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Legislation and the Law of the Political Process

Administrative Law

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A study of the administrative law process, concentrating upon the functions and procedures of federal administrative agencies and judicial review of agency actions. Administrative …


American Legal History

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Course Description: The history of American law from its colonial antecedents until the twentieth century, emphasizing the relationship between law and the changing social, …


Disability Discrimination

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Course Description: The course explores legal and policy issues related to the Americans with Disabilities Act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, Individuals with …


Election Law

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Course Description: This course covers four major areas: (1) legislative districting; (2) nominating candidates; (2) campaign practices, including campaign financing; and (4) the casting …


Ethics of Washington Lawyering

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Course Description: The course will cover the black-letter law of the usual professional responsibility course, such as confidentiality and conflicts of interest, and students …


Federal Income Tax

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The course provides an introduction to the basic principles of the federal income tax. The principal subject areas include: (1) characteristics of income; (2) …


Health Law

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Course Description: This course will focuses on selected issues in healthcare and clinical research; professional relationships in healthcare, the obligation to provide care, medical …


Immigration Law

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The course will examine the law and policy concerning persons who want to come to the United States on a temporary or permanent basis …


Labor Law

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This course will explore federal regulation of labor-management relations in private sector, focusing upon employee organizational and representational rights; selection of bargaining representative; collective …


Legislation

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This course examines legislative lawmaking processes, including the importance of congressional committees and the role of lobbying, and also the approaches taken by federal …


Legislation Clinic

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This clinic helps law students to appreciate the importance of legislative lawyering as they develop their own skills in this arena. By observing and …


Money & Politics Seminar

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The influence of money on the political process has been the subject of enormous controversy in recent years, most notably surrounding the Supreme Court’s …


Progressive Era and its Contemporary Relevance Seminar

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Course Description: In this course we will examine the historical development of modern products liability law, the impact that product liability law has had with …


Public Interest and Government Externship

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Conduct substantive legal work at government and non-profit placements, attend a class designed for externs, and fulfill specific academic requirements.   Experiential Course Requirement? Yes …


Regulatory Compliance

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Course Description: This course will analyze the legal, ethical and policy foundations of regulatory compliance: the effort to translate statutory requirements into compliant corporate …


Securities Regulation

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The course covers the regulation of distributions of securities by issuers and their affiliates under the Federal Securities Act of 1933 and the regulation …


State & Local Government Law

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This course addresses major issues facing state and local governments and prepares students to practice law and influence policy at the state and local …


State Constitutional Law Seminar

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The course is about “state constitutional law.” It will not specifically teach Ohio constitutional law, though some illustrations of the various principles may come …


The Rule of Law in the Age of Legal Change

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Course Description: This course will introduce students to “the rule of law” as part of a larger introduction to some of the major legal …


Transitional Justice Seminar

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Course Description: This seminar will explore the diverse range of transitional justice mechanisms in post-conflict societies and compare and analyze them in view of various …


Washington D.C. Summer Program

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Course Description: Students will take a 2-credit course on The Ethics of Washington Lawyering, as well as a 3-credit externship seminar. In previous years, students …


What’s International Law For? Purposes and Values of the International Legal Order Seminar

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Course Description: This seminar examines the overarching policy purposes animating and guiding the international legal order. Experiential Course Requirement? No Seminar? Yes Professional Responsibility? No Prerequisites: None