MSU College of Law

Summer 2016 First Assignments

(Updated: Thu., May 26, 2016 11:15 AM)

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Advanced Legal Research ( - 586) - Bean, B.

Books: Required:
The Process of Legal Research by Schmedemann, et.al. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454863335.

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Advanced Legal Research ( - 586) - Meland, J.

Books: Required:
The Process of Legal Research by Schmedemann, et.al. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454863335.

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Advanced Legal Research ( - 586) - Domann, B.

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The Process of Legal Research by Christian, 7th ed. Kunz, et.al. Aspen. ISBN: 978-0-735569775.

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Advanced Legal Research ( - 586) - Hanna, H.

Books: Required:
The Process of Legal Research by Christian Kunz. 7th ed. Aspen Publishers. ISBN: 978-0735569775.

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Basic Income Taxation ( - 501K) - McCormick, A.

Books: 1. Taxation of Individual Income by Burke & Friel. 11th ed. LexisNexis. ISBN: 978-1632824424. Looseleaf ISBN: 978-1632824448.
2. Selected Federal Taxation Statutes and Regulations by Lathrope. 2016 ed. West. ISBN: 978-1634594837.


Assignment: First day of class:
1. Register on the Westlaw TWEN site for Basic Tax A with Professor McCormick. Get help from the library and/or computer lab if you have trouble registering. The password for registering is basic. The TWEN
site will be open to subscribers in early to mid May.
2. Download and read the syllabus which appears on the TWEN site.
3. Read and prepare the first listed assignment in the syllabus. This includes a reading assignment from Chapter 1 of the textbook as well as an assignment from the Code book. Be prepared to discuss the problems at the beginning of Chapter 1.


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Biotechnology Law and Food Products ( - 810P) - Carter-Johnson, J.

Books: The professor will provide all materials.

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Criminal Procedure: Investigation ( - 616B) - Candeub, A.

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Dressler and Thomas Criminal Procedure: Investigating Crimes by Josh Dressler and George Thomas. 5th ed. West. ISBN: 978-0314279514.

Assignment: • What’s at issue? The Scottsboro story, D&T, pp. 18-28
• Basics of Criminal Procedure LaFave et al. excerpt, available on D2L
• The Exclusionary Rule, D&T, pp. 64-86


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Food Law Current Issues Seminar ( - 810S) - Oldfield, M.

Books: No textbooks required.

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Food Regulation in Asia ( - 810J) - Roberts, M.

Books: No textbook required.

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Mediation Advocacy and Civil Facilitative Mediator Training ( - 587E) - Pappas, B.

Books: There is no textbook required. Please sign up for the TWEN page for this course. The professor will be contacting each student by email.

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Professional Responsibility ( - 500Q) - Bullington, C.

Books: Required:
1. Problems in Legal Ethics by Schwartz, Wydick, Perschbacher & Basset. 11th ed. West. ISBN: 978-1634592239.
2. Selected Standards on Professional Responsibility by Morgan and Rotunda, 2015. Foundation Press. ISBN: 978-16345982086.

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Secured Transactions and Practice ( - 501J) - Payne, K.

Books: No textbook required. All materials will be posted to the TWEN site for this course.

Assignment: Read Chapters 1 and 1A provided on the TWEN site. Aside from the case, Chapter 1A is introductory material on bankruptcy which is related to secured transactions but not tested in this course. Be sure to brief the two cases. See you on May 16.

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Tax Clinic I ( - 630C) - Wease, J.

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Tax Controversies: Practice an Procedure by Lederman and Mazza. 3rd ed. LexisNexis. ISBN: 978-1422422632.

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