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War Crimes Law Seminar

Course Description: This seminar will explore the concept of “rule of law” and accountability after war and crisis.

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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 …


Surveillance and Secrecy Seminar

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Course Description: This seminar explores two of the most challenging law/policy issues of our time: surveillance (national security and criminal) and government secrecy.


Tax Policy

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Course Description: This course draws upon philosophy, economic theory, and political science to explore fundamental questions about the distribution of wealth in society. Using …


Taxation of Business Enterprises

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Course Description: We will study the basics of taxation of corporations, partnerships, and LLCs. Among other goals, this course will prepare a student to …


The China Connection

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Course Description: This “capstone” course centers on problem solving and the skills and professional judgment required in transactional work. The course will emphasize application …


The Employment Litigation Problem

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This course centers on problem solving and the skills and professional judgment required in litigation work. This course will explore issues that confront lawyers …


The Hospital Problem

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Course Description: This “capstone” course will explore four segments related to hospital systems: advice to the corporations on the business deal; advice to the …


The Lawyer as Negotiator

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Lawyers negotiate. They might assist clients settle a contested legal claim or help them develop settlement terms of a transaction. Some negotiations involve two …


The Lawyer in the Community

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Course Description: This course is about the lawyer’s relationship to the larger community in which s/he works and lives. It surveys traditional and nontraditional …


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 …


The U.S. Supreme Court Seminar

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Course Description: This seminar will focus on the U.S. Supreme Court as an institution and demonstrate the ways in which its formal and informal …


Torts

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Torts examines the doctrinal, theoretical, and policy dimensions of civil liability for harm to persons, property, and certain other interests. Attention is focused on …


Trademark

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This course will explore the following: creation, enforcement, and limitation of trademark rights; and related unfair competition issues.   Experiential Course Requirement? No Seminar? No Professional …


Transactional Practice

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Students will explore the procedural and substantive aspects of transactional practice; conduct original research and write a formal report (in multiple drafts); provide a …


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 …


Trial Practice

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In this course, students learn basic trial techniques. Students participate in simulated trial problems and proceedings conducted under the supervision of a seasoned trial …


Trump and the Law

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The U.S. has faced prior threats to the rule of law, the Civil War being the greatest. Some threats have been caused by conduct …


U.S. Supreme Court Decision-making Seminar

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Course Description: This seminar deals primarily with the process of constitutional litigation as seen from the perspective of the U.S. Supreme Court. It includes a …


War Crimes Law Seminar

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Course Description: This seminar will explore the concept of “rule of law” and accountability after war and crisis.


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


White Collar Crime

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This course focuses on the investigation, prosecution and defense of white-collar crimes. Sophisticated criminal offenses often use power, influence or trust for the purpose …


Wills Trusts & Estates

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Wills, Trusts, Estates: This course will combine the standard Wills and Trusts course with an introduction to the basics of gift and estate taxation. …


Workplace Bias: Theories & Debates Seminar

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This seminar will explore the legal and interdisciplinary literature relating to contemporary claims of bias in the workplace, including theories of implicit bias, intersectionality …