In this co-curricular course, NYLS students are responsible for editing and source-checking each article that is selected for publication in The Family Law Quarterly (FLQ).
Accounting, Data Analysis and Financial Reporting for Lawyers
The course covers fundamental accounting techniques in the contexts in which a lawyer is likely to confront accounting issues.
The complexity of modern government means that much governing is done by administrative agencies with quasi-legislative and quasi-judicial, as well as executive, functions. This course explores those administrative processes and procedures.
Advanced Appellate Advocacy
This course will cover the basic procedural and substantive issues involved in the filing, preparation, and arguing of an appeal, including the requirement of preservation and the applicable standard of review.
Advanced Corporate Tax
This course examines the tax consequences of various forms of taxable as well as nontaxable mergers and acquisitions.
Advanced Legal Methods
As part of the NYLS Core Curriculum, this course consolidates the predictive analysis and professional writing skills that first-year students have been developing.
Advanced Real Estate Transactions
This upper-level course examines legal issues related to the initial development of real estate from the ground up and complex issues related to the financing, ownership, and operation of commercial properties.
Advanced Sports Law
This course shall take an advanced approach and dig deeper into the topics raised in sports law. More importantly, this class will explore how agents, arbitrators, and attorneys interface with one another and shall include, among other things, the review actual complaints, contracts, and motions filed in relevant sports law cases.
Advanced Wealth Transfer Planning
This course focuses on current issues in wealth transfer taxation, including valuation, asset protection, and strategies for dealing with the scheduled repeal of the estate and generation-skipping transfer taxes.
Advocacy of Criminal Cases
This course introduces students to the law and skills involved in criminal practice, including a semester-long case simulation to help students hone the skills they learn.