Law (LAW)

LAW 400. Fair Housing Legal Internship. 3 hours.

Exclusively for undergraduate and graduate student Internship Program. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 287.

LAW 402. Lawyering Skills I: Objective Analysis, Writing, and Research. 3 hours.

Introduces predictive legal analysis. Students learn precedential, rule-based, policy-based, and factual reasoning, and perform basic research using case law, statutes, and secondary materials. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 054.

LAW 403. Lawyering Skills I: Objective Analysis, Writing, and Research - Intellectual Property. 3 hours.

Introduces predictive legal analysis. Students learn precedential, rule-based, policy-based, and factual reasoning, and perform basic research using case law, statutes, and secondary materials. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 054IP.

LAW 404. Lawyering Skills I: Objective Analysis, Writing, and Research - Civil Rights. 3 hours.

Introduces predictive legal analysis. Students learn precedential, rule-based, policy-based, and factual reasoning, and perform basic research using case law, statutes, and secondary materials. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 054CR.

LAW 405. Topics in Contracts Law. 1 hour.

Covers various contract law concepts, public policies that influence contractual relations, and conflicts arising under contract law. Course Information: This course is part of the Law School's evaluation-based admission program and is designed for students who did not gain admission through the regular admission process.

LAW 406. Topics in Property Law. 1 hour.

Covers various property rights, how they are acquired, transferred, and possessed, landlord / tenant laws, and public policy and social morality. Course Information: May be repeated. This course is part of the law school's evaluation-based admission program and is designed for students who did not gain admission through the law school's regular admission process.

LAW 407. Academic Skills. 0 hours.

Students are introduced to federal and state court systems, sources of legal authority and principles, and note-taking, outlining, case briefing, stress management, and legal reasoning. Course Information: This course is part of the law school's evaluation-based admission program and is designed for students who did not gain admission through the law school's regular admission process.

LAW 408. Legal Writing. 0 hours.

Introduces legal analysis, research, the use of rules from cases, statutes, administrative regulations, and secondary sources to draft legal arguments and analysis. Course Information: This course is part of the Law School's evaluation-based admission program and is designed for students who did not gain admission through the regular admission process.

LAW 410. JD International Visit. 1-4 hours.

Law school courses satisfactorily completed at other universities or colleges located outside of the United States with advance approval from UIC. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. May be repeated with approval. Previously listed as JD 900. Applies to law school courses law students have received advance approval to complete at a university or college located outside the United States.

LAW 411. DePaul Consortium. 1-4 hours.

Law school courses satisfactorily completed at DePaul University College of Law. Course Information: May be repeated with approval. Previously listed as JD 920. This course applies to law school courses law students have received advance approval to complete at DePaul University College of Law through our agreement with DePaul University College of Law. Students will register through UIC and will pay tuition to UIC for these courses.

LAW 412. Lawyering Skills II: Advocacy. 3 hours.

Introduces advocacy. Students write a demand letter and trial briefs in support of motions, make oral arguments, and learn advanced research skills. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 056. Prerequisite(s): LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404.

LAW 413. Lawyering Skills II: Advocacy: Intellectual Property. 3 hours.

Introduces advocacy. Students write a demand letter and trial briefs in support of motions, make oral arguments, and learn advanced research skills, focusing on legal issues relating to Intellectual Property. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 056IP. Prerequisite(s): LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404.

LAW 414. Kent Consortium. 1-4 hours.

Law school courses satisfactorily completed at Chicago-Kent College of Law. Course Information: May be repeated with approval. Previously listed as JD 910. Applies to law school courses law students have received advance approval to complete at Chicago-Kent College of Law through our agreement with Chicago-Kent College of Law. Students will register through UIC and will pay tuition to UIC for these courses.

LAW 422. Lawyering Skills III: Appellate Advocacy. 2 hours.

Students refine advocacy skills and learn advanced persuasion techniques, including appellate writing and oral argument culminating in a school-wide intra-scholastic moot court competition. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 159AA. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 430. Lawyering Skills IV: Business Planning and Drafting. 3 hours.

Adopts a pragmatic, problem-solving approach to legal issues arising in corporations, partnerships, taxation, and securities. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 205. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

LAW 431. Lawyering Skills IV: Drafting: Elder Law. 2 hours.

Financial Aspects and Planning. Students focus on skills needed to create effective documents related to elder law with drafting exercise. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 154. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

LAW 432. Lawyering Skills IV: Drafting: Legislation. 2 hours.

Focuses on the Illinois legislative process, legislative drafting, committee reports, statements of legislative purpose, and features guest speakers from local and state government. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 153. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

LAW 433. Lawyering Skills IV: Drafting: Family Law. 2 hours.

Students draft pre-marital agreements, separation documents, and divorce and post-judgment motions involving custody and financial issues. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 163. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

LAW 434. Lawyering Skills IV: Drafting: Health Law. 2 hours.

Student draft various documents frequently utilized in the field of health law that cover patient advocacy, litigation, and business practice. Course information: Previously listed as JD 138. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

LAW 435. Lawyering Skills IV: Drafting: International Practice. 2 hours.

Exposes students to international law practice areas and affords experience in drafting documents unique to an international practice. Course information: Previously listed as JD 160. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

LAW 436. Lawyering Skills IV: Drafting: Real Estate. 2 hours.

Introduces students to drafting concepts and skills generally applicable to a commercial real estate transactions practice. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 162. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

LAW 437. Lawyering Skills IV: Drafting General Practice. 2 hours.

Students draft documents that lawyers prepare in solo or small-firm practice, including contracts, complaints, and simple real estate plans. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 156. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

LAW 438. Lawyering Skills IV: Drafting: Spanish for Lawyers. 2 hours.

Introductory course for students who seek to expand their legal written and communication skills in Spanish. Basic proficiency in Spanish required. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 300. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422.

LAW 439. LSIV: Contract Drafting and Review. 3 hours.

Students will learn the fundamentals of drafting and evaluating contracts, with an emphasis on developing practical skills that can be applied in a variety of practice settings. Course Information: Credit is not given for LAW 439 if the student has credit in LAW 430. Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 422. Credit or concurrent registration in JD 423.

LAW 440. Animal Law. 2 hours.

Examines statutes, regulations, case studies, and proposed legislation, related to nonhuman animals and their "legal" status both nationally and internationally. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 158. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 445. Environmental Law. 3 hours.

Addresses laws related to environmental control, including air, water, solid waste, and noise pollution abatement; radioactive emission; and significant land planning legislation. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 260. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 450. Consumer Law. 3 hours.

Examines advertising, consumer sales practices and contracts, consumer credit practices, fraud, warranties, and product standards and safety. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 209. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 451. Food, Drug, and Cosmetics Law. 3 hours.

Explores the law covering adulteration, labeling, advertising, and compliance; administration procedures; seizures injunction, criminal actions and penalties; and food, drug, and cosmetics standards. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 106. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 452. Advertising Law. 2 hours.

Covers litigation under the Lanham Act, private, state, and local remedies, and Federal Trade Commission regulation of deceptive advertising and consumer protection. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 249. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 457. Video Game Law. 2 hours.

Examines various legal issues related to the video game industry, mainly intellectual property and First Amendment issues. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 221. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416, and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404, and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 460. Family Law. 3 hours.

Surveys topics, including prenuptial agreements, marriage dissolution and property distribution, child custody and support, adoption, and collaborative reproduction. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 104. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 461. Children in the Legal System. 2 hours.

Explores juvenile law, including issues of parental and state authority, school authority, consent, abuse, neglect, foster care, adoption and custody. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 101. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 470. Images of Law in Film. 2 hours.

Explores cinematic law and lawyers, including how law and representation intersect to define race, gender, and nation. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 167. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 474. Human Rights, Race, and Mass Incarceration. 3 hours.

Examines the development of mass incarceration in the U.S. including the cultural, political and judicial constructs that generate and sustain mass incarceration. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 287MI. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 475. Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law Seminar. 2 hours.

Explores the history and current regulation of sexual orientation and gender identity, the effects of religion, culture, science, politics, and discrimination laws. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 164. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416, and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404, and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 476. Women, Law, and Feminist Jurisprudence. 2 hours.

Explores the history of women and the law including the historical framework for women's insubordination, the role of the women's movement, jurisprudence, and feminist legal theories. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 143. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416, and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404, and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 477. U.S. Supreme Court Judicial Biography. 2 hours.

Examines the lives and jurisprudence of individual justices of the Unites States Supreme Court. Students read biographical accounts leading Supreme Court opinions. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 509X. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416, and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404, and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 480. Illinois Constitutional Law. 3 hours.

Covers Illinois constitutional history, describes the provisions of the current constitution, and compares Illinois with the U.S. and other state constitutions. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 287IC. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416 and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404 and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 481. Local Government Law. 3 hours.

Explores government structure, function, and intergovernmental relationships, judicial and legislative sources of control, home-rule, and constitutional limits of selected police powers. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 129. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 482. Education Law and Policy. 3 hours.

Addresses K-12 education. Topics include governance, accountability, access to education, teacher rights and duties, student rights and discipline, academic freedom, collective bargaining, and large-scale education reform. Course Information: Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 483. National Security Law. 2 hours.

Focuses on the government's war powers emergency authority, separation of powers issues, access to and restrictions on disclosure of national security information. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 147. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 484. International Law. 3 hours.

Topics include the nature and sources of public international law, including treaties, custom, sovereignty, the U.N. system, U.S. foreign relations law, and selected topics. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 110. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 485. Immigration Law and Procedure. 2 hours.

Addresses U.S. immigration, nationality, and naturalization laws. Topics include immigrant visas; grounds for removal and adjustment of status; refugee and asylum procedure. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 107. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 486. Antitrust Law. 3 hours.

Focuses on restraints of trade, price-fixing, territorial and customer limitations, the patent-antitrust interface, refusal to deal, monopolization, tie-ins, patent misuse, and mergers. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 252. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 487. Intellectual Property and Antitrust Law. 2 hours.

Focuses on the interface between IP and antitrust law including licensing, corporate strategy, product design, efforts to increase market share, mergers and acquisitions. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 295IA. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and JD 502 or IBT 502; and JD 419 or IBT 419; and JD 508 or IBT 508.

LAW 488. Trademark and Copyright Law Planning and Practice. 3 hours.

Students will learn about the planning and practice of establishing, commercializing, and protecting intellectual property assets under U.S. copyright and trademark laws. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 127. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and JD 409 or IP 409 or PTL 409; and JD 400 or IP 400.

LAW 489. Patent Law Planning and Practice. 3 hours.

Examines patent and trademark law issues including the process for obtaining patent disclosures, patent search initiation, opinion analysis, and claim drafting. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 290. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 490. Elder Law: Basics and Dignity of the Elderly. 3 hours.

Topics include ethics and discrimination, adult guardianship, benefits, nursing homes, private insurance, and laws related to physical and emotional abuse of the elderly. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 507. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 500. Remedies. 3 hours.

Examines equitable remedies and defenses, enforcement issues, restitution and unjust enrichment, and remedies including compensatory and punitive damages. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 120. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 501. Employment Law. 2 hours.

Focuses on the legal rights of employees and employers. Topics include worker's compensation law, wage-and-hour laws, health-and-safety laws, and wrongful discharge. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 272. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 502. Labor Law. 3 hours.

Explores employees' rights to engage in concerted activity, employer and union unfair labor practices, elections, and the role of the N.L.R.B. and courts. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 137. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 503. Employment Discrimination. 3 hours.

Topics include, procedural problems, administrative processing, defenses, and employment discrimination remedies, with emphasis on Title VII and disability discrimination laws. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 275. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 504. Disability Law. 2 hours.

Introduces the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act, IDEA, and IHRA, as well as other litigation and human resources topics. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 204. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 505. Worker's Compensation. 2 hours.

Reviews Illinois Workers' Compensation and similar laws from other jurisdictions; follows a case through the Illinois Workers' Compensation Commission and into courts. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 211. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416, and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404, and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 510. International Intellectual Property Law. 3 hours.

Examines international intellectual property protection, the impact of culture and economics on intellectual property rights, government takings, extraterritoriality, and registration. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 294. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 511. International Organizations. 2 hours.

Explores international legal personality, privileges and immunities of international organizations, implied powers, and other rights and duties of international organizations. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 191IO. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 512. International Human Rights Law. 2 hours.

Examines the historical origins of human rights law, substantive international texts and norms, and international enforcement mechanisms. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 174. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 513. Regional Human Rights Systems. 2-4 hours.

Provides students with an in-depth knowledge of substantive regional human rights law, how to navigate regional mechanisms, and protect human rights. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 301. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 514. Comparative Constitutional Law and Human Rights. 2 hours.

Examines individual rights from a comparative perspective focusing on constitutional and human rights decisions, and including political, social and economic rights. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 174CC. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and JD 424.

LAW 515. Comparative Human Rights. 2-4 hours.

Examines human rights at the international, regional, national and even local levels. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 302. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 517. International Criminal Law. 3 hours.

Explores international criminal law, including war crimes, crimes against humanity, genocide, modes of liability and limits on jurisdiction. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 136. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 520. Health Law: Quality and Safety. 2 hours.

Explores approaches to enhancing quality and safety in health care. Topics include: the patient/provider relationship, state licensing, health care liability, confidentiality and informed consent, discrimination, population health, and bioethics. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 115. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 and LAW 412.

LAW 521. Health Law: Structure and Financing. 2 hours.

Explores fundamentals of the US Healthcare System: structure and finance. Topics include: evolution of healthcare structures; public and private healthcare financing; Affordable Care Act; antitrust and tax exemption; healthcare fraud and abuse. Course Information: Credit is not given for LAW 521 if the student has credit in HPA 420. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416 and LAW 402 and LAW 412.

LAW 522. Cancer Rights and Law. 2 hours.

Examines laws related to cancer, including health and disability insurance law, employment discrimination law, wage and hour law, estate planning, and medical decision-making. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 287CR. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 523. Medical Negligence. 2 hours.

Explores formation, termination, and regulation of the physician-patient relationship, confidentiality, consent, conflicts of interest, medical mistakes, theories of liability, defenses, and malpractice reform. Course information: Previously listed as JD 142. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 524. Assisted Reproductive Technology: Law and Practice. 2 hours.

Addresses issues surrounding the uses of assisted reproductive technology from an academic, legal, and medical perspective. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 103. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 525. Healthcare Compliance. 2 hours.

Reviews healthcare laws, regulations, statutes, policy guidance and enforcement initiatives that frame compliance. Topics include patient safety, privacy and security, coding and billing, conflict of interest, anti-kickback, and false claims. Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416 and LAW 402 and LAW 412. Recommended background: Credit or concurrent registration in LAW 520 and Credit or concurrent registration in LAW 521.

LAW 526. Bioethics and the Law. 2 hours.

Offers a survey perspective of key ethical issues raised by law’s interaction with healthcare (clinical, research and population). Discusses current and emerging vexing ethical issues. Justice and equity themes will recur throughout course.Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416 and LAW 402 and LAW 412.

LAW 527. Health Policy Practicum. 3 hours.

Student teams work with community partners to address real-world policy issue negatively impacting health. Goal is developing policy materials to advance healthier contexts for children, families, and communities. Weekly seminar included. Course Information: Extensive computer use required. Field work required. Class Schedule Information: To be properly registered, students must enroll in one Lecture-Discussion and one Practice.

LAW 530. Legal Fundamentals Review and Test Taking Skills. 3 hours.

Introduces students to the bar exam and prepares students for bar review study period. Students also learn about the MBE. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 150. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 531. Bar Essay Writing. 2 hours.

Enhances students' essay writing and analytical skills. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 520. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 532. Writing for the Practice of Law. 3 hours.

Students learn about the performance test portion of the bar exam. During each class, students will practice taking the MPT. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 151. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 533. Business Associations. 3 hours.

Introduction to the structure and characteristics of modern business associations, including agency, corporations, partnerships, and limited liability companies (LLCs). Course Information: Previously listed as JD 130. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 534. Secured Transactions. 2 hours.

Examines secured financing using personal property to secure repayment, as regulated by Article Nine of the U.C.C., the Bankruptcy Code, and other laws. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 247. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 535. Estates and Trusts. 3 hours.

Addresses the law of wills, will substitutes, intestate succession, trusts, duties of executors, administrators, and trustees, and rights of beneficiaries. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 131. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 536. Criminal Procedure: Police Investigation. 3 hours.

Addresses constitutional law related to police interrogation; right to counsel; arrest, search, and seizure; electronic eavesdropping; entrapment; self-incrimination; lineups; and the exclusionary rule. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 212. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 537. Products Liability. 2 hours.

Provides in-depth analysis of doctrines that pertain to claims for damages suffered as a result of defective products, including negligence and strict liability. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 238. Course must be be repeated if student is a mandate student (has a cumulative GPA below 2.750 at anytime during student's 2L1 designated Class level--24-41 credits) or if student was dismissed and readmitted. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 538. Advanced Torts. 2 hours.

Designed for students who wish to continue studying tort law topics, including products liability, commercial torts, defamation, and invasion of privacy. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 145. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 540. Payment Systems Law. 3 hours.

Examines regulation of paper and electronic means of payment, including negotiable instruments, electronic funds transfers, credit and debit cards, and letters of credit. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 271. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 541. Sales Transactions. 3 hours.

Provides an introduction to Article Two of the Uniform Commercial Code with an emphasis on counseling business clients and statutory interpretation. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 245. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416, and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404, and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 542. Bankruptcy Law. 3 hours.

Addresses law governing the relationship between debtors and creditors, including the Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978, and other related state and federal laws. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 082. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 543. Banking Law. 2 hours.

Covers the law of commercial banking with special emphasis on banking as a regulated industry, including its history and structure. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 254. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 544. Accounting for Lawyers. 2 hours.

Provides a survey of various accounting methods and procedures, and of financial statements of corporations, partnerships, and individual proprietorships. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 233. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 545. Law Practice and Management. 2 hours.

Explores law office accounting, case planning, fee contracts, marketing, strategic planning, use of clerks and paralegals, and human resource management. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 264. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 546. Transactional Law and Representing the Business Client. 3 hours.

Designed to immerse future transactional/business law practitioners in planning business transactions for owners of closely held business enterprises. Course information: Previously listed as JD 149. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416, and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404, and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 547. Securities Regulation. 3 hours.

Topics include the 1933 Act (public offerings, registration statements), and the 1934 Act (Rule 10b-5, insider trading, fraud on the market, and market manipulation). Course Information: Previously listed as JD 248. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416, and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404, and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 549. Advanced Legal Research. 2 hours.

Introduces advanced research skills: legislative materials, case law, dockets, regulations and regulatory decisions, secondary sources, forms, free legal resources, and online resources. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 057. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 551. Estate Planning and Drafting. 3 hours.

Integrates Property, Estates and Trusts, and Taxation law, through a focus on comprehensive property settlements and estate plans, will and trust agreement drafting. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 231. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 535.

LAW 555. Taxation of Estates and Trusts. 3 hours.

Provides a detailed study of federal estate and gift taxation, the income taxation of estates and trusts, and elementary principles of estate planning. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 232. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416, and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404, and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 570. Federal Criminal Law. 3 hours.

Covers federal substantive criminal law, including organized crime, wire, mail, and bank fraud; white-collar crime; RICO; drug offenses; tax offenses; and political corruption. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 219. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 571. Federal Courts. 3 hours.

Explores federal jurisdiction, Supreme Court review of state court decisions, jurisdictional and procedural matters, federal habeas corpus, appellate review, and certiorari. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 134. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 581. JITPL: Staff Editor. 1 hour.

Staff editors cite-check, edit articles, advise and mentor candidates, and perform other tasks associated with publication of the journal. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours. Previously listed as JD 036. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and JD 520 or PTL 520; and advisor approval.

LAW 582. JITPL: Board Member. 1 or 2 hour.

Board members are elected and manage the Journal's staff, solicit and evaluate lead articles, operate the candidacy program, and perform other editorial and managerial tasks. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours. Previously listed as JD 034. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and JD 520 or PTL 520; and advisor approval.

LAW 583. RIPL: Comment. 1 or 2 hour.

Students invited to participate in this Honors Program will write a comment or note under supervision of student editors and faculty advisors. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours. Previously listed as JD 014. Students must qualify and be invited to enroll. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 584. RIPL: Staff Editors. 1 hour.

Staff editors cite-check, edit articles, advise and mentor candidates, and perform other tasks associated with publication of the journal. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours. Previously listed as JD 015. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416 and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404 and LAW 412 or LAW 413 and LAW 583.

LAW 585. RIPL: Board. 1 or 2 hour.

Board members are elected and manage the Journal's staff, solicit and evaluate lead articles, operate the candidacy program, and perform other editorial and managerial tasks. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 583.

LAW 586. Law Review: Comment. 1 or 2 hour.

Students invited to participate in this Honors Program will write a comment or note under supervision of student editors and faculty advisors. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours. Previously listed as JD 027. Students must qualify and be invited to enroll. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 587. Law Review: Staff Editor. 1 hour.

Staff editors cite-check, edit articles, advise and mentor candidates, and perform other tasks associated with publication of the journal. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 2 hours. Previously listed as JD 021. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 588. Law Review: Board Member. 1 or 2 hour.

Board members are elected and manage the Law Review's staff, solicit and evaluate lead articles, operate the candidacy program, and perform other editorial and managerial tasks. Course Information: May be repeated to a maximum of 4 hours. Previously listed as JD 025. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413; and LAW 587.

LAW 590. Religion and the Law. 2 hours.

Examines aspects of Western religious belief as inculcated into the English and American legal systems, the church-state relationship, and cases exploring that relationship. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 269. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 591. Constitutional Civil Rights. 2 hours.

Focuses on the Bill of Rights, the 13th, 14th and 15th Amendments to the U.S. Constitution, including historical background and recent developments. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 207. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 592. First Amendment. 2 hours.

Analyzes First Amendment subjects including freedom of speech, press, assembly, religious freedoms, and the penumbras that give these freedoms life. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 208. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 593. Constitutional Theory. 2 hours.

Addresses the role of the Constitution and courts in a democratic republic, and analyzes originalism and progressive theories of constitutional interpretation and construction. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 293. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 594. Special Topics in Law. 2 or 3 hours.

Focuses on current issues and contemporary problems in a given area of the law. Its goals are to analyze important developments in a particular area of law. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 287. May be repeated if topics vary. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 595. American Constitutional History. 2 hours.

Examines historical, political, and economic factors influential in American constitutional evolution from the Revolution through the Civil War and into the New Deal. Course Information: Previously listed as JD 262. Prerequisite(s): JD 401, and JD 405, and JD 406, and JD 407, and JD 411, and JD 414, and JD 415, and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.

LAW 596. Independent Study in Law. 1 or 2 hour.

Provides an in-depth study of a subject chosen by the student, consisting of research and a scholarly paper. Course Information: May be repeated if topics vary to a maximum of 2 hours. Previously listed as JD 041. Prerequisite(s): JD 401 and JD 405 and JD 406 and JD 407 and JD 411 and JD 414 and JD 415 and JD 416; and LAW 402 or LAW 403 or LAW 404; and LAW 412 or LAW 413.