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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).

Course Number: 
24PROP702
Call Number: 
000051
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
Meeting Time: 
August 22, 2011 - 4:40pm
August 29, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 5, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 12, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 19, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 26, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 3, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 10, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 17, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 24, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 31, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 7, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 14, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 21, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 28, 2011 - 4:40pm
Location: 
Room 302

This course will introduce students to Computer Crime Law. Areas of coverage include: computer misuse crimes, traditional crimes, sentencing issues, the Fourth Amendment, statutory privacy protections, jurisdiction, and national security. The course will also cover techniques used in computer crime investigations.

Course Number: 
24 LITG 705
Call Number: 
000101
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively 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 22, 2011 - 9:00am
August 29, 2011 - 9:00am
September 5, 2011 - 9:00am
September 12, 2011 - 9:00am
September 19, 2011 - 9:00am
September 26, 2011 - 9:00am
October 3, 2011 - 9:00am
October 10, 2011 - 9:00am
October 17, 2011 - 9:00am
October 24, 2011 - 9:00am
October 31, 2011 - 9:00am
November 7, 2011 - 9:00am
November 14, 2011 - 9:00am
November 21, 2011 - 9:00am
November 28, 2011 - 9:00am
Location: 
Room 306

Introduces students to the increasing trend toward complex litigation (cases with complex issues, multi‐party cases, and multi‐forum cases). Explores the use of procedural devices; the functioning of the judicial panel on multi‐district litigation; and case management by lawyers, judges, and special masters.    Particular emphasis on class actions, including the Class Action Fairness Act.

Course Number: 
24 IRTS 701
Call Number: 
000064
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively exam; Letter grade

Course Credit: 
3 Classroom
Additional Prerequisites: 
Constitutional Law
Enrollment: 
Open
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
0
Meets Writing Requirement: 
0
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 23, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 25, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 30, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 1, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 6, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 8, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 13, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 15, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 20, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 22, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 27, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 29, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 4, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 6, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 11, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 13, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 18, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 20, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 25, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 27, 2011 - 3:05pm
Location: 
Room 118

This course examines section 1983 of the U.S. Code, which allows private suits for deprivation of rights “secured by the Constitution and laws” of the United States.  Defenses and immunities are explored, as are available remedies.  Associated legislation dealing with housing, discrimination in contractual relations, employment discrimination, and voting rights is also examined.

Course Number: 
24 LITG 704
Call Number: 
000079
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Seminar Paper and project

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 25, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 1, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 8, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 15, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 22, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 29, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 6, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 13, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 20, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 27, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 3, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 10, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 17, 2011 - 3:05pm
November 24, 2011 - 3:05pm
December 1, 2011 - 3:05pm
Location: 
Room 208

This covers the role and function of appellate courts: preserving issues for appeal; appealability; appeal strategy; the record on appeal; briefs and oral argument; operating procedures of appellate courts; motion practice; extraordinary writs; and related matters. Each student prepares a critique of an actual case pending in an appellate court.

Special Notes: 

Limited Enrollment-15

Course Number: 
24 PROP 718
Call Number: 
000078
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Tentatively Short Paper and 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 - 3:05pm
August 25, 2011 - 3:05pm
August 30, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 1, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 6, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 8, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 13, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 15, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 20, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 22, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 27, 2011 - 3:05pm
September 29, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 4, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 6, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 11, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 13, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 18, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 20, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 25, 2011 - 3:05pm
October 27, 2011 - 3:05pm
Location: 
Room 104

This class explores copyright, trademark, right of publicity, and other intellectual property issues, as well as defamation and product disparagement issues surrounding the creative world of advertising. Topics will include logos; products and their packaging; the use of images in advertising; celebrity sponsorships; false advertising, comparative advertising; contests and lotteries; internet advertising; government regulation of "unfair" trade practices; children's advertising; and the relationship between First Amendment concerns and commercial speech.

Course Number: 
24 PRSP 901
Call Number: 
000107
Primary Basis for Grade: 

Seminar Paper; Letter Grade

Course Credit: 
2 Classroom
Prerequisites: 
Enrollment: 
Enrollment limited to 12 students
Meets Seminar Requirement: 
1
Meets Writing Requirement: 
1
Meets Client Counseling Requirement: 
0
Meeting Time: 
August 23, 2011 - 4:40pm
August 30, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 6, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 13, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 20, 2011 - 4:40pm
September 27, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 4, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 11, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 18, 2011 - 4:40pm
October 25, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 1, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 8, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 15, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 22, 2011 - 4:40pm
November 29, 2011 - 4:40pm
December 6, 2011 - 4:40pm
Location: 
Room 208

This seminar is offered to those who wish to explore ethical issues in a more in-depth fashion. Using real-life fact patterns, students will be examining ethical issues and developing action plans for addressing such issues. Each student will write an in-depth paper on a topic developed with the professor’s guidance.

Special Notes: 

The course will utilize Dzienkowski and Burton, Ethical Dilemmas in the Practice of Law, Case Studies and Problems as well as Dzienkowski, Professional Responsibility Standards, Rules & Statutes, 2010-2011 Abridged Edition.