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Course Number: 
24 BCL 741
Call Number: 
000103
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam and Class Participation; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
2 Classroom
Enrollment: 
Limited to 20.
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 23, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 30, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 6, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 13, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 20, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 27, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 4, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 11, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 18, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 25, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 1, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 8, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 15, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 22, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 29, 2011 - 3:05pm
December 6, 2011 - 3:05pm
Location: 
Room 100 A

This course examines the statutory and common law rights and duties of both debtors and creditors.  Among the issues addressed are state law remedies for enforcing judgments, exemptions, and federal consumer laws governing credit and collections, and transferring judgments from one jurisdiction to another.  The teaching methodology is a class discussion of current statutes and cases which govern debtor/creditor law.

Course Number: 
24 INTL 712
Call Number: 
000094
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Seminar Paper; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
2 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 24, 2011 - 4:40pm
August 31, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 7, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 14, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 21, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 28, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 5, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 12, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 19, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 26, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 2, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 9, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 16, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 23, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 30, 2011 - 4:40pm
December 7, 2011 - 4:40pm
Location: 
Room 208

Students in this course will undertake a study in the status of women’s human and legal rights globally. The course will focus on the current status of the rights of women in a variety of countries and cultures, and as they relate to issues of health, personal, and political rights. The students will examine the role of domestic laws, international human rights instruments, and traditional cultural values as they define the rights of women.

Course Number: 
24 IRTS 703 001
Call Number: 
000053
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively exam;  Letter grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Prerequisites: 
Additional Prerequisites: 
Recommended but not required that Criminal Procedure I be taken first.
Enrollment: 
Open
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 23, 2011 - 10:40am
August 25, 2011 - 10:40am
August 30, 2011 - 10:40am
September 1, 2011 - 10:40am
September 6, 2011 - 10:40am
September 8, 2011 - 10:40am
September 13, 2011 - 10:40am
September 15, 2011 - 10:40am
September 20, 2011 - 10:40am
September 22, 2011 - 10:40am
September 27, 2011 - 10:40am
September 29, 2011 - 10:40am
October 4, 2011 - 10:40am
October 6, 2011 - 10:40am
October 11, 2011 - 10:40am
October 13, 2011 - 10:40am
October 18, 2011 - 10:40am
October 20, 2011 - 10:40am
October 25, 2011 - 10:40am
October 27, 2011 - 10:40am
Location: 
Room 302

This continuation of Criminal Procedure I deals with the defense of entrapment; eyewitness identifications and lineups; pre‐trial release; the decision whether to prosecute; the preliminary hearing; grand jury investigations and review; the location and scope of the prosecution; the right to a speedy trial, notice, discovery and disclosure; coerced and negotiated guilty pleas; trial by jury; the criminal trial itself; double jeopardy; and appeal.

It is recommended that Criminal Procedure I be taken first.

Course Number: 
24 IRTS 702
Call Number: 
000016
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Additional Prerequisites: 
Recommended prerequisite for Criminal Procedure II.
Enrollment: 
Open
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 22, 2011 - 1:30pm
August 24, 2011 - 1:30pm
August 29, 2011 - 1:30pm
August 31, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 5, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 7, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 12, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 14, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 19, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 21, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 26, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 28, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 3, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 5, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 10, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 12, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 17, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 19, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 24, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 26, 2011 - 1:30pm
Location: 
Room 118

This introductory course deals with the constitutional aspects of various police practices, focusing primarily on the Fourth, Fifth, and Sixth Amendments to the US Constitution. The course specifically addresses the right to counsel; arrest, search and seizure; wiretapping, electronic eavesdropping and the use of secret agents; police interrogation and confession; and the scope and administration of the exclusionary rules.  

Special Notes: 

Usually offered each semester.

Course Number: 
24 LITG 738
Call Number: 
000082
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
2 Classroom
Additional Prerequisites: 
These courses are recommended but not required:
Enrollment: 
Limited to 16; Please complete a Limited Enrollment Lottery Form.
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 26, 2011 - 9:00am
September 2, 2011 - 9:00am
September 9, 2011 - 9:00am
September 16, 2011 - 9:00am
September 23, 2011 - 9:00am
September 30, 2011 - 9:00am
October 7, 2011 - 9:00am
October 14, 2011 - 9:00am
October 21, 2011 - 9:00am
October 28, 2011 - 9:00am
November 4, 2011 - 9:00am
November 11, 2011 - 9:00am
November 18, 2011 - 9:00am
November 25, 2011 - 9:00am
December 2, 2011 - 9:00am
Location: 
Room 104

Using the Theory of Defense as the guide by which all else follows, this course will explore the components of an effective defense of the criminally accused, with special consideration being given to the unique problems presented when representing the indigent defendant.  Beginning with the initial accusation and going up to the eve of trial, the course will address the various components of an effective defense.    These include brainstorming, developing the Theory of Defense, client interview, witness interviews, effective case investigation, aggressive pursuit of formal discovery, and p

Course Number: 
24 LITG 744
Call Number: 
000081
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Will vary but might include short written exercises, short oral exercises, and/or other skills exercises.

Course Credit: 
1 Classroom
Prerequisites: 
Additional Prerequisites: 
A student can take this Practice One if she or he is concurrently taking Corporations I or took Corporations I the prior year.
Enrollment: 
Limited to 25 students.
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Location: 
Room 302

This course is intended to give students a chance to apply their academic education to situations typically encountered by attorneys in a corporate transactional practice. The course should provide students with experiences similar to those encountered by a young corporate associate in a law firm or by a young lawyer directly advising closely held companies. Areas of focus might include reading and understanding corporate transactional documents, drafting and negotiating legal agreements, and advising clients on transactional issues.

Special Notes: 

This course meets on a special schedule on the following Thursday afternoons from 4:40 to 6:20 pm: 9-15, 9-22, 9-29, 10-6, 10-20, 10-27, 11-3, and 11-10.

Course Number: 
24 BCL 708
Call Number: 
000015
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Exam; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Additional Prerequisites: 
Prerequisite for several upper- level elective courses.
Enrollment: 
Open
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 23, 2011 - 9:00am
August 25, 2011 - 9:00am
August 26, 2011 - 9:00am
August 30, 2011 - 9:00am
September 1, 2011 - 9:00am
September 2, 2011 - 9:00am
September 6, 2011 - 9:00am
September 8, 2011 - 9:00am
September 9, 2011 - 9:00am
September 13, 2011 - 9:00am
September 15, 2011 - 9:00am
September 16, 2011 - 9:00am
September 20, 2011 - 9:00am
September 22, 2011 - 9:00am
September 23, 2011 - 9:00am
September 27, 2011 - 9:00am
September 29, 2011 - 9:00am
September 30, 2011 - 9:00am
October 4, 2011 - 9:00am
October 6, 2011 - 9:00am
Location: 
Room 118

This course involves the study of the law affecting the American modern private business corporation. It deals with problems connected with organizing and funding a new corporation, the control and management of the corporation, the duties of directors, officers and controlling shareholders and liability for breach of these duties, and with transactions in shares of the corporation by directors and other insiders, including the impact of U.S. securities laws upon such transactions.  

Special Notes: 

This course is usually offered every semester.

Course Number: 
24 BCL 709
Call Number: 
000070
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Paper; Letter Grade 

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Prerequisites: 
Enrollment: 
Open
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 24, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 25, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 31, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 1, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 7, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 8, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 14, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 15, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 21, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 22, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 28, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 29, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 5, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 6, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 12, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 13, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 19, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 20, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 26, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 27, 2011 - 3:05pm
Location: 
Room 302

This course teaches concepts and methodologies used by corporations in major financing activities, as well as legal issues that may arise in those activities. Course materials are divided into four parts: equity financing, debt financing, valuation methodologies, and financial derivatives. For equity financing, discussions will focus on the IPO process, ADRs and GDRs, rights offerings and stock repurchases.

Course Number: 
24 TAX 709
Call Number: 
000071
Professor: 
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Seminar Paper; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
2 Classroom
Prerequisites: 
Additional Prerequisites: 
An undergraduate degree in business, economics, or finance. Substantial working experience in the business world is a good substitute for the above course/degree requirement, but enrollment must be approved in advance.
Enrollment: 
Enrollment limited to 15; Please complete Limited Enrollment Lottery Form
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
1
Meets Writing Requirement: 
1
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 26, 2011 - 9:00am
September 2, 2011 - 9:00am
September 9, 2011 - 9:00am
September 16, 2011 - 9:00am
September 23, 2011 - 9:00am
September 30, 2011 - 9:00am
October 7, 2011 - 9:00am
October 14, 2011 - 9:00am
October 21, 2011 - 9:00am
October 28, 2011 - 9:00am
November 4, 2011 - 9:00am
November 11, 2011 - 9:00am
November 18, 2011 - 9:00am
November 25, 2011 - 9:00am
December 2, 2011 - 9:00am
Location: 
Room 306

This seminar examines contemporary issues that are prevalent in the regulation of business organizations and activities. At the beginning of the semester, each student will select a research topic from a menu of choices provided by the course instructor. The students will then meet with the course instructor to discuss research plans and schedule the time for an in-class presentation of the topic. Each student is required to submit a presentation outline before his or her presentation, and a final paper on the chosen topic at the end of the semester.

Course Number: 
24 LITG 706 001
Call Number: 
000063
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
Meeting Time: 
August 23, 2011 - 1:30pm
August 25, 2011 - 1:30pm
August 30, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 1, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 6, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 8, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 13, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 15, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 20, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 22, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 27, 2011 - 1:30pm
September 29, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 4, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 6, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 11, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 13, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 18, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 20, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 25, 2011 - 1:30pm
October 27, 2011 - 1:30pm
Location: 
Room 104

This course focuses on the problem of choosing which jurisdiction's law should govern transactions, relationships, or events with contacts to more than one jurisdiction. The course also explores the law governing recognition of sister‐state and foreign judgments, and the jurisdictional and choice‐of‐law problems posed by cyberspace. The course will provide students with the opportunity both to become familiar with and to criticize the various approaches to these problems adopted by U.S. jurisdictions (especially Ohio).