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Course Number: 
24 IRTS740
Call Number: 
000098
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Professor’s evaluation of clinic work; following scale for grade: High Pass/ Pass/ Low Pass/ Fail

Course Credit: 
1 nonclassroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
1
Meeting Time: 
August 24, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 31, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 7, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 14, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 21, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 28, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 5, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 12, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 19, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 26, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 2, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 9, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 16, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 23, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 30, 2011 - 3:05pm
Location: 
Room 308

As part of collaboration with the Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati, students act as advocates for victims of domestic violence. Second-year students, who cannot be licensed as legal interns in Ohio, participate in interviewing, case preparation, and other aspects of clinic work. Students participate as domestic violence advocates in other ways as well. For example, students conducted research and assisted in writing an amicus brief filed with the United States Supreme Court in Abbott v. Abbott, involving custody rights.

Special Notes: 

Intensive training also required as scheduled by instructor. You must sign up for 24 IRTS739 as well.

Course Number: 
24 IRTS739
Call Number: 
000097
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Professor’s evaluation of clinic work; Letter grade

Course Credit: 
2 Classroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
1
Meeting Time: 
August 24, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 31, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 7, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 14, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 21, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 28, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 5, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 12, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 19, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 26, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 2, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 9, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 16, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 23, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 30, 2011 - 3:05pm
Location: 
Room 308

As part of collaboration with the Legal Aid Society of Cincinnati, students act as advocates for victims of domestic violence. Second-year students, who cannot be licensed as legal interns in Ohio, participate in interviewing, case preparation, and other aspects of clinic work. Students participate as domestic violence advocates in other ways as well. For example, students conducted research and assisted in writing an amicus brief filed with the United States Supreme Court in Abbott v. Abbott, involving custody rights.

Special Notes: 

Intensive training also required as scheduled by instructor. You must sign up for 24 IRTS740 as well. 

Course Number: 
24 PROP 717
Call Number: 
000047
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade   

Course Credit: 
4 Classroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0

This course covers the variety of ways in which people can arrange for the passage of their
property during life or at their death. Students study common law and statutory methods of
dealing with property left by a decedent who did or did not leave a will; the procedures and
problems of creating, construing, contesting, or revoking wills and trusts; the concerns for
providing for surviving spouses and other family members; the kinds of trusts available;
fiduciary duties in the administration of estates and trusts; some of the methods for avoiding the

Course Number: 
24 IRTS 722
Call Number: 
000055
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentative Exam; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 104

This course examines the special problems of proving a guilty mind and a guilty act in the
context of business and government activities. Specific emphasis will be placed on corporate
criminal liability, personal liability in organizational settings, conspiracy, mail fraud, false
statements, perjury and false declarations, obstruction of justice, bribery of public officials, and
RICO: The Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act.

Course Number: 
24 LITG 756
Call Number: 
000093
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Skills exercises and other projects as assigned. 

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 204

Full‐year commitment required.  Students will conduct extensive preparation for and will enter
a regional trial competition in the spring, under the supervision of attorney‐coaches.  Students
who "win" at the regional level will participate in the national trial competition.

Special Notes: 

Watch for email announcements about the competition.

Course Number: 
24 BCL 706
Call Number: 
000052
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 114

This course focuses on laws governing secured transactions, specifically as set forth in Article 9
of the Uniform Commercial Code.  The topics addressed include the creation and perfection of
security interests in personal property, priorities and remedies upon default in these secured
transactions, and the interactions of the laws governing secured transactions with the
Bankruptcy Code.

Course Number: 
24 PROP 715
Call Number: 
000045
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentative In-Class participation and Written Exam; Letter
Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 104

This class will focus on practical, real life situations involved in residential and commercial real
estate transactions. The emphasis of the course will be on drafting documents appropriately, in
order to avoid disputes. Areas covered will include: Attorney’s and broker’s roles in the
transaction; the contract of sale; due diligence during the transaction; title assurance; and
financing. A particular emphasis in this year’s class will be on mortgage foreclosures and
distressed sales.

Course Number: 
24PROP 713
Call Number: 
000090
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentative Exam; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 306

This course examines the federal statutory system of protection for useful, novel, and non‐
obvious inventions and those developments that enrich the technological arts. Although not a
requisite, students with a science background will find it helpful to them in this course and this
field.

Course Number: 
24 LITG 723
Call Number: 
000044
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Skills Exercises which may include analytical journals, written
simulation or recorded negotiation performances, among others. Letter Grade.

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 204

In this course students learn the "science and art" of negotiation.  Students are introduced to
significant literature and theory in negotiation and have the opportunity to practice negotiating
through a sequenced series of negotiations simulations.  For the final exercise in the course, law
students work with "real clients" from UC's business school program to negotiate settlement of
a complex business dispute.

Special Notes: 

Limited Enrollment-32.  Usually offered every semester. 

Course Number: 
24 SPCL 708
Call Number: 
000062
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Exam;  Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
2 Classroom
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 306

In this class, we will focus on the legal aspects of publicly-financed mental health care and the
traditional and current governmental responses to mental disability.

Special Notes: 

In this class, we will focus on the legal aspects of publicly-financed mental health care and the
traditional and current governmental responses to mental disability.