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American University Washington College of Law    
 
    
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Course Descriptions


 

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 - 730 Land Use Planning and Practice
   •  LAW - 749 White-Collar Crime
   •  LAW - 750 Special Education Law
   •  LAW - 779 Trade Secrets
   •  LAW - 782 Family Law: Children of LGBT Parents Seminar
   •  LAW - 788 Federal Regulatory Process
   •  LAW - 789 International Commercial Arbitration: U.S. and Comparative Perspectives
   •  LAW - 789S Introduction to the Practice of International Commercial Arbitration
   •  LAW - 795AN Animal and Wildlife Law
   •  LAW - 805 Law of Information Privacy
   •  LAW - 808 International Business and Human Rights
   •  LAW - 809 The United States Trade Regime
   •  LAW - 810A Communications Law and Information Policy
   •  LAW - 814 The Law and Popular Culture
   •  LAW - 815 Feminist Jurisprudence
   •  LAW - 821A Legislation
   •  LAW - 824WL Natural Resources: Water Law
   •  LAW - 837 Commercial Leasing
   •  LAW - 839 Sales
   •  LAW - 840 Secured Transactions
   •  LAW - 844 Advanced Environmental Law: Liability and Torts
   •  LAW - 846 E-Commerce Law and Drafting
   •  LAW - 847 Appellate Courts and Advocacy
   •  LAW - 849 Legal Drafting
   •  LAW - 851 Climate Change and the Law
   •  LAW - 855 Patent Prosecution
   •  LAW - 856 Corporate Finance
   •  LAW - 858 Aviation Law: Domestic and International Aspects
   •  LAW - 861 Seminar: Economic, Social, and Cultural Human Rights
   •  LAW - 870 Temas Especiales en Derecho Internacional
   •  LAW - 870B Litigation and Advocacy in Human Rights Law
   •  LAW - 870C Domestic Implementation of Human Rights Law
   •  LAW - 872 Regulatory Law and Policy
   •  LAW - 878 Scientific Evidence & Expert Testimony
   •  LAW - 885 Construction Law
   •  LAW - 913 Trial Advocacy: Litigating in the High-Tech Courtroom
   •  LAW - 925 Intellectual Property Management
   •  LAW - 927 International Trafficking in Persons
   •  LAW - 929 Advanced Legal Research and Writing: Introduction to Legal Scholarship
   •  LAW - 929B Advanced Legal Research: Intellectual Property
   •  LAW - 933 Civil Rights and Remedies
   •  LAW - 962A IP Licensing and Technology Transactions
   •  LAW - 967 Immigration Issues: Employment and Family
   •  LAW - 968 Trial Advocacy: Evidentiary Foundations and Objections
   •  LAW - 969 International Trade Law II
   •  LAW - 972 Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration
   •  LAW - 972S Investor-State Arbitration
   •  LAW - 973 International Contracts and Sales
   •  LAW - 976 Business Immigration Law
   •  LAW - 980 Advanced International Law and Peace Negotiations
   •  LAW - 982S Introduction to International Commercial Arbitration
   •  LAW - 984A Advanced Trial Advocacy: Homicide Prosecution
   •  LAW - 984B Advanced Trial Advocacy: Challenges and Obligations of the Prosecutor
   •  LAW - 988 Drafting Wills and Trusts
   •  LAW - 993 Adoption Law Policy and Practice
   •  LAW - 994 eDiscovery

Elective Seminars

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 - 700 Administrative Law and Regulations Seminar
   •  LAW - 701 Advanced Issues in Criminal Law Seminar
   •  LAW - 704 Business Planning
   •  LAW - 706 Advanced Civil Procedure: Complex Litigation Seminar
   •  LAW - 707 Advanced Constitutional Law Seminar
   •  LAW - 707A The Supreme Court
   •  LAW - 708 Advanced Criminal Procedure Seminar
   •  LAW - 708B Plea Bargaining
   •  LAW - 712A Human Rights Litigation Clinical Seminar
   •  LAW - 715 Disability and the Law Seminar
   •  LAW - 716 Environmental Litigation Seminar
   •  LAW - 719 Selected Topics in Health Law Seminar
   •  LAW - 719B Health Care Fraud and Abuse: Contracting and Compliance
   •  LAW - 719C Health Care Mergers and Acquisitions
   •  LAW - 721 Law of the Sea Seminar
   •  LAW - 725A International Protection of Human Rights Seminar
   •  LAW - 725B Gender, Cultural Difference, and International Human Rights Seminar
   •  LAW - 725R International Justice for Human Rights Violations
   •  LAW - 726 World Bank, IMF, and other Financial Institutions
   •  LAW - 731 Real Estate Planning Seminar
   •  LAW - 737 International Institutions and Environmental Protection Seminar
   •  LAW - 738 International Courts Seminar
   •  LAW - 739 Advanced Human Rights Seminar
   •  LAW - 739A Human Rights and Terrorism Seminar
   •  LAW - 739C European Human Rights Law
   •  LAW - 739D Women and International Human Rights Law
   •  LAW - 739S Human Rights and Development
   •  LAW - 742 Poverty Law
   •  LAW - 743 Regulation of Derivatives Seminar
   •  LAW - 745 Pension and Employee Benefit Law Seminar
   •  LAW - 746 Advanced Tax Policy and Problems Seminar
   •  LAW - 775 Labor & Migration in the Global Economy
   •  LAW - 777 Legislative Practice Seminar
   •  LAW - 783 Property & the Environment Seminar
   •  LAW - 812 Elder Law: Policy and Practice Seminar
   •  LAW - 813 Comparative Environmental Law Seminar
   •  LAW - 817 Advanced Issues in International Trade Seminar
   •  LAW - 819 Law and Literature Seminar
   •  LAW - 821 Legislation Seminar
   •  LAW - 821B Legislative Process & Political Rhetoric
   •  LAW - 822 Law, Policy, and American Intelligence Activities Seminar
   •  LAW - 824 Natural Resources: Mineral Rights
   •  LAW - 827 Sexuality and the Law
   •  LAW - 828 Space Law and Satellite Communication Seminar
 

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