From there we will discuss both structural topics such as federalism, separation of powers, and judicial review, as well as selected fundamental rights. THIS COURSE PROVIDES 2 CREDITS TOWARD THE UPPER-LEVEL EXPERIENTIAL COURSE REQUIREMENT! Also deals with credit and debit cards, letters of credit, and electronic fund transfers. Each student will be required to produce a substantial research paper on a topic chosen in consultation with the instructor. The course focuses on the law and application of intellectual property licensing. This Paper-Based Small Upper-Level Course will focus on the active development of research skills during class time. Evidence, Professional Responsibility, and Intensive Trial Advocacy are pre-requisites or co-requisites for the EJP clinic. Students and parents are encouraged to carefully read the descriptions, to confer with teachers and guidance counselors, and to evaluate past academic performance in determining course selections. Criminal Law It views the international organizations that develop environmental laws and policy, and the roles, rights, and obligations of states in enacting and enforcing those laws. Do you love philosophy and want to read Plato’s Apology in its original form? Meeting only once a week, with much of the work done in class, active participation will account for a substantial portion of each student's grade. Students may take the course for two or three credits. This course starts the week before the semester begins. The course is based on English Law, with comparisons made with practice under other jurisdictions where appropriate. The course aims to enable students to develop an ability to recognize and to apply the law to the complex issues that shipping adventures can raise. This seminar will take a broad look at how policing and race interact. Explores and critically evaluates leading contemporary approaches to statutory interpretation, paying particular attention to the constitutional and public-choice theories that drive the modern debate. Fax, Verifications and Enrollment Certifications. This course introduces students to the law and methods available for resolving international questions peacefully. This course will study both issues in tandem and has four objectives. International law is a three-credit hour course, meeting two days a week. Sales is one of three courses in the basic commercial law curriculum. Topics will include judicial selection, agenda setting, decision making, independence, legitimacy, policymaking, hierarchy, compliance, implementation, and impact. All placements must be approved by the instructor and must be finalized before a student may enroll in the course. Students represent their clients through all phases of the criminal justice system from charging through plea negotiation or trial and will perform the following tasks: client interviewing and counseling, factual investigation, legal research, case theory formulation, motion practice, suppression and evidentiary hearings, plea negotiation with deputy prosecutors, and trials. How is the Constitution to be interpreted? Activities selected may include trial work on family law issues, landlord-tenant relations, immigration and legal issues relating to homelessness and its prevention. These questions include, among others: What is the nature and function of a constitution? The Exoneration Justice Project (EJP) clinic is committed to correcting the miscarriage of justice and investigating, litigating, and overturning wrongful convictions. The main areas of study include the legal requirements and mechanics of business combinations and the fiduciary duties of management in connection with friendly and hostile transactions. Thus, our focus will be on the law of the Free Exercise and Establishment Clauses of the First Amendment, although we will also have occasion to discuss broader philosophical questions concerning the relationship between religion and politics, the intermediary role of religious institutions, and other issues. The first block will examine the dynamics that drive growth, the long-term evolution of inequality, and the concentration of wealth. Criminal Law, Energy and Environmental Law, Intellectual Property & Technology Law, Public Law. Students with a particular interest in or prior studies pertaining to economics, business, or the social sciences might find the seminar especially appealing, but neither a background in these disciplines nor knowledge of technical economics is necessary for enrolling in the course. The course focuses on analyzing the variety of existing and potential regulatory mechanisms for protecting and regulating usage of the environment, including more recent initiatives like market-based schemes, cost-benefit analysis, information disclosure, and technology forcing. This course examines the unique aspects of internet/computer or "cyber" crime. As an outcome of the course, students will apply what they have learned to draft a memorandum that analyzes a specific event or topic from the Gambian case, which will be provided to the TRRC in support of its work. Students will develop an understanding of how the shipping world operates, and how the variables of trade practice and underlying financial considerations affect the decisions that shipowners and charterers will make. Questions to be considered include: How, and why, do we define and protect the Freedom of Speech? This online class search provides a summary listing of the classes being taught by an academic department each semester. We will examine the roles of independent counsel to the fund and its disinterested directors, in-house counsel to the fund's investment adviser, and special counsel in governmental investigations and litigation. A robust body of U.S. law now enables the federal government to investigate, track, and seize assets connected to terrorist organizations. These topics offer especially important and useful tools to lawyers; failure either to recognize an opportunity to use a concept or method or to question an improper application can adversely affect a client's interests. Since we lack the time for a comprehensive survey of American political thinkers, we shall examine select statesmen and critical historical periods - specifically, the Founding era, Lincoln and the slavery crisis, and the Progressive Era and New Deal. Particular emphasis is placed on the economic factors underlying the judgment calls lawyers make and the technical means available for negotiating and implementing deals successfully. The dual purpose of lawyer-client counseling, which includes informed decision-making by both the client and the attorney, will be highlighted throughout the entire course. The topics considered will include constitutional understandings and practices in 17th and 18th Century Great Britain and her North American colonies; the role that differing constitutional understandings and practices played in the precipitation of the American Revolution; the constitutional arrangements that emerged in and among the states during and in the immediate wake of the Revolution, and the role that perceived shortcomings in those arrangements played in the decision to formulate a new Constitution of the United States; the manner in which participants in the framing and ratification of the Constitution sought to redress the deficiencies of preceding institutional arrangements; constitutional issues arising in the Early National Period; the nullification crisis of 1832-1833; the constitutional controversies presented by the existence of chattel slavery in a federal union; and the manner in which differing understandings of state and federal power under the Constitution contributed to secession and Civil War. However, there will also be an "open book" take-home final. The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action will also be briefly covered, as will other international instruments such as the Protocol to Prevent, Suppress and Punish Trafficking in Persons, Especially Women and Children. Central to the development of modern family law are constitutionalization, federalization, and internationalization, which in some situations have created an interesting blend of (traditional) private family law and public law. Course descriptions. Notre Dame College upholds the policy that there shall be no discrimination against any student, faculty or staff because of race, color, religion, national origin, age or disability. Topics include intentionalism, purposive interpretation, dynamic statutory interpretation, textualism, canons of construction, and the relationship between common law and statutes. We will explore the major areas in which newer attorneys are having (and can have) immediate impact in the drug and medical device world. The Freedom of Religion is widely regarded as a fundamental human right and as Americans' "first freedom." Corporate governance concerns the myriad rules and institutions that determine the functioning of corporations generally and the means for obtaining the efficient management of corporations more specifically. The clinic is located in the Clinical Law Center at 725 Howard Street. It will also consider the relationship between relevant federal, state, and local laws. Explores federal and state law governing business combinations. At the midpoint of the course, students will be assigned a current controversy and asked to present a legal case on one side of the controversy or the other in a moot and for analysis in a research paper. The focus of the course is on the relationship between law and economic development. Accessibility Information University of Notre Dame, OneCampus Portal, Powered by rSmart In an attempt to uncover the foundation that might be claimed to underpin the rules, a spectrum of philosophical, theological, pragmatic, and utilitarian theories are considered. Considers how certain rules of evidence are used more often (if not exclusively) in the criminal context. Additionally, helps students develop an understanding of scientific techniques used in the courtroom beyond just the basic tests for admission of expert testimony (i.e., DNA testing, "profile" evidence and "syndrome" evidence.). To practice law effectively, every lawyer should understand certain fundamentals about accounting and financial statements. The course includes three sections: (1) an initial overview of the law of the lawmaking process; (2) an introduction to statutory interpretation; and (3) an analysis of the regulatory process. A search of the Course Catalog for a given academic term will display all of the “active” courses eligible to be offered at the University in that term. Topics will include: (i) neoclassical, Keynesian, and Neo-Ricardian models of production and growth; (ii) market incompleteness and failures; (iii) patterns of growth and inequality in the US and OECD countries; (iv) inequality, the welfare state, and taxation; (v) growth, inequality, and corporatism; (vi) communitarians and contractarians theories of the corporate form; (vii) corporate social responsibility. This course is a 3-credit upper-level skills course designed to explore the theoretical and ethical foundations which inform the work of an attorney as Counselor. The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 have revealed two fundamental dilemmas that have generated legal uncertainty. Health Care Issues in Canon Law should be of particular interest for law students and business students interested in the management of Catholic health care institutions. Students are required to take a midterm exam (40 points), submit a paper by the end of the semester (40 points), and to actively discuss and debate the cases in class (20 points). We will conclude the course with analyzing international law through the lenses of domestic legal systems. No prior experience with science, medicine, philosophy, or related disciplines is assumed or necessary. Students appearing in court will do so under the supervision of a state-licensed attorney.Students will also participate in skills training sessions, such as how to interview your client, how to interview a non-cooperative witness, and how to prepare a witness to testify at trial. Business Law It is preferred, although not formally required, that students applying for this Externship will have taken either or both of the following: Constitutional Criminal Procedure: Adjudication and Constitutional Criminal Procedure: Investigations. After an overview of concepts and classic approaches to the study of law and society, the course will explore these differences and similarities in three Asian settings: China, Japan, and India. (formerly Business Reorganizations in Bankruptcy) Studies in-depth the law of business reorganizations under Chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code. We will study the complex legal framework within which international commercial and investor-State arbitrations take place. Accessibility Information. Topics covered in the first semester include: (1) Legal and Patent Research; (2) Patent Prosecution and Correspondence with the USPTO; (3) Patent Forms and Formalities. This seminar will consider the law of unjust enrichment, emphasizing American cases. It satisfies one of the 6 required laboratory courses for BIOS majors at Notre Dame. This course brings together theories and approaches to "law among nations" present in the international legal literature and international relations scholarship. This module explores the unfolding area of the human rights obligations of transnational corporations (TNCs) and other business enterprises. Draws upon selected readings as well as upon the individual experiences of course participants. If the main focus of the course is on Kierkegaard's analysis of the nature of faith and what obstructs it structurally and contingently in modernity, Kierkegaard's understanding of God, his articulation of the relation between the ethical and religious forms of life, his understanding of sin, and his complex construal of the biblical text will also be to the fore.