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LAW 4051

The death penalty has gotten increased media attention due to high profile death row exonerations, and has long been under siege for other reasons, such as racial disparities in its imposition and the ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16148LAW 4051  LEC 001

LAW 4071

What are the main obstacles on China's road towards the Rule of Law? What is the role of law in combatting corruption, protecting human rights and facilitating economic development in China? How are traditional ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: CAPS 4071

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16369LAW 4071  LEC 001

LAW 4131

A general-education course to acquaint students with how our legal system pursues the goals of society. The course introduces students to various perspectives on the nature of law, what functions it ought ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: AMST 3131GOVT 3131

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16149LAW 4131  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

  • 15959LAW 5001  LEC 001

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15960LAW 5001  LEC 002

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15961LAW 5001  LEC 003

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

  • 15962LAW 5021  LEC 001

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

  • 15967LAW 5081  LEC 001

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 15968LAW 5081  LEC 002

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 15969LAW 5081  LEC 003

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 15970LAW 5081  LEC 004

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 15971LAW 5081  LEC 005

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  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 15972LAW 5081  LEC 006

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

  • 15978LAW 5121  LEC 001

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 15979LAW 5121  LEC 002

LAW 5151

An introduction to the principles of civil liability in the tort field: intentional wrongs, negligence, and strict liability. Attention is also given to the processes by which tort disputes are handled ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15980LAW 5151  LEC 001

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15981LAW 5151  LEC 002

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15982LAW 5151  LEC 003

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 15983LAW 5151  LEC 004

LAW 6001

This course is designed to introduce students to the basic concepts and fundamentals of financial accounting. It will focus on (1) accrual accounting concepts, principles and conventions, (2) the presentation ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15992LAW 6001  LEC 001

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

  • 16876LAW 6005  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Feb 6, 2017
    • Staff

  • This course is offered through eCornell.

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

  • 15988LAW 6011  LEC 001

LAW 6019

This course has the purpose of linking classroom discussion and analysis of arbitration,  and related dispute resolution techniques with opportunities for students to participate and observe arbitration ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRLR 6019

  • 4 Credits Opt NoAud

  • 16193LAW 6019  LEC 001

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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  •   Combined with: ILRLR 4012ILRLR 6012

  • 4 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 17030LAW 6024  LEC 001

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

  • 15993LAW 6051  LEC 001

LAW 6053

This course will cover techniques and skills to research IP topics in a variety of settings. In-class research exercises and database searching will be an integral component of the course. IP research ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 15994LAW 6053  LEC 001

LAW 6060

The purpose of this course is to give students a broad understanding of financial statement analysis issues. The emphasis is on building a conceptual foundation for use in practical applications. The course ... view course details

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  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: NBA 5060

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15369LAW 6060  LEC 001

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  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: NBA 5060

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15372LAW 6060  LEC 002

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  •   Seven Week - First.  Combined with: NBA 5060

  • 1.5 Credits GradeNoAud

  • 15373LAW 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

  • 17049LAW 6080  SEM 101

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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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15995LAW 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 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15989LAW 6131  LEC 001

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15990LAW 6131  LEC 002

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18310LAW 6131  LEC 003

LAW 6158

Clients come to lawyers seeking problem-solving advice. This course follows a "client-centered" approach to counseling that will examine techniques lawyers can use to help clients make good decisions. ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 15996LAW 6158  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

  • 18713LAW 6204  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Scott, R

LAW 6215

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18714LAW 6215  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Johnson, S

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

  • 15997LAW 6242  LEC 001

LAW 6250

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16002LAW 6250  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

  • 16003LAW 6301  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Staff

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  • 1-2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16004LAW 6301  DIS 202

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Staff

LAW 6311

This course focuses on selected legal issues that arise in the public and private education context, with emphasis on the elementary and secondary school setting. Topics considered include the legal and ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16005LAW 6311  LEC 001

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

  • 18083LAW 6331  LEC 001

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

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

  • 16006LAW 6401  LEC 001

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  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18304LAW 6401  LEC 002

LAW 6431

This course examines the various constitutional, statutory, and judge-made doctrines that control access to the federal courts to vindicate federal rights. It is particularly valuable for those planning ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16007LAW 6431  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

  • 15991LAW 6441  LEC 001

LAW 6461

An introduction to the regulatory structures, as well as some of the economic, technological and other factors, that pattern the conduct of financial intermediation in the U.S. The principal focus will ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: NBA 6460

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18067LAW 6461  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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  •   Combined with: LAW 6472

  • 2 Credits Graded

  • 18081LAW 6470  LEC 031

  • Taught in NYC. Enrollment limited to: Cornell Tech students.

LAW 6472

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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  •   Combined with: LAW 6470

  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18191LAW 6472  LEC 001

    • MT
    • Whitehead, C

  • Streaming to Ithaca from Cornell Tech..

LAW 6514

The practice of law continues to become ever more dependent upon a clear understanding of the global context in which it occurs. This course provides an overview of sources, methods, and strategies for ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16008LAW 6514  LEC 001

LAW 6560

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  •   Combined with: NBA 5000

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

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  •   Combined with: NBA 5000

  • 3 Credits GradeNoAud

LAW 6568

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  •   Combined with: LAW 6573

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18085LAW 6568  LEC 031

  • Taught in NYC. Offered to Tech LLM students in NYC only.

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

  • 16010LAW 6569  LEC 001

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  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16011LAW 6569  LEC 002

LAW 6573

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  •   Combined with: LAW 6568

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18303LAW 6573  LEC 001

  • This course is streamed from the NYC Tech campus.

LAW 6614

One or more students will be paired with a lawyer and/or law firm with substantial experience in technology and high-growth corporate transactions. Students will work under the supervision of the lawyer ... view course details

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  • 1-1.5 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 18535LAW 6614  LEC 030

  • Taught in NYC. This class is for LLM-TECH students only.

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

  • 16009LAW 6641  LEC 001

LAW 6661

This course introduces students to the law and institutions of the European Union. It examines the composition, organization, functions and powers of the Union's governing bodies; analyzes the Union's ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16012LAW 6661  LEC 001

LAW 6673

This class introduces the principal legal issues involved in starting, managing and operating a technology-oriented business by entrepreneurs. It is intended to provide non-law students with an understanding ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Graded

  • 18019LAW 6673  LEC 001

    • WCornell Tech
    • Jan 24 - Feb 23, 2017
    • Underberg, M

  • Taught in NYC. Enrollment limited to: Cornell Tech students.

LAW 6681

This course studies legal aspects of direct foreign investments. It seeks to identify legal problems that are likely to affect a commercial investment in a foreign country. Inter alia, it deals with the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16016LAW 6681  LEC 001

LAW 6701

Much of the "law" that lawyers work with is statutory. This course will examine both how legislatures go about doing their work (that is, legislative process) and how courts and others utilize legislative ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16019LAW 6701  LEC 001

LAW 6710

What can lawyers and judges learn from the study of literature? This course explores the relevance of imaginative literature (novels, drama, poetry, and film) to questions of law and social justice from ... view course details

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  • 16013LAW 6710  LEC 001

LAW 6738

Attorneys in all practice areas negotiate frequently. Neither deal lawyers nor litigators can claim negotiation as "theirs" to the exclusion of attorneys in other practice areas. This course will provide ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ILRLR 6011

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 17938LAW 6738  LEC 001

LAW 6742

This course will focus on U.S. patent law giving comprehensive coverage of doctrinal elements and touching on key policy issues. No technical background is required. view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16014LAW 6742  LEC 001

LAW 6743

This course will consider important assumptions that underlie much current day patent law and practice but are seldom articulated or critically analyzed. Students will consider the legal effect(s) of "public ... view course details

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16015LAW 6743  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

  • 16017LAW 6752  LEC 001

LAW 6784

This course explores ethical issues relating to the legal profession. It has two aims—one immediate, the other more lofty. The immediate aim is to help prepare students for the MPRE. The loftier aim, by ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16018LAW 6784  LEC 001

LAW 6791

An introduction to the legal rules governing the conduct of states vis-à-vis other states, individuals, and international organizations, with reference to major current events and issues. Topics include ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16035LAW 6791  LEC 001

LAW 6815

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 16032LAW 6815  LEC 001

LAW 6821

This course analyzes key issues under the U.S. federal securities laws, principally the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, with respect to the domestic and international offer ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16036LAW 6821  LEC 001

LAW 6844

State and local governments have long been regarded as "laboratories" for possible solutions to difficult social issues, and as political institutions that are closest to the people. In additional ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16033LAW 6844  LEC 001

LAW 6871

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16049LAW 6871  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Staff

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16050LAW 6871  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Staff

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  • 1-3 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16051LAW 6871  IND 603

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • 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

  • 16052LAW 6881  TA 651

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Staff

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

  • 18082LAW 6893  LEC 001

  • Taught in NYC. Offered to Tech LLM students in NYC only.

LAW 6923

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16056LAW 6923  LEC 001

    • TBA
    • Jan 15 - Jan 22, 2017
    • Heiden, T

LAW 6951

This course analyzes how the law furthers business integrity by protecting whistleblowers through a variety of state and federal laws. The course will delve into affirmative civil enforcement pursuant ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16055LAW 6951  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

  • 16074LAW 6956  LEC 001

LAW 7012

This course examines the procedural and substantive law governing collateral challenges to criminal convictions in state and federal courts, and explores the tensions between the criminal justice system's ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16059LAW 7012  SEM 101

LAW 7015

This seminar will endeavor to explore and to better explicate the relationship between cultural, political and legal change. We will take insights from cognate disciplines and activities to explore the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16060LAW 7015  SEM 101

LAW 7055

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16061LAW 7055  SEM 101

LAW 7123

This seminar offers an examination of how tradition and embedded cultural values have influenced the legal modernization in contemporary China. The focus of the seminar will be on the issues and dilemmas ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16063LAW 7123  SEM 101

LAW 7146

This seminar introduces students to the philosophy of law from a comparative perspective, focusing on such topics as the concept of law, the nature of judicial reasoning, theories of justice ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16064LAW 7146  SEM 101

LAW 7160

This seminar will focus on the legal and compliance issues faced by a large global financial institution, preparing students to advise financial institutions on issues arising in the current regulatory ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16065LAW 7160  SEM 101

LAW 7175

This course is intended to familiarize students interested in a transactional practice with key provisions of significant contracts they may encounter. Its focus will be on clauses that are found in a ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16067LAW 7175  SEM 101

LAW 7176

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16068LAW 7176  SEM 101

LAW 7177

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16069LAW 7177  SEM 101

LAW 7185

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16073LAW 7185  SEM 101

LAW 7195

This course examines estate planning from simple testamentary planning to more sophisticated testamentary and lifetime planning. The course reviews the federal estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16075LAW 7195  SEM 101

LAW 7231

This course examines the role that both law and language, as mutually constitutive mediating systems, occupy in constructing ethnoracial identity in the United States. We approach the law from a critical ... view course details

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  • 17071LAW 7231  SEM 101

LAW 7249

In 1960, six years after Brown v. The Board of Education, black college students in the South adopted a new tactic in the struggle for civil rights—the sit-in. In this seminar we will explore the history ... view course details

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 16077LAW 7249  SEM 101

    • T
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Holden-Smith, B

LAW 7253

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 16078LAW 7253  SEM 101

    • R
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Spitz, L

LAW 7254

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  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 16080LAW 7254  SEM 101

    • F
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Kalantry, S

      Peñalver, E

LAW 7294

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17592LAW 7294  SEM 101

LAW 7295

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16083LAW 7295  SEM 101

LAW 7321

The seminar examines the questions surrounding international criminal law as a separate discipline and the sources of and basic principles underlying the subject. Particular attention will be paid to the ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16086LAW 7321  SEM 101

LAW 7362

This seminar will explore international issues in civil litigation in U.S. courts. We will consider the various procedural issues that arise when courts are presented with foreign parties, foreign conduct, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16079LAW 7362  SEM 101

LAW 7371

This course is designed to introduce law students to the terminology, principles, and concepts of classical Islamic law. After discussing the origins and evolution of Islamic law, we will turn first to ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18716LAW 7371  SEM 101

LAW 7398

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16087LAW 7398  SEM 101

LAW 7410

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16093LAW 7410  SEM 101

LAW 7412

In an era of increasing interdisciplinary collaboration, the fields that comprise the humanities are engaging in new ways with law as well as with each other, and projects developed within the context ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGL 7412

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16275LAW 7412  SEM 101

LAW 7580

This seminar is devoted to the foundations of choice, agency, and welfare -- matters that lie at the core of normative legal and economic theory. Readings, guest speakers, and class discussion will focus ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16096LAW 7580  SEM 101

LAW 7598

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  • 1 Credit Stdnt Opt

  • 18172LAW 7598  SEM 101

LAW 7675

This seminar will seek to introduce students to a broad range of legal and regulatory issues that arise in connection with, and as a result of, financial innovation and increasing globalization of financial ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16097LAW 7675  SEM 101

LAW 7741

The nature and consequences of our constitutional "separation of powers" is a topic of substantial debate, with significant implications for our system of government. This seminar examines the ways this ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16098LAW 7741  SEM 101

LAW 7766

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  • 2 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17580LAW 7766  SEM 101

LAW 7783

Sizable disagreement and controversy surround many areas of intellectual property. This seminar explores these disputes. By surveying the academic literature the seminar aims to introduce, understand, ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16099LAW 7783  SEM 101

LAW 7801

Students will write appellate briefs to the Board of Immigration Appeals on behalf of clients who have petitioned to remain in the United States because they fear persecution or torture in their home countries. ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16101LAW 7801  CLN 301

LAW 7803

This course offers students who have completed the International Human Rights Clinic the opportunity to pursue one or more projects in conjunction with the Clinic, working in teams with other students ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 18537LAW 7803  CLN 301

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

  • 16102LAW 7805  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Cornell, A

LAW 7811

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

  • 16103LAW 7811  CLN 301

    • WMyron Taylor Hall 389
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Blume, J

      Johnson, S

      Knight, S

      Weyble, K

LAW 7812

Students will participate in the representation of children who are the subject of family court proceedings. Cases are likely to involve children who are the subjects of petitions such as: abuse or neglect, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16104LAW 7812  CLN 301

LAW 7813

Students in Clinic II will:1) work directly on law guardian cases, taking greater responsibility and working more independently than they are able to in the Child Advocacy Clinic I; 2) develop a more in-depth ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16105LAW 7813  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Mooney, 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

  • 16106LAW 7815  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Blume, J

      Johnson, S

      Knight, S

      Weyble, K

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

  • 16107LAW 7832  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Mooney, A

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

  • 16108LAW 7834  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Mooney, A

LAW 7840

The newest addition to Cornell Law School's Clinical Programs, the Estate Planning Clinic aims to provide students with the unique opportunity of enriching and furthering their legal awareness and experience ... view course details

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 16125LAW 7840  CLN 301

LAW 7844

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18305LAW 7844  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Miller, J

      Stamelman, A

LAW 7850

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  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16100LAW 7850  SEM 101

LAW 7856

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  • 1-5 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16115LAW 7856  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

  • 16116LAW 7857  CLN 301

LAW 7858

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16117LAW 7858  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Lyon, B

LAW 7859

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16118LAW 7859  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Lyon, B

LAW 7860

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16128LAW 7860  CLN 301

LAW 7861

The Externship - Part Time, Judicial course allows students to earn 4 or more credit hours as externs working at least 8 hours per week as a law clerk in the chambers of a New York or Federal judge in ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16109LAW 7861  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Mooney, A

LAW 7862

The Externship - Pro Bono Scholars Program course allows third year students in their last semester to take the NY Bar Examination in February 2016 and then earn their last 12 credits hours working full ... view course details

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  • 12 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16110LAW 7862  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 25, 2017
    • Mooney, A

LAW 7864

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18308LAW 7864  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Lyon, B

LAW 7869

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18557LAW 7869  CLN 301

    • WMyron Taylor Hall 389
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Blume, J

      Johnson, S

      Knight, S

      Weyble, K

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

  • 16121LAW 7871  CLN 301

LAW 7881

Students are placed at the local Attorneys for Children office, where they assist the attorneys in the representation of children in custody, abuse and neglect cases, juvenile delinquency proceedings, ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16122LAW 7881  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Mooney, A

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

  • 16123LAW 7885  CLN 301

LAW 7886

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 18706LAW 7886  CLN 301

LAW 7905

The LGBT clinic is dedicated to advancing the legal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. The clinic represents diverse members of the LGBT community in a variety of legal matters ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18027LAW 7905  CLN 301

LAW 7906

The LGBT clinic is dedicated to advancing the legal rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people. Students who have completed LGBT Clinic I can seek the instructor's permission to enroll ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18028LAW 7906  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Curran, S

LAW 7911

The Externship - Part Time, Neighborhood Legal Services course allows 1 or 2 students to earn 5 or more credit hours as externs working at least 17 hours per week at the local legal services office in ... view course details

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  • 1-6 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 16124LAW 7911  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Mooney, A

LAW 7914

This Clinic explores how human rights law can be used to advance gender justice locally and globally. Through a critical seminar and practical case and project work, students will examine and engage in ... view course details

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  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 16129LAW 7914  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

  • 16130LAW 7915  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Brundige, E

LAW 7926

Students work 12-15 hours per week in the Syracuse Regional Office of the New York Attorney General and attend a weekly class at Cornell. Each student is assigned to work with an Assistant Attorney General. ... view course details

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  • 6 Credits S/U NoAud

  • 16131LAW 7926  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

  • 16147LAW 7951  CLN 301

    • MW
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • 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

  • 16132LAW 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

  • 16133LAW 7954  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Jacobson, W

      Siegel, B

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

  • 16134LAW 7955  CLN 301

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Jacobson, W

      Siegel, B

LAW 9901

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  • 1-12 Credits Graded

  • 18719LAW 9901  RSC 701

    • TBA
    • Jan 23 - Apr 28, 2017
    • Staff