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.
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.
This course is intended for students who want to improve their ability to write sharp, clear prose, to edit their own and others’ writing, and to become more comfortable with the art of composing and organizing written material.
This course will focus on representing entrepreneurs and growing companies. Students will learn how to advise clients about business formation, hiring employees and retaining independent contractors, securing rights to intellectual property, and more.
This course will provide an overview of federal, constitutional, and statutory antidiscrimination law and explore questions about the development, direction, and efficacy of antidiscrimination law.
This course examines the legal, economic, and societal issues involved in monopolies and restraints of trade with a special emphasis on the federal antitrust laws.
A statutory course that deals with the laws, regulations and underlying policy related bankruptcy sought by individuals and business entities.
This simulation course is designed to introduce students to lawyering skills in the context of representing or serving children and their families.
This course provides students with a deep analysis of the statutes, case law, and policies related to civil rights in the United States by examining federal civil rights laws and the provision that creates a federal cause of action to remedy violations of rights.
The Clemency Clinic engages students in drafting, filing and prosecuting clemency petitions for presumptively qualified federal inmates under the Justice Department’s clemency initiative and state inmates sentenced to life without parole for non-violent felony offenses.