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LGP 951 (01) - Professional Responsibility

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 14234
Professional Responsibility provides an in-depth study of the law of lawyering. The coverage includes the provisions of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct, bar admission, malpractice, and the "business of law," such as multijurisdictional practice, advertising, and practices with professionals from other disciplines. The course will also expose students to the criticism of the ethics of the legal profession and discuss the use of the adversarial system as the dominant model for our justice system. The course will use the problem-method as its primary vehicle to structure the discussion. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course enrollment is limited to 50 students. Course format: problem-based. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: David Garfunkel
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 MW 10:30am - 12:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 205

LGP 953 (01) - Remedies

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 14236
In this course students review the major kinds of relief clients can obtain in claims involving torts, contracts, property and other civil causes of action - all of which are tested on the bar exam. The course focuses on three majors kinds of remedies - damages, injunctions, and restitution - through readings, solving problems, and short writing assignments. Classes will be focused on solving problems through active team-based learning strategies. During the course students will show in writing and orally how lawyers solve problems in the area of remedies- what laws they use, how they apply them to new facts, and how they use those facts to make arguments to judges or juries. To successfully complete this course students will: 1. Analyze and synthesize primary and secondary authorities; 2. Solve legal problems; 3. Investigate facts, including developing and questioning inferences; 4. Make legal arguments; 5. Understand how to access and information related to remedies; 6. Think critically about law, policy and alternatives to legal remedies; 7. Draft legal documents that communicate clearly, are persuasive, and comply with applicable rules; 8. Learn the basic law and policy of remedies: damages, injunctions, and restitution; 9. Evaluate the advantages of pursuing different remedies to achieve clients' objectives; and 10. Participate professionally in class. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Prerequisites: First year required courses.. Course format: problem-based. 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: Sophie Sparrow
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 MW 3:00pm - 4:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 201

LGP 960 (01) - Torts

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   45  
CRN: 14238
Torts exposes you to the fundamentals of the major tort doctrines, focusing primarily on negligence and introducing intentional torts and products liability. Through reading primary authorities - cases and statutes - and secondary authorities such as the Restatement of Torts, jury instructions, and related materials, you will learn legal principles. Working on skills-based exercises, you will practice analyzing and applying torts principles to factual scenarios. During the course you will show in writing and orally how lawyers solve problems in the area of torts - what laws they use, how they apply them to new facts, and how they use those facts to make arguments to judges or juries. To successfully complete this course you will: 1. Analyze and synthesize cases; 2. Solve legal problems; 3. Investigate facts; 4. Make legal arguments; 5. Understand how to access information related to tort law; 6. Think critically about law, policy and the torts system; 7. Draft legal documents that communicate clearly, are persuasive, and comply with applicable rules; 8. Learn: A. The basic law and policy of torts: negligence, intentional torts and products liability; B. Which tort issues are decided by judges, which by juries (or judges sitting as fact finders); C. The interrelationship of different torts causes of actions; and 9. Participate professionally in class. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course format: problem-based. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Mitchell Simon
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 TF 10:00am - 11:30am UNH Law School (Concord) 200

LGP 960 (02) - Torts

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   45  
CRN: 14239
Torts exposes you to the fundamentals of the major tort doctrines, focusing primarily on negligence and introducing intentional torts and products liability. Through reading primary authorities - cases and statutes - and secondary authorities such as the Restatement of Torts, jury instructions, and related materials, you will learn legal principles. Working on skills-based exercises, you will practice analyzing and applying torts principles to factual scenarios. During the course you will show in writing and orally how lawyers solve problems in the area of torts - what laws they use, how they apply them to new facts, and how they use those facts to make arguments to judges or juries. To successfully complete this course you will: 1. Analyze and synthesize cases; 2. Solve legal problems; 3. Investigate facts; 4. Make legal arguments; 5. Understand how to access information related to tort law; 6. Think critically about law, policy and the torts system; 7. Draft legal documents that communicate clearly, are persuasive, and comply with applicable rules; 8. Learn: A. The basic law and policy of torts: negligence, intentional torts and products liability; B. Which tort issues are decided by judges, which by juries (or judges sitting as fact finders); C. The interrelationship of different torts causes of actions; and 9. Participate professionally in class. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course format: problem-based. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Sophie Sparrow
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 T 1:30pm - 3:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 229
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 F 1:00pm - 2:30pm UNH Law School (Concord) 229

LIP 801 (01) - Graduate Legal Research and Information Literacy

Grad Legal Rsrch&Info Literacy

Credits: 1.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 14203
This required one credit course introduces graduate students to the basic research tools and strategies a beginning intellectual property or commerce and technology professional needs to work in their practice area and engage in lifelong learning to keep their education current. The course focuses on: primary and secondary legal authority with lesser coverage on fact research, current awareness and practice tools and strategies; mandatory and persuasive authority; accessing, evaluating and updating secondary legal sources, court decisions, statutes and administrative rulemaking; developing a coherent research strategy including cost effective research; and appropriate choice of electronic formats. Students will be exposed to LEXIS, Westlaw and free web sites. At the end of the first semester students should be able to take a legal issue and determine the extent of legal information needed; access the needed legal information effectively and efficiently; evaluate legal information and its sources critically; incorporate the selected legal information into their understanding of the issue; understand the economic, legal and social issues surrounding the use of legal information; access and use information ethically and legally. Classes involve a mix of lecture, discussion and the opportunity to work directly with relevant print and electronic resources through assigned problems. In additional to a graded research midterm and final, students must successfully complete weekly research assignments. Eligibility: Graduate Students - required course. Prerequisites: none. Course format: skills training. Grading: final exam, 60%; class prep. and participation, 05%; regular submissions/quizzes, 35%.
Instructors: Thomas Hemstock
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 F 10:30am - 11:30am UNH Law School (Concord) 103

LIP 804 (01) - Film and TV Law

Credits: 1.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 17328
This course examines the legal aspects of film and TV Law, with a focus on how legal rules meet the realities of business in the context of film and TV production. Topics include rights clearance issues, talent contracts, copyright and trademark issues for films as well as copyright and administrative issues unique to television. The course also discusses the organization of the film and TV industries in this time of transition for the entertainment Industry, and situate the relevant law in this context. Prereq: Contracts. Pre-Coreq: Copyright Law, Trademark Law, Fundamentals of IP, or instructor permission.
Instructors: Zvi Rosen
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 UNH Law School (Concord)

LIP 855 (01) - Graduate Programs Contracts

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 14204
In its simplest form, contract law deals with the world of legally enforceable agreements. The goal of this course is to introduce students to U.S. contract law, focusing primarily on the common law's approach to contract law. While U.C.C. Article II (sale of goods) is an important component of contract law and will be mentioned, it will not be a focus of the course. Eligibility: Open to international LL.M. students and students pursuing a master degree. Course format: lecture. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: final exam, 100%. Course has an ungraded component or practicum. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Stanley Kowalski
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 M 10:30am - 11:30am UNH Law School (Concord) 227
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 WF 9:00am - 10:00am UNH Law School (Concord) 227

LIP 894 (01) - American Legal Process and Analysis I

Amer Legal Process&Analysis I

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 14205
This course introduces UNH Law graduate students to American common law and statutory legal reasoning, predictive legal writing, and American civil procedure. Through a combination of reading court documents, visiting court, lectures, group work, and written assignments, students will gain a working knowledge of the intersection of First Amendment law and Intellectual Property law. Students will also gain a working knowledge of American civil procedure. This will enhance the practical legal skills students need to think, write, and work effectively in their studies at UNH Law and in subsequent careers. The course is required for all students who do not hold a US JD degree. The course is also tailored for students whose first language is not American English, as well as those who are likely to pursue their legal careers outside the US. Credits: 3. Prerequisites: None. Grading: Writing exercises 70%, class preparation 20% and other (see syllabus) 10%.
Instructors: Jennifer Davis
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 TR 10:00am - 11:30am UNH Law School (Concord) 227

LIP 912 (01) - Copyright Law

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 14190
This course will introduce students to fundamental principles of U.S. copyright law. The legal protection of "creative" content as an intangible property right has been statutorily recognized in the U.S. for over 200 years. While legal rights in such works are often seen as rooted in economic rationale, the law has changed over time, in response to technological challenges and international developments. The course will therefore also provide students with an understanding of how U.S. copyright law functions and adapts in this changing environment. Students with an interest in any branch of modern intellectual property law and how it responds to modern challenges will benefit from this course. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture. Grading: final exam, 100%.
Instructors: Ann Bartow
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 TR 1:30pm - 3:00pm UNH Law School (Concord) 103

LIP 914 (01) - Amateur Sports Law:Legal Issues in Youth, College and Rec Sport

Amateur Sports Law

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2017 - Law (08/28/2017 - 12/08/2017)
Class Size:   35  
CRN: 14936
Amateur Sports Law: Legal Issues in Youth, College and Recreational Sports. This course examines various legal issues in interscholastic and intercollegiate sports. Topics include issues in Title IX gender discrimination, antitrust (including combinations of competing schools/conferences), constitutional law (including freedom of speech/association/religion), contract law, land use and environmental law issues for recreational sports, the regulatory authority of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and of high school athletic associations, regulation of private educational institutions and sports associations, torts and insurance-related issues of schools for injuries suffered by athletes and spectators, the evolving conception of college athletes as professionals, athletic participation in taxpayer funded youth sports by homeschooled students, drug testing and rights to appeal, legal responsibilities of coaches to safeguard amateur players (including from concussions and unsafe practice conditions), and participation in sports by disabled athletes. Pursuit of careers in sports law, especially compliance positions at universities and colleges, is also be covered. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture. Grading: final exam, 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Michael Dube
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2017 12/8/2017 M 12:45pm - 2:45pm UNH Law School (Concord) 202