Curriculum Guide Georgetown Law
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Education Law and Policy Georgetown Law
(2 days ago) Law students will be assigned to a DC public high school class or the DC Jail to teach law and law-related concepts for the semester. Law students are immersed in the practical application of law and exercise actual lawyering skills (public speaking, legal research, and …
Criminal Law and Procedure Georgetown Law
(4 days ago) Criminal Law, which is required at many other law schools, examines the basic substantive requirements for criminal liability and many of the defenses to liability, such as insanity, duress, and self-defense. Also, this course provides the student with an opportunity to explore important and controversial distinctions between morality and law.
Constitutional Law and Government Georgetown Law
(1 days ago) Constitutional Law and Government. Public law plays a central role in the modern U.S. legal system. Statutes have displaced common law regulation in many areas, and supplement it in nearly all. Constitutional law issues, while not central in the daily practice of most lawyers, sporadically arise in nearly all areas of law.
Jurisprudence Georgetown Law
(5 days ago) The Law Center offers a rich array of upperclass jurisprudence courses and seminars in addition to the basic course. Some of these examine the philosophical assumptions of the doctrines of common law, constitutional law, or statutory interpretation. Others trace the intellectual traditions that have helped to shape the law.
International and Comparative Legal Studies Georgetown Law
(1 days ago) An examination of the way in which international law and practice affects the governance and legal system of any country is an important element in understanding the jurisprudential system of that country. The examination of the legal system of other countries, particularly those with materially different legal cultures, enhances an
Litigation and the Judicial Process Georgetown Law
(9 days ago) The Class Action Law and Practice Seminar focuses on the class action device as an attempt to resolve disputes on an aggregate basis. Civil Litigation Practice is a year long, four-credit seminar that brings students through the entire course of a civil trial. In the fall semester, the seminar covers, using a core model case, initial interviews
Employment and Labor Law Georgetown Law
(2 days ago) Employment law regulates the relationship between employers and employees. Labor law regulates the additional dimension that arises when employees select (or consider selecting) a labor union to represent them in their dealings with their employer. An enormous number of lawyers practice in the field of employment and labor law, and it is a
Georgetown Law Tax Law
(7 days ago) The Law Center is located near the foot of Capitol Hill, two blocks from the U.S. Tax Court, and a short walk from the Supreme Court, the Internal Revenue Service, the Treasury Department, and the Department of Justice. Georgetown draws upon these unique resources to …
General/International Legal Studies Georgetown Law
(6 days ago) The law of work is an increasingly important aspect of the global economy. Knowledge of this subject is useful in representing companies, unions, employees, governments and non-governmental organizations. Themes developed in the course also are central to understanding the relationship between law and globalization more broadly.
Administrative Law, Legislation, and Governance
(3 days ago) Administrative Law, Legislation, and Governance and Its Application to Legal Practice. The focus of this cluster is lawmaking by Congress (statutes) and administrative agencies (regulations and rules). The reach of the modern administrative state is vast and involves areas such as financial regulation, health and safety regulation, the
Legal History Georgetown Law
(5 days ago) The teaching of legal history at the Law Center dates from 1875 when Martin F. Morris, a founder and dean, offered lectures on the subject. Morris, a self-described "philosophic historian," studied the past to discern "a purpose and a continuity in human history," namely, the steady progress of civilization and civil liberty from antiquity to his day.
Taxation J.D. Georgetown Law
(Just Now) Taxation J.D. Taxation, someone once suggested, is the only genuinely funny subject in law school: the appreciation of human greed for four hours each week of a semester. On a more serious note, virtually no other area of law so profoundly affects day-to-day legal practice. The business planner, the divorce lawyer, the medical malpractice
International Law / Area Studies Georgetown Law
(2 days ago) Prerequisite: for J.D. students only: International Law I: Introduction to International Law (or the equivalent of International Law I, which is a 3 credit course in public international law). Note: This course is limited to LL.M. students and students in the final year of their JD program.
Programs for Non-Lawyers Georgetown Law
(7 days ago) Studies the law and regulations governing the taxation of corporations filing consolidated federal income tax returns. This course is highly recommended for students who intend to practice corporate tax law because it will focus on consolidated return principles that affect corporate tax planning, mergers and acquisitions.
International Law / Public Georgetown Law
(6 days ago) Law Center students may register only through the Law Center's registration system. This seminar requires a paper. J.D. students must register for the 3 credit WR section of the seminar (LAWJ-373-09) if they wish to write a paper fulfilling the Upperclass Legal Writing Requirement.
Food & Drug Law Certificate Georgetown Law
(7 days ago) Food & Drug Law Certificate. The Food and Drug Law certificate examines the regulation of food, tobacco, cosmetics, and medical products, including dietary supplements, drugs, biologics, and medical devices. Students enrich their understanding of food and drug law from both a U.S. and global perspective. Our faculty experts come to us from a
International Law / Human Rights Georgetown Law
(2 days ago) LAW 814 v00 International Human Rights Law. LL.M Course (cross-listed) | 3 credit hours. This course provides an intensive survey of international human rights law and practice, with a principal focus on interpretation and implementation of human rights obligations, commitments, and norms in the practice of states.
Certificate in WTO & International Trade
(5 days ago) Georgetown's Certificate program in WTO & International Trade Studies reflects the school’s long-standing reputation and expertise in international trade law, in particular, regarding legal aspects of the World Trade Organization (WTO), preferential trade agreements and U.S. laws and regulations affecting international trade, including trade remedies and export controls.
Trusts and Estates Georgetown Law
(6 days ago) LAW 134 v01 Decedents' Estates. J.D. Course | 4 credit hours. This course deals with intestate succession; wills, their execution, revocation, and contest; will substitutes; the nature, creation, and termination of trusts; and the interpretation and legal consequences of dispositive provisions, including problems involving future interests
American Law for Foreign-Trained Lawyers Georgetown Law
(5 days ago) The tax law has an enormous impact, pervading every sphere of public and even private life. It may be a major cause of America’s reliance on private automobiles, rather than mass transit, for transportation and on single-family dwellings, rather than apartment buildings, for housing. It may also affect a couple’s decision to marry or have
Environmental and Energy Law LL.M. Georgetown Law
(8 days ago) Environmental and Energy Law LL.M. Our Environmental & Energy Law LL.M. degree gives students the opportunity to explore environmental, energy, natural resources, land use, and food law. The curriculum melds diverse and rigorous pedagogy with practical, real-world opportunities available only in Washington, D.C.
International Law / Trade Georgetown Law
(5 days ago) Recommended: International Law I: Introduction to International Law Note: Students participate in in-class exercises and are graded on those exercises and productive class participation. Students may not withdraw from this class after the add/drop …
Health Law, Policy, and Bioethics Georgetown Law
(9 days ago) Health law is a broad and exciting field that is not easily defined. There are, at least, three different, but overlapping, components to health law. First, the field is concerned with the provision of health care within the American health care system— the delivery, financing, and organization of personal medical services.
Family Law Georgetown Law
(2 days ago) Family Law I: Marriage and Divorce focuses on the domestic relationships of adults. Topics include regulation of eligibility to marry, legal treatment of spouses in an ongoing marriage, the constitutional right of procreational privacy, divorce, child custody, child support, financial obligations at divorce, and intimate nonmarital relationships.
International Law / Intellectual Property Law Georgetown Law
(5 days ago) The course examines in detail the relevant U.S. law and how the extraterritorial application of these laws effects international enforcement of intellectual property. These laws are Section 337 of the Tariff Act of 1930 which prohibits the importation of articles into the United States which infringe U.S. patents, trademarks, or copyrights, and
Real Estate, Land Use and Urban Development Georgetown Law
(Just Now) Real Estate, Land Use and Urban Development. Finance of Real and Personal Property considers the basic elements and concepts of modern real estate and asset financing, with an emphasis on income-producing property. The course covers different types of financing structures, the lender-borrower relationship, the role of the capital markets in
Advanced Torts Georgetown Law
(6 days ago) The first-year Torts course provides a basic introduction to the three major areas of tort liability: intentional torts, negligence and strict liability. It also focuses on the tensions between the major goals of tort liability, deterrence and compensation. The curriculum cluster on advanced torts builds upon this foundation by offering students an opportunity to delve in depth into some of
Intellectual Property, Entertainment, and Technology Law
(2 days ago) Intellectual property law - the framework of laws governing the rights arising from intellectual creation, invention, or discovery - is becoming an increasingly important area of study as intellectual property comes to constitute a larger and larger proportion of this country's assets and gross national product, and to account for a growing volume of international trade.
Legal Writing and Scholarship Georgetown Law
(7 days ago) LAW 537 v00 Applied Legal Composition. J.D. Course | 2 or 4 credit hours. Students study legal writing from both the writer's and reader's perspectives. Students review documents, analyze scholarship, write criticisms of legal writing, prepare their own texts, and read extensively about the theory of legal composition.
Securities & Financial Law Certificate Georgetown Law
(3 days ago) Securities & Financial Law Certificate. There's no better place to study securities and financial regulation than Georgetown Law. Our campus is within walking distance of the SEC, the Federal Courts, and the Capitol. We are a short Metro ride to the other Federal regulatory agencies and the nation’s best law firms.
National and Global Health Law LL.M. Georgetown Law
(1 days ago) Georgetown’s Health Law LL.M. programs train lawyers to apply their specialized legal skills to improve population health in the United States and globally. The innovative full- or part-time courses of study explore the intersections of health and law, including global health governance, health and human rights, food and drug law, access to
International Law / Litigation Georgetown Law
(Just Now) Recommended: International Law I: Introduction to International Law (or the equivalent of International Law I, which is a 3 credit course in public international law). Mutually Excluded Courses: Students may not receive credit for both this course and International Economic Crime and Corruption.
International Law / Commercial Georgetown Law
(Just Now) Franchise law is a combination of contract and statutory law and is heavily influenced by trademark, antitrust and other areas of business law. Franchise agreements tend to be lengthy multi-year trademark licensing agreements. Because franchising involves distribution of goods and services, antitrust and other competition law considerations
Alternative Dispute Resolution Georgetown Law
(2 days ago) Alternative Dispute Resolution. Alternative dispute resolution, or as it is more commonly named now, appropriate dispute resolution, is the study and practice of the many ways legal disputes and transactions are handled, managed or resolved. ADR is both the oldest and some of the newest ways of resolving conflicts that have legal implications.
Technology Law & Policy Georgetown Law
(5 days ago) The Technology Law & Policy LL.M. is designed both for recent law school graduates interested in entering technology-related fields, and for mid-career lawyers and policymakers seeking to hone their expertise in this specialty.
Employee Benefits Certificate Georgetown Law
(9 days ago) The certificate in Employee Benefits Law exposes students to three important areas within the field: Qualified Retirement Plans, Executive Compensation, and Health & Welfare Plans. During the spring semester, students will engage in a Practicum course designed to emulate real cases and transactions handled by attorneys in private practice.
International Arbitration & Dispute
(8 days ago) Washington, D.C., truly one of the world’s major hubs for international arbitration, provides an unparalleled advantage. Students attend events and conferences on campus and at surrounding law firms and international institutions, do arbitration-related externships, and go on to incredible jobs after graduation.. Georgetown offers students the opportunity to take a wide variety of …
Taxation LL.M. Georgetown Law
(2 days ago) Annually ranked as one of the top tax programs in the nation, the Graduate Tax Program at Georgetown Law offers a unique combination of world-class full-time and adjunct faculty, more courses than any other program in the nation, and the opportunity to study tax law in Washington, D.C., where the nation’s laws are made, interpreted, and enforced.
Course Schedule Updates Georgetown Law
(2 days ago) Street Law: Criminal Justice and Human Rights (Project-Based Practicum) with Professor Howell: There is a four-day interactive orientation from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., August 23-26 where law students will experience the student-centered teaching methodology they will use in …
Executive (Online) Securities & Financial
(5 days ago) Georgetown Law is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), which allows online programs that demonstrate compliance with their home state's authorization requirements to enjoy reciprocal authorization in all other SARA states, which include D.C., Puerto Rico, and all U.S. states except California.
International Taxation Certificate Georgetown Law
(6 days ago) Note on State Authorization to offer Online Programs Georgetown Law is a member of the State Authorization Reciprocity Agreement (SARA), which allows online programs that demonstrate compliance with their home state's authorization requirements to enjoy reciprocal authorization in all other SARA states, which include D.C., Puerto Rico, and all U.S. states except California.
International Business & Economic Law LL.M. Georgetown Law
(9 days ago) The law of work is an increasingly important aspect of the global economy. Knowledge of this subject is useful in representing companies, unions, employees, governments and non-governmental organizations. Themes developed in the course also are central to understanding the relationship between law and globalization more broadly. We will study