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.
This practical course introduces students to tools and strategies required for planning and setting up the business structure for a closely held enterprise.
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.
In this clinical course, students work with The Nature Conservancy for hands-on experience with the laws, regulations, and underlying policy related to real estate and land conservation issues.
This seminar course explores the constitutional issues raised by elections and voting, covering several major topics, including the right to vote, voter identification requirements, and reapportionment.
This course focuses on developing corporate practice skills, including “traditional practice” skills such as writing, analysis, and time management, as well as “self-management” skills such as sound judgment, working with integrity, and finding a work-lifestyle balance.
The course covers basic commercial finance transactions and the negotiation and drafting of related documentation involving secured finance and credit arrangements.
This course teaches students the skills needed to draft contracts that effectuate clients’ needs and anticipate potential legal problems.