This course does count for experiential credit. Does the government have a role to play in creating the conditions necessary for the freedom of speech to flourish, or is the freedom of speech best considered as a constraint on government? The course will also bring together core principles of separation of powers, justiciability, regulatory law, criminal law, First Amendment law, constitutional due process, and principles of international law, to name only a few, as they relate to issues of national security. Students' final grades will be based on classroom participation and a research paper. Semester workshops analyze evidence problems a new lawyer will face in practice — receive a memo from a senior associate or partner to analyze facts on a client matter and report back in writing with (1) an analysis of the evidentiary matters and (2) a plan of action. Each team is typically comprised of a mixture of 2L€™s and 3L€™s. Patent Law is a pre-co/requisite unless approval is obtained. Accessibility Information. The criminal trial is a rarity; in some jurisdictions, it is practically nonexistent. International organizations ("IOs") are at the forefront of almost every aspect of international relations and the global economy. The paper topic will be assigned by the professors. Consequently, students who take this course will be well prepared to employ their research skills in other jurisdictions. NIJC will select, screen and house all cases handled through this externship. This type of actual practice knowledge and prosecution skills will serve as useful tools for those students who have a strong interest in intellectual property law. Study Abroad Course Listing. Clinic II allows students to progress to more advanced lawyering skills. NOTE: Due to the unique nature of the course, the deadline for dropping the class is before the semester begins. Through the discussions of key concepts, leading cases and real war stories, the course will demystify what is going on within the China legal system and enable the students to approach China related legal and policy issues. Where appropriate, students will be asked to engage in a comparative evaluation of these issues at public v. private/religious colleges and universities. Arbitration is one of the oldest forms of dispute resolution, but it has grown in importance along with the spread of globalisation. This course introduces students to the many legal and regulatory issues related to the generation, distribution, and consumption of energy in the United States. The course takes a traditional approach to the study and evaluation of international law, using a classic casebook and end of the semester final exam. Assignments will consist primarily of law review articles. Pre- or co-requisite: Law 70101 or 74101. Students can take LAW 70315 Administrative Law either concurrently with this course or after, but may not take Administrative Law first and Legislation & Regulation second. Second, it will examine how the justices have identified and employed various types of historical evidence to reach those decisions. These questions include, among others: What is the nature and function of a constitution? How is the Constitution to be interpreted? With each transaction students are introduced to the economic fundamentals underlying the deal, consider documentation and contractual terms likely to be used, assess ways the deal structure might be improved, and canvass plausible alternative options. The seminar will require the preparation of two papers: a short paper examining a national park, and a longer seminar paper examining any topic related to scenic preservation. Leaders from the U.S. and international real estate industry will serve as guest speakers as part of the course. Notre Dame’s Department of Psychology offers graduate programs in cognitive, clinical, developmental, and quantitative psychology, joint doctoral programs in peace studies and in computer science / engineering, and an undergraduate major that emphasizes hands-on research. The University's Course Catalog is the set of all “active” courses created or offered within the past five years. There is no prerequisite for the course. This course is required of all students in the London LL.M. Course topics include contract formation, warranties, risk of loss, breach and remedies, as well as the developing law governing sales in the e-commerce world. Students are required to take a midterm exam (40 points), submit a paper by the end of the semester (40 points), and to actively discuss and debate the cases in class (20 points). (formerly Business Reorganizations in Bankruptcy) Studies in-depth the law of business reorganizations under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. Business Law, Global Law, Intellectual Property & Technology Law. The course covers other important topics such as the scope of criminal liability under the doctrine of command responsibility, joint criminal enterprise doctrine, and head of state immunity, as well as extraterritorial jurisdiction, extradition, irregular rendition (fugitive snatching), the political offense exception, and application of the U.S. Constitution to law enforcement activities abroad. Intellectual property is a relatively new area of law humans created, invented, and branded long before the advent of copyright, patents and trademarks. Questions like these are integral to the operation of any legal system. And in many other legal systems, unjust enrichment is the subject of intense interest. Four third-year students on the Moot Court Board each year write briefs and conduct oral arguments in appointed cases before the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit under the supervision of Adjunct Professor Robert Palmer, a leading appellate practitioner. Galilee is a signature NDLS course that challenges students to think broadly about their career paths by exposing them to a wide range of public service, public interest, and pro bono legal work in cities around the country. Students may work for employers in exchange for academic credit. The seminar will also feature interactive classroom exercises in which students will research, present, and advocate opposite sides of current issues taken directly from the headlines in real-world media cases, including media shield laws, anti-SLAPP statutes, public vs. private figures, group libel, fact vs. opinion, prior restraints on publication, media liability for torts and crimes committed by third parties, and the liability of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and administrators of interactive online websites. The course will concentrate on the transnational protection of economic and social rights, the jurisprudence of the Court of Justice and the particular contribution made by the Court in the development of the four freedoms. Course readings will include generous coverage of the political, environmental, and economic concerns that shape energy law. Evidence, Professional Responsibility, and Intensive Trial Advocacy are pre-requisites or co-requisites for the EJP clinic. Civil causes of action benefit the victims of terrorism by affording them the remedies of American tort law against the actual perpetrators of terrorist acts as well as their financial sponsors and facilitators. Experiential Course, This is a 5-credit, letter-graded course providing training in basic lawyering skills, including interviewing and counseling, as well as ethics, substantive law and procedural law relevant to the representation of clients in litigation and transactions. The Lawyering Practice Externship Course allows students to perform 8-12 hours of legal work per week in in any court, governmental agency, nonprofit organization, or in-house corporate counsel office while participating in a companion weekly seminar. This seminar offers an opportunity examine why we regard scenic areas as valuable, how we identify which places are scenic, and the role of the law in protecting scenic landscapes. Students will consider the meaning of Islamic justice, its embodiment in the legal system, its execution, the way it has evolved, and the principles that underpin it. Human trafficking is now a crime in nearly every country, and has taken center stage in recent years as a widespread threat to human rights. Lawyering skills simulations will include sessions on fact-finding, client representation, negotiation, human rights reporting, and media advocacy. Topics covered in the first semester include: (1) Introduction to Patent Law; (2) 35 U.S.C., 37 C.F.R., and the MPEP; and (3) Precedential Case Law. Business Law, Intellectual Property & Technology Law. The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action will also be briefly covered, as will other international instruments such as the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children. Catalogs. Starting in the 2005-06 academic year, the University transitioned to an electronic Course Catalog, and all course descriptions can now be found online via a Course Catalog Search available here. Third-year students who enrolled in the course and participated on the team during their second year, and who are studying away from the main campus during the fall semester, may be considered for participation on the teams at the discretion of the instructors. and LL.M. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to international law, as portrayed by international law scholars as well as political scientists. Besides the courtroom experience, students must attend class sessions that feature prosecutors, police officers, public defenders, judges, and probation officers lecturing on their duties as officers of the court. Catholic health care supports over 20% of the hospitals in 24 States, and more than 30% of all hospitals in eight States. It is a required or recommended course for advanced international law courses and is important various moot court competitions, journals, and other co- and extra-curricular activities. They want to be part of how cyber space and outer space are regulated. This advanced jurisprudence seminar will explore a number of questions about the common law and its place in our legal system as whole. Neither a clinical nor a "drafting" course, Law and the Entrepreneur is an advanced elective intended to provide "deeper dive" into entrepreneurship for the legal professional, exploring the socio-cultural, economic and legal aspects of startup ventures. The Federal White Collar Criminal Law Seminar is taught by two Assistant United States Attorneys for the United States Attorney's Office in the Northern District of Illinois, Tyler Murray (Chief, Financial Crimes Section) and Heather McShain (Deputy Chief, Financial Crimes Section and Supervisor of the Healthcare Fraud Unit). The course is based on English Law, with comparisons made with practice under other jurisdictions where appropriate. New courses are added to the Course Catalog by academic departments with the approval of their dean using the online Academic Course Management Tool. Four NDLS students will have the opportunity to practice immigration law under the supervision of an experienced NIJC immigration attorney by providing immigration legal services to low-income immigrants in Indiana through NIJC. May not have taken Law 70307. An understanding of the procedures used by the US Trademark Office will benefit those students who may practice before other government entities, federal courts, or state courts. People everywhere are aware of the suffering in Syria and the impact of climate change. Suit up the whole family with gear from this year's Tradition Catalog. How do we draw the boundaries of legitimate pluralism in a system that aspires by definition to universality? More importantly, each of these modalities implicates a fundamentally different legal framework. This course explores the role of national institutions in the American political system, with an emphasis on Congress, the presidency, and the Supreme Court. Surveys American legal institutions and principles of the American common-law system. Students are expected to work at the courthouse one full morning or afternoon each week. This course addresses the bottom line - what form will that enforcement take: damages for a plaintiff's loss (whether compensatory or punitive), recovery of the defendant's unjust enrichment (restitution), or an order to a party to do or refrain from doing something (injunction). Topics explored include the making and enforcement of arbitration agreements; the selection and appointment of the arbitral tribunal; preliminary proceedings, including procedural orders and interim relief; the arbitration hearing; and the making and enforcement of the arbitral award. Topics will include judicial selection, agenda setting, decision making, independence, legitimacy, policymaking, hierarchy, compliance, implementation, and impact. It classically centers on contracts, torts, and property. From there we will discuss both structural topics such as federalism, separation of powers, and judicial review, as well as selected fundamental rights. To what extent and in what ways can or should human rights principles be "positivized" through international treaties and institutions? Thus, our focus will be on the law of the Free Exercise and Establishment Clauses of the First Amendment, although we will also have occasion to discuss broader philosophical questions concerning the relationship between religion and politics, the intermediary role of religious institutions, and other issues. The topics examined include the restructuring of institutional arrangements affecting private law adjudication and ensuing developments in the law of contract, the law of property, corporate law, tort law, commercial law, and antitrust. Classroom sessions in conjunction with a judge and jury trial for each student provide an examination and analysis of trial advocacy skills and issues of professional responsibility. This online class search provides a listing of the classes being taught by an academic department each semester within the new registration tool. In addition to the ten credits earned through the field placement and associated seminar, participating students must earn 4 additional credits through non-externship courses offered in either South Bend or DC. Introduces students to the fundamentals of the law governing the intergenerational transfer of wealth. Second, we will study several substantive areas of international law, such as international criminal law, or the law of the sea. The Corporate Counsel Externship course allows students to perform 8-12 hours of legal work per week in in an in-house corporate counsel office while participating in a companion weekly seminar. The professor has also requested that we name this course "Advanced Real Estate Transactions.". What is Islamic justice? The course will cover what counts as cultural heritage and why humanity cares so deeply about it as demonstrated by the near-universal membership in the Convention on Illicit Trafficking of Cultural Property and the Hague Convention on the Protection of Cultural Property in Time of Armed Conflict. Explores federal and state law governing business combinations. We see, therefore, the development of this area of contract law, which aims to meet the needs of those involved with the international shipment of goods. The dual purpose of lawyer-client counseling, which includes informed decision-making by both the client and the attorney, will be highlighted throughout the entire course. In this way, a primary goal will be arming the student with the know-how in order to be knowledgeable and conversant with potential interviewers. Students in the DC Program will earn 8 academic credits for working 32 hours per week in  federal government-related positions, including federal agencies, executive branch offices, congressional offices and committees, federal courts and non-profit groups engaged in policy research or advocacy. A short presentation on an aspect of Indiana state, county, or municipal law, will take the place of a final exam. Furthermore, for those students who will practice transactional law, administrative procedures before the USPTO are similar to other administrative procedures before other federal agencies, probate courts, etc. The course is designed as an advanced international law course. Professional Responsibility is a pre-requisite or co-requisite. Pre-req: Law 70134 or 70137 or 70909 or 70128. Students will perform in-depth research on specific countries, and apply theoretical frameworks to evaluate different methods of implementation. This prohibition has long been at the heart of the American experiment in religious liberty under law. You should come out of this Course understanding, analyzing, and being conversant on rudimentary regulatory, compliance, and litigation issues in various drug and medical device settings, as well as policy considerations from all perspectives, which should hopefully make you an attractive commodity for a future employer. The course will also explore the gathering of counter-terrorism intelligence pursuant to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act. Who Should Take This Course: Students who are hoping to be a federal or state judge on the trial or appellate level; a federal or state legislator; a law professor; a federal or state judicial law clerk; a federal or state prosecutor or public defender; or any student who might want to work within a "White Collar" Crime unit of a major or boutique law firm that handles, among other matters, corporate compliance and internal investigations. The seminar introduces students to the most important rules and relevant case law in the field of false and misleading advertising an area of law at the crossroads of competition law and consumer protection. In "American Constitutional Theory and Development" we shall attempt to understand the nature of the American regime and her most important principles. Introduces students to the new behavioral analysis of law. Strong or weak class participation is also taken into account. What are the benefits, and what are the costs, of free speech? Includes a comparative examination of the labor-law systems of selected countries (based on student interest), with an analysis of whether those systems comply with the relevant ILO conventions. As an outcome of the course, students will apply what they have learned to draft a memorandum that analyzes a specific event or topic from the Gambian case, which will be provided to the TRRC in support of its work. Students appearing in court will do so under the supervision of a state-licensed attorney.Students will also participate in skills training sessions, such as how to interview your client, how to interview a non-cooperative witness, and how to prepare a witness to testify at trial. The class will also focus on the filing of registrations before the USPTO by foreign applicants under the Lanham Act and the Madrid Protocol. Also analyzes enforcement of and defense against Uniform Trade Secrets Act claims, claims concerning employment covenants-not-to-compete and covenants-not-to-compete ancillary to the sale of a business. It is also the area that makes headlines most often today from the violence of civil wars to the development of killer robots. It uses the specific example of the Gambian case to examine some of the challenges presented by transitional justice. By working in the EJP clinic students will gain invaluable insight into the criminal justice system.The EJP clinic affords students an opportunity to work on building relationships with clients, interviewing witnesses, investigating case facts, developing case theories, conducting legal research, drafting motions for discovery and DNA testing, drafting witness affidavits and state petitions for post-conviction relief and federal habeas petitions, and participating in evidentiary hearings and other court proceedings. This course brings together theories and approaches to "law among nations" present in the international legal literature and international relations scholarship. These "friction points" include: (1) the friction between the branches of government, and frictions within branches of government; (2) the friction between national security and liberty; (3) the friction between separate sovereigns: national security and federalism; (4) the friction between national security and open government; (5) the friction between economic freedom and national security; and (6) the friction between national security and international law. Explores critically the judicial role in the common-law context, in modern statutory interpretation, in administrative practice, and in constitutional adjudication. Course Descriptions. Second, obtain an understanding of the applicability, and limitations, of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct within the context of the field of Corporate Compliance. Thereafter, we will examine a variety of rules and doctrines in different legal fields. This year-long (10 unit) course is available to qualified students. Focuses on fundamental questions about how, if at all, existing legal rules should apply to new technologies. Studies the regional systems that currently exist to protect human rights in the Americas, Europe, and Africa. Last day to Add/Drop a Winter Session class via web, Registration begins for readmitted and transfer students, Last day for Winter Session course discontinuance, Winter Session ends Law and the Entrepreneur examines the multiple places along the life cycle of a startup where the law intersects with and impacts new businesses, including choice of entity, intellectual property and technology commercialization, capitalization and finance, immigration, family business, and social entrepreneurship. The course will also provide the opportunity for students to develop practical legal skills and strategies in the environmental context including reading and interpreting environmental reports, drafting pleadings and conducting fact and expert discovery. The course will have an international emphasis, with considerable examination of the UK, and other major common law countries' experiences dealing with national security law issues. The fees, programs, and requirements contained in this catalog are necessarily subject to change without notice at the discretion of Notre Dame College. Business Law, Law, Ethics, and Public Policy. International law is the one means available to all to peacefully achieve a common vision of a better future. This course will be conducted as a seminar in which students write a research paper and make a classroom presentation on some issue that involves aspects of both civil law and canon law. 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