WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW
Course Directory 2004-2005

NEW COURSE INFORMATION and COURSE CHANGE SUMMARY

(changes since the March 16, 2004 course directory was published)

Updated: 12/5/04

FALL 2004

Added:

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution, section 3 , Prof. Kate Whitby, (3 credits), W74-641M, sec 03  - A new section of ADR has been added in response to student demand.  It will meet on MON 5:00-8:00. Enrollment limit: 16.  Openings in this section were first offered to students on the waitlists for sections 1 and 2.  Students may register for the remaining openings online via WebSTAC. See Prof. Whitby's bio at  http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/faculty.html at.  The course description can be found at 
    http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_fall_applied.html .

  • International Courts & Tribunals - Practice & Procedure - (2 credits) - Gilbert Sison, Adjunct Professor (see bio at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/faculty.html ), TUE 6:30-8:30 p.m.; Enrollment limit: 12; W74-619B, sec 01 - Students interested in this course must email Colleen Erker (erker@wulaw.wustl.edu ) by the end of the day Mon, July 26 to get in on the lottery, assuming a lottery is needed. After July 27, students should register online via WebSTAC (https://acadinfo.wustl.edu). Third-year students will receive priority over second-years. It is anticipated that this limited enrollment course will be offered again in Fall 2005; therefore, second-years should have another opportunity to take it if they don't get in in Fall 2004. (Students who make the International Moot Court Team are required to take this course - extra slots are saved by the professor for these students.) To read the course description please go to http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_fall_applied.html.

  • Pretrial Practice & Procedure (Prof. Kim Norwood), W74-658L, 3 credits - three new sections have been added:
    Section 6:  TUE  4:30-7:30pm - Adjunct Prof. Tamara King
    Section 7:  WED 6:00-9:00pm - Adjunct Prof. Dana Tucker
    Section 8:  THU 6:00-9:00pm - Adjunct Prof. Anthony Franks
    [See new adjunct professor bios at:  http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/faculty.html]  Register for Pretrial via WebSTAC.

  • International Business Transactions (Adjunct Prof. Andrea Charters), 3 units, MON  6:30p-9:30p, W74-625B, sec. 01 - see course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_fall_applied.html.  Register for this course via WebSTAC.

  • International Intellectual Property Law (Prof. Charles McManis), 3 units, MON TUE THU  12:00p-1:00p, W74-541A, sec 01 - The course description is now available - it is posted at  http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_fall_general_courses.html  . Note that this general upper-level course has the same title as one of the fall seminars - these are two separate courses. Prof. McManis asked me to inform students that this general upper-level course is appropriate for students without a background or previous coursework in the intellectual property area; the seminar is geared more toward students with background and/or previous coursework in the IP area. This course is part of the IP LLM curriculum.  Register for this course via WebSTAC.

  • Legal Profession (Visiting Prof. Leonard Gross), 3 units, WED 3:00-6:00, W74-563K, sec 01. This course is part of the Ethics Curriculum. See the course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_fall_general_courses.html.  Register for this course via WebSTAC.

  • Legislation (Prof. Ron Levin), 3 units, MON TUE THU 1:00p-2:00p and FRI 2:00p-3:00p (as needed), W74-601, sec 01.  See course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_fall_general_courses.html.  Register for this course via WebSTAC.  Prof. Levin will teach Legislation in Fall 2004 instead of teaching Administrative Law in Spring 2005. However, Administrative Law has not been canceled and will be taught in Spring 2005 by Visiting Professor Doug Williams, see new days/times below.

  • Public Interest Lawyering (Prof. Karen Tokarz), W74-605A, sec 01, 2 units, TUE 5:00p-6:30p and WED 8:30a-9:30a, W74-605A, sec 01. (Although this class will not necessarily meet twice per week, students must have both these times available, plus have some flexibility with their schedules to meet speakers). Read the description of this readings course that runs parallel with the fall portion of the Public Interest Law Speaker Series at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_fall_general_courses.html. Enrollment limit: 16.  Register for this course via WebSTAC.

  • Prisons and Prison Reform Seminar (Prof. Margo Schlanger), 3 units, new time: MON 1:00p-3:00p (changed from MON 3:00-5:00), W76-740S, sec 01 - Read the course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_fall_seminars.html. Prof. Schlanger is a new professor - her bio can be found at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/faculty.html.  Students interested in this seminar must email Colleen Erker (erker@wulaw.wustl.edu).

Canceled:            none

Changes/Corrections:            

  • Introduction to U.S. Law & Methods I - This class open only to international LLM students and exchange students will meet on TUE 3:00-4:30 and FRI 11:00-12:30 with Profs. Greenhaw and Koby.  Students will also be separated into two sections for research labs with Prof. Luo.  Group A will meet on THU 3:00-4:00 and Group B will meet on THU 4:00-5:00. 

SPRING 2005

Added:

  • Bankruptcy (Prof. Dan Keating), W74-645A, sec. 01, Prof. Dan Keating, MON TUE THU 9:00a-10:00a, see course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_general_courses.html. Register via WebSTAC during online registration.

  • Disability Rights Law Seminar (Prof. Sam Bagenstos), 3 units, MON 3:00p-5:00p, W74-741S, sec 01 - Course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_seminars.html. Prof. Bagenstos is a new professor - his bio can be found at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/faculty.html. If you are interested in this seminar, please contact Colleen Erker at erker@wulaw.wustl.edu.

  • First-Year Schedule - is posted on the web at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005 - scroll down to the "First-Year Course Information" section. The schedule is available in three formats:  by course name, by group, and in a grid.

  • Gender & Human Rights in Islam, W74-602C, sec. 01, Prof. Shaheen Ali, TUE THU 6:30-8:00, 1 credit - This is a short-course taught for five weeks - from Tues, Jan. 18 - Thurs, Feb. 17. See course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_general_courses.html. See Prof. Ali's bio at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/faculty.html. Register via WebSTAC during online registration.

  • Government Lawyering Clinic (Prof. Kathy Goldwasser), W74-692D, sec 01 - see course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_Clinics.html. This clinic originally was to be taught by Prof. Ruger; however, now it will be taught by Prof. Goldwasser.

  • Health Care Quality and Liability (Prof. Nicholas Terry), 2 units, WED 2:00p-4:00p, W74-707E, sec 01, Enrollment limit: 40 - see course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_general_courses.html .  Register for this course via WebSTAC (beginning in November).

  • Intellectual Property and Business Formation Clinic, W74-711C, sec 01, David Deal, Administrative Director, and Charles McManis, Faculty Supervisor - mandatory seminar mtgs: MON THU 1:00-2:30, 6 credits (4-5 credits with professor permission). INTERESTED STUDENTS MUST SUBMIT MATERIALS BY THURS, OCT. 21, NOON - read course description for details.. (After Oct. 21, interested students may still express interest in the clinic by emailing Colleen Erker; however, the likelihood that there will still be openings is small.)  See course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_Clinics.html. See David Deal's faculty profile at http://law.wustl.edu/faculty_profiles/profiles.aspx?id=2012.

  • Legal Problems of International Economic Relations, W74-570B, sec. 01, Adj. Prof. Andrea Charters, 
    WED FRI 1:30-3:00, 3 credits. See course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_applied.html. Note that this course is a part of the IP LLM curriculum. Register via WebSTAC during online registration.

  • Negotiation Theory & Practice: The Dynamics of Bargaining, Negotiation and Dispute Resolution, W74-578C, section 01, Prof. Judi McLean Parks, WED 5-8, 3 credits. See course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_applied.html. See Prof. Parks' bio at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/faculty.html. Register via WebSTAC during online registration.

  • Nonprofit Organizations Planning & Drafting, W74-572A, sec. 01, Adj. Prof. Peter Ruger, THU 8:00a-10:00a, 2 credits. See course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_applied.html. Register via WebSTAC during online registration.

  • ADDED SECTION OF PRETRIAL PRACTICE & PROCEDURE AND FINALIZED INFO ON PROFS/DAYS/TIMES - An additional section of Pretrial has been added by Prof. Pauline Kim to the spring semester curriculum. Also the finalized list of professors and days/times are now known for all five sections (note that they were listed as "tentative" in the course directory). Register via WebSTAC during online registration. Here are the updated profs/days/times:  
    W74-658N,
     
    Section 1 - WED 5-8 - Prof. Charles Jellinek (note second change)
    Section 2 - TUE 3-6 - Prof. Pauline Kim
    Section 3 - TUE 5-8 - Prof. Mike Ferry
    Section 4 - WED 5-8 - Prof. Kate Denner
    Section 5 - FRI 12-3 - Prof. Paula Finlay Luepke
  • Public Interest Law Speaker Series: A Readings Course, W74-605A, sec. 01, Prof. Karen Tokarz, TUE 4:30-6:00 and WED 8:30-9:30 (read description for details about meeting times). See course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_general_courses.html .  Register via WebSTAC during online registration.

Canceled:

  • Adv. Trial Advocacy, section 2 - Adjunct Professor Steve Holtshouser had to cancel his section - Sections 1 and 3 have NOT been canceled.

  • Government Lawyering Clinic (Prof. Ted Ruger) - Although this clinic will not be taught by Prof. Ruger, it is now being taught by Prof. Kathy Goldwasser (see above)

  • E-Health Seminar (Prof. Nicholas Terry) - canceled due to low enrollment; Prof. Terry will instead teach Health Care Quality and Liability (see above).

Changes/Corrections:

  • Adv. Practical Criminal Procedure, Profs. Burton and Garvey have added a third co-teacher, Hal Goldsmith (see bio at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/faculty.html), and have increased the enrollment limit to 16.  This class may meet at the St. Louis County Courthouse.

  • Administrative Law will no longer be taught in Spring 2005 by Prof. Levin (instead he will teach Legislation in the fall semester). However, Administrative Law will be taught by Visiting Professor Doug Williams in the spring semester, on TUE THU 3:00-4:30. (Note: this is a different time than when Prof. Levin was originally scheduled to teach it.) See the course description at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_spring_general_courses.html . This course is part of the IP LLM curriculum.

  • COPYRIGHT & RELATED RIGHTS - will be taught on MON 8:30a-10:00a and WED 8:00a-9:30a (instead of MON WED 8:00a-9:30a). It was realized that on Monday there's no reason to meet from 8:00a-9:30a, since no other classes start at 9:30a - unlike Wednesdays, when there is a block of classes that start at 9:30a. Prof. Lunney approved starting 1/2 hour later on Mondays, which should hopefully make Monday mornings a little less painful for those of you taking Copyright.

  • Management & Evaluation of IP Assets (advanced IP LLM course) - Prof. Kang will be unable to teach this spring semester.  Prof. Kepler will teach the class alone. 

  • Pretrial Practice & Procedure, Prof. Pauline Kim - See above (under "Added" Spring 2005 courses), for new information on professors and days/times of the sections. Note that the day that Prof. Jellinek is teaching section 1 has changed twice.

  • Reproductive and Parental Rights Seminar: Autonomy, Adoption, and ARTs (Prof. Susan Appleton) -   Please add the following to the course description for this seminar: "The class will meet regularly, and students must submit both a first draft and a revised seminar paper.  Students will also lead a class discussion on the topic of their papers."

2005-2006 TENTATIVE CURRICULUM - see list at http://law.wustl.edu/Registrar/Coursedir/2004-2005/upper_level_0506_tentative.html 
{This information is for the benefit of students in the Class of 2006, so that they can make tentative plans for their third year, and take courses in their second-year that will not be offered in their third-year.]

Added:

  • Commercial Law (Prof. Daniel Keating) - Prof. Keating has added this course to Fall 2005 (instead of teaching U.C.C.: Article 2, which he has switched to Spring 2006)

  • International IP Law Seminar (Prof. Charles McManis) - Prof. McManis will teach this course in Spring 2006 (instead of Biodiversity, Biotechnology & the Protection of Knowledge).

Changed Semesters:

  • U.C.C.: Article 2 (Prof. Daniel Keating) - Prof. Keating plans to teach this course in Spring 2006 instead of in Fall 2005.

Canceled:

  • Biodiversity, Biotechnology and the Protection of Knowledge - Prof. McManis will not teach this course in Spring 2006; instead he will teach International IP Law Seminar in Spring 2006.

  • Jury Instructions (Adj. Prof. Hon. David Noce) - Judge Noce's schedule will not allow him to teach this course in 2005-2006.

  • Practical Ethics for Civil Litigation (Adj. Prof. Michael Downey) - Prof. Downey will not teach this class in Spring 2006; he likely will teach this course every-other spring instead of every spring.

  • Sports Law Planning & Drafting (Adj. Prof. Bob Lattinville) - Prof. Lattinville will not teach this class in Fall 2005; he is undecided on whether he will teach it in the near future - however, efforts are being made to find another teacher to provide a sports law course offering in 2005-2006.


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updated 12/14/2004