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College of Law Course Catalog

All electives are normally offered every year, except those marked with an asterisk (*) (every semester), two asterisks (**) (every other year), or three asterisks (***) (less than every other year).

660

Administrative Law

732

Advanced Legal Research: Illinois Law

730

Advanced Legal Research: Prepare to Practice

731

Advanced Legal Research: Public Interest Research

712

Advanced Legal Research

603

Advanced Torts: Economic and Dignitary Torts

726

Advanced Trial Advocacy

640

Agency & Unincorporated Business Associations

722

Alternative Dispute Resolution *

755

American Association for Justice Trial Advocacy Competition

681

Antitrust Law

727

Appellate Advocacy

750

Appellate Lawyers Association Competition

633

Bankruptcy

676

Bar Fundamentals Workshop

511

Basic Legal Research I (required)

512

Basic Legal Research II (required)

709

Business Planning

613

Children in the Legal System

606

Civil Claim Settlement Law

805

Civil Justice Clinic

699A

Civil Law and Civil Lawyers: The French Experience

506, 507

Civil Procedure I, II (required)

675

Civil Rights

754

Client Counseling Competition

756

Co-Curricular Competition *

662

Conflict of Laws

550

Constitutional Law I: The Federal System (required)

600

Constitutional Law II: 14th Amendment and Individual Rights (required)

502, 503

Contracts I, II (required)

689

Copyright Law

641

Corporations

810

Criminal Defense Clinic

510

Criminal Law (required)

729

Criminal Practice Skills

602

Criminal Procedure: Adjudication

601

Criminal Procedure: Police Investigation

795

Directed Research *

794

Directed Research - Writing Requirement

668

Education Law

623

Employment Law

654

Entertainment Law

653

Environmental Law **

625

Estate Planning

655

Evidence *

850, 851, 852, 853, 854, 855, 856, 857, 858

Externship Classroom Component *

800

Externship Program *

610

Family Law

661

Federal Courts

607

First Amendment

820

Foreclosure Mediation Clinic *

815

Health Advocacy Clinic

674

Health Law

642

Illinois Civil Procedure

686

Immigration Law

636

Insurance Law

687

Intellectual Property Law

694

International Business Transactions

658

International Civil Litigation in United States Courts

647

International Criminal Law

646

International Human Rights

691

Introduction to Federal Income Taxation

720

Introduction to Lawyering Skills *

515, 516

Introduction to the Legal Profession: History, Culture and Values (required)

751

Jessup Moot Court Competition

669

Jurisprudence

670

Labor Law

651

Land Use Control **

678

Landlord and Tenant Law

781, 782, 783, 784

Law Review *

710

Legal Analysis: Skills and Strategies

663

Legal History

513

Legal Methods (required)

500

Legal Writing and Advocacy I (required)

701

Legal Writing and Advocacy II

664

Legislation

723

Mediation Theory and Practice

657

Mindful Lawyer

752

National Moot Court Competition

753

National Latina/o Law Student Association Moot Court Competition

734

Negotiation

634

Patent Law

630

Payment Systems

679

Poverty Law in Theory and Practice

643

Professional Responsibility (required) *

505

Property (required)

690

Public International Law

650

Real Estate Transactions

684

Remedies

635

Sales

631

Secured Transactions

683

Securities Regulation **

900 - 914

Seminars

696

Sexuality and the Law **

637

Sports Law

667

State & Municipal Law

692

Taxation of Business Enterprises

699B

The Legal System of the European Union

728

The Practicing Lawyer

508

Torts (required)

632

Trademark Law

725

Trial Advocacy *

620

Trusts and Estates

649

Workers' Compensation

733

Writing for Practice

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