Prerequisite: Appellate Advocacy 698 - Applied Legal Concepts I (2 hours)Applied Legal Concepts is a skills-development course that focuses on improving your analytical skills to approach and perform well on bar exam questions.
* This course may be offered for 2 hours during some years.529 - Aviation Law (2 hours)A study of airport law, governmental liability, litigation management, air carrier liability, and economic regulation of airlines both domestic and international. 543 - Banking Law (2 hours)The study of American banking laws and regulations taught from a historical standpoint from pre-colonial times to the present.
515 - Bankruptcy (3 hours)This course deals with the fundamentals of bankruptcy law, with a balance of consumer and business cases.
This course satisfies the Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research III Requirement.
548 - Appellate Advocacy Clinic (4 hours)In this clinic, which lasts for both semesters of the 3L year, students work in pairs and represent real clients in various appellate courts. In addition to representing clients, students learn about advocacy skills and various aspects of appellate practice, using reading materials, some lecture, and class discussions.
Students will be evaluated based on quizzes, shorter papers written in response to readings, transactional drafting exercise(s), and a final exam, and have the option of completing a research paper to satisfy the Upper Level Writing Requirement.
Pre-requisite for LLM students: civil procedure (for choice of law issues).Students will develop competency in developing cost-effective and efficient research strategies.611 - Advanced Trial Practice (3 hours)This course covers several subject areas not covered in depth in the basic trial practice course: voir dire, witness preparation, expert witness examination, and case planning.Tort law’s primary focus is on protecting against personal injury and property damage.But businesses can’t suffer personal injury and frequently the harm that they do suffer is pure economic loss.This course will include an intensive substantive review of selected legal material routinely tested on the bar exam in eight (8) subject areas.