prosecutors, conduct witness examination at hearings, and represent clients in all phases of criminal trials in the circuit and superior courts. Grading is based on student performance during client representation. Grading factors include communication with clients, file organization, case analysis and preparation, hearing/trial advocacy, plea negotiations, and interaction with the clinical supervisor. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Prerequisites: Evidence and Professional Responsibility. Course enrollment is limited to 8 students. Course format: clinic. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Behzad Mirhashem
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017

LCL 918 (01) - Criminal Practice Class

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 14192
This course is the class component of the Criminal Practice Clinic. Each class session focuses on a particular aspect of criminal practice, such as witness examination or sentencing. This is a practice-oriented class that emphasizes the practical realities of criminal law practice. Students prepare and execute bail arguments, direct and cross examinations, and sentencing arguments. The class tours the NH State Prison. Panels of experienced prosecutors, defense attorneys and judges appear in this class to discuss the practice of criminal law. Grading is based on classroom participation and the quality of the student presentations. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Prerequisites: Evidence and Professional Responsibility. Course format: clinic. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Behzad Mirhashem
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 UNH Law School (Concord)

LCL 924 (01) - Advanced Criminal Practice Clinic

Adv Criminal Practice Clinic

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   6  
CRN: 14177
This course is an intensive clinical experience in which students primarily focus on representation of indigent clients accused of felony-level crimes. Students will also have the opportunity to work on a federal criminal case, at the trial and/or appellate level. This advanced clinical course concentrates on the further development of such skills as interviewing and counseling clients, plea negotiation with prosecutors, and trial advocacy. This course also focuses on written advocacy through motions, memoranda, and briefs. Grading is based on multiple factors including communication with clients, pre-trial preparation, plea negotiations, legal writing, trial advocacy, and interactions with the clinical supervisor. Eligibility: Open to 3Ls only. Prerequisite: Criminal Practice Clinic. Course enrollment is limited to 6 students. Course format: clinic. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Behzad Mirhashem
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017

LCL 927 (01) - Consumer and Commercial Law Class

Consumer&Comm Law Class

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   8  
CRN: 14184
On behalf of clients we prosecute and defend cases involving identity theft, unfair trade practices, mortgage foreclosure defense, predatory lending, auto fraud, bankruptcy, unfair sales practices, and debt collection defense. Students are required to interview clients and witnesses, investigate facts, research applicable state and federal law, write pleadings and briefs, and conduct court proceedings from motion hearings to trials. We appear in District, Superior, Federal and Bankruptcy courts. The clinic is operated as a small law firm to familiarize students with many of the practice management systems used by firms throughout the country, including calendaring, conflicts checking, time and billing, word processing, case management and specialized practice software. We will use clinic cases during class to discuss theories and strategy, to practice direct and cross examination and to learn creative analysis and problem solving for our clients. Before all significant court appearances, we spend adequate time practicing clinical exercises in the courtroom. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Course enrollment is limited to 8 students. Course format: seminar. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade. Rule 36 applications must be submitted three weeks prior to the start of class.
Instructors: Peter Wright
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017