2000 Series

First Amendment (2070)

An examination of the rights of free expression guaranteed by the First Amendment.

Health Law (2250)

A study of current issues in the rapidly developing field of health law.

Immigration Law (2960)

A study of the constitutional and extra-constitutional law bases and restrictions on the power to regulate immigration into the United States. 

Introduction to French Law (2630)

The course goes through an historical introduction, focusing on the sources of law.

Law Shariah (Islamic Law) (2190)

This course explores classical and contemporary understandings of Islamic law. Because there are several "schools" of Islamic law and no central religious adjudicative body, we will first examine what, exactly, Islamic law is.

Payment System Law (2560)

This course will include some of the material previously covered in the course in Sales, but with greater depth and detail. The primary focus of the course will be Articles 3 (negotiable instruments), 4 (Bank Deposits), 4A (electronic funds transfers), 5 (letters of credit) and associated federal legislation and regulations.

Private Sector Labor Law (2390)

This course covers the historical development of federal labor legislation with emphasis on the National Labor Relations Act, the Norris-LaGuardia Act, the Taft-Hartley Act, and the Labor-Management Disclosure Act.

Professional Responsibility (2470)

This course covers the sources and application of legal ethics rules, including the role of lawyer as "advocate" and "counselor." 

Public Sector Labor Law (2400)

Study of the legal and policy considerations which structure and define the still emerging area of public employee unionization. 

Sales (2490)

A study of the important principles of Articles 2 (sale of goods) and 2A (leases) of the Uniform Commercial Code and of their practical application. 

Secured Transactions (2500)

A study of the law governing the creation, perfection, and enforcement of security interests in personal property under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code. 

The Death Penalty in America (2600)

This course examines the United States Supreme Court's death penalty jurisprudence since the late 1960s, with particular emphasis on the development of the Court's 8th Amendment 'death is different' jurisprudence. 

U.S. Basic Federal Income Taxation (2520)

 An introduction to the Federal income tax system.

U.S. Civil Procedure (2080)

This course will focus on the rules of procedure in the United States courts in civil litigation. 

U.S. Constitutional Law (2060)

A study of the origins and fundamentals of judicial review and the constitutional litigation process, and of several important constitutional law topics...