SPRING 2015 FIRST ASSIGNMENTS

ACADEMIC SUCCESS WORKSHIP   LAW 695-01, 2 & 3   PROFESSOR ORLEN

ADMINISTRATIVE LAW  LAW 705-03  PROFESSOR WOLF
Please sign-up on Proressor Wolf's Westlaw TWEN site.  He will post all assignments there, including the assignment for the first class on Thursday, January 8, 2015.

ADVANCED LEGAL ANALYSIS II  LAW 799-02  PROFESSOR KUKAS
ADVANCED TOPICS IN EVIDENCE  LAW 650-02  PROFESSOR STONEFIELD
Class 1-January 8   Book and Course Introduction, i-iv Introduction and Character Evidence Review, 1-27 and Rules 401-403, 404-405
Class 2-January 13  Impeachment Review, 28-33, Rules 607-609 and 613
Be sure to register for this course on TWEN.  I will use TWEN as the mechanism for distribution, so you miss out on important information if you are not on TWEN.
ADVANCED TORTS:  BUSINESS TORTS  LAW 604-03  PROFESSOR BLANCHARD
BANKRUPTCY  LAW 685-03  HONORABLE HENRY BOROFF
BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS  LAW 551-03  PROFESSOR SETTY
BUSINESS SUCCESSION PLANING  QWCS 724-02  PROFESSOR ROYAL
CIVIL RIGHTS:  SEC 1983   LAW 737-03  PROFESSOR BUZUVIS
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW  LAW 501-01  PROFESSOR FLYNN
CONSTITUTIONAL LAW  LAW 501-02  PROFESSOR MILLER
CONTRACTS  LAW 503-01  PROFESSOR SETTY
CONTRACTS  LAW 503-02  PROFESSOR CHARITY
CONTRACTS  LAW 503-03  PROFESSOR LEVI
COPYRIGHT LAW  LAW 739-03  PROFESSOR COLBURN

CRIMINAL LAW  LAW 505-03  PROFESSOR GOLDSTEIN
During the first two weeks of class, read the Introduction, (pp. 1-19) and the section on Just punishment (pp. 21-27).  You will find that they will make the cases we are discussing in class much more intelligible.  When you have read them, take the "First Quiz" on TWEN.  How well you do on this quiz will not affect your grade, but if you do not a least attempt every question before 12:01 AM January 24, 2015, you will lose one point from your final grade.

1/12:   29-64 and 68-77
1/14:   113-22
1/15:   122-28

CRIMINAL LAW CLINIC  LAWS 920-02  PROFESSOR CAFARO

CRIMINAL PRE-TRIAL PRACTICE  LAWS 617-03  HONORABLE CHARLES GROCE

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE:  ADJUDICATION  LAW 796-02  PROFESSOR BALDWIN

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE:  SIMULTION  LAW 780-02  PROFESSOR CAFARO

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE  LAW 644-3  PROFESSOR LUX
ELDER LAW  LAW 664-03  PROFESSOR LOVEJOY
EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION  LAW 674-02  PROFESSOR BUZUVIS
END OF LIFE ISSUES  LAW 959-02  PROFESSOR NOAH
Please sign up for the course TWEN site and review the syllabus.  There is no assigned text for this course and most of the assignments are available as hot links on the electronic syllabus.  For the first class, please read Barbara A. Noah, In Denial:  The Role of Law in Preparing for Death (available for download at a link on the syllabus via the Social Science Research Network (SSRN)).  We will also discuss a clinical case (to be distributed in class).

ENVIRONMENTAL LAW  LAW 721-02  PROFESSOR STEINER
This course is based on the text by Daniel A. Farber and Ann E. Carlson, Cases and Materials on Environmental Law, Ninth Edition (West).  For the first class (Wednesday, January 7, 2015), please register for TWEN and read and prepare to discuss pp. 2-4 (up to Cannon article), and pp. 12-38.

ESTATE & GIFT TAX  LAW 722-03  PROFESSOR METZGER
1.  Pages 28-32, 65-72, 82-97
2.  Pages 100-112
ESTATE PLANNING QWCS 723-02  PROFESSOR BAKER
Week of January 4 (No class on January 5th)
Introduction; Objectives; Methods; Goals; Non-Estate Plan;
Getting Started-Gathering Information.
Reading:  Price, §§ 1.3, 1.4, 7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5, 7.6.
Suggested Reading:
Shaffer, chs. 1 and 2
Assignment 1:  Choose a State.  Due Assignment 1 - January 16
Assignment 2:  Select a Topic  Due:  Assignment 2 - January 16
Assignment 3:  Prepare Wills for John and Jane Nobody.  Due:  Assignment 3 - February 2
EVIDENCE  LAW 553-03  PROFESSOR STONEFIELD
Class 1 January 7  Book and Course Introduction, i-x Introductory Materials, 1-27; Rules 101-103, 611;  Problems 1-5
Class 2 January 8  Foundations, 27-38; Rules 901-902, 104(a)-(b), 601-603; Problems 6, 7(a)-(c)
Disaggregating Composite Evidence, 38
Be sure to register for this course on TWEN.  I will use TWEN as the mechanism for distribution, so you miss out on important information if you are not on TWEN.
FAIR HOUSING LAW  LAW 658-03  PROFESSOR
FAMILY LAW  LAW 640-03  PROFESSOR FLYNN
FEDERAL CRIMINAL LAW  LAW 622-02  PROFESSOR CHARITY
INCOME TAX II  LAW 747-02  PROFESSOR METZGER
1.  Pages 210-217; 517-520
2.  Pages 217-227
INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL LAW   LAW 958-02  PROFESSOR BALDWIN
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS  QWC 792-02  PROFESSOR WOLF
Please sign-up on Professor Wolf's Westlaw TWEN site.  He will post all assignments there, including the assignment for the first class on Thursday, January 8, 2015.
INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS CLINIC  LAWS 912-02  PROFESSOR CARASIK
INTRODUCTION TO THE LEGAL PROFESSION  LAW 502-02  DEAN GOUVIN
JUDICIAL EXTERNSHIP  LAWP 907  PROFESSOR KAISER
LAW AND SOCIAL CHANGE  LAW 642-03  PROFESSOR FREEMAN
Assignment for the first class and the syllabus will be posted on a TWEN site no later than Tuesday, January 6.
LAW OFFICE SIMULATION  LAW 636-03  PROFESSOR AGEN
LAW PRACTICE EXTERNSHIP  LAWP 909-10  DEAN COHEN
LEGAL WRITING & ANALYSIS IN PRACTICE  LAW 678-02  PROFESSOR ORLEN
MEDIATION  LAWS 728-02  PROFESSOR KAUFMAN

MEDICAL LIABILITY QUALITY  LAW 704-02  PROFESSOR NOAH 
Please sign up for the course TWEN site and review the syllabus.  Hard copies of the syllabus will be provided in the first class.  For class, please read pp. 1-20 in the assigned text.

MUNICIPAL LAW  LAW 752-03  PROFESSOR RODRIGUEZ-ROSS
NEW YORK PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE  LAW 770-03  PROFESSOR POWERS
PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY  LAW 575-03  PROFESSOR O'REGAN
PROPERTY  LAW 511-01 & 02  PROFESSOR GAUDIO
PROPERTY  LAW 511-03  PROFESSOR GORDON
Go over the midterm exam and review the Estates in Land material discussed before the semester break.
REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT  LAWS 657-02  PROFESSOR GAUDIO
SMALL BUSINESS CLINIC  LAWS 944-03  PROFESSOR STATCHEN

TOXIC TORTS  QWCS 768-02  PROFESSOR STEINER
Please register for TWEN and read Assignment 1.  Also read Jean Macchiaroli Eggen, The Synergy of Toxic Tort Law and Public Health:  Lessons from a Century of Cigarettes, 41 Conn. L. Rev. 561 (2008), available at http://ssrn.com/abstract=1285547.  Note that all materials for this class will either be posted on TWEN or handed out in class.

TRANSACTIONAL LAWYER SEMINAR  LAWS 777-03  PROFESSOR JOHNSON
TRIAL METHODS  LAWS 681-03  HONORABLE CHARLES BELSKY
TRUSTS & ESTATES  LAW 748-02  PROFESSOR GORDON
JESSE DUKEMINIER AND ROBERT SITKOFF, WILLS, TRUSTS, AND ESTATES, 9TH ED. 2013 - read Preface xxxiii-xxxvi, then pages 1-28 (prepare Shapira v. Union National Bank (5)),  41-51 [read pages pages carefully for an overview of the mechanics of wealth succession].
WHITE COLLAR CRIME  LAW 611-02  PROFESSOR GOLDSTEIN
Casebook:  Brickey, Corporate and White Collar Crime, 5th ed. (2011)  ISBN 9780735590212
1/7/15:   chapter 1 and the deferred prosecution agreements for KPMG and Bristol Meyers Squib on TWEN
1/12/15:   chapter 2
LAWYERING SKILLS II   LAW 508-10  DEAN COHEN
LAWYERING SKILLS II  LAW 508-11 & 16  PROFESSOR KAISER
LAWYERING SKILLS II  LAW 508-12 & 03  PROFESSOR CUFFEE
LAWYERING SKILLS II  LAW 508-15  PROFESSOR ORLEN
LAWYERING SKILLS II  LAW 508-17 & 18  PROFESSOR HARRIS


 



     


 

 

 

 

 

 

 






 

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