Full List of JD Courses

Not every course is offered each academic year. Course descriptions, content and requirements are subject to change.

Required Courses

  • Civil Procedure I
  • Civil Procedure II
  • Constitutional Law I
  • Contracts
  • Criminal Law
  • Professional Responsibility
  • Property
  • Tax I
  • Torts
  • Legal Writing and Research I and II

Business, Corporate and Commercial

  • Advanced Chapter 11 Reorganization
  • Advanced Corporate Transaction Skills
  • Agency, Partnership and the LLC
  • Antitrust
  • Bankruptcy
  • Business Planning
  • Business Torts
  • Business Transactions in the People’s Republic of China
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Governance Seminar
  • Corporate Law Seminar
  • Corporations
  • Deals
  • Finance and Accounting for Lawyers
  • High Tech Start-Ups
  • In-House Corporate Counseling
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Real Estate Transactions
  • Securities Regulation
  • Sports Law
  • UCC: Sales
  • UCC: Secured Transactions
  • White Collar Crime

Clinics and Internships

  • Agency Internships
  • Agency Externships
  • Appellate Clinic
  • Child Advocacy Clinic: Delinquency
  • Child Advocacy Clinic: Dependency
  • Child Advocacy Clinic: Policy
  • Civil Clinic
  • Corporate Counsel Internship
  • Criminal Clinic
  • Education and Disability Clinic
  • Energy Law and Policy Clinic
  • Entertainment, Sport and IP Internship
  • Entrepreneurship Clinic
  • Federal Tax Clinic
  • Immigration Clinic
  • Intellectual Property Law Clinic
  • Judicial Internship Program
  • Land Use Clinic
  • Mediation Internship
  • Public Interest Law Clinic
  • Small Claims Clinic
  • State Income Tax Clinic
  • State Sales and Use Tax Clinic
  • Supreme Court Clinic
  • Tech Entrepreneur Law Clinic
  • Veterans Clinic

Criminal Law

  • Controlled Substances Law
  • Corrections and Sentencing
  • Crime: The People, The Process
  • Criminal Procedure I and II
  • Death Penalty
  • Federal Crimes
  • Human Trafficking
  • Scientific Evidence
  • White Collar Crime

Environmental Law

  • Advanced Issues in Climate and Energy Law
  • Climate Change Law and Policy
  • Contemporary Water Law
  • Energy Law and Policy
  • Environmental Law
  • International Energy Regulation
  • International Environmental Law
  • Land Use Planning
  • Public Land and Natural Resource Law

Family and Child

  • Child Rights and Remedies
  • Education Law
  • Family Law
  • Topics in Family Law

International and Comparative Law

  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Comparative Law
  • Comparative Law, Culture and Religion
  • European Commercial Law
  • European Legal Cultures
  • European Union Law
  • Global Constitutionalism
  • Immigration Law
  • International Arbitration
  • International Asia-Pacific Commercial Arbitration
  • International Business Ethics
  • International Business Transactions
  • International Civil Litigation
  • International Contracts
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Energy Regulation
  • International Environmental Law
  • International Finance Techniques
  • International Human Rights
  • International Intellectual Property
  • International Investment
  • International Law in U.S. Courts
  • International Negotiation
  • International Organizations
  • International Redress for Human Injustice
  • International Sales Transactions
  • International Sports Law
  • Latin American Law and Institutions
  • Law of the Sea
  • Mexican Law
  • NAFTA (North American Fee-Trade Agreement)
  • Public International Law
  • Transitional Justice and Responding to Mass Atrocities

Intellectual Property and Technology Law

  • Art Law
  • Biotech Patent Law
  • Copyright Law
  • Corporate Innovation and Legal Policy
  • Cyberspace Law
  • Intellectual Property and Antitrust
  • Intellectual Property and Business
  • Intellectual Property Seminar: Current Issues in IP Law
  • Intellectual Property Survey
  • International Intellectual Property
  • IP Law Speaker Series
  • IP Strategies
  • Media Law
  • Patent Law
  • Patent Law Policy
  • Patent Law Theory Seminar
  • Patent Litigation I
  • Patent Prosecution
  • Survey of Pharmaceutical Law & Policy
  • Tech Transfers: Legal Practice
  • Telecommunications Law & Regulation
  • Topics in IP
  • Trade Secrets
  • Trademark Law
  • Trademark Seminar

Jurisprudence and Theory

  • Ethics, Law and International Affairs
  • Jurisprudence
  • Law and Socio-Economics

Litigation, Practice and Procedure

  • Advanced Legal Research
  • Advanced Trial Advocacy
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • California Civil Procedure
  • Complex Litigation
  • Evidence
  • Evidence Advocacy Lab
  • Federal Courts
  • Interviewing and Counseling
  • Judicial Lawmaking
  • Legal Research Boot Camp
  • Mediation Skills
  • Negotiation
  • Pre-Trial Practice
  • Products Liability
  • Remedies
  • Trial Advocacy

Other Law Courses

  • Advanced Legal Writing
  • Animal Law
  • Fundamentals of Bar Exam Writing
  • Health Law and Bioethics
  • Health Law and Policy
  • Health Law and Reproduction
  • Independent Supervised Research
  • Law of Love
  • Legal Drafting
  • Topics in Insurance Law

Public Law and Policy

  • Administrative Law
  • Bioethics and the Law
  • Civil Rights Theories Seminar
  • Civil Rights Law and History
  • Constitutional Law II
  • Election Law
  • Employment Discrimination
  • Employment Law
  • Enterprise, Product and No-Fault Liability
  • FDA Law and Policy Seminar
  • Federal Courts
  • Law and Economics
  • Law and Politics of Educational Policy Development
  • Law of American Democracy
  • Legislation
  • Phil Foundations of the US Constitution
  • Public Interest Law and Practice
  • Religion and the Constitution
  • Sexual Orientation and the Law
  • Special Education and the Law
  • State and Local Government Law
  • Work, Welfare and Justice

Tax, Estate and Trust

  • Advanced Business Planning
  • Advanced Corporate Tax Problems
  • Community Property
  • Corporate Reorganizations
  • Corporate Tax Reporting
  • Criminal Tax Fraud
  • Energy Taxation and Policy
  • ERISA and Employee Benefit Plans
  • Estate Planning
  • Federal Estate and Gift Taxation
  • Federal Tax Procedure
  • Income Taxation of Trusts and Estates
  • International Taxation
  • Non-Profit Law
  • Partnership Tax
  • Pass Throughs: Key Business Tools
  • Tax II (Corporate)
  • Tax Litigation
  • Tax Policy
  • Taxation of Anti-Money Laundering
  • Taxation of Intellectual Property
  • Taxation of International Finance
  • Taxation of Property Transactions
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Valuation

Contact:

Law Student Affairs
Warren Hall, Room 218
Phone: (619) 260-4651
Fax: (619) 260-7715

Hours

M,T,Th,F: 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
W: 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.