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Course Descriptions Required and Foundational Courses In addition to the required courses listed here, the School of Law recommends additional "foundational" courses designed to make you a well-rounded lawyer. Starting your second year, the School of Law offers a wide variety of elective courses.
Civil Procedure I LAW3 credits This course focuses on the process and procedures of a civil lawsuit, from the filing of the complaint through the final appeal. The course will provide an introduction to the structure and operation of the state and federal court systems in the United States, and will concentrate on cases brought in the federal courts, conducted pursuant to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.
Topics include pleadings, pre-trial motions, the discovery process, trial by jury, judgments and relief, motions after judgment, and appeals. Civil Procedure II LAW3 credits This course covers those advanced topics necessary to a complete understanding of the civil litigation process including: Constitution and the powers, rights, and liberties it defines.
Topics include judicial review; limitations on judicial power; nature of and separation of powers; federalism, including the Commerce Clause and the 10th Amendment; state action; procedural and substantive due process; and equal protection.
Constitutional Law II LAW2 credits An examination of First Amendment doctrine and theory, including freedom of speech, freedom of the press, the rights of assembly and to petition the government, the free exercise of religion, and the limitation on establishment of religion.
Contracts I LAW3 credits This course will present an introduction to the formation of contractual arrangements. Among the topics covered will be mutual assent, including offer and acceptance; consideration; promissory estoppel; and the statutes of fraud.
Contracts II LAW3 credits This course will present an overview of contracts remedies, including expectancy damages, restitution, and specific performance; the techniques of contract interpretation, including the parole evidence rule and the relationship between duties and conditions; as well as excuses and defenses, including, duress, undue influence, misrepresentation, fraud, mistake, unconscionability, impossibility, impracticability and frustration of purpose.
Criminal Law LAW3 credits Sources and interpretations of and constitutional limitations on substantive criminal law; criminal jurisdiction; criminal act and mental state requirements; burdens of proof; criminal capacity; justification and excuse defense ; accomplice liability; inchoate crimes; crimes against property; crimes against persons; crimes against habitation; punishment.
Evidence LAW3 credits Rules of evidence governing the proof of facts in civil and criminal cases in state and federal courts; functions of the judge and jury; qualification and examination of witnesses; proof of writing; judicial notice; competence and credibility of witnesses; opinion evidence; hearsay; burdens of proof; presumptions and inferences; real evidence; demonstrative, experimental and scientific evidence.
Emphasis is on the Federal Rules of Evidence and Maryland law. Introduction to Advocacy LAW2 credits Persuasive legal writing and oral advocacy developed through moot court and other exercises.
Students will be introduced to pleadings and other aspects of the pretrial process, preliminary and dispositive motions, and, ultimately, the appellate brief and oral argument.
The course is taught by full-time, tenured and tenure-track professors in sections of approximately 45 students with one-on-one conferences. This course focuses on the process and procedures of a civil lawsuit, from the filing of the complaint through the final appeal. Topics include pleadings, pre-trial motions, the discovery process, trial by jury, judgments and relief, motions after judgment, andappeals.
Students will learn the law of civil procedure through statutory interpretation, case analysis and rule synthesis, print and online legal research, and legal writing projects.
This course will present an introduction to the formation of contractual arrangements. Among the topics covered will be mutual assent, including offer and acceptance; consideration; promissory estoppel; and the Statute of Frauds.
Students will learn the law of contracts through statutory interpretation, case analysis and rule synthesis, print and online legal research, and legal writing projects.• Develop writing skills for a range of purposes and audiences and in a range of styles (genre), using • encourage teachers to develop students’ confidence through opportunities for self-expression; Coordinating provision for students with special educational needs and leading on the.
With the help of your course tutor (teacher or lecturer) and peers (other students) and from constructive feedback from the marker of your work, writing an essay will become easier as you progress through your studies and your confidence increases.
Jun 15, · Many students are apprehensive about their writing skills. The more opportunities the clerkship students have to write and to receive feedback, the more concise and confident they will become.
Writing exercises in the community pharmacy provide real-world examples to the student and demonstrates the importance of developing professional writing. Similar to writing skills, oral presentations may be integrated into content courses across the disciplines, thus giving students ample opportunity to practice and polish this skill (Barton, Heilker & .
Or ask students to demonstrate a particular technique learned in the course: construction of a table, hand-drawing of a diagram, application of a specific type of theoretical analysis.
Consider asking for genres besides essays, reviews, and reports. It is an organisational change process that is based on a research model specifically one that contributes towards the betterment of the sponsoring organisation and contributes to the advancement of knowledge of organisations in general.