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Course Number: 
24 IRTS 713
Call Number: 
000074
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Paper of about 20 pages; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
2 Classroom
Enrollment: 
Limited to 20; Please complete a Limited Enrollment Lottery Form.
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 100 B

Students are introduced to the legal, historical, and policy perspectives of U.S. law governing immigration and citizenship. The course addresses citizenship and naturalization, the admission and removal of immigrants and nonimmigrants, issues of undocumented immigration and national security, and current reform proposals.

Course Number: 
24 IRTS 774
Call Number: 
000073
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade

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

This class will focus upon practical and procedural issues involving criminal post‐conviction remedies at both the state and federal levels. The class will examine not only the constitutional aspects of collaterally attacking a conviction, but will also address the mechanics of litigating post‐conviction appeals. While not excluding other types of cases, the class will concentrate on the death penalty, using as a model a current case.

Course Number: 
24 BCL 713
Call Number: 
000076
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Seminar Paper; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Enrollment: 
Limited to 15; Please complete a Limited Enrollment Lottery Form.
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
1
Meets Writing Requirement: 
1
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 307

This course examines the safety, approval, and regulation of products used by the consuming public. It covers the Food and Drug Administration as well as other federal safety programs, using class role play, a field trip to the FDA, interactive classwork and extensive coaching for the graded writing project. Students have the option to submit their class papers for the national prize competition, which several past students have won.

Course Number: 
24 TAX 705
Call Number: 
000059
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade  

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

This course is structured around the two dominant themes of the taxation of individuals under the Internal Revenue Code: what is income, and what is deductible; and when must the taxpayer recognize income, and when can the taxpayer deduct a particular expense. Also the course examines miscellaneous topics such as capital gains and losses, identifying the proper taxpayer, and others.  

Course Number: 
24 GOVT 702
Call Number: 
000058
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade

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

This course addresses issues of federalism and separation of powers raised by statutes and doctrines which establish and limit federal court jurisdiction. Among the matters addressed are standing, legislative courts, congressional power over federal jurisdiction, the Eleventh Amendment, and the abstention doctrines. Also considered are the role state courts play in the formation and application of doctrines

Course Number: 
24 LITG 707
Call Number: 
000019
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade

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

This course focuses on the proof of facts in a trial court. Common law doctrines are contrasted with evidence rules created by statute as exemplified by the Federal Rules of Evidence.

Special Notes: 

Usually offered every semester.

Course Number: 
24 PROP 709
Call Number: 
000056
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Enrollment: 
Open
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 302

This course examines the three federal taxes imposed on the transfer of family wealth: the Gift Tax, the Estate Tax, and the Generation-Skipping Tax.

Course Number: 
24 PROP 705
Call Number: 
000069
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Enrollment: 
Open
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 100 B

This course surveys the government's role in environmental protection, including the scope and nature of governmental control.  Topics covered include pollution control, toxic substances and hazardous waste, as well as conservation measures.

Course Number: 
24 BCL 724 001
Call Number: 
000068
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Exam; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Enrollment: 
Open
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 22, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 24, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 29, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 31, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 5, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 7, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 12, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 14, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 19, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 21, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 26, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 28, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 3, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 5, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 10, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 12, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 17, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 19, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 24, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 26, 2011 - 3:05pm
Location: 
Room 118

This course focuses on the legal relationship between employer and the individual employee.  It will cover the common law aspects of that relationship, particularly the employment at will relationship.  It will then examine statutory modifications of the common law.  Statutes that may be examined include ERISA,  whistle‐blower protection, unemployment and workers compensation acts, Fair Labor Standards Act, the Family and Medical Leave Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act and OSHA.  The course is recommended for students contemplating a labor or employment law, corporate, or general pra

Course Number: 
24 IRTS 704
Call Number: 
000065
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Seminar Paper; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Enrollment: 
Limited to 15; Please complete a Limited Enrollment Lottery Form.
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
1
Meets Writing Requirement: 
1
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 23, 2011 - 1:30pm
August 24, 2011 - 1:30pm
August 30, 2011 - 1:30pm
August 31, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 6, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 7, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 13, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 14, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 20, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 21, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 27, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 28, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 4, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 5, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 11, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 12, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 18, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 19, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 25, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 26, 2011 - 1:30pm
Location: 
Room 208

This course examines legal issues encountered at all levels of education. The course will focus on such problems as academic freedom, curriculum control, censorship, mandatory education, church – state issues, faculty and student rights, tort and civil liability of educational institutions, and educational opportunity, including rights of the handicapped.