Course Assignments and Cancellations
|Administrative Law||Andreen||December 29, 2014|
Required Reading Materials:
Assignment for the First Class:
Wednesday, January 7, 2015
1-26 (Funk casebook); 5 U.S.C. § 551(1) (Appendix in casebook)
A. Administrative Agencies: Purpose, Function, and Structure
I will hand out your Syllabus at the first class, or you may pick one up outside my office.
|Adoption Law||Hobbs||January 5, 2015|
First day reading assignment:
|Antitrust||Dillbary||January 4, 2015|
No Case book Required: You do not need to purchase a case book for Professor Dillbary’s Antitrust class. Instead you will receive reading packets. A suggested but NOT required case book is R. Pitofsky, H. Goldschmid and D. Wood, Trade Regulation (6th ed. 2010) (available at the book store).
TWEN: In preparation for your first class please register for the course’s website on TWEN. The name of the course on TWEN is “Antitrust (Spr 2015)” and it is password protected. To obtain the password (or if you have any questions regarding TWEN) please consult with the library. You may also obtain the password from Ms. Graham.
Reading Assignment: Please make sure to pick up the syllabus and first reading packet from Ms. Wendy Graham, office number 343 (on the third floor) (will be available on Monday after 11am). The reading assignment for the first class (Tuesday, January 6) is now posted on TWEN. Please read the assigned materials and come prepared to discuss.
|Business Organizations||Rosen||December 29, 2014|
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays – 1:00-1:50 p.m.
The course introduces laws associated with various legal forms of business entities.
The required texts are Charles R.T. O’Kelley & Robert B. Thompson, Corporations and Other Business Associations, Cases and Materials (7th ed.); Charles R.T. O’Kelley & Robert B. Thompson, Corporations and Other Business Associations, and Selected Statutes, Rules and Forms 2014. For the first class, please read the introductory materials on pp. 1-19 of the case book. Please also read Jill Schachner Chanen, The Strategic Lawyer: Companies Are Placing Premiums on Advisers Who Understand Both Business and the Big Picture, ABA Journal, July 2005 which is available on LEXIS at the citation: 91 A.B.A.J. 42.
|Business Planning||Lee||December 30, 2014|
Welcome to Business Planning! I hope everyone had a restful break and is looking forward to the new semester. Please note that I have cancelled class on Tuesday, January 6. As a result, our first class will be on Thursday, January 8. For this course, we will be using the text Business Planning: Closely Held Enterprises, by Dwight Drake (4th ed.) For our first class, please read Chapter 1 and Parts C, D & E of Chapter 2. Please let me know if you have any questions; otherwise, I look forward to seeing you all in January!
|Business Planning||Grace Lee||January 9, 2015|
I apologize for cancelling class this week and appreciate your patience. In addition to the initial readings that were assigned for Tuesday's class, please read Chapter 3 in your text for Thursday's class. I have posted the syllabus for this course on Lexis Blackboard under the name "Business Planning." Please let me know if you have any questions; otherwise, I look forward to seeing you all on Tuesday!
|Childrens Rights||Hobbs||January 5, 2015|
First Day reading Assignment:
Rights of Children
|Christian Legal Thought Seminar||Brewbaker||December 31, 2014|
Christian Legal Thought - Brewbaker
Please sign up for the course website on TWEN. The assignment for the first meeting of the seminar appears on the home page of the website. When you sign up, please be sure that you enter your email address carefully and that you use an address that you regularly check. I will use the TWEN email list to communicate with the class over the course of the semester. If you have questions or problems accessing the site, feel free to email me at email@example.com
|Civil Rights Legislation||Render||January 6, 2015|
Welcome to Civil Rights Legislation. Our text for the class is Jeffries, et. al, CIVIL RIGHTS ACTIONS (3rd. ed.). There will be no class this Wednesday, January 7. Our first class meeting will be on Wednesday, January 14. In advance of our first class session, please read and be prepared to discuss pp. 1-31.
|Complex Litigation||Steinman||December 30, 2014|
(1) Register for the TWEN website for this course.
(2) Read the first installment of the syllabus, which is posted on TWEN and is available on the law school website.
(3) Read the material in Part I of the syllabus (Introduction), pp.1-23.
|Consitutional Law (Attachment 1 )||Krotoszynski||January 3, 2015|
|Constitutional Law||Fair||January 5, 2015|
Assignment for the first two days of Professor Fair's Con Law class:
Readings: Heller, McDonald, pp. 1729-1777
|Contracts II||Lee||December 30, 2014|
Welcome back to Contracts! I hope everyone had a restful break and is ready to dive into Contracts II. I have cancelled class on Tuesday, January 6. As a result, our first class will be on Thursday, January 8. For this first class, please read pp. 405-417 in Ayres & Klass. We will be using the same casebook as in Contracts I, so there is no new material for you to purchase. Please let me know if you have any questions; otherwise, I look forward to seeing you all in January!
|Contracts II||Henning||January 2, 2015|
Casebook: I. Ayres and G. Klass, Studies in Contract Law (8th ed.)
Syllabus and Handouts: Available on TWEN
Chapter 3. Agreement
Section 1: The Agreement Process
pp. 187-191 (Raffles)
Section 2: Special Problems in the Agreement Process
(C) Indefinite Agreements and Gaps
pp. 348-352 (Varney)
|Contracts II UPDATED||Lee||January 9, 2015|
I apologize for cancelling class this week and appreciate your patience. In addition to the initial readings that were assigned for Monday's class, please read pp. 439-52 for Tuesday's class and pp. 179-86 for Thursday's class. I have posted a new assignment sheet for this semester as well as a new syllabus on Lexis Blackboard under the course "Contracts II." Please let me know if you have any questions; otherwise, I look forward to seeing you all on Monday!
|Criminal Procedure (Trial) (Attachment 1 )||Colquitt||January 5, 2015|
Please see attachment for assignments 1 and 2.
|Criminal Procedure Pre-Trial||Pierson||December 3, 2014|
Tuesday, January 6
Overview of Course
Thursday, January 8
Chapter 3: Arrest, Search & Seizure
|Criminal Procedure PreTrial||Pierson||January 27, 2015|
Classes for Tuesday, January 27, and Thursday, January 29, have been cancelled.
|Evidence||Pardo||January 2, 2015|
Class on Tuesday, January 6, is canceled. For class on Friday, January 9, read pages 79-90, 1-39 in the casebook (Allen et al., Evidence: Texts, Problems, and Cases (5th Edition)).
|Evidence||Carodine||January 2, 2015|
Welcome back, and welcome to Evidence! Our textbook is George Fisher's Evidence (Third Edition). We will also use George Fisher's statutory supplement (2014-2015). For our first class, please read pp. 1-19. I will distribute the course syllabus on the first day. See you soon. -- Prof. Carodine
|Evidence Seminar||Pardo||January 2, 2015|
SPECIAL PROBLEMS IN EVIDENCE SEMINAR:
Class on Tuesday, January 6, is canceled. Our first class will be Tuesday, January 13. There is no reading assignment.
|Family Law I (Attachment 1 )||Davis||January 6, 2015|
See attached for first assignment.
|Family Law II||McGuire||January 27, 2015|
Family Law II is cancelled for Wednesday, January 28th
|First Amendment (Attachment 1 )||Krotoszynski||January 3, 2015|
|Health Care Liability (Attachment 1 )||Horton||January 4, 2015|
See attachment for assignment
|Intellectual Property Transactions (Attachment 1 )||Daniels||January 12, 2015|
IP Syllabus 2015 & Introduction Reading Assignment are attached for the Intellectual Property Transactions, Spring 2015 . **Please note: The reading assignment “does not” have to be completed by the 1st class, but needs to be completed by the 2nd class.
|International Arbitration||Young||January 9, 2015|
Class 1 - January 12, 2015 Introductions. Assignment: Text pages 1 – 81
Begin: Chapter I, I.1. Approaches to dispute resolution
Through: Sources I.3.b.i. Party Stipulation Versus Institutional Rules.
|Legal Profession||Elliott||December 30, 2014|
Reading assignment: For first class, read pp. 1-45 in Schrag-Lerman casebook.
|Legal Profession||Elliott||January 5, 2015|
Reading Assignment for Thursday, January 8th:
Legal Profession students should read pp 45-78 for Thursday
|Mental Health Law Seminar||Vars||December 30, 2014|
You should have received an email outlining the first day reading assignment. If you did not, please email me at firstname.lastname@example.org
|Oil and Gas Law||Pearson||January 2, 2015|
OIL AND GAS LAW
Martin & Kramer, Oil and Gas Cases and Materials - 9th Edition 2011 ("Martin")
Class "Assignments and Outline" together with "Handout Materials" will be
provided in class.
A. Characteristics of Oil and Gas:
Read generally pp. 1-16 in Martin.
B. The Rule of Capture and Correlative Rights:
Read Ellif v. Texon Drilling Co. pp. 16-23 and Notes 1, 4, 8, 11 and
12 that follow in Martin and commentary on State Regulation and
Modification of the Rule of Capture pp. 28-30 in Martin.
C. Subsurface Storage of Gas:
Read Northern Natural Gas Co. v. L.D. Drilling, Inc. pp. 30-37 in Martin.
|Organized Crime Seminar||Pierson||December 3, 2014|
Wednesday, January 7
Wednesday, January 14
I. Organized Crime: La Cosa Nostra
B. The “Valachi” Hearings: Organized Crime and Illicit Traffic in Narcotics: Hearings Before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations, 88th Cong., 1st Sess. (1963).
|Organized Crime Seminar||Pierson||January 27, 2015|
Class for Wednesday, January 28, has been cancelled.
|Personal Income Tax (Attachment 1 | 2 )||Eyal-Cohen||January 5, 2015|
Please see attachments
|Property||Vars||December 30, 2014|
Please read for the first day pages 1-23 in the casebook, Merrill & Smith, Property (2d ed. 2012).
|Property||Brewbaker||December 31, 2014|
Property - Brewbaker
Please sign up for the course website on TWEN. The assignment for the first day of class appears on the home page of the website. When you sign up, please be sure that you enter your email address carefully and that you use an address that you regularly check. I will use the TWEN email list to communicate with the class over the course of the semester. If you have questions or problems accessing the site, feel free to email me at email@example.com
|Property||Render||January 6, 2015|
Welcome to Property. Our text for this class is Dukeminier, Krier, Alexander, Schill, PROPERTY (8th ed.). There will be no class on Wednesday, January 7 or Thursday, January 8. Our first meeting will be on Monday, January 12. In advance of our first class session, please read and be prepared to discuss pp. 1-30.
|Real Estate Development (Attachment 1 )||Brown||January 5, 2015|
Please see attachment for assignment.
|Secured Transactions||Henning||January 2, 2015|
Assignments for First Week
Text: W. Lawrence, W. Henning, and R. Freyermuth, Understanding Secured Transactions, 5th edition (LexisNexis 2012).
Statutory Supplement: West’s Selected Commercial Statutes (2014) or West’s Selected Commercial Statutes for Secured Transactions Courses (2014). Statutory compilations from any publisher are acceptable if they contain the 2010 amendments to Uniform Commercial Code Article 9 and excerpts from the Bankruptcy Code.
Syllabus and Handouts: The course syllabus and the handouts are available on TWEN.
Assignments: Please note that the assignments are based on subject matter and not on a day-by-day basis.
Text: Synopsis for Part I (pp. 2-6)
§§ 1.01, 1.02 (pp. 8-11)
Handout 1: Contrasting Secured and Unsecured Creditors
Handout 2: The Law of Personal Property
|Securities Regulation||Rosen||December 29, 2014|
Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays – 9:45 – 10:35 a.m.
The course examines the laws governing the offering, purchase, and sale of securities.
The required texts are J. Cox, R. Hillman & D. Langevoort, Securities Regulation – Cases and Materials (7th ed.) and 2014 Securities Regulation – Selected Statutes, Rules, and Forms. For the first class, please read the introductory materials on pp. 1-21; 91-105 of the case book.
|Sentencing Seminar (Attachment 1 )||Colquitt||January 6, 2015|
Please see attached for first assignment.
|Sports Law (Attachment 1 )||Gene Marsh||January 2, 2015|
January 2015 Casebook Supplement
|Sports Law||G Marsh||January 5, 2015|
Sports Law - First class Assignment
Read Pages 1-22 in the casebook.
|Trial Ad I (Attachment 1 )||Spruell||January 12, 2015|
See Attached Assignment for next week
|Trial Ad II Criminal||Turner||January 27, 2015|
Class for Tuesday, January 27, has been cancelled.
|Workplace Law||Leonard||January 5, 2015|
Reading Assignment for First Class (Wednesday, January 7)
Please read pp. 1-53 in the casebook and pp 1-7 in the supplement.