Timeroom: Fall 2020

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LGP 933 (01) - Immigration Law

Immigration Law

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 13449
Immigration law is complex and multi-faceted; it touches on other substantive areas of the law including constitutional law, criminal law and foreign policy. By the end of the semester students should be able to think critically about the historical, theoretical and constitutional context of immigration law, including division of immigration power between federal and state government as well as limits to the federal immigration power under the United States Constitution and the Amendments; possess a good understanding of the core principles of immigration law, its norms and practices; develop analytical skills to question and appraise immigration law policies and practices; identify current immigration issues in the United States, including analyzing the constitutionality and rationality of recent state and federal legislative enactments and proposals; and explore causes of present immigration problems and violations and what possible steps might Congress or states take to remedy flaws in current legislation on immigration. Eligibility: Open to 2Ls and 3Ls. Course format: lecture and problem based. Classroom attendance and participation are required. Grading: see syllabus. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Enrique Mesa
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 T 5:30pm - 8:10pm UNHL 202

LGP 939 (01) - Privacy Law

Privacy Law

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   30  
CRN: 17316
Privacy is the study of society?s efforts to draw boundaries between different contexts in which information flows. In recent years, privacy law has become one of the most important and pressing issues for businesses, consumers, and government officials of all kinds. This course will survey legal regimes governing the collection, use, and dissemination of information. Topics of discussion will include information dissemination and the First Amendment, associational privacy, the privacy torts, consumer privacy on the internet, the role of the Federal Trade Commission, medical privacy, government surveillance and the Fourth Amendment, privacy and national security, and international privacy regimes.
Instructors: Roger Allan Ford
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 R 1:00pm - 2:50pm UNHL 103

LGP 951 (01) - Professional Responsibility

Professional Responsibility

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 13031
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: Peter Scott
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 MW 8:05am - 9:20am UNHL 204

LGP 951 (09) - Professional Responsibility

Professional Responsibility

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law Hybrid (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 17315
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: Sophie Sparrow
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 Hours Arranged TBA

LGP 952 (09) - Property

Property

Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law Hybrid (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   70  
CRN: 17313
This course will introduce and illustrate the fundamental legal concepts and terms involved in the control of property, including real estate, personal property, intangible property, and intellectual property. With primary emphasis on real property, topics covered include the rights and powers of ownership, how property rights are acquired and conveyed, how those rights can be shared between people simultaneously and over time, and how property rights can be divided, regulated, and restricted by the government.
Instructors: Stanley Kowalski
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 Hours Arranged TBA

LGP 956 (01) - Pro Sports Law: Unique Relationship, Leagues, Team and Players

Professional Sports Law

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 17350
This course examines various legal issues affecting professional sports industries and the relationship between leagues, teams, players and affected third-parties. Topics include related issues in antitrust, labor, work stoppages, contracts, intellectual property, advertising/brand management, torts, franchise relocation, immigration, disability and pension systems, anti-discrimination, regulation of private associations, regulation of athlete agents and their ethical duties, sports broadcasting and esports. Pursuit of careers in sports law, especially becoming attorneys for teams or leagues or becoming sports agents, is also covered. Eligibility: Open to all except 1Ls. Course format: lecture and discussion. This course may be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Michael McCann
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 R 9:00am - 10:50am UNHL 103

LGP 960 (02) - Torts

Torts

Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 13036
This course exposes students to the fundamentals of the major tort doctrines, focusing primarily on negligence and introducing intentional torts, strict liability, and products liability. Through reading primary authorities - cases and statutes - and secondary authorities such as the Restatement of Torts, jury instructions, and related materials, students learn legal principles. Working on skills-based exercises, students practice analyzing and applying torts principles to factual scenarios. During the course students 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.
Instructors: Sophie Sparrow
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 MW 9:45am - 11:00am UNHL 204

LGP 960 (1ON) - Torts

Torts

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 3.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   50  
CRN: 13035
This course exposes students to the fundamentals of the major tort doctrines, focusing primarily on negligence and introducing intentional torts, strict liability, and products liability. Through reading primary authorities - cases and statutes - and secondary authorities such as the Restatement of Torts, jury instructions, and related materials, students learn legal principles. Working on skills-based exercises, students practice analyzing and applying torts principles to factual scenarios. During the course students 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.
Instructors: Ann Bartow
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 MW 12:30pm - 1:45pm UNHL 229

LGP 969 (01) - Article II Sales

Article II Sales

Course Delivery Method: Online (no campus visits), EUNH
Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   20  
CRN: 17381
The Sales course is a continuation of contract doctrine from your first semester Contract Law course. While Contract Law focused on the common law's approach to contracts, Sales will focus on statutory approaches. U.C.C. Article 2 (sale of goods) will be the main focus of the course, but we will also explore other code approaches to sales. We will explore international sales and the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (the CISG). We will also look at electronic commerce through the Uniform Electronics Transactions Act (UETA) and Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act (E-Sign). Eligibility: Required JD course. Course format: lecture. This course is recommended for taking the bar exam. Grading: final exam, 100%. This course cannot be taken for an S/U grade.
Instructors: Jack Graves
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 Hours Arranged ONLINE

LGP 989 (01) - Civil Rights Litigation

Civil Rights Litigation

Credits: 2.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Law (08/24/2020 - 12/18/2020)
Class Size:   25  
CRN: 15911
This course focuses on litigation under 42 U.S.C. 1983 - the principal vehicle for civil rights claims prosecuted in the federal courts. The primary emphasis of the course is on the practical and procedural aspects of civil rights litigation, including matters such as standing, immunities, various issues relating to pleading and proof, the availability and choice of remedies, and the recovery of attorneys' fees. The course is designed to give students the practical skills required to effectively litigate civil rights claims in the federal courts while providing insight into the larger jurisprudential debate that has shaped the law in this area.
Instructors: Jordan Budd
Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/24/2020 12/18/2020 T 12:30pm - 2:30pm UNHL 274