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.
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.
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.
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.
This is a substantive course essential for any student interested in constitutional law or civil liberties. The course explores First Amendment protections for freedom of speech and freedom of religion, the Fifth Amendment Takings Clause, and more.
This course covers the immigration consequences of federal and state criminal convictions, federal crimes relating to immigration, criminal procedural rights in immigration proceedings, and immigration relief for victims of crime.
This course covers the substantive and procedural laws surrounding the criminal adjudication process, including the right to counsel, preliminary appearance and hearings, pre-conviction release, and more.