MSU College of Law

Fall 2016 First Assignments

(Updated: Wed., July 20, 2016 3:47 PM)

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Administrative Law ( - 532) - Sant'Ambrogio, M.

Books: Required:
State and Federal Administrative Law by Asimow and Levin. 4th ed. ISBN: 978-0314283795.

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Advanced Civil Procedure ( - 530T) - Wittner, N.

Books: Required:
Complex Litigation by Sullivan, Floyd & Clary. 2nd ed. LexisNexis. ISBN: 978-1630447809.

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Analytical Methods for Lawyers-Microeconomics ( - 509A) - Mercuro, N.

Books: A required collection of readings will be available around August 14, 2016 at Budget Printing on Trowbridge Rd., East Lansing.

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Animal Health, World Trade, and Food Safety ( - 810E) - Haskell, S.

Books: No textbook required.

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Animal Law ( - 565A) - Favre, D.

Books: Required:
Animal Law: Welfare, Interests & Rights by Favre. 2nd ed. Aspen Elective. ISBN: 978-1454802662.

Assignment: Read Chapter 1 in the textbook.

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Antitrust Law ( - 504) - Chen, J.

Books: Required:
Antitrust Analysis: Problems, Text, Cases by Areeda, et.al. Wolters Kluwer, 7th ed. ISBN: 978-1454824992.

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Basic Income Taxation ( - 501K) - Barnhizer, D.

Books: Required:
1. Federal Income Tax: A contemporary Approach by Donaldson and Tobin. Interactive Casebook Series. ISBN: 978-0314291370.
2. Selected Federal Taxation Statues and Regulations by Lathrope. 2017 ed.
ISBN: 978-1634604345. 5/26/16 Revised to newer edition.

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Biotechnology Law Seminar ( - 558S) - Carter-Johnson, J.

Books: Required:
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. ISBN: 978-1400052189.

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Business Enterprises ( - 500M) - Bean, B.

Books: Required:
1. Mastering Corporations and other Business Entities by Lee Harris. 2009 ed. Carolina Academic Press. ISBN: 978-1594604447.
2. Business Associations: Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnership and Corporations by Klein, Ramseyer and Bainbridge. Foundations of Law. 6th, 7th, 8th or 9th editions are alright to use. Very little changes to text. Cases not in one edition will be posted to the TWEN site for this class.

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Business Enterprises ( - 500M) - Bean, B.

Books: Required:
1. Mastering Corporations and other Business Entities by Lee Harris. 2009 ed. Carolina Academic Press. ISBN: 978-1594604447.
2. Business Associations: Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnership and Corporations by Klein, Ramseyer and Bainbridge. Foundations of Law. 6th, 7th, 8th or 9th editions are alright to use. Very little changes to text. Cases not in one edition will be posted to the TWEN site for this class.

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Business Enterprises ( - 500M) - Walther, B.

Books: No textbook required.

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Business, Securities and Tax Planning ( - 507) - Meurlin, C.

Books: Required:
1. Corporate and Partnership Taxation: Black Letter Outlines by Schwartz. 7th ed. Thomson West. ISBN: 978-0314277565.
2. Business Planning: Closely Held Enterprises by Dwight Drake. 4th ed. West. ISBN: 978-0314289605.

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Capstone Intellectual Property and Communications Law Seminar ( - 535E) - Candeub, A., Carter-Johnson, J.

Books: No textbook required.

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Capstone Intellectual Property and Communications Law Seminar ( - 535E) - Candeub, A., Carter-Johnson, J.

Books: No textbook required.

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Chance at Childhood Clinic ( - 631F) - Kozakiewicz, J.

Books: No textbook required. All materials will be posted to D2L.

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Civil Litigation Practice and Procedure for Foreign Lawyers ( - 805) - Wittner, N.

Books: Required:
Civil Litigation for Foreign-Educated Lawyers, by Wittner. 3rd ed. Aspen.
ISBN: 978-1454851172.

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Civil Litigation Practice and Procedure for Foreign Lawyers ( - 805) - Wittner, N.

Books: Required:
Civil Litigation for Foreign-Educated Lawyers, by Wittner. 3rd ed. Aspen.
ISBN: 978-1454851172.

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Civil Procedure ( - 530A) - Staszewski, G.

Books: Required:
1. Civil Procedure by Yeazell. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454868347.
2. The Federal Rules of Civil Procedure: With Selected Statutes, Cases and Other Materials Supplement, 2016 by Yeazell. Wolters Kluwer, 2016. ISBN: 978-1454875628.
Recommended:
1. Civil Procedure by Glannon. 7th ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454815488.


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Civil Procedure ( - 530A) - Darden, T.

Books: Required:
Civil Procedure by Yeazell. 9th ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454868347.

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Civil Procedure ( - 530A) - Pucillo, P.

Books: Required:
1. Richard L. Marcus, Martin H. Redish, Edward F. Sherman, and James E. Pfander, CIVIL PROCEDURE: A MODERN APPROACH (6th ed., West 2013)
ISBN-13: 9780314278999
http://store.westacademic.com/s.nl/it.A/id.1270/.f
2. A. Benjamin Spencer, FEDERAL CIVIL RULES SUPPLEMENT 2016-2017 (West 2016)
ISBN-13: 9781634607414
http://store.westacademic.com/s.nl/it.A/id.97691/.f



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Civil Rights Clinic I ( - 630X) - Manville, D.

Books: Required:
1. Prisoner Self Help Litigation Manual by Manville. 2010. ISBN: 978-0195374407.
2. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence. You will need a copy of each.

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Civil Rights Clinic II ( - 630Z) - Manville, D.

Books: Required:
1. Prisoner Self Help Litigation Manual by Manville. 2010. ISBN: 978-0195374407.
2. Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Federal Rules of Evidence. You will need a copy of each.

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Client Counseling and Interviewing ( - 591A) - Winegarden, J.

Books: Required:
Pretrial Litigation in a Nut Shell by Dessem. 5th ed. ISBN: 978-0314273963.

Assignment: Read pages 1-37.

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Codex Alimentarius ( - 810F) - Hegarty, P.

Books: No textbook required.

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Constitutional Law II ( - 500N) - Lawrence, M.

Books: Required:
Constitutional Law by
Chermerinsky. Wolters Kluwer Law. 3rd or 4th ed can be used. ISBN: 3rd ed. 978-0735577176 and 4th ed. ISBN: 978-1454817536.

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Constitutional Law II ( - 500N) - Kuykendall, M.

Books: Required:
1. Constiutional Law by Chermerinsky, 4th. ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 78-1454817536.
2. Constitutional Law 2016 Supplement by Chermerinsky. ISBN: 978-1634603089.

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Constitutional Law Topics: Free Expression ( - 551B) - Saunders, K.

Books: Required:
The First Amendment: A Reader by Garvey and Schauer. 2nd ed.1996.
This is an old text and many used copies should be available.

Assignment: Read pp. 1-32.

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Construction Law ( - 601) - Deneweth, R.

Books: No textbook required.

Assignment: All first assignment information is posted on the TWEN page for this course.

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Contracts ( - 530B) - Ponoroff, L.

Books: Required:
1. Cases and Materials on Contracts: Making and Doing Deals by Epstein, Markell and Ponoroff. 4th ed. West Academic. ISBN: 978-0314287045.
2. Contract Law: Selected Source Materials by Burton & Eisenberg. 2015 ed. West. ISBN: 978-1634595551.
Recommended:
1. A Short and Happy Guide to Contracts by Epstein, Markell and Ponoroff. 2012 ed. West Academic. ISBN: 978-0314277930 OR
2. Concepts and CAses Analysis in the Law of Contracts Concepts and Insights by Chirelstein. 7th ed. Foundation Press. ISBN: 978-01609303303.
Either recommended text is fine.

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Contracts ( - 530B) - Barnhizer, D.

Books: Required:
1. Bishop and Barnhizer's Contracts: Cases and Theory of Contractual Obligation, Selected Rules. 2nd ed. ISBN: 978-1634598255.
2. Contracts Cases and Theory of Contractual Obligation, Selected Rules. by Bishop and Barnhizer. 2nd ed. ISBN: 978-1628101102.

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Contracts ( - 530B) - Lawton, A.

Books: Required:
Contracts is Problems in Contract Law: Cases and Materials by Knapp, Crystal and Price. 8th ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454868224.

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Criminal Procedure: Adjudication ( - 616C) - O'Brien, B.

Books: Required:
1. Criminal Procedure: Adjudication and Right to Counsel by Allen. 2nd ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454868286.
2. The Comprehensive Criminal Procedure 2016 Supplement by Allen. Wolters Kluwer, 2016 ed. ISBN: 978-1454875420.

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Criminal Procedure: Investigation ( - 616B) - Grosso, C.

Books: Required:
Criminal Procedures: The Police: Cases, Statutes, and Executive Materials by Marc Miller and Ronald Wright. 5th ed. ISBN: 978-1454858676

Assignment: Read Chapter 1, pp. 1-38.

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Criminal Procedure: Investigation ( - 616B) - Totten, M.

Books: Required:
Comprehensive Criminal Procedure by Allen, et.al. 4th ed. Wolters Kluwer, Aspen Casebook. ISBN: 978-1454868293.

The text will be available in soft cover in August.

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Criminal Trial Advocacy I - PreTrial ( - 617A) - Kaplan, S.

Books: No textbook required.

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Delivering Legal Services:New Legal Landscape ( - 537Q) - Grady, K.

Books: A coursepack for this class will be available at the Spartan Bookstore.

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E-Discovery ( - 537D) - Candeub, A.

Books: Required:
Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence, Cases and Materials by Scheindlin & Capra. 3rd ed. West. ISBN: 978-1634592246.

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Effective Legal Analysis & Process ( - 530P) - Pritchard, G., Short, M.

Books: The professors will contact students directly regarding any materials.

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Election Law ( - 579E) - Wiener, R.

Books: Required:
The Law of Democracy: Legal Structure of the Political Process. by Isasachaeoff, Karlan and Pildes. 5th ed. Foundation Press. ISBN: 978-16828102253.


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Estates and Future Interests Drafting Seminar ( - 540C) - Johnson, C.

Books: The professor will provide the materials for this course.

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Evidence ( - 500P) - Bitensky, S.

Books: Required:
Evidence: Cases and Materials by Roger Park and Richard Friedman. 12th ed. Foundation Press. ISBN: 978-1609301385.


Assignment: “Read pages 1 through 77 in the casebook EVIDENCE CASES AND MATERIALS (12th edition) by Roger Park and Richard Friedman; read Rules 101-105, 401-402, 601-602, and 1101 of the Federal Rules of Evidence in Appendix A of your casebook; and read the excerpt from ALICE IN WONDERLAND, a handout for you to pick up from the handout station outside room 465.”



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Evidence and the Expert Witness ( - 617D) - Pucillo, P.

Books: Required:
1.Steven Lubet and Elizabeth Boals, EXPERT TESTIMONY: A GUIDE FOR EXPERT WITNESSES AND THE LAWYERS WHO EXAMINE THEM (3rd ed., NITA 2014)
ISBN: 9781601563996
2.David M. Malone, EXPERT REPORT RULES: WHAT THE EXPERT AND THE LAWYER NEED TO KNOW (2nd ed., NITA 2012)
ISBN: 9781601561749
3.David E. Shelton, FORENSIC SCIENCE IN COURT: CHALLENGES IN THE TWENTY FIRST CENTURY (Rowman & Littlefield 2011)
ISBN: 9781442201880


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Family Law: Marriage & Divorce ( - 541E) - Starnes, C.

Books: Required:
Contemporary Family Law by Abrams, Cahn, Ross & Meyer. 4th ed. West. ISBN: 978-1628101652.

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Family Law: Marriage & Divorce ( - 541E) - Starnes, C.

Books: Required:
Contemporary Family Law by Abrams, Cahn, Ross & Meyer. 4th ed. West. ISBN: 978-1628101652.

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Federal Jurisdiction ( - 579G) - McKeague, D.

Books: Required:
Federal Courts and the Law of Federal-State Relations by Lowe, Jeffries, Jr., and Bradley. 8th ed. ISBN: 978-1609304232.
Recommended:
Textbook Supplement.
Low, Jeffries and Bradley's Federal Courts and the Law of Federal-State Relations, 2016 Supplement. 8th ed. ISBN: 978-1634605250.

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Federal Law and Indian Tribes ( - 635B) - Fletcher, M.

Books: Required:
Cases and Materials on Federal Indian Lawy by Getches, et.al. 6th ed. West Academic. ISBN: 978-0314200372.
Recommended:
Federal Indian Law (Hornbook) by Fletcher. 2nd ed. West Academic. ISBN: 978-0314290717.


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Food and Drug Law ( - 558B) - Card-Abela, M.

Books: Required:
Food Regulation: Law, Science, Policy and Practice by Neal Fortin. ISBN: 978-0470127094.

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Food Regulation in Latin America ( - 810G) - Lopez-Garica, R.

Books: No textbook required.

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Food Regulation in the European Union ( - 810B) - Jukes, D.

Books: No textbook required.

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Food Regulation in the U.S. ( - 810A) - Fortin, N.

Books: No textbook required.

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Foundations of Law ( - 530K) - Fletcher, M.

Books: Required:
1. What Every Law Student Really Needs to Know: An Introduction to the Study of Law by George and Sherry. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-0735582361.
2. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevens. Penguin/Random House. ISBN: 978-0812994520.

Assignment: Complete reading both books before class begins.

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Foundations of Law ( - 530K) - Grosso, C.

Books: Required:
1. What Every Law Student Really Needs to Know: An Introduction to the Study of Law by George and Sherry. 1st ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-0735582361.
2. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevens. Penguin/Random House. ISBN: 978-0812994520.

Assignment: Read both books completely before class begins.

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Foundations of Law ( - 530K) - O'Brien, B.

Books: Required:
1. What Every Law Student Really Needs to Know: An Introduction to the Study of Law by George and Sherry. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-0735582361.
2. Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevens. Penguin/Random House. ISBN: 978-0812994520.

Assignment: Read both books completely before the beginning of class.

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Foundations of Law ( - 530K) - Jacobs, M.

Books: Required:
What Every Law Student Really Needs to Know: An Introduction to the Study of Law by Tracey George and Suzanna Sherry. 2nd ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454841524.

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Hospitality Law ( - 605A) - Deacon, B., Ten Brink, C.

Books: There is not a required text.

Assignment: Materials will be distributed on the TWEN site for this course.

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Immigration Law ( - 541G) - Thronson, D.

Books: Required:
1. Immigration and Refugee Law and Policy by Legomsky and Rodriguez. 6th ed. Foundation Press. ISBN: 978-1609304249.
2. Immigration and Nationality Laws of the United States: Statues, Regulations and Forms by Aleinkoff, Martin, Motomura & Fullerton. 2016 West. ISBN: 978-1634607841.

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Information Privacy and Security Law ( - 535P) - Candeub, A.

Books: Required:
Information Privacy Law by Daniel Solove and Paul Schwartz. 5th ed. Aspen Casebook. ISBN: 978-1454849537.

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Intellectual Property Survey ( - 535D) - Pager, S.

Books: Required:
Obtaining a Printed Copy:
The volumes are available at the Clause 8 Publishing eStore:
Volume I: https://www.createspace.com/6259950
Password: IPNTA2016I

Volume II: https://www.createspace.com/6368744
Password: IPNTA2016II
The volumes are also available at Amazon.com and through Kindle. The formatting for the Kindle versions is not ideal. We are working on improving the formatting and should have a better version available before the beginning of the fall semester.

Students can also obtain the first two chapters of IPNTA through
http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2780190


Assignment: Read pages 1-31 in Volume I of the Merges casebook.

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International Food Laws and Regulations ( - 810D) - Fortin, N.

Books: No textbook required.

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International Trade Regulation ( - 512E) - Reifenberg, Jr., J.

Books: Required:
1. International Trade Law by Pauwelyn, Guzeman, Hillman. 3rd ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454873105.
2. International Trade Law Supplement to International Trade Law by Pauwelyn, Guzeman, Hillman. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454875673.

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Jurisprudence ( - 579J) - Fletcher, M.

Books: Required:
Jurisprudence, Classic to Contemporary: From Natural Law to Posmodernism by Hayman, Levit and Delgado. 2nd ed. West, American Casebook Series. ISBN: 978-0314252074.

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King Scholars Jurisprudence ( - 626C) - Saunders, K.

Books: Required:
1. Jurisprudence Coursepack. Available at the Spartan Bookstore.
2. Concept of Law by Hart. Oxford Press, 1994. ISBN: 978-0198761235.
3. Law's Empire by Dworkin. Harvard Press, 1994. ISBN: 978-0674518360.

Assignment: In your coursepack read pp. 1-13.

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King Scholars Seminar ( - 626D) - Saunders, K.

Books: No textbook required.

Assignment: No first assignment.

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Land Use Planning ( - 566B) - Ten Brink, C.

Books: Required:
Land Use Planning and Development Regulation Law by Juergensmeyer & Roberts. West Hornbrook Series. 3rd ed. ISBN: 978-03142864745 or the 2nd ed. ISBN: 978-0314172495. Either edition is acceptable.

Assignment: The first assignment will be posted on TWEN.

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Law and Religion ( - 579K) - Ravitch, F.

Books: Required:
Law & Religion, A Reader: Cases, Concepts & Theory by Ravitch. West. 3rd ed. ISBN: 978-0314284075.

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Legal English I for Foreign Lawyers ( - 804A) - Celeste, M., Francis, J.

Books: Required:
The Legal English coursepack will be available at the Spartan Bookstore.

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Michigan Civil Procedure ( - 593A) - Lauderbach, J.

Books: No textbook required.

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Negotiation ( - 591C) - Basta, J.

Books: Required:
Lawyer Negotiation Theroy, Practice and Law by Folberg and Golann. 3rd ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454852063.

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Negotiation for Foreign Educated Lawyers ( - 805A) - Hartfield, E.

Books: Required:
1.Fisher & Ury,and Bruce Patton. GETTING TO YES (1981). Penguin Books, Paperback, 1981 ISBN 0 14 01.5735 2
2. Ury, GETTING PAST NO (2007). Bantam Boods, 1993, Paperback
ISBN 0-553-37131-2
3. Bolton, Robert. PEOPLE SKILLS, (1979) . NY: Simon & Schuster, 1979
ISBN 0-671-62248-XPbk.


Assignment: For the August 26, 2016 class
1. Read Fisher & Ury, Getting to Yes, Chapter 1.
2. Prepare to verbally introduce yourself to the class by addressing the 4 questions that appear under “Self Introductions”.
3. Be prepared to interview a classmate with the same questions and report to the class on what you have learned.
CLASS 1 – August 26, 2016

 Self-Introductions
― Where are you from?
― What kinds of negotiation and/or dispute resolution experience have you had?
― What is your primary reason for taking this course?
― What subject are you most interested in?



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Negotiation for Foreign Educated Lawyers ( - 805A) - Hartfield, E.

Books: Required:
1.Fisher & Ury,and Bruce Patton. GETTING TO YES (1981). Penguin Books, Paperback, 1981 ISBN 0 14 01.5735 2
2. Ury, GETTING PAST NO (2007). Bantam Boods, 1993, Paperback
ISBN 0-553-37131-2
3. Bolton, Robert, People Skills (1979). NY: Simon & Schuster, 1979. ISBN: 067162248-XPbk.

Assignment: For the August 26, 2016 class
1. Read Fisher & Ury, Getting to Yes, Chapter 1.
2. Prepare to verbally introduce yourself to the class by addressing the 4 questions that appear under “Self Introductions”.
3. Be prepared to interview a classmate with the same questions and report to the class on what you have learned.
CLASS 1 – August 26, 2016

 Self-Introductions
― Where are you from?
― What kinds of negotiation and/or dispute resolution experience have you had?
― What is your primary reason for taking this course?
― What subject are you most interested in?



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Patent Application Preparation ( - 533J) - English, T.

Books: No textbook is required but the professor is using the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP) which can be accessed at: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/mpep/index.html.

Assignment: Read MPEP 608.01 including parts 608.01(a) through 608.01(p) - 27 pages.

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Patent Law ( - 533K) - Carter-Johnson, J.

Books: Required: Revised 6.14.16
1. The Law of Patents by Craig Nard. 3rd ed. Aspen. ISBN: 978-1454831501.
The publisher is offering a bundle price on the required and the recommended text. That ISBN is: 978-1454882664.

Recommended:
1. Patent Law by Mueller. 5th ed. treatise. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454873822.

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Payment Systems ( - 501G) - Johnson, C.

Books: Required:
Problems and Materials on Payment Law by Whaley & McJohn. 10th ed. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454863328.

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Products Liability ( - 522) - Wittner, N.

Books: Required:
Products Liability - Problems and Process by Henderson, Twerski & Kysar. Aspen. ISBN: 978-1454870869.

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Public International Law ( - 548N) - Reifenberg, Jr., J.

Books: Required:
International Law Cases and Materials by Damrosch. West, 6th ed. ISBN: 978-0314286437.

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Reading Comprehension Skills for Foreign Lawyers ( - 804D) - Svec, T., Wilson-Duffy, C.

Books: Required:
1. Gideon's Trumpet by Anthony Lewis. Vintage, Random House. ISBN: 978-0679723127.
2. Freedom for the Thought That We Hate by Anthony Lewis. Basic Books, 2010. ISBN: 978-1465018192.
3. Purchase subscription to Linguatorium. Website: https://linguatorium.com/en/.
Recommended:
1. Longman Advanced American Dictionary by Pearson. ISBN: 978-1405829540.
2. Black's Law Dictionary.

Assignment: No first assignment.

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Regulating Environmental Risk ( - 566Q) - Morag-Levine, N.

Books: Required:
Environmental Law: Conceptual and Pragmatic Approach by Driesen, Adler and Engel. Wolters Kluwer, 2nd ed. ISBN: 978-0735594487. The professor will be using the 2nd ed. only.



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Remedies ( - 593D) - Roberts, J.

Books: Required:
Remedies, Cases and Problems by Shoben, Tabb and Janutis'. 5th ed. University Casebook Series. Foundation Press, 2012 ISBN: 978-1609301194. The professor is requesting the 5th ed.

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Research, Writing & Advocacy: International LL.M. ( - 804) - O'Regan, D.

Books: No textbook required.

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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Lawrence, D.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Ching, B.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Ching, B.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Stokstad, P.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Gentry, K.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Stokstad, P.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Lawrence, D.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Spiliopoulos, E.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Spiliopoulos, E.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - O'Regan, D.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis ( - 530D) - Gentry, K.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis: Intellectual Property Perspective ( - 530E) - Costello, N.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis: Intellectual Property Perspective ( - 530E) - Costello, N.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis: Social Justice Perspectives ( - 530Q) - Rosa, J.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis: Criminal Law Perspective ( - 530N) - LaRose, S.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Research, Writing & Analysis: Criminal Law Perspective ( - 530N) - LaRose, S.

Books: Required:
1. Christine Coughlin, Joan Malmud & Sandy Patrick, A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis (2d ed. 2013) (“A Lawyer Writes”).
(ISBN: 978-1-61163-397-9)
2. Anne Enquist & Laurel Currie Oates, Just Writing: Grammar, Punctuation, and Style for the Legal Writer (4th ed. 2013) (“Just Writing”).
(ISBN: 978-1-4548-2698-9)
3. The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (20th ed. 2015) (“BB”).
(ISBN: 978-0-692-40019-7)
4. Tracy L. McGaugh & Christine Hurt, Interactive Citation Workbook for The Bluebook: A Uniform System of Citation (2016) (“McGaugh”).
(ISBN: XXX)


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Sales and Leases ( - 501F) - Spoon, E.

Books: Required:
1. Sales and Leases: A Problem-Solving Approach, Second Edition, by Rusch and Sepinuck, West Academic Publishng, ISBN 978-1-63459-348-9.

2. Commercial Law: Selected Statutes, 2016-2017 Edition, by Warren and Walt, Foundation Press, ISBN 978-1-63460-717-9


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Secured Transactions ( - 501E) - Payne, K.

Books: All materials will be posted to the TWEN site for this course.

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Securities Regulation I ( - 524B) - Spoon, E.

Books: Required:
1. Securities Regulation, 6th edition, by Steinberg, Carolina Academic Press, ISBN 978-0-76986-515-7.

2. Securities Regulation: Selected Statutes, Rules and Forms, 2016 Edition, by Hazen, West Academic Publishing, ISBN 978-1-63459-395-3.


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Seminar in Race, Law and American Culture: From Slavery to Post Civil Rights ( - 541S) - Kuykendall, M.

Books: No textbook required.

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Strategic International Transactions ( - 512G) - Bean, B.

Books: No textbook required.

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Survey of Intellectual Property in Agriculture ( - 810N) - Carter-Johnson, J.

Books: The professor will provide a pdf of the casebook. Please go to the MSU, D2L page for the casebook and first assignment.

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

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

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Tax Policy Seminar ( - 572D) - Blankfein-Tabachnick, D.

Books: Required:
The Myth of Ownership by Liam Murphy and Thomas Nagel. Oxford University Press, 2004 ed. ISBN: 978-0195176586.

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Technology Enhanced Trial Advocacy ( - 623G) - Kipp, B.

Books: No textbook required.

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Technology Enhanced Trial Advocacy ( - 623G) - Kipp, B.

Books: No textbook required.

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Torts I ( - 500R) - Kalt, B.

Books: Required:
Torts: Cases and Materials by Posser, Wade and Schwartz's. Foundation Press, 13th ed. ISBN: 978-1609304072.

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Torts I ( - 500R) - Ravitch, F.

Books: Required:
Cases and Materials on Torts by Posser, Wade & Schwartz. 13th ed. Foundation Press. ISBN: 978-1609304072.

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Torts I ( - 500R) - Payne, K.

Books: Required:
Torts and Compensation by Dobbs, Hayden and Bublick. Concise 7th ed. West. ISBN: 978-0314278593.

Assignment: First week's work: Students should read carefully pages 1-50, write briefs on all cases, and be prepared to recite if called upon. Important note: a closed book, multiple choice and essay midterm is scheduled for Tuesday, October 18, during class. Be sure not to schedule appointments or interviews during that time period as all students are expected to be present for the exam which counts 20-25% of the final grade in the course. Best regards, Professor Payne



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Trial Practice Institute - Trial I ( - 623D) - Aquilina, R.

Books: Required:
Trial 1: Modern Trial Advocacy, NITA/LexisNexis. ISBN: 978-1601563316.

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Trial Practice Institute - Trial I ( - 623D) - Payok, M.

Books: Required:
Trial 1: Modern Trial Advocacy, NITA/LexisNexis. ISBN: 978-1601563316.

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Trial Practice Institute: Pre-Trial I ( - 623B) - Sherman, A.

Books: Required:
Pretrial by Mauet. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454856337.

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Trial Practice Institute: Pre-Trial I ( - 623B) - McNally, V.

Books: Required:
Pretrial by Mauet. Wolters Kluwer. ISBN: 978-1454856337.

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Trial Practice Institute: Trial Practicum ( - 623J) - McNally, V.

Books: Required:
Trial Practicum: Lang v Anderson. NITA/Lexis Nexis ISBN: 978-1556817410.

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Trial Practice Institute: Trial Practicum ( - 623J) - McNally, V.

Books: Required:
Trial Practicum: Lang v Anderson. NITA/Lexis Nexis ISBN: 978-1556817410.

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Trial Practice Institute: Trial Practicum ( - 623J) - McNally, V.

Books: Required:
Trial Practicum: Lang v Anderson. NITA/Lexis Nexis ISBN: 978-1556817410.

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Trusts and Estates ( - 501D) - Blankfein-Tabachnick, D.

Books: Required:

Wills Trusts & EStates by Dukeminier and Sitkoff. 9th ed. Aspen. ISBN: 978-1454824572.

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Trusts and Estates ( - 501D) - Jacobs, M.

Books: Required:
Wills & Trusts by Dukeminier and Sitkoff. 9th ed. Aspen. ISBN: 978-1454824572.

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Wildlife Law ( - 565B) - Bambery, C.

Books: No textbook required.
The professor will be sending students her syllabus with links to your reading assignments.

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