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American University Washington College of Law    
 
    
 
  Nov 17, 2017
 
2014-2015 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

JD Required Courses

   •  LAW - 501 Civil Procedure
   •  LAW - 503 Constitutional Law
   •  LAW - 504 Contracts
   •  LAW - 507 Criminal Law
   •  LAW - 508 Criminal Procedure I
   •  LAW - 516 Legal Rhetoric I
   •  LAW - 517 Legal Rhetoric II
   •  LAW - 518 Property
   •  LAW - 522 Torts
   •  LAW - 550 Legal Ethics

LLM Required Courses

   •  LAW - 580A Introduction to American Legal Institutions

SJD Required Course

   •  LAW - 999 Doctoral Colloquium
   •  LAW - 999 Doctoral Colloquium

Elective Courses

The law school makes all reasonable efforts to offer the following electives on a periodic basis but cannot guarantee that each course or seminar will be available to all students who wish to take it during their law school careers. More precise information on the courses and seminars that will be offered in a given semester, including those not listed here, is available from the registrar during the preregistration and general registration periods.

   •  LAW - 581 U.S. Business Law
   •  LAW - 601 Administrative Law
   •  LAW - 605 First Amendment
   •  LAW - 606 U.S. Legal History I
   •  LAW - 608 The Jury in Civil Litigation
   •  LAW - 609 U.S. Trademark Law
   •  Law - 610 U.S. Legal History II
   •  LAW - 611 Business Associations
   •  LAW - 612 Securities Regulation
   •  LAW - 613 Advanced Corporate Law
   •  LAW - 614 Alternative Dispute Resolution
   •  LAW - 616 Negotiable Instruments
   •  LAW - 617 International Business and Environment
   •  LAW - 618 International Environmental Law
   •  LAW - 619 Comparative Law
   •  LAW - 620 International Humanitarian Law
   •  LAW - 621 Conflict of Laws
   •  LAW - 623 Copyright
   •  LAW - 624 U.S. International Taxation
   •  LAW - 625 Corporate Bankruptcy
   •  LAW - 626 Human Rights
   •  LAW - 627 Creditors' Rights and Bankruptcy
   •  LAW - 628 Criminal Procedure II
   •  LAW - 629 Environmental Law
   •  LAW - 630 Regulation of Energy
   •  LAW - 632 Law and Economics
   •  LAW - 633 Evidence
   •  LAW - 634 Legal Aspects of Foreign Direct Investment
   •  LAW - 635 National Security Law: International and National Issues
   •  LAW - 636 Family Law
   •  LAW - 637 Domestic Violence Law
   •  LAW - 638B Juvenile Justice Seminar
   •  LAW - 639 Federal Corporate Income Tax
   •  LAW - 640 Health Law
   •  LAW - 641 American Indian Law
   •  LAW - 642 Entertainment Law
   •  LAW - 643 Federal Courts
   •  LAW - 644 Partnership Tax
   •  LAW - 645 Federal Estate and Gift Tax
   •  LAW - 646 International and Comparative Trademark Law
   •  LAW - 647 Federal Personal Income Tax
   •  LAW - 648 Food and Drug Law
   •  LAW - 649 Trial Advocacy: Pretrial Litigation
   •  LAW - 650 Lawyers and Clients: Interviewing and Counseling
   •  LAW - 651 Lawyer Bargaining
   •  LAW - 653 International Finance Law and Development Finance
   •  LAW - 654 Government Contracts
   •  LAW - 655 Immigration and Naturalization Law
   •  LAW - 656 Asylum and Refugee Law
   •  LAW - 657 International Trade Law I
   •  LAW - 659 Law of the European Union
   •  LAW - 659A European Union Law, Policy and Diplomacy
   •  LAW - 660 International Law
   •  LAW - 661 International Business Transactions
   •  LAW - 662 International Organizations and Multinational Institutions
   •  LAW - 662S United Nations Human Rights System
   •  LAW - 663 Jurisprudence
   •  LAW - 664 Employment and Labor Law
   •  LAW - 667 Law in the Information Society
   •  LAW - 667A IP in Cyberspace
   •  LAW - 668 Employment Discrimination
   •  LAW - 669 International Labor and Employment Law
   •  LAW - 670 Intellectual Property Policy and Law
   •  LAW - 671 Land Transfer and Development
   •  LAW - 672 Law and Accounting
   •  LAW - 673 Remedies
   •  LAW - 674 Law of Professional Sports
   •  LAW - 675 Transnational Litigation
   •  LAW - 676 Gender and the Law
   •  LAW - 677 International Litigation and Arbitration
   •  LAW - 677S International Arbitration and Choice-of-Law Issues
   •  LAW - 679 International Investment Law
   •  LAW - 680 Law of the American Political Process
   •  LAW - 681 International Law of Biodiversity
   •  LAW - 685 Oil and Gas Law
   •  LAW - 688 Patent Law
   •  LAW - 690 Education Law
   •  LAW - 691 Sex-Based Discrimination
   •  LAW - 692 Antitrust Law
   •  LAW - 693 Adv Antitrust Law: Mergers
   •  LAW - 694 Criminal Trial Advocacy
   •  LAW - 695 Civil Trial Advocacy
   •  LAW - 697 Wills, Trusts, and Estates
   •  LAW - 698 International and Comparative Copyright
   •  LAW - 699 International Competition Law
   •  LAW - 707B Advanced Constitutional Law Law: Marshall-Brennan Seminar
   •  LAW - 709B Consumer Financial Services Law
 

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