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L9074 S. Interplay of Civil and Criminal Law

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Course Limitations

Instructor Pre-requisites
There are no specific prerequisites for this seminar

Instructor Co-requisites
None

Recommended Courses
None

Other Limitations
Attendance at the first class is mandatory for all registered students and for wait-listed students who wish to be considered for admission to the seminar. The class is typically comprised of 2L, 3L, and LLM students.

Learning Outcome Goals

Primary Goals

  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in a specific body of law, including major policy concerns
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in doctrinal analysis, including close reading of cases and precedents, and application to facts
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in statutory and regulatory analysis, including close reading of statutes and regulations, and application to facts
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in ethical and professional issues
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in judicial, legislative and/or administrative processes
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in various lawyering skills, for example, oral advocacy, legal writing and drafting, legal research, negotiation, and client communication

Secondary Goals

  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in values-based considerations in law-making
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in jurisprudential considerations in legal analysis
  • At the end of the course, students will have acquired understanding of and/or facility in the historical development of law and legal institutions

General Information

Type: Seminar
Level: Upperclass