WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
COURSE DIRECTORY

MISCELLANEOUS
Spring 2004


Global Studies Law Review 
W77 596S sec 01 Second Year (1 credit is posted to each semester; however, final credit is not awarded until the end of the entire school year)
W77 696S sec 01 Third Year (1 credit - per semester)
W77 599S sec 01 - LLM (1 credit - per semester)
John Haley
Students are selected for the reviews through a writing competition at the end of the spring semester of the first year of law school. (A second writing competition is held before or at the beginning of each fall semester for new transfer students and new LLMs.)

Introduction to U.S. Law and Methods II (1 hour) 
W77 729B sec 01
WED 12:00-1:00
[Open only to international LL.M. and exchange students]
Leigh Greenhaw / Michael Koby
This one credit course continues the instruction and practice in distinctive elements of U. S. legal method begun in Introduction to U.S. Law and Methods I. The goal is to learn how law is made, found and enforced in the U.S., and the objective is to learn by arguing in writing and orally to a federal court for a particular resolution of a hypothetical U.S. legal problem. The course seeks to illustrate the dominating aspect of federal constitutional law and the U.S. Supreme Court in the development of U. S. law; how to read and use U.S. Supreme Court opinions, and how each source of US law -- the common law, statutes and the Constitution - may refer to the others. Assuming the role of a United States lawyer, class members research a problem with federalism aspects, analyze it, and argue one side of it. Research and writing instruction as well as conferences on and revision of drafts are included.

Journal of Law & Policy 
W75 616S sec 01 Second Year (1 credit is posted to each semester; however, final credit is not awarded until the end of the entire school year)
W75 716S sec 01 Third Year (1 credit - per semester)
Charles McManis and Karen Tokarz
Students are selected for the reviews through a writing competition at the end of the spring semester of the first year of law school.  (A second writing competition is held before or at the beginning of each fall semester for new transfer students.)

Law Quarterly 
W77 598S sec 01 Second Year (1 credit is posted to each semester; however, final credit is not awarded until the end of the entire school year)
W77 698S sec 01 Third Year (1 credit - per semester)
Ted Ruger
Students are selected for the reviews through a writing competition at the end of the spring semester. (A second writing competition is held before or at the beginning of each fall semester for new transfer students.)

Supervised Moot Court 
W79 500A sec 01 (1 hr)
(VARIES)
A student may receive one credit for participation in an external moot court competition through Supervised Moot Court. In order to receive credit, a student must secure a full-time faculty member as an adviser, prepare an appellate brief of passing quality (minimum 10 pages per student), present a minimum of two oral arguments of passing quality, and attend two mandatory seminar sessions on appellate brief writing and appellate argument. Supervised Moot Court is graded on a pass/fail basis and does not fulfill the research and writing requirement. Approval forms are found in the Student Forms area near the student mailboxes or on the web at http://ls.wustl.edu/Registrar/Forms. The full-time faculty member who reviews the brief and critiques the preparation for oral argument is limited to supervising no more than six students per year in Supervised Research, Supervised Practicum, or Supervised Moot Court. [Students should keep in mind the limitations regarding credit toward their degree for competition work (as a participant or board member): 1) a maximum of 4 total credits from competitions; 2) only one competition per semester.]

Supervised Practicum 
W74 662G sec 01 (1-3 hrs)
(VARIES)
One to three units of academic credit may be earned in Supervised Practicum by working on a clinical project under the direct supervision of a member of the faculty. In addition to completing a form (see below), the interested student must submit a petition prior to the first day of classes. The exact nature of the Supervised Practicum experience shall be determined by the individual faculty member. The precise number of credits earned for the Practicum, which depends upon the scope of the project, shall be determined by the supervising faculty member after completion of the clinical project. Supervised Practicum is graded on a pass/fail basis. A student may enroll in only one supervised practicum during his/her law school career. A student cannot be enrolled in a clinic course and a supervised practicum in the same semester. The forms are available in the hanging file folders located by the student mailboxes or on the web at http://ls.wustl.edu/Registrar/Forms. The form must be submitted to Associate Dean Dan Keating and the petition to Tomea Mayer by email (mayer@wulaw.wustl.edu) no later than the first day of classes each semester.

Supervised Research 
W74 695 sec 01 (1-3 hrs)
(VARIES)
May only be taken for academic credit (1-3 credit hours) on a pass/fail basis. Supervised research does not fulfill the research and writing requirement. No more than 2 Supervised Research courses may be taken in total and no more than 1 may be taken in a semester. To complete registration for this course, a Supervised Research Form must be turned in to the box on the counter in the Registrar's Office by the end of the second week of the semester. The forms are available in the hanging file folders located by the student mailboxes or on the web at http://ls.wustl.edu/Registrar/Forms. The work must be completed during the semester; incompletes are not permitted. There is no guarantee that a student will be able to do a Supervised Research; a student's ability to take this course will always be a function of finding a willing and able full-time faculty member who will agree to supervise the project. Therefore, one of the first steps that a student who is interested in this experience should undertake is to secure the participation of a faculty member. Faculty members are limited to supervising no more than 6 students per year in either Supervised Research, Supervised Practicum, or Supervised Moot Court.

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