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LAW 2650

This course explores how cognitive, social & clinical psychology are used in law. Law makes many assumptions about human psychology, and lawyers and judges regularly rely on psychological research ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: HD 2650PSYCH 2650

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17249LAW 2650  LEC 001

LAW 3281

This course investigates the United States Supreme Court and its role in politics and government. It traces the development of constitutional doctrine, the growth of the Court's institutional power, and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3281GOVT 3281

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17252LAW 3281  LEC 001

LAW 4021

This course will examine issues that arise when a country attempts to implement and maintain a "competition policy" as a way of promoting economic growth and efficiency. The basic reading material will ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ECON 3805

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17255LAW 4021  LEC 001

LAW 5001

An introduction to civil litigation, from commencement of an action through disposition on appeal, studied in the context of the federal procedural system. Also, a detailed consideration of federalism ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17870LAW 5001  LEC 001

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17871LAW 5001  LEC 002

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17872LAW 5001  LEC 003

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17873LAW 5001  LEC 004

LAW 5021

A study of basic American constitutional law, including structural aspects of the Constitution and certain of its rights provisions. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17874LAW 5021  LEC 001

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17875LAW 5021  LEC 002

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17876LAW 5021  LEC 003

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17877LAW 5021  LEC 004

LAW 5041

An introduction to the nature, functions, and processes of exchange, contract, and contract law. The course focuses on the predominant rules and principles governing contract and related obligation, including ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17878LAW 5041  LEC 001

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17879LAW 5041  LEC 002

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17880LAW 5041  LEC 003

LAW 5061

An introductory study of the criminal law, including theories of punishment, analysis of the elements of criminal liability and available defenses, and consideration of specific crimes as defined by statute ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17881LAW 5061  LEC 001

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17882LAW 5061  LEC 002

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17883LAW 5061  LEC 003

LAW 5081

Lawyering is a full-year course designed to introduce first-year students to lawyering skills, with primary emphasis on legal writing, analysis, research, and oral presentations. Assignments are usually ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17884LAW 5081  LEC 001

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17885LAW 5081  LEC 002

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17886LAW 5081  LEC 003

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17887LAW 5081  LEC 004

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17888LAW 5081  LEC 005

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17889LAW 5081  LEC 006

LAW 5090

This course builds on the material of NBA 5060 and focuses on more advanced financial statement topics and specialized industries.  We cover investment research, accounting analysis, credit analysis, banking, ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: NBA 5090

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15703LAW 5090  LEC 001

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: NBA 5090

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15704LAW 5090  LEC 002

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - Second.  Combined with: NBA 5090

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15705LAW 5090  LEC 003

LAW 5121

This is a course in basic property law. It covers acquisitions of rights in property, estates in land, concurrent ownership, landlord/tenant relations, and regulation of land use. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17890LAW 5121  LEC 001

LAW 6000

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  • 12 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17898LAW 6000  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Staff

LAW 6005

This 1-credit course is designed to prepare students who have no business background for (1) legal practice in areas involving business transactions, business regulation, and/or business litigation, and ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 17802LAW 6005  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Aug 22 - Sep 12, 2017
    • Magalhaes, D

  • This course is offered through eCornell.

LAW 6007

An introduction to the nature, functions, and processes of exchange, contract, and contract law. The course focuses on the predominant rules and principles governing contract and related obligation, including ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17899LAW 6007  LEC 001

LAW 6011

An introduction to the constitutional and other legal issues posed by the modern administrative state. Topics include: procedural due process, separation of powers, procedural modes of administrative ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17891LAW 6011  LEC 001

LAW 6012

This course will focus on practical aspects of administrative law, learning to maneuver through the federal rulemaking process and locating agency adjudications. Students will participate in electronic ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 17905LAW 6012  DIS 201

LAW 6024

Deals with managing and resolving workplace conflicts and examines dispute resolution and conflict management in both union and nonunion settings. The course covers two related topics: (1) third-party ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 16355LAW 6024  LEC 001

LAW 6027

This course is offered to students interested in acquiring the knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to mediate interpersonal disputes. In the first segment of the course, students will be introduced ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRLR 4027ILRLR 6027

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16361LAW 6027  LEC 001

  • This course is offered to students interested in acquiring the knowledge, skills and techniques necessary to mediate interpersonal disputes. In the first segment of the course, students will be introduced to the guiding principles of interpersonal mediation. A review of the theories of conflict, its roots and its resolution, set the stage for the role mediation can effectively play in resolving conflict. Students are introduced to the models of mediation and the benefits and challenges of each, including a comparative analysis of evaluative, facilitative and transformative styles of mediation. In the second segment, students will be assigned to mediate cases referred to the Scheinman Institute from the Office of the Judicial Administrator. The role of gender, race, culture, ethics and impasse in mediation will all be examined and incorporated into workshops and case studies. Students will have several opportunities to apply their knowledge of mediation and acquire the skills necessary to become effective mediators. Following each case assignment, students will be required to write a paper analyzing the nature of the complaint, the approach and techniques employed during the case and the student’s evaluation of what worked and did not work in their attempt to resolve the conflict. Oversight will be provided by the course instructors.

LAW 6051

Business issues, particularly those relating to corporations, are a given in most areas of practice. This course will introduce students to online resources providing company information and will enable ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 17906LAW 6051  LEC 001

LAW 6060

The purpose of this course is to give students a broad understanding of financial statement analysis and valuation issues. The emphasis is on helping students understand the basic equity research process ... view course details

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: NBA 5060

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15564LAW 6060  LEC 001

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: NBA 5060

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15565LAW 6060  LEC 002

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Syllabi: 1 available
  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: NBA 5060

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15566LAW 6060  LEC 003

LAW 6080

This course is offered to students interested in acquiring thorough knowledge of the theory and practice of mediation as well as the techniques employed by effective mediators. In the first segment of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRLR 6023

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16379LAW 6080  SEM 101

LAW 6085

This course introduces and investigates the use of current technologies in law firm practice. view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17926LAW 6085  LEC 001

LAW 6101

The antitrust laws of the U.S. protect competitive markets and limit the exercise of monopoly power. Topics include: price fixing, boycotts, and market allocation agreements among competitors; agreements ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17928LAW 6101  LEC 001

LAW 6111

The field of alternative dispute resolution has virtually transformed the practice of law. Today, every lawyer has a professional responsibility to his or her clients to consider the most appropriate process ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17929LAW 6111  LEC 001

LAW 6121

Selected topics in the law of bankruptcy, including consumer and business bankruptcy. The course will cover bankruptcy liquidation, the 'fresh start' in consumer bankruptcy, rehabilitation provisions, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: NBA 6121

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17930LAW 6121  LEC 001

LAW 6131

An introduction to the legal rules and principles, as well as some of the economic factors, that underlay the conduct of business enterprise in the United States. A principal focus will be upon the large, ... view course details

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  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17893LAW 6131  LEC 001

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  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17894LAW 6131  LEC 002

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  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17895LAW 6131  LEC 003

LAW 6154

This course has two related goals.  First, we will consider some elements and motifs of legal systems of the Asia Pacific region.  Second, we will consider some elements and motifs of the discipline of ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17931LAW 6154  LEC 001

LAW 6161

This course introduces students to the institutional and conceptual organization of "civil law" legal systems (which govern almost all of Western and Eastern Europe and Latin America, as well as significant ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17939LAW 6161  LEC 001

LAW 6191

This course will address the subject of conflict of laws in its theoretical and historical context, and will place a special emphasis on the international elements of conflict of laws. There will be a ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17940LAW 6191  LEC 001

LAW 6201

This course will survey interpretations of the First Amendment, including both court doctrines and theoretical understandings. Treatment of the Speech Clause, the Free Exercise Clause, and the Establishment ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17941LAW 6201  LEC 001

LAW 6204

Students in the Practicum will co-teach a law-related course at either Auburn or Cayuga correctional facilities, as part of the Cornell Prison Education Program (CPEP), which offers college courses to ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17976LAW 6204  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Staff

LAW 6242

Any practice of business law requires a knowledge of accounting and corporate finance to be able to properly advise one's clients. This course will cover basic corporate finance concepts to enable an attorney ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17942LAW 6242  LEC 001

LAW 6263

This course will primarily focus on the adjudication phase of the criminal process including: (1) the right to counsel, including the right to the effective assistance of counsel and conflict-free counsel; ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17944LAW 6263  LEC 001

LAW 6301

An examination of a topic through readings selected by arrangement between the instructor and an individual student or group of students (not exceeding eight). view course details

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  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17945LAW 6301  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17946LAW 6301  DIS 202

    • TBA
    • Staff

LAW 6331

Survey of major statutory schemes, constitutional principles, and common law doctrines that affect the employer-employee relationship in the public and private sectors, other than laws regulating union ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17947LAW 6331  LEC 001

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  • 1-3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18304LAW 6331  LEC 002

  • Taught in NYC. Enrollment limited to: LLM Tech students only.

LAW 6335

The start-up high technology enterprise, privately financed largely with funds provided by angel investors and venture capital firms, is a successful source of important new and technologically innovative ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: NBA 6960

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17951LAW 6335  LEC 001

LAW 6345

We will use real world and hypothetical situations, together with over thirty years of war stories, to examine not only how entertainment law is practiced, but what entertainment law clients expect of ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17954LAW 6345  LEC 001

LAW 6401

The rules of evidence in civil and criminal cases with emphasis on relevance, hearsay, authentication, witnesses, experts, and confrontation. The course focuses on the Federal Rules of Evidence, with some ... view course details

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  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17896LAW 6401  LEC 001

LAW 6421

Broadly understood, family law is the study of state-imposed rules regulating intimacy and intimate relationships in society. In this course we evaluate our assumptions and beliefs about the appropriateness ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17955LAW 6421  LEC 001

LAW 6430

This course presents an overview of the structure and function of the financial markets. The course attempts to provide a general working knowledge of the financial system by examining not only how various ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: NBA 5430

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18298LAW 6430  LEC 001

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  •   Combined with: NBA 5430

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18299LAW 6430  LEC 002

LAW 6432

The course will focus on federal criminal proceedings from a practice based perspective and will introduce students to the different stages of a federal criminal prosecution. Topics covered will include ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17956LAW 6432  LEC 001

LAW 6441

A basic course designed to develop understanding of tax concepts and ability to work effectively with the Internal Revenue Code, regulations, cases, and other tax materials. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17897LAW 6441  LEC 001

LAW 6451

The course will focus on the basics of Federal Indian Law, the ever-changing body of case and statutory law and treaties that define the limits and extent of Indian tribal sovereignty in the United States ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17957LAW 6451  LEC 001

LAW 6470

This course is designed to familiarize students with common issues that arise in, and how they are addressed by attorneys who structure, high-growth (principally start-up) corporate transactions. It will ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 18300LAW 6470  LEC 001

    • MTCornell Tech
    • D'Amore, M

      Whitehead, C

  • Offered in New York City. Enrollment limited to: LLM Tech students only.

LAW 6471

This course will consider legal aspects of the organization, financing, and distribution of health care in the United States. It will emphasize issues of access, costs, and quality, and address the use ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17958LAW 6471  LEC 001

LAW 6485

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17959LAW 6485  LEC 001

LAW 6501

Insurance is an increasingly important tool for the management of risk by both private and public enterprises. This course provides a working knowledge of basic insurance law governing insurance contract ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17960LAW 6501  LEC 001

LAW 6511

A survey of legal mechanisms for protecting intellectual property including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret and related state law doctrines. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17961LAW 6511  LEC 001

LAW 6512

This is a survey course in intellectual property (IP) law. It covers the what, when, who, how, and why of IP: what kinds of information can be protected, when these rights arise, who owns them, how they ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18301LAW 6512  LEC 001

  • Offered in New York City. Enrollment limited to: LLM Tech students only.

LAW 6531

A study of arbitration as increasingly the dispute resolution method of choice for international trade and transactional disputes (where the parties are from different countries). The course introduces ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17962LAW 6531  LEC 001

LAW 6561

The course is comprised of two segments: (a) international organizations and (b) International Human Rights. In the international organization segment, the course aims at providing a comprehensive legal ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17963LAW 6561  LEC 001

LAW 6564

This course examines the principles underlying the U.S. taxation of U.S. persons who earn income abroad and the U.S. taxation of foreign persons who earn income in the United States. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17964LAW 6564  LEC 001

LAW 6569

Depositions are a critical component of pretrial discovery. Indeed, many cases are lost, won, or settled because of information gleaned at a deposition. Attorneys also often modify trial strategies because ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17965LAW 6569  LEC 001

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17966LAW 6569  LEC 002

LAW 6572

The conventional law school curriculum implicitly emphasizes appellate litigation, teaching students to read, argue and distinguish cases, and to predict what a judge will do. A transactional practice ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17967LAW 6572  LEC 001

LAW 6641

This course is intended to provide a comprehensive overview of the law governing lawyers in a variety of practice settings, including transactional, counseling, and civil and criminal litigation. The course ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17968LAW 6641  LEC 001

LAW 6730

The goal of this course is to promote an understanding of the challenges encountered in the work environment as a result of cultural differences. Students are required to complete a ten-page paper by September ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 17977LAW 6730  FLD 801

    • TBA
    • DeRosa, J

LAW 6735

This is a survey course of the law governing tax-exempt organizations in the U.S. It primarily focuses on federal tax law and on Section 501(c)(3) organizations, but related concepts and New York law will ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17970LAW 6735  LEC 001

LAW 6752

This course examines effective ways to organize, summarize, and present information orally. With particular attention to the concepts of clarity, brevity, and audience, students will make - and critique ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 17971LAW 6752  LEC 001

LAW 6761

This course provides foreign-trained lawyers with an introduction to the American legal system and essential principles of legal writing, analysis and legal research skills in the United States. Students ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17972LAW 6761  LEC 001

LAW 6801

This course examines the remedial consequences of lawsuits and the remedial choices open to litigants: essential strategic information for students considering a litigation-oriented practice. It covers ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 17973LAW 6801  LEC 001

LAW 6871

No description available. view course details

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17978LAW 6871  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17979LAW 6871  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Staff

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17980LAW 6871  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Staff

LAW 6881

Lawyering Program Honors Fellows serve for the full academic year as teaching assistants in the Lawyering course. With training and guidance from the Lawyering faculty, Honors Fellows work on ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 17969LAW 6881  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Staff

LAW 6891

This course examines the federal income taxation of corporate transactions, including incorporations, dividends, redemptions, liquidations, and reorganizations. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17995LAW 6891  LEC 001

LAW 6893

This course is designed to familiarize students with common issues that arise in, and how they are addressed by attorneys who structure, technology transactions. view course details

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 18302LAW 6893  LEC 001

  • Offered in New York City. Enrollment limited to: LLM Tech students only.

LAW 6921

The course is devoted to the study and weekly performance of the full range of trial techniques. Fundamental skills are taught in the context of challenging procedural and substantive law problems. Each ... view course details

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  • 5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18278LAW 6921  LEC 001

LAW 6941

The course surveys the law of succession to property, including wills and intestate succession, as well as the law of trusts. The course covers the basic aspects of the federal gift and estate taxes, but ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18007LAW 6941  LEC 001

LAW 6956

The course may include lectures by Professor Roberts on the following topics: habeas corpus, oral argument, statutory interpretation, prosecutions under the Violence Against Women Act, federal civil rights ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18008LAW 6956  LEC 001

LAW 7022

This seminar will explore what the idea of property means, and its usefulness in resolving issues of intense social conflict.  Seminar sessions will encourage student participation, with the instructor ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18014LAW 7022  SEM 101

LAW 7052

Students will master the art of persuasive writing and oral advocacy. Lecture topics include: knowing your audience; writing a Statement of Facts that appears objective but subjectively persuades; what ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18015LAW 7052  SEM 101

LAW 7113

This course explores new developments at the intersection of law and information technology. The class is structured as a series of dialogues with a diverse group of scholars – professors, practitioners, ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: INFO 6113

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

LAW 7126

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18017LAW 7126  SEM 101

LAW 7148

Limited enrollment.  This course will focus on corporate governance in a variety of contemporary contexts. After an introduction to the way  U.S. -based public  corporations are governed, the course will ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18019LAW 7148  SEM 101

LAW 7156

This seminar is designed to equip students with the knowledge and expertise to successfully resolve copyright disputes. Seminar content will include case/client selection and evaluation; the elements of ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18020LAW 7156  SEM 101

LAW 7162

This course evaluates claims about the benefits and drawbacks of the contemporary American jury. Drawing on the work of legal scholars and social scientists, we will explore a range of topics relating ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18021LAW 7162  SEM 101

LAW 7164

Business and nonprofit corporations are well-recognized to be "legal persons" that can hold and exercise rights in their own names and, in some cases, operate in perpetuity.  However, trusts, foundations, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18022LAW 7164  SEM 101

LAW 7166

This seminar examines selected legal issues and documents in connection with capital raising transactions by companies and investment banks in the United States securities markets. Initial public offerings ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18023LAW 7166  SEM 101

LAW 7169

Students will learn to prepare customary commercial real estate transactional agreements, such as purchase and sale contracts, management, development and joint venture agreements, space and ground leases, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18024LAW 7169  SEM 101

LAW 7178

In this seminar we will study a range of theoretical puzzles about the law regulating discrimination. We will use examples from discrimination in contexts of employment, service-provision, education, and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18025LAW 7178  SEM 101

LAW 7232

This seminar explores the role of government lawyers and defense counsel in complex investigations and prosecutions, including white collar criminal cases and matters involving terrorism. We will examine ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18027LAW 7232  SEM 101

LAW 7240

This in-home seminar will examine how capital punishment is depicted in popular culture, including in novels, magazine articles, movies, television programs, and songs.  view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18028LAW 7240  SEM 101

    • M
    • Blume, J

LAW 7246

This in-home seminar will consider dramatic works that shed light on big questions central to the law.  Works considered will include Aeschylus's Oresteia, leading into a discussion on the origin and nature ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 18029LAW 7246  SEM 101

    • T
    • Chafetz, J

LAW 7250

This informal, in-home seminar considers issues relating to women in the modern practice of law, including such topics as work-life balance; happiness and mental health in practice; families and children, ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit S/U NoAud

  • 18030LAW 7250  SEM 101

    • T
    • Peck, E

      Wendel, B

LAW 7255

Feeding the Human Animal: Visions of Thriving and Surviving Abstract: More people than ever are curious about the interconnectedness of our lives, as it becomes clear that our health and happiness depend ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18031LAW 7255  SEM 101

    • R
    • Torres, G

LAW 7257

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18032LAW 7257  SEM 101

    • W
    • Hockett, R

      McCulley, P

LAW 7260

This seminar will explore federal appellate practice in the Supreme Court of the United States and the federal courts of appeal from the perspective of a litigator with insights from the bench. The focus ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18053LAW 7260  SEM 101

LAW 7270

The Constitution grants considerable responsibility over foreign affairs to the legislative branch, including the power of the purse and the power to authorize war. Yet critics suggest that in practice, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18052LAW 7270  SEM 101

LAW 7360

This is a unique seminar, offered by the former deputy CEO, General Counsel and member of the Executive Board of the Swiss financial markets regulator, FINMA. It provides an introduction to the international ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18054LAW 7360  SEM 101

LAW 7403

Law constitutes money and finance, while money and finance drive the macroeconomic dynamics that bring us growth, employment, and long term wealth accumulation. Opinions have long varied, however, over ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18055LAW 7403  SEM 101

LAW 7411

Higher education is a complex, idiosyncratic institution. Universities and colleges have a unique mission -- teaching, research, and public service -- and a uniquely challenging task of accommodating the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18056LAW 7411  SEM 101

LAW 7440

This seminar is designed for students interested in a comparative study of law in Africa. The seminar will include an introduction to multiple African legal systems, as well as African customary ... view course details

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  • 3-4 Credits Graded

  • 18057LAW 7440  SEM 101

LAW 7442

By most measures, Americans trust each other and the government far less today than they have in the past. This seminar examines the causes of declining interpersonal and public sector trust, as well as ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18058LAW 7442  SEM 101

LAW 7572

This course focuses on drafting documents typically encountered during the pretrial phase of civil litigation. As drafters, lawyers must think strategically about, and understand the conventions unique ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18059LAW 7572  SEM 101

LAW 7584

Third party professionals adopt many different approaches when they intervene in conflict. Mediation is one well-known approach to conflict intervention and can be conducted very differently, depending ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18060LAW 7584  SEM 101

LAW 7598

Introduces students to the theory and practice of Negotiation and Facilitation in both legal and non-legal contexts. Theories of negotiation, conflict style, adversarial negotiation, and problem-solving ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18061LAW 7598  SEM 101

LAW 7599

No description available. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18062LAW 7599  SEM 101

LAW 7621

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18063LAW 7621  SEM 101

LAW 7631

This seminar studies the strategies of complex commercial litigation, focusing on case development in the pretrial period. It will address strategies and approaches to pleadings, jurisdiction, motions, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18064LAW 7631  SEM 101

LAW 7768

This course examines the impact of emerging technologies in the workplace and their influence on organizational behavior and management strategies. The course will have a particular focus on algorithms ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILROB 5230

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18594LAW 7768  LEC 001

LAW 7781

This seminar will provide an introduction to the most influential contemporary theories of property, as well as an opportunity to discuss how those theories might approach several important questions within ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18065LAW 7781  SEM 101

LAW 7785

Beginning in November 1945, in an unprecedented attempt to bring war criminals to justice, more than 20 senior government officials and military leaders of Hitlerʼs Third Reich were indicted and tried, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18066LAW 7785  SEM 101

LAW 7805

The Advanced Labor Law Clinic provides students another opportunity to deepen their understanding of traditional labor and employment law by representing the interests of workers with typical workplace ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18067LAW 7805  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Cornell, A

LAW 7815

Death penalty litigation: investigation and the preparation of petitions, memoranda, and briefs. This course is taught as a clinic. Two or possibly three capital cases are worked on by students. Case selection ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18068LAW 7815  CLN 301

LAW 7832

The Externship - Full Time course allows students (24 in fall, 16 in spring) to earn 12 credit hours as externs working full time at approved placement sites at virtually any location (most sites are non-profit ... view course details

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  • 12 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18069LAW 7832  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Mooney, A

LAW 7833

Students represent defendants in non-felony, non-jury criminal cases. The course has both a classroom and courtroom component. The classroom component focuses on all aspects of the handling of a criminal ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18070LAW 7833  CLN 301

LAW 7834

The Externship - Part Time, Other Local course allows students to earn 4 or more credit hours as externs working at least 8 hours per week at approved placement sites in the Ithaca area while continuing ... view course details

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  • 1-10 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18259LAW 7834  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Mooney, A

LAW 7848

In this clinical course, students will work on projects that will expose them to diverse forms of human rights advocacy before domestic courts, international tribunals, foreign courts, and the United Nations.  ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18260LAW 7848  CLN 301

LAW 7849

In this clinical course, students will work on projects that will expose them to diverse forms of human rights advocacy before domestic courts, international tribunals, foreign courts, and the United Nations.  ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18265LAW 7849  CLN 301

LAW 7857

Permission of instructor required. Students who wish to apply to the clinic should submit a resume, transcript, and short statement of interest (no more than two pages) to Prof. Lyon. For more information ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18261LAW 7857  CLN 301

LAW 7858

Students collaborate with farmworkers, farmworker families, and partner organizations to use the law in service of their clients' goals. Students who have completed the first semester of any clinical course ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18262LAW 7858  CLN 301

LAW 7859

Students collaborate with farmworkers, farmworker families, and partner organizations to use the law in service of their clients' goals. Students who have completed the first semester of any clinical course ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18263LAW 7859  CLN 301

LAW 7864

Students collaborate with farmworkers, farmworker families, and partner organizations to use the law in service of their clients' goals. Students who have completed the first semester of any clinical course ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18264LAW 7864  CLN 301

LAW 7865

Students will learn the law of divorce, spousal maintenance, child custody and support in New York State, as well as about the courts that handle these issues and their procedures. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18272LAW 7865  CLN 301

LAW 7871

The Labor Law Clinic will provide students a practical opportunity to learn labor law, while making meaningful contributions to the labor movement and working people. This clinic will combine a substantive ... view course details

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  • 4-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18273LAW 7871  CLN 301

LAW 7885

Approximately 15 hours of work per week. Selection of students for enrollment into the clinic is at the instructor's discretion.   The Legal Research Clinic provides students with the opportunity to hone ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18274LAW 7885  CLN 301

LAW 7886

The Legal Research Clinic accepts referrals from local nonprofits and legal aid offices to provide students with a wide variety of legal and investigative research problems.  Our clients range from individuals ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18276LAW 7886  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Emerson, A

LAW 7905

Prerequisite: completion of 2 full semesters of law study at a U.S. law school. Permission of the instructor.  Limited enrollment.  12 to 16 hours of work per week. This course has two components. First, ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18275LAW 7905  CLN 301

LAW 7915

This course offers students who have completed the International Human Rights Clinic or Global Gender Justice Clinic the opportunity to pursue one or more projects in conjunction with the Global Gender ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 18277LAW 7915  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Brundige, E

LAW 7921

This course gives students the opportunity to prosecute non-felony non-jury trials in Ithaca City Court. The course has both a classroom component and a courtroom component. view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18280LAW 7921  CLN 301

LAW 7925

The New York State Attorney General offers a clinic in which law students work 12-15 hours per week in his office in Syracuse, New York and attend a weekly class at Cornell. Each student is assigned to ... view course details

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  • 6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18281LAW 7925  CLN 301

LAW 7951

The United States Attorney's Office Clinic is a program in which law students work 12-15 hours per week for the United States Attorney's Office in Syracuse, New York. Each student is assigned to work for ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18282LAW 7951  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Staff

LAW 7953

The course will focus on fundamental investigatory and advocacy skills applicable to representation of public investors in disputes subject to arbitration at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18283LAW 7953  CLN 301

LAW 7954

The course will focus on fundamental investigatory and advocacy skills applicable to representation of public investors in disputes subject to arbitration at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18284LAW 7954  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jacobson, W

LAW 7955

The course will focus on fundamental investigatory and advocacy skills applicable to representation of public investors in disputes subject to arbitration at the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18287LAW 7955  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jacobson, W

LAW 7960

In this project-based clinic, students will participate in a weekly seminar and also work on a computer software project. This clinic will expose students to the varied uses of computer technologies in ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18288LAW 7960  CLN 301

LAW 7991

This seminar is a course in advanced academic research methodology. The Colloquium is designed to prepare the students to engage in doctoral-level research, analysis and writing, especially in comparative ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18010LAW 7991  SEM 101

LAW 9901

No description available. view course details

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  • 18013LAW 9901  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Staff