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Law (LW)

LW 700  Contracts  (4)  

LW 702  Kansas Legal Research  (2)  

LW 703  Business Associations  (4)  

LW 705  Securities Regulation  (3)  

LW 706  Agricultural Law  (3)  

Agriculture Law is a survey of the law applicable to agricultural production and business. Agriculture Law deals not only with plants and animals but also with land use, environmental rules, and the use of food products. As American agriculture revolutionizes and modernizes farming processes, issues of intellectual property, trade, credit, and commercial transactions arise with greater frequency. The course will be divided into and emphasis placed upon, agriculture related contractual and property issues, agricultural environmental issues, crop and animal production and sales issues and issues related to passing the farm onto the next generation. Included in each of these areas are constitutional issues, statutory and regulatory framework and tort laws uniquely influencing farm agriculture and agribusiness. Students will be evaluated by means of unit exams or assignments.

LW 707  Transactional Drafting  (3)  

LW 709  Employee Benefits Law  (2-3)  

LW 716  Divorce Practice  (2)  

LW 717  Law and Accounting  (2)  

LW 718  Debtor/Creditor Relations  (3)  

LW 723  Torts: Product Liab. & Privacy  (2)  

LW 724  Advanced Trial Advocacy  (2)  

This is an advanced litigation skills course. The primary focus is simulated trial experience. Other topics include the use of expert witnesses, innovative demonstrative evidence, the art of oral persuasion and communication science. Sections will be offered with either a criminal law or civil law focus.Prerequisite: Evidence and Trial Advocacy.

LW 725  Torts  (4)  

LW 728  Family Law  (3)  

LW 729  Criminal Law  (3)  

LW 732  Property  (4)  

LW 733  Real Estate Transactions  (3)  

LW 735  Admiralty and Maritime Law  (3)  

Admiralty and maritime law is the complex body of federal statutory and common law governing most aspects of maritime commerce and activity. In the United States admiralty and maritime jurisdiction and the associated admiralty and maritime law relates not only to the sea but extends inland to all rivers, streams, lakes, and other navigable bodies of water. The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the unique jurisdictional issues and substantive elements of federal admiralty and maritime law such that they will be equipped to litigate a multitude of admiralty and maritime issues competently. Prerequisite: Civil Procedure I.

LW 739  Remedies  (3)  

LW 740  Oil and Gas Law  (3)  

LW 742  Water Rights  (3)  

LW 743  Advanced Water Law  (1)  

LW 744  Environmental Law  (3)  

LW 747  Public Land Law  (2, 3)  

LW 748  Constitutional Litigation  (3)  

LW 749  Estate Planning and Taxation  (4)  

LW 750  Criminal Procedure  (3)  

LW 752  Crim Procedure: Investigations  (3)  

LW 753  Alternative Dispute Resolution  (3)  

LW 754  Family Law Seminar  (2)  

LW 755  Conflict of Laws  (3)  

LW 756  Clinic: Litigation  (4-5)  

LW 756D  Clinic: Advanced Litigation  (1-3)  

LW 757  Evidence  (4)  

LW 759  Federal Courts  (3)  

LW 762  Moot Court  (1-2)  

LW 763  Directed Research  (1-3)  

LW 764  Law Journal Editorial Board  (1-2)  

LW 765  Pretrial Advocacy-Civil  (3)  

LW 766  Trial Advocacy/ITAP  (2)  

LW 767  Appellate Practice  (2)  

LW 768  Pretrial Advocacy-Criminal  (3)  

LW 770  Professional Responsibility  (3)  

LW 771  Law Journal Membership  (1)  

LW 776  Legislation  (3)  

LW 777  Negotiation Competition  (1-2)  

LW 778  Intnl Business Transactions  (3)  

LW 780  Administrative Law  (3)  

This course examines procedures before administrative boards and tribunals as well as their powers and duties and the scope and availability of judicial review of their decisions. Prerequisite: Constitutional Law I.

LW 781  Workers' Compensation  (2)  

LW 782  Antitrust  (3)  

LW 783  Labor Law  (3)  

LW 785  Corp. Compliance: Law & Policy  (2, 3)  

LW 786  Employment Discrimination  (3)  

LW 788  Tax. by State & Local Govts.  (2)  

LW 790  Taxation of Individual Income  (3)  

LW 791  Tax Clinic/Low Income Taxpayer  (1-3)  

LW 793  Tax of Grat Trans, Est & Trust  (3)  

LW 798  Legal History Seminar  (2)  

LW 799  Jurisprudence  (2)  

LW 800  Advanced Legal Research  (2)  

A survey of legal and law-related research resources not introduced in the first year Legal Analysis, Research and Writing courses. The course emphasizes computer-assisted, Internet and interdisciplinary sources. Each student selects a legal specialty and prepares a written, selective guide (pathfinder) to the legal and law-related research sources for the chosen specialty.

LW 803  Energy Regulation  (2)  

LW 805  Trial Advocacy Competition  (1-3)  

LW 808  Intellectual Property  (3)  

LW 812  International Human Rights  (2-3)  

LW 813  Tax Procedure  (2)  

LW 815  Immigration Law  (2-3)  

LW 817  Mediation  (2)  

LW 820  Local Government Law  (2)  

LW 822  Capital Punishment Seminar  (2)  

LW 823  Tax Policy Seminar  (2)  

LW 824  Law Practice Management  (2)  

LW 825  Client Counseling Competition  (1-2)  

LW 826  Ind Rdngs Natural Resources Lw  (1-2)  

LW 827  Fundamentals of U.S. Int'l Tax  (3)  

LW 830  Health Care Law and Policy  (2-3)  

LW 831  Fam Law Qtrly Jr Staff Editing  (1)  

LW 832  Fam Law Qtrly Sr Staff Editing  (1-2)  

LW 834  Trans. I.P. Prac: Trdmk./Mktg.  (2)  

LW 839  Criminal Procedure II  (3)  

LW 840  Constitutional History  (2)  

LW 841  Federal Indian Law  (3)  

LW 842  Barbados: Compar Law/Crim Pro  (3)  

LW 843  Barbados: Compar. Tort Law  (3)  

LW 844  Barbados/Comparative Trade Law  (3)  

LW 845  Barbados: Comparative Con. Law  (3)  

LW 846  Barbados/Compar & Int'l Tax Lw  (3)  

LW 848  Barbados: Compar Legal Sys/ADR  (3)  

LW 849  Barbados: Labor/Employment Law  (3)  

LW 851  Osaka: Compar Con Law - Rights  (3)  

LW 852  Comparative Family Law  (2)  

LW 853  Law and Economics  (2, 3)  

LW 854  Arbitration  (2)  

LW 855  Advanced Oil and Gas Law  (3)  

The oil and gas industry uses a number of unique contractual arrangements to explore for, develop, produce, and market oil and gas. This course goes beyond conveyances and oil and gas leases and examines the law governing farmout agreements, operating agreements, drilling contracts, production sales contracts, pooling agreements, unitization agreements, and agreements for the sale and exchange of producing properties. State oil and gas conservation issues and the law governing oil and gas development on federal public lands are also studied. Students will also study the intricate web of environmental laws that apply to the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas. This course provides students with an opportunity to improve their legal drafting skills through various drafting exercises.Prerequisite: Oil and Gas Law.

LW 856  Oil and Gas Joint Operations  (2)  

LW 857  Negotiation  (2)  

This class teaches negotiation theory and its practical application. Negotiating is one of the most important skills used by attorneys. The class will not focus on dispute resolution specific to litigation such as ADR or mediation. Rather negotiations skill is learned by understanding strategy and theory, and students will have the opportunity to experiment through classroom exercises and simulations. The class will encompass a combination of readings, discussion and in-class exercises in which students will conduct negotiations and roleplay. In-class negotiations will draw from many potential scenarios, including business transactions, international disputes, labor and contract negotiations. Students will be evaluated based on self and peer review, results achieved in the mock negotiations, and a written paper or midterm.

LW 858  Rural Practice Externship  (3-6)  

LW 859  Fundamentals of Oral Argument  (1)  

LW 861  Constitutional Law I  (4)  

LW 862  Constitutional Law II  (3)  

LW 863  Civil Procedure I  (4)  

LW 864  Dir. Study/Complex Litigation  (2-3)  

LW 867  Payment Systems  (3)  

LW 868  Civil Procedure II  (2, 3)  

LW 869  Legal Res. for Legal Scholars  (1)  

LW 870  Commercial Law  (4)  

LW 871  Commercial Leasing  (1)  

LW 872  Housing Law  (2-3)  

LW 873  Estate/Bus Plng for Farm/Ranch  (1)  

LW 874  Farm Income Tax Plng. & Mgmt.  (2)  

LW 875  Lgl Analysis Rsrch Writing I  (3)  

LW 876  Lgl Analysis Rsrch Writing II  (3)  

LW 877  Jury Selection and Voir Dire  (1)  

LW 879  Landlord Tenant Law  (1)  

LW 881  Externship: Workplace Law  (2)  

LW 882  Military Law  (2)  

LW 883  Leadership for Lawyers  (2)  

LW 884  Dir Res/Adv Topics Workplace  (1-2)  

LW 885  Children in the Law  (2)  

LW 886  Juvenile Offender  (2)  

LW 887  Adoption  (2)  

This course will cover all aspects of adoption law -- consents of parents; termination of rights; Indian Child Welfare Act; transracial and transcultural adoptions; the Hague Convention on Intercountry Cooperation in Respect to Adoption, access to information; the effects of adoption; and actions for wrongful adoption. Prerequisite: Family Law (recommended prior or concurrent enrollment).

LW 888  Financial Issues in Divorce  (2)  

LW 890  Domestic Violence  (1-3)  

LW 891  Climate Change Crisis and Law  (2)  

LW 892  VITA and Compliance  (1)  

LW 898  Trademark Law  (3)  

LW 899  Cyber Law  (3)  

LW 901  Writing for Law Practice  (3)  

LW 902  Race and the Law  (2-3)  

LW 903  Criminal Appeal Advocacy  (3)  

LW 903D  Crim. Appeal Adv.-Adv. Topics  (1-2)  

LW 906  Cross Examination Techniques  (1)  

LW 907  Taking & Defending Depositions  (1)  

LW 910  Entrepreneurial Law  (3)  

LW 911  Clinic: Transactional  (4-5)  

LW 911D  Clinic: Advanced Transactional  (1-3)  

LW 912  Litigation Strategies  (3)  

LW 913  Child Advocacy Training  (1-2)  

LW 914  Interviewing and Counseling  (2)  

LW 915  Decedents' Estates and Trusts  (3, 4)  

LW 916  Comparative Constitutional Law  (2, 3)  

LW 917  Employment Law  (3)  

LW 918  Patent Law  (2)  

LW 919  Barbados: Int'l Law/Indig Peop  (3)  

LW 920  Spec. Legal Res: Bus & Tax Law  (1-2)  

LW 921  Externship I  (2-4)  

LW 922  Externship II  (2)  

LW 924  Art Law  (2)  

LW 925  Law Practice Technologies  (1)  

LW 926  Prof. Respon. - California  (2)  

LW 927  Law of Armed Conflict  (3)  

LW 928  Public International Law  (3)  

LW 930  Specialized Leg. Res.: Foreign  (1)  

LW 931  Collaborative Law  (1-2)  

LW 932  Elder Law  (2-3)  

LW 936  White Collar Crime  (2-3)  

LW 937  Evolution of a Business Trans.  (1)  

LW 940  Tax. of Business Enterprises  (3)  

LW 941  Tribal Law and Government  (2-3)  

LW 945  Election Law  (2-3)  

LW 946  Drafting Contracts & Convey.  (1, 2)  

LW 948  Intern'l Intellectual Property  (3)  

LW 949  Spec Leg Res: Statutory/Reg.  (2)  

LW 950  Introduction to Nonprofit Law  (1)  

LW 951  Higher Education Law  (2)  

LW 952  Mineral Title Examination  (1)  

LW 953  Copyright Law  (3)  

LW 954  Adv. Intellectual Property Sem  (2)  

This course focuses on "hot topics" in intellectual property (IP) law, tackling timely IP issues such as the challenges of online copyright enforcement in the Internet age, the patentability of living organisms and genes, and the interactions between trademark law and the ever-expanding Internet domain name system. The course affords opportunities for in-depth discussion about issues that are covered only briefly in the introductory IP course. Students explore specialized topics with the goal of understanding how shifting theoretical and philosophical perspectives on IP impact current debates in the field, and have the opportunity to expound upon particular subjects of interest through completion of a seminar paper and accompanying presentation. Prerequisite: Introduction to Intellectual Property Law.

LW 955  Veterans Law  (3)  

LW 959  Public Employment Law  (2)  

LW 961  Patent Prosecution  (2)  

LW 962  Legal Writing Clerkship/Extern  (1)  

LW 963  Multistate Legal Analysis  (3)  

LW 964  Global Intellectual Prop Enfor  (3)  

LW 965  LARW for the Government Client  (2)  

LW 966  Oil/Gas Conservation Law/Prac.  (1)  

LW 967  Environ. Reg of Oil/Gas Indus.  (1)  

LW 968  Oil and Gas Taxation  (1)  

LW 969  Indep. Study in Oil & Gas Law  (1-2)  

LW 970  Dir. Res. - Veterans' Claims  (2)  

LW 971  Law in Context  (2)  

LW 972  Int'l Petroleum Arbitration  (1)  

LW 973  Int'l Petroleum Transactions  (3)  

LW 974  Graduate Legal Seminar  (0)  

LW 975  Intro to Anglo-American Law  (2)  

LW 976  Judicial Externship  (2-4)  

LW 977  Mining Law  (1)  

LW 978  Jessup Int'l Moot Court Comp.  (1-4)  

LW 979  Legal English  (0)  

LW 980  Practical Sem I: Property  (1-4)  

LW 981  Practical Sem II:Commercial Lw  (1-4)  

LW 982  Practical Seminar III:Evidence  (1-4)  

LW 983  Princ. of Int'l & Compar. Tax.  (3)  

LW 985  Renewable Energy: Wind/Solar  (1)  

LW 986  Farm and Ranch Taxation  (1)  

LW 987  Commercial Trans./Bank. in Ag.  (1)  

LW 988  Water, Environ/Reg Law Imp. Ag  (1)  

LW 989  Int'l Civil Litig. in the U.S.  (2-3)  

LW 990  Stdy Abroad, Univ. /Maastricht  (6-15)  

LW 992  Stdy Abroad:Partner Law School  (0-16)