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LAW SCHOOL (W74)  (Dept. Info)Law  (Policies)FL2018

W74 LAW 523HPractical Legal Writing and Analysis for Litigators (Perry)2.0 Units

W74 LAW 547KEvidence (Rosen)3.0 Units
Description:A study of the principles and rules that regulate the process of proving facts at trial using the Federal Rules of Evidence involving both lecture and problem solving. Topics covered include relevancy and its limits, various policy and efficiency based limitations on the receipt of evidence, the rule against hearsay and the more important hearsay exceptions, rules governing the impeachment of witnesses, privilege and expert testimony. Class participation and consistent attendance are required. Participation includes both answering questions provided in lecture notes and team exercises, some of which require out of class work. There will be a mid-term practice exam made up of 20 multiple choice questions which will not count as part of a student's grade but will be reviewed in class. There will be a final exam which includes both short essay and multiple choice questions. The final exam will be an open book exam. ABA Standard 310 requires "not less than one hour of classroom or direct faculty instruction and two hours of out-of-class student work per week or the equivalent amount of work over a different amount of time" for each credit hour awarded. This course is designed to meet this requirement, and each student is expected to spend on average no less than two hours of out-of-class time for each one-hour of in-class time, per credit hour. 3 units.
Attributes:LawCOIFGR, GENUP, LCU
Instruction Type:Classroom instruction Grade Options:C Fees:
Course Type:HomeSame As:N/AFrequency:Every Semester / History
SecDays       TimeBuilding / RoomInstructorFinal ExamSeatsEnrollWaits
01--W-F--9:08A-10:30AAB Law Bldg / 204 David RosenLaw Final656520
LawStart: 8/27/2018   End: 11/30/2018
Actions:Books
02--W-F--10:38A-12:00PAB Law Bldg / 204 David RosenLaw Final656522
LawStart: 8/27/2018   End: 11/30/2018
Actions:Books

W74 LAW 549GFederal Income Taxation (Wiedenbeck)4.0 Units
SecDays       TimeBuilding / RoomInstructorFinal ExamSeatsEnrollWaits
01MT-R---10:38A-11:50AAB Law Bldg / 204 Peter WiedenbeckLaw Final100670
LawStart: 8/27/2018   End: 11/30/2018
Actions:Books

W74 LAW 553BInternational Law (Sadat)3.0 Units

W74 LAW 562CEthics and Professionalism in the Practice of Law (Pratzel)2.0 Units
Description:Enrollment limit: 50. [This course satisfies the J.D. ethics requirement. It is considered a survey ethics course. Students can take only one survey ethics course. Other recently offered survey courses offered include: Lawyer Ethics, Legal Profession, and Ethics & Practice Management.] This 2 unit course will provide students with the practical skills necessary to identify ethics issues, both routine and complex, and help them identify the resources available to properly resolve those issues. In addition, the course will focus on professionalism in the practice of law and its importance in improving the public perception of lawyers. Students will benefit from an understanding of the importance of ethics and professionalism to their individual legal careers. While they may ultimately practice law in any number of different work settings and specialize in various substantive practice areas, ethics and professionalism will be a daily part of their practices. The course will therefore begin with an analysis of the legal profession and the interplay between (i) defining minimum standards below which behavior may not fall, (ii) establishing standards of ideal behavior toward which attorneys should aim but cannot realistically expect to reach, and (iii) giving "practical advice" that conforms to the lawyer's ethical responsibility. This analysis will also examine the lawyer's dual and somewhat contradictory role in society (i.e., citizens want lawyers to be understanding and socially responsible, but the same people freely admit that, when they have a problem, they want a lawyer who will play "hardball"). Finally, the analysis will examine how ethics and professionalism can survive in lean economic times. The course will examine, inter alia, specific ethical and professional issues relating to the attorney-client relationship, the duty of loyalty to the client, ethical issues in litigation, conflicts of interest, and advertising and the marketing of legal services. Hypotheticals and problems based on real situations will be used. Grades will be based on class participation and a final in-class, closed-book exam. 2 units.
Attributes:LawCOIFGR, ETH-S, GENUP, LCU
Instruction Type:Classroom instruction Grade Options:C Fees:
Course Type:HomeSame As:N/AFrequency:Annually / History

W74 LAW 563VLegal Profession (Kuehn)3.0 Units