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LPI 914 (01) - Dispute Resolution

Dispute Resolution

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Law (08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019)
Class Size:   15  
CRN: 13396
The vast majority of cases are resolved prior to trial. This course focuses on effective representation of a client?s interests using resolution techniques before trial. Students will learn to negotiate directly, including how to deal with the many tactics employed by negotiating parties. They will also gain an understanding of when to consider mediation, arbitration, and collaborative law and how to effectively represent clients in these processes. We will critically examine negotiation, mediation, arbitration and collaborative law, including the legal, ethical and policy issues associated with each process. Classes include lecture, discussion and extensive participatory exercises. Reflective writing is an integral component of the course. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Course format: simulation. Grading: other (see syllabus), 100%. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Melinda Gehris
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/6/2019 T 5:30pm - 8:30pm UNHL 202

LRS 905 (01) - Independent Study

Independent Study

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Law (08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019)
CRN: 13471
Students wishing to engage in academic work (such as authoring or co-authoring a paper under the supervision of a faculty member, working in a supervised law firm or in-house position, or some other project, the final work product to be received by the Registrar) may be eligible and able to work with a faculty member to oversee and guide the work, as well as to provide structure, milestones, and assessment of the work. Credits, grading, and prerequisites will depend on the nature of the work and determined in conjunction with the faculty member. Students seeking out independent study can obtain a form from the Registrar?s Office and seek out a faculty member?s agreement to supervise the independent study.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Instructors: Michael McCann
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/6/2019 Hours Arranged TBA

LRS 905 (02) - Independent Study

Independent Study

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Law (08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019)
CRN: 17518
Students wishing to engage in academic work (such as authoring or co-authoring a paper under the supervision of a faculty member, working in a supervised law firm or in-house position, or some other project, the final work product to be received by the Registrar) may be eligible and able to work with a faculty member to oversee and guide the work, as well as to provide structure, milestones, and assessment of the work. Credits, grading, and prerequisites will depend on the nature of the work and determined in conjunction with the faculty member. Students seeking out independent study can obtain a form from the Registrar?s Office and seek out a faculty member?s agreement to supervise the independent study.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Instructors: Courtney Brooks
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/6/2019 Hours Arranged TBA

LRS 905 (03) - Independent Study

Independent Study

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Law (08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019)
CRN: 17562
Students wishing to engage in academic work (such as authoring or co-authoring a paper under the supervision of a faculty member, working in a supervised law firm or in-house position, or some other project, the final work product to be received by the Registrar) may be eligible and able to work with a faculty member to oversee and guide the work, as well as to provide structure, milestones, and assessment of the work. Credits, grading, and prerequisites will depend on the nature of the work and determined in conjunction with the faculty member. Students seeking out independent study can obtain a form from the Registrar?s Office and seek out a faculty member?s agreement to supervise the independent study.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Instructors: Stanley Kowalski
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/6/2019 Hours Arranged TBA

LRS 905 (04) - Independent Study

Independent Study

Credits: 1.0 to 4.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Law (08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019)
CRN: 17575
Students wishing to engage in academic work (such as authoring or co-authoring a paper under the supervision of a faculty member, working in a supervised law firm or in-house position, or some other project, the final work product to be received by the Registrar) may be eligible and able to work with a faculty member to oversee and guide the work, as well as to provide structure, milestones, and assessment of the work. Credits, grading, and prerequisites will depend on the nature of the work and determined in conjunction with the faculty member. Students seeking out independent study can obtain a form from the Registrar?s Office and seek out a faculty member?s agreement to supervise the independent study.
Repeat Rule: May be repeated for a maximum of 8 credits.
Instructors: Albert Scherr
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/6/2019 Hours Arranged TBA

LSK 900 (01) - Legal Research and Information Literacy

Legal Research & Info Literacy

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Law (08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019)
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 13418
This required two credit course introduces first year students to the basic research tools and strategies a beginning lawyer needs to practice law in the United States. The course focuses on: primary and secondary legal authority; 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 versus print formats. Students will be exposed to traditional print sources as well as LEXIS, Westlaw and free web sites. Historical and ethical aspects of legal research will be discussed. 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 an assigned problem. In additional to a graded research midterm and final, students must successfully complete 10 weekly research assignments and two research practicums. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course enrollment is limited to 24 students. Course format: skills training. Grading: final exam, 55%; midterm exam, 30%; class prep. and participation, 5%; regular submissions/quizzes, 10%. Course has an ungraded component or practicum. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Susan Zago
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/6/2019 MW 9:00am - 10:00am UNHL 103

LSK 900 (02) - Legal Research and Information Literacy

Legal Research & Info Literacy

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Law (08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019)
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 13419
This required two credit course introduces first year students to the basic research tools and strategies a beginning lawyer needs to practice law in the United States. The course focuses on: primary and secondary legal authority; 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 versus print formats. Students will be exposed to traditional print sources as well as LEXIS, Westlaw and free web sites. Historical and ethical aspects of legal research will be discussed. 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 an assigned problem. In additional to a graded research midterm and final, students must successfully complete 10 weekly research assignments and two research practicums. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course enrollment is limited to 24 students. Course format: skills training. Grading: final exam, 55%; midterm exam, 30%; class prep. and participation, 5%; regular submissions/quizzes, 10%. Course has an ungraded component or practicum. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Susan Zago
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/6/2019 R 9:00am - 11:00am UNHL 229

LSK 900 (03) - Legal Research and Information Literacy

Legal Research & Info Literacy

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Law (08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019)
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 13420
This required two credit course introduces first year students to the basic research tools and strategies a beginning lawyer needs to practice law in the United States. The course focuses on: primary and secondary legal authority; 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 versus print formats. Students will be exposed to traditional print sources as well as LEXIS, Westlaw and free web sites. Historical and ethical aspects of legal research will be discussed. 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 an assigned problem. In additional to a graded research midterm and final, students must successfully complete 10 weekly research assignments and two research practicums. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course enrollment is limited to 24 students. Course format: skills training. Grading: final exam, 55%; midterm exam, 30%; class prep. and participation, 5%; regular submissions/quizzes, 10%. Course has an ungraded component or practicum. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Cynthia Landau
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/6/2019 R 9:00am - 11:00am UNHL 103

LSK 900 (04) - Legal Research and Information Literacy

Legal Research & Info Literacy

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2019 - Law (08/26/2019 - 12/06/2019)
Class Size:   24  
CRN: 13421
This required two credit course introduces first year students to the basic research tools and strategies a beginning lawyer needs to practice law in the United States. The course focuses on: primary and secondary legal authority; 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 versus print formats. Students will be exposed to traditional print sources as well as LEXIS, Westlaw and free web sites. Historical and ethical aspects of legal research will be discussed. 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 an assigned problem. In additional to a graded research midterm and final, students must successfully complete 10 weekly research assignments and two research practicums. Eligibility: Required JD course. Course enrollment is limited to 24 students. Course format: skills training. Grading: final exam, 55%; midterm exam, 30%; class prep. and participation, 5%; regular submissions/quizzes, 10%. Course has an ungraded component or practicum. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Jon Cavicchi
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/26/2019 12/6/2019 R 3:15pm - 5:15pm UNHL 274