Initial Assignments

Fall 2018

First Year Courses:


Civil Procedure I, Section 1, Prof. Rob Yablon:  First Assignment

Civil Procedure I, Section 2, Prof. Ion Meyn:  Welcome Message and First Assignment

Civil Procedure I, Section 4, Prof. David Schwartz:  Initial Assignment and related documents

Civil Procedure I, Sections 3 and 5, Prof. Megan McDermott:  Initial Assignment 

Contracts I, Sections 1 and 2, Prof. Mark Sidel:  Required Course Materials:  We will use Steven Burton, Principles of Contract Law (5th ed., 2018)["Casebook"] and Burton and Eisenberg, Contract Law:  Selected Source Materials Annotated (2018 or 2017)["Supplement"](note that the 2017 Supplement is also fine).

First Assignments (for the week of September 5):  Casebook Chapter 1: Promises, Agreements and the Requirement of a Writing
Promises:  Casebook 1-8 (Hawkins)
Promissory Agreements - The Intention of the Parties: Casebook 9 - 22 (Lucy, Embry, Oswald)
Promissory Agreements - Offers:  Casebook 23 - 33 (Mesaros, Cheever)

Contracts I, Sections 3 and 4, Prof. Kathryn Hendley:  Initial Assignment

Intro to Criminal Law, Section 1, Prof. Cecelia Klingele:  Introductory Assignment

Intro to Criminal Law, Section 3, Prof. Anuj Desai:  First Assignment

Legal Research and Writing I, Sections 1 and 5, Prof. Trina Tinglum:  For the first class, read chapters 1 and 3 of "A Lawyer Writes."  Prof. Tinglum has also posted two optional articles about reading/briefing cases to the course webpage at Learn@UW.

Legal Research and Writing I, Sections 2 and 6, Prof. Andrew Turner:  For the first class, read chapters 1 and 3 of "A Lawyer Writes."

Legal Research and Writing I, Sections 3 and 7, Prof. Dustin Brown:  Initial Assignment

Legal Research and Writing I, Section 4, Prof. Ursula Weigold:  For the first class, read chapters 1 and 3 of "A Lawyer Writes," with a focus on Section 3.2 - Reading Judicial Opinions.

Legal Research and Writing I, Sections 8 and 10, Prof. Desmund Wu: For the first class, please find your reading assignment on the Section 8 Canvas Site or the Section 10 Canvas Site.  A link to Canvas is also available on my.wisc.edu under Learn@UW.  


2L and 3L Courses:


Administrative Law, Prof. Miriam Seifter:  Our casebook ("CB")  is Lawson, Administrative Law, 7th ed., 2016.  Supplemental readings, as well as the full syllabus, will be posted on the class Canvas website.  For the first class (Thursday Sept. 6), read and be prepared to discuss CB 1-9, 47-59.

Business Organizations I, Prof. Kenneth Davis:  Initial assignment.

Civil Procedure II, Section 2, Prof. Robert Shumaker:  Professor Shumaker will be emailing the first assignment to the students enrolled in his class.  Please email him at res@dewittross.com if you do not receive it.

Constitutional Law I, Prof. David Schwartz:  Initial assignment

Introduction to Criminal Procedure, Prof. Michele LaVigne:  Read chapters 1-3 of the text, Learning Criminal Procedure.

Labor Relations I, Prof. Gwendolyln Leachman:  Read pp. 3-32 of the textbook (Marion Crain, Pauline Kim, Michael Selmi, Work Law: Cases and Materials - 3d ed. 2015)

Legislation/Statutory Interpretation, Prof. Anuj Desai:  First Assignment

Professional Responsibilities, Prof. Tim Pierce:  Welcome to my Professional Responsibilities class.  For the first class on Wed., Sept. 5, please do the following:  1)  Read the syllabus.  It contains important information about class policies.  2)  Read chapter 1 of the course textbook, Professional Responsibilities:  A Contemporary Approach, Pearce Knake et al (3d edition).  3)  Sign up for the class TWEN site.  This is the ONLY place where future assignments will be posted, and I will communicate with the class through TWEN.

Public Law and Private Power, Prof. Joel Rogers:  Syllabus and First Assignment

Real Estate Transactions I, Prof. Gretchen Viney:  First assignment

Secured Transactions, Prof. Adrian Cohen:  Initial Assignment









 

     

       

         

         

        Lock Icon