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All Courses - Curriculum Guide

This is a comprehensive course listing of courses taught in the current year and past two years. Please click on faculty name to view faculty specific description. LAW 100. Contracts. This is a course about the law governing private agreements. The course analyzes the criteria for determining whether or not a particular promise or voluntary

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Law 348 - European Union Law

Posted: (0 seconds ago) General Course Description: The European Union is an economic and political union of 28 member states and nearly 500 million citizens, and forms the world’s largest trading bloc. It also represents the fastest and most ambitious example of legal, economic, and political integration in modern times.

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Law 321 - Legislation and Regulation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) General Course Description: Many of the rules that govern the modern legal order come from statutes enacted by legislatures and from regulations issued by administrative agencies. While most law school classes focus on case law, this course emphasizes the statutes and regulations that form the basis for much of legal practice.

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Curriculum Guide

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The Online Curricular Counseling Guide is designed to assist UCLA Law students in thinking about their legal education and considering course options by grouping courses by subject area. It is important to note that not all courses in the Guide are offered every year.

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Advanced Schedule - University of California, Los Angeles

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course meets 2/11/21, 3/4/21, 3/18/21, 4/1/21, 4/22/21 from 5:00 - 7:30pm. Enrollment during first pass restricted to JD students in their 3L year. This course may shift to hybrid instruction (i.e., students have the option of participatingin-person or remotely) at some time during the spring semester.

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Law 113 - Modern Regulatory State

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course introduces students to the structural, substantive and procedural aspects of the regulatory state, with particular emphasis on the ways in which businesses, nongovernmental organizations and individuals interact with regulatory agencies.

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Law 211 - Evidence

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Evidence is a recommended course for students who plan to take trial advocacy or other clinical offerings, and can serve as a basis for certification to appear in court during law school. Please review faculty specific descriptions for additional details regarding each offering.

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Law 101 - Introduction to Legal Analysis

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course provides an introduction to principles of sound legal analysis for incoming first-year students. Topics include: structure of the legal system, analysis of rule creation and rule application jurisprudence, and legal argument. Through readings, cases, lectures, and in-class exercises, students develop elementary skills in legal analysis.

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First Year Schedule

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Class will meet on 2/3, 2/17, 3/3, 3/17, 4/7, 4/21. This course may shift to hybrid instruction (i.e., students have the option of participating in-person or remotely) at some time during the spring semester.

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Law 120 - Criminal Law I

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course covers selected topics in substantive criminal law: principles underlying the definition of crime such as the requirements of actus reus and mens rea and general doctrines such as ignorance of fact and ignorance of law, causation, attempt, complicity and conspiracy.

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Law 282 - Education Law & Policy

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Previous Course Offerings: Faculty Term Course Section Schedule Units Requisite Satisfies SAW; Stuart Biegel 18F: 282: LEC 1: MW 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM : 3.0: No: Yes : Course meets 9/24/2018 - 11/19/2018.Law 282 Field Component Application Deadline is 9/28/2018. ...

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Law 234 - Accounting For Lawyers

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course introduces basic accounting principles, concepts and terminology. It is intended for the law student who does not have an accounting background. Permission of the instructor to enroll is required for students who have had any accounting courses. This is a two-unit course which will meet for the first 6 weeks of the semester.

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Law 945 - Advanced Legal Research Intensive

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Description: This course is designed to provide students with a basic understanding of legal authorities and resources and with the research skills needed in the practice of law. Emphasis will be placed on effective research strategies and evaluation of sources, both print and electronic.

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Law 350 - Energy Law and Regulation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course provides an introduction to energy law and regulation in the United States. It covers basic principles of rate regulation and public utilities; the division of jurisdiction between federal and state governments; the key federal statutes and regulatory regimes governing natural gas, electricity, and nuclear power; and the implications of new climate change and renewable energy ...

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Law 644 - The Executive Power: Law, Theory and History

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course will examine the nature of “the executive power” from legal, theoretical, and historical perspectives. The executive branch exercises vast legal authority, in the form of executive orders, regulations, enforcement, official appointments, and much more.

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Law 230 - Business Associations

Posted: (0 seconds ago) UCLA offers basic courses in Business Associations. A course in Business Associations is a foundational requirement in the Business Law Specialization. Different instructors have different emphases and may or may not branch out into aspects of securities law, the law of partnerships and limited liability companies, and other related bodies of ...

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Law 220 - Introduction to Federal Income Taxation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course is intended to give students an understanding of the fundamental concepts underlying the U.S. income tax. The course will focus on the statutory framework of U.S. tax laws, certain principal and illustrative judicial authorities, and selected Treasury Department regulations and rulings.

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Law 204 - Arbitration Law

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course presents a comprehensive treatment of the legal issues involved in the use of arbitration, both private and court-ordered. It will give the student a thorough understanding of arbitration law, and provide a solid foundation for legal practice whether in alternative dispute resolution tribunals or in the civil justice system.

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Law 111 - Introduction to American Law

Posted: (0 seconds ago) General Course Description: A wide variety of non-lawyer specialists must address legal problems in government, private sector, and nonprofit settings. Designed for non-lawyers interfacing with the legal system, this course has three main objectives in preparing M.L.S. …

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Law 205 - Wills and Trusts

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course surveys the law of wills and trusts. Topics include: intestate succession, wills (with an emphasis on execution and revocation), will substitutes, planning for incapacity, trusts, and problems arising during trust administration. The course emphasizes cases and materials arising under the California Probate Code.

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Law 224 - U.S. International Taxation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course considers legal and economic issues surrounding the taxation of multinational companies. We examine the rationale for corporate taxation as well as the challenges raised when levying a corporate tax on multinational companies. Topics include principles of international taxation, tax treaties, worldwide and territorial systems of ...

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Law 561A/B - Strangers to Ourselves: New Work in ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Description: Everyone wants to be happier and more productive and to lead a life that is a healthy balance of the personal and professional. In “Strangers to Ourselves,” we’ll draw on recent and often surprising developments in social science, especially in psychology, to help us address the questions of how to be a skilled lawyer ...

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Law 977 - Advanced Topics in Trial Advocacy

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This is a practical course in trial advocacy for students who have already learned the mechanics of conducting a trial and are looking to take the next step as courtroom advocates. We will explore—and practice through simulation—more advanced concepts and techniques, including jury selection, storytelling, witness control, use of courtroom ...

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Law 148 - Constitutional Law I

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course considers two sets of structural limitations on government: the division between the Nation and the States in the federal system, and the separation of powers among the three branches (legislative, executive, and judicial) of the national government. It also considers the Civil War Amendments (13th, 14th, and 15th) as limits on the ...

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Law 318 - Law, Gender, and Sexuality

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course is largely an advanced constitutional law course (equal protection and liberty); we will also examine statutes, regulations, and other sources of law. We will focus on criminal prohibitions related to gender and sexuality, discrimination because of gender and sexual orientation, and emerging topics such as religious exemptions to non ...

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Law 286 - Land Use and Urban Planning Law

Posted: (0 seconds ago) In this course, we will study the legal regulation of the urban environment. Developers, environmentalists, homeowners, interest groups and other political actors are constrained and empowered by a wide range of legal rules and institutions, which help determine the nature and structure of urban life.

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Law 165 - Introduction to Environmental Justice Law ...

Posted: (0 seconds ago) In this course, students will gain a basic introduction to environmental justice theory and practice. Students will become familiar with environmental justice theory, and with specific environmental statutory and regulatory contexts that relate to environmental inequity (California, federal, and international).

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Law 312 - Professional Responsibility

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course satisfies the Professional Responsibility Requirement and deals with the law and ethics of lawyering; that is, the standards of law and the ethics that lawyers are held to (or aspire to) in their professional roles. We will study such matters as the duty to conform to the law external to the professional ethics rules, the duty to ...

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Law 236 - Securities Regulation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course offers an introduction to the federal securities laws, covering the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as well as the regulations enacted by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) thereunder. Topics to be covered include the policy rationales underlying the U.S. securities regime, the definition of ...

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Law 113 - Modern Regulatory State

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course introduces students to the structural, substantive and procedural aspects of the regulatory state, with particular emphasis on the ways in which businesses, nongovernmental organizations and individuals interact with regulatory agencies. It will begin with an overview

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Law 731 - Community Lawyering in Education Clinic

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Learning Outcomes: Student-attorneys will demonstrate an understanding of core litigation tasks – such as case theory development, client interviewing, witness examination, and fact investigation – while developing their methodological approach to client advocacy.

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Law 271 - International Business Transactions

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course will then focus on the legal framework of private international business transactions, including: the international sale of goods; bills of lading; letters of credit; government regulation of imports and exports; technology transfer and intellectual property protection; and forms and regulation of foreign direct investment.

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Law 737 - Internal Corporate Investigations

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Description: Faced with allegations of serious wrongdoing by directors, officers, employees or other agents of the corporation, the board of directors often chooses to conduct an internal corporate investigation in order to learn the facts surrounding the alleged wrongdoing, to correct problems that may exist, and to satisfy stakeholders ...

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Law 473 - Advanced Written Advocacy Workshop

Posted: (0 seconds ago) General Course Description: Lawyers represent their clients primarily through writing. This advanced course will enhance students’ ability to advocate effectively by honing writing skills crucial to legal success: persuasive argumentation, penetrating analysis, compelling storytelling, strategic use of authority, and deft editing.

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Law 115 - Business Law for Non-Lawyers

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course surveys the legal concepts and rules applicable to the dominant types of business associations in the U.S. After considering the various factors relevant to choosing the form of legal entity through which to conduct a business, the course will focus on the law of corporations, including the rights and obligations of officers, directors, and shareholders.

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Law 273 - International Human Rights Law

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course will cover the development and implementation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the two International Covenants on Human Rights, the International Convention on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, and the various regional or subject-specific human rights instruments in the contemporary international system.

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Law 330 - Voting Rights

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Learning Outcomes: 1. Answer fundamental questions related to voting rights including: the sources of major constitutional and statutory protections, the theoretical questions about what constitutes the right to vote, the relation between voting rights and other constitutional frameworks including federalism, separation of powers, equal ...

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Law 561A/B - Contemporary Art, Law, and Social Change

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course meets 2/11/21, 3/4/21, 3/18/21, 4/1/21, 4/22/21 from 5:00 - 7:30pm. Enrollment during first pass restricted to JD students in their 3L year. This course may shift to hybrid instruction (i.e., students have the option of participatingin-person or remotely) at some time during the spring semester.

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Law 569 - Academic Legal Writing

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Course Description: This on-campus class is designed for students who wish to develop academic legal writing skills. The class will meet in person on Thursdays and students are expected to do significant independent work between class meetings. Students will work together, with the guidance of the professor, to identify and develop topics, do ...

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Law 744 - Merger and Acquisition Transactions

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course leads students through an in-depth analysis of the M&A process and the contracts applicable to selling a private company. Students who complete the course become familiar with how to conduct a sale process, learn the purposes of due diligence, analyze alternative structures for the transaction, and negotiate and draft key provisions of acquisition-related agreements.

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Law 540 - Advanced Legal Writing

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Writing is a lawyer’s most important skill, and building that skill is a lifelong process. This course will teach you techniques used by the world’s best legal writers. You will learn to choose the right words, organize your thoughts, and convey your arguments as precisely and succinctly as possible.

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Law 520 - Corporate Law Policy

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Students will become familiar with some of the most important policy debates in corporate law. As part of this goal, the course will also provide students with a conceptual understanding of standard statistical methods for causal inference and general principles of corporate governance and financial regulation.

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Law 707 - Mediation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) Mediation is a central aspect of lawyers' work in many contexts, including litigation, transactional, private and public sector. This course combines a theoretical exploration of mediation as an alternative dispute resolution mechanism, including its public policy and ethical implications, with practical training on (a) how to present various dispute resolution options to clients and obtain ...

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Law 437 - Telecommunications Regulation

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course introduces the regulatory regime that governs the broadcast radio, broadcast television, cable television, wireline telephone, wireless telephone, and Internet industries. Students enrolled in the course will learn about the administrative procedures and mechanisms that are relevant to both federal and state rule-making, and ...

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Law 119 - MLS Capstone Seminar

Posted: (0 seconds ago) General Course Description: During the final semester of their degree program, MLS candidates have the option to participate in this capstone seminar where they can sharpen and then apply the skills and knowledge they have developed during their time in the program. The in-class portion of the seminar focuses on the interpersonal skills of ...

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Law 301 - Art and Cultural Property Law

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course will examine important federal statutes (e.g., the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990) and international instruments (e.g., the United Nation Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (2007)), which recognize indigenous …

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Law 469 - Comparative Corporate Law

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course provides both an introduction to comparative law in the corporate context and an opportunity for each student to compare U.S. corporate law with the corporate law of another country of the student’s choice. Each week, each student will apply the law of the student’s chosen country to a different fact scenario and then compare ...

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Law 212 - Federal Courts

Posted: (0 seconds ago) The course will take up four major topics: (i) Justiciability, including standing, mootness, ripeness, and political questions. (ii) Jurisdiction, including issues of congressional control of lower and Supreme Court adjudicatory power. (iii) The lawmaking power of the federal courts.

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Law 202 - Criminal Procedure: Investigations

Posted: (0 seconds ago) This course is related to Criminal Procedure: Adjudication, but neither course is a prerequisite. Course previously titled Constitutional Criminal Procedure. Students should not take this course if they previously took Law 202. Constitutional Criminal Procedure.

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