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 advanced legal writing seminar is designed to bring writing and editing skills to the next level through a combination of intensive in-class focus on the skills of writing and editing, followed by individualized instruction.
The course addresses both the public policy issues related to creating affordable housing within vibrant communities and the legal tools and strategies in the private and public sectors to achieve this goal.
This course will examine the legal classification and laws protecting nonhuman animals, as well as a number of topics that fall within the general heading “animal law.”
This upper-level seminar class will introduce and familiarize students with the federal decennial census process and why it’s important to the nation and to New York in particular.
In this upper-level clinical course, students will work with the Center for Justice and Democracy to learn the critical role that litigation plays in protecting consumer and citizen health and safety, and to learn and apply the skills of public policy advocacy.
This Core Curriculum course introduces students to the rules governing the conduct of civil litigation in the United States.
In this year-long clinic, students will engage in impact litigation and other forms of legal and strategic policy advocacy to advance the cause of social justice.