First Year Courses:
Civil Procedure I, Professor McDermott:
Initial Assignment (summer reading)
Assignment for September 3 and 5: Read Module 1: Introduction (read pages 1-18) and The Litigation Process (read pages 19-36) in Civil Procedure: A Coursebook by Glannon, Perlman & Raven-Hansen.
Civil Procedure I, Professor Steingass (Sections 4 and 5): Read pp. 1 - 46 of Stephen C. Yeazell, Civil Procedure, Eighth Edition. We will use this material on September 3 and 4 to give a
larger view of civil procedure against which we will fit in the
specific pieces during the semester.
Contracts I, Section 2, Professor Alexander: First Assignment
Contracts I, Section 4, Professor Hendley:
We will be discussing the material on pp. 43-50 (starting at the bottom under the heading "Reading Statutes") during the first class session. Work through the problems found on these pages, taking care to read the relevant sections of the Uniform Commercial Code, including the official comments to these sections. In addition, please read pp. 1-47 as an introduction to the course.
Introduction to Substantive Criminal Law, Section 6, Prof. Ross:
Legal Research & Writing I, Sections 3 and 12, Prof. Robarts: Please read the Syllabus before the first class: Syllabus
Legal Research and Writing I, Sections 4 and 8, Prof. Baumgartner: Please read Dernbach et al., Legal Writing & Method (5th ed. 2013) chapters 1, 2 and 4.
Legal Research and Writing I, Sections 5 and 11, Prof. Dowdal: Please read chapters 1 and 2 of John C. Dernbach et al., A Practical Guide to Legal Writing and Legal Method (5th ed. 2013), the syllabus, and the first assignment ("State Street Problem") that will be handed out on Wednesday in class. Note: Because September 2 is a holiday, we will have a mandatory make-up class on Friday, September 6, 2013, from 8:15 to 9:45 a.m. in Room 2225. The reading assignment for Friday Sept. 6 is Dernbach, chapter 3.
2L and 3L Courses:
Business Organizations I, Professor Davis: Syllabus and Class Materials
Business Organizations I, Professor Gehl: Read Text introduction to Sections A and B of Chapter 1 of Smith and Williams casebook (but not the cases or problems); Restatement (Third) of Agency Section 1.01
Secured Transactions, Prof. Adrian Cohen, First Assignment
Client Interviewing and Counseling, Prof. Viney, First Assignment
Real Estate Transactions I, Prof. Viney, First Assignment
Advanced Legal Writing: Contract Drafting, Prof. Andrew Turner: Please read pages 1-9 and pages 70-87 of Haggard's Contract Law From a Drafting Perspective.
Constitutional Law II, Section 3, Professor Larry Church: Please read pp. 20-26 of the photocopied course materials that can be purchased at the Law School Copy Shop.
Pre-Trial Advocacy, Prof. Edwards: Please review the syllabus and the case hypothetical (in the course materials) involving Barr and Pappas very carefully. Please be prepared to discuss the case hypothetical and the questions raised there.
Professional Responsibilities, Section 2, Prof. Pierce: Read pp. 1-23 of Professional Responsibility: A Contemporary Approach, and Wisconsin Rules of Professional Conduct: Preamble and Scope to Chapter 20.