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Course Schedule - Fall 2012

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Course Number Section Number Course Title Call Number Instructor Days Times Location Min-Max Credits 60/90 Rule 64 Rule Years Notes
915003SP Crim. J. Admin.: Federal Criminal Appeals28907Stevenson, A.2-260L2-L3Course canceled. Project/ presentation
854021Clinical Program: Oxford Federal Project28910Stevenson, A.1-7*L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instructor. LW
815001Appellate Advocacy-Moot Court (competitors)28652Tai, S.1-360L2-L3Req. consent of instructor.
815002Appellate Advocacy-Moot Court (board/coaches)28653Tai, S.1-360L2-L3Req. consent of instructor.
815003Appellate Advocacy-Moot Court (other)28691Tai, S.1-360L2-L3Req. consent of instructor.
852004Trial Advocacy (Mock Trial)28856Dowdal, M.2-3*L2-L3Meeting time TBD; PF only; Trial Advocacy for Mock Trial Team; consent of instructor; pre req: Evidence.
854001Clinical Program: Domestic Violence Externship28828Meuer, T.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854002Clinical Program: WI Department of Justice Externship28812Sullivan, F.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854006Clinical Program: Prosecution Project28767Kempinen, B.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854007Clinical Program: Disability Rights Wisconsin Externship28693Hanna, J.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854008Clinical Program: Defense Project28905LaVigne, M.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854010Clinical Program: Labor Law Externship28795Clauss, C.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854012Clinical Program: Crim. Appeals Project28731Lichstein, B.
Pray, J.
Wiercioch, G.
1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854013Clinical Program: Wisconsin Innocence Project28753Lichstein, B.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854014Clinical Program: Midwestern Environmental Advocates Externship28777Tai, S.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854015Clinical Program: Restorative Justice Project28785DeWind, P.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854016Clinical Program: Family Law Project (FLP)28906Shear, L.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854018Clinical Program: Hayes Police Prosecution Project28842Scott, M.
Kempinen, B.
1-7*L2-L3PF only; consent/instr.
862001Legal Assist to Institutionalized Persons28660Dickey, W.1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
895001WI International Law Journal28661Klug, H.1-390L2-L3Admission to Journal LW.
896001WI Journal of Law, Gender & Society28662Quraishi-Landes, A.1-390L2-L3Admission to Journal LW.
899001Wisconsin Law Review28663Desai, A.1-390L2-L3Admission to Journal LW.
990001Directed Research1-1290L2-L3 1-6 cr for J.D students; 1-12 for LLM-LI, SJD. Go to Rm. 5110A for form.
991001Directed Reading1-390L2-L3Go to Rm. 5110A for form.
815004Appellate Advocacy- Moot Court (Thomas Tang Competition)28921Dowdal, M.1-360L2-L3Req. consent of instructor.
854019Clinical Program: Re-Entry Project28845Streit, K.1-7*L2-L3PF only; consent/instr.
854020Clinical Program: Law Externship28849Heymann, J.1-7*L2-L3PF only; consent/instr.
845001Water Rights Law28832Monette, R.3-360L2-L3Course cancelled Exam: Dec. 10
940013L&CP: Community Lawyering28836Mitch, .2-360L2-L3Course canceled. Paper
815006Appellate Advocacy- Moot Court (Vis Arbitration coaches)35904Yackee, J.1-360L2-L3Req. consent of instructor.
815005Appellate Advocacy- Moot Court (Foreign Direct Investment Moot)35900Yackee, J.1-360L2-L3Req. consent of instructor.
950001Lawyering Skills: Oral Communications28732Plum, C.F955-12151-1n/aL4/L-5LLM-LI students only; PF only; meets Sept 7 through Oct 26th.
950002Lawyering Skills: Oral Communications28733Plum, C.F100-3201-1n/aL4/L-5LLM-LI students only; PF only; meets Sept 7 through Oct 26th.
801001Evidence28651Findley, K.MW850-105022114-460L2-L3PF; limit: 40 students; meets Evidence requirement. Exam: Dec. 20
850001Professional Responsibilities28778Streit, K.MW1100-115522112-2*L2-L3PF; limit: 45 students; satisfies PR Req. Exam: Dec. 14
830001Land Use28797Mitchell, T.TR120-24022113-360L2-L3PF Exam: Dec. 13
746001Legislation28895Desai, A.MWF120-24022113-360L2-L3No PF; meets Legal Process req. Note: due to Prof. Desai's travel, this course may meet at the Friday time approximately 4 times in the Fall term. Take-home exam: Dec. 12
932001Sel Prob Admin Law: Wisconsin Administrative Law28902Levine, S.R955-115522112-260L2-L3PF; limit: 25 students; Law 744 (Admin Law) required.
771002Trusts & Estates I28816Erlanger, H.T955-115522112-260L2-L3PF; satisfies T&E Req. limit: 70 students; a 2-cr T&E II will be offered in Spring 2013. Exam: Dec. 8
723012Legal Research & Writing I36124Moritz, D.TR350-51022113-390L1No PF
714002Civil Procedure I28640Schwartz, D.MW435-63522114-460L1Medium section (evening). Take-home exam: Dec 21
904002SP Con Law: 4th, 5th, 6th Amendments28834Berghahn, M.TR540-70022113-360L2-L3PF; limit: 15 students; satisfies Con Law II Req. LW.
714005Civil Procedure I28853Steingass, S.MTWRF225-32022254-460L1Medium section. Exam: Dec. 21
726003Intro to Substantive Criminal Law28676Klingele, C.MTWR1100-115522253-360L1Small group section. Exam: Dec. 11
726005Intro to Substantive Criminal Law28799Prosser, M.TR1205-20522253-360L1Small group section. Exam: Dec. 11
726006Intro to Substantive Criminal Law28882Ross, M.MW1230-15022253-360L1Small group section . Exam: Dec. 11
850002Professional Responsibilities28779Pierce, T.TR850-94522252-2*L2-L3PF; limit: 30 students; satisfies PR Req. Exam: Dec. 10
714006Civil Procedure I35342Steingass, S.MTWRF955-105022254-460L1Medium section. Exam: Dec. 21
723021Legal Research & Writing I36133Moritz, D.TR645-80522253-390L1No PF
768001Consumer Health Advocacy & Patient Centered Care Clinical28855Gaines, M.
Davis, S.
W435-60022251-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor; mandatory weekly staffing Weds. 435-600 pm.
957001Intro. to Estate Planning28837Behnke, M.
Collins, S.
T330-53022252-260L2-L3No PF; limit: 12 students; pre-req: T&E plus once course in tax or estate planning (or consent) LW. Drafting assignments; class partip.
602001Legal Sources 28729Chang, N.TR930-105022603-3n/aL4-L5No PF; LLM-LI students only. Exam: Dec. 10
771001Trusts & Estates I28801Erlanger, H.T330-53022602-260L2-L3PF; satisfies T&E Req. limit: 100 students; a 2-cr T&E II will be offered in Spring 2013. Exam: Dec. 8
740001Constitutional Law II28670Church, L.TR1100-122022603-360L2-L3PF; limit: 80 students; satisfies Con Law II Req. Exam: Dec. 18
743003Negotiations/Mediation28830Cagle, R.W120-32022602-260L2-L3PF; limit: 16 students.
801002Evidence28699Hurley, S.TR540-74022604-460L2-L3PF; limit: 100 students; meets Evidence Req. Exam: Dec. 19
817001Business Organizations I28674Ohnesorge, J.MW1100-122022603-360L2-L3PF. Exam: Dec. 14
850003Professional Responsibilities28780Kaiser, A.TR225-32022602-2*L2-L3PF; satisfies PR Req. Exam: Dec. 17
880001Client Interviewing & Counseling28775Viney, G.R330-53022602-290L2-L3PF; limit: 22 students. Project/ presentation.
918001SP International Law: International Commercial Arbitration28706Yackee, J.M120-32022603-360L2-L3PF; LW Paper/ take-home exam.
744001Administrative Law28894Tai, S.MW330-45022603-360L2-L3PF; meets Legal Process req. Exam: Dec. 9
849001Pre-Trial Advocacy35437Edwards, T.W540-74022603-360L2-L3PF; limit: 12 students.
723002Legal Research & Writing II28884Barber, T.TR1200-11532263-390L2Mandatory for 2Ls; no PF; Legal Research & Writing I required; limit: 15 students.
723003Legal Research & Writing II28885Lloyd, K.MW435-55532263-390L2Mandatory for 2Ls; no PF; Legal Research & Writing I required; limit: 15 students.
760001Role of Police in a Free Society28754Scott, M.TR120-24032263-360L2-L3PF; LW. Paper
915001SP Crim. J. Admin.: Sentencing & Corrections28694Klingele, C.MW120-21532263-360L2-L3No PF; Req. consent of instructor (contact Prof. Klingele at LW. Paper.
723004Legal Research & Writing II28886Nowicki, B.TR435-55532263-390L2Mandatory for 2Ls; no PF; Legal Research & Writing I required; limit: 15 students.
723001Legal Research & Writing II28646Strange, J.MW1200-11532263-390L2Mandatory for 2Ls; no PF; Legal Research & Writing I required; limit: 15 students.
730001Federal Law & Indian Tribes28672Monette, R.MW930-105032262-360L2-L3PF; meets Legal Process requirement. Exam: Dec. 20
748001Antitrust28673Carstensen, P.MTWRF1100-115532474-460L2-L3PF. Exam: Dec. 14
752001Copyright Law28854Ghosh, S.MTWR955-105032473-360L2-L3PF. LW Take-home exam
940007L&CP: Intro to Islamic Law28798Quraishi-Landes, A.WF225-42532473-390L2-L3PF; limit: 25 students. LW. Note: meets first eight weeks of term only. Paper/ presentation.
723006Legal Research & Writing II28888Rich, J.TR500-62032473-390L2Mandatory for 2Ls; no PF; Legal Research & Writing I required; limit: 15 students.
723005Legal Research & Writing II28887Turner, A.MW500-62032473-390L2Mandatory for 2Ls; no PF; Legal Research & Writing I required; limit: 15 students.
940003L&CP: Constitution in American Civil War28664Schwartz, D.T225-42532472-290L2-L3No PF; limit: 16 students; meets Legal Process req. LW Paper/ project
868001State & Local Taxation35348Fahrenbach, R.W630-83032473-360L2-L3PF; Tax I and Tax II required.
940010L&CP: Sociology of Law28667Macaulay, S.
Mertz, E.
R225-42532473-390L2-L3PF; limit 25 students; meets Legal Process Req. LW
723008Legal Research & Writing II28890Weigold, U.MW1230-15032473-390L2Mandatory for 2Ls; no PF; Legal Research & Writing I required; limit: 15 students.
714003Civil Procedure I28641Snyder, B.TR850-105032504-460L1Medium section. take-home exam: Dec. 21
602002Legal Sources 28814Chang, N.TR1200-11532503-3n/aL4-L5No PF; LLM-LI students only. Exam: Dec. 10
723010Legal Research & Writing I28892Peterson, K.TR225-34532503-390L1No PF
723015Legal Research & Writing I36127Dowdal, M.MW1100-122032503-390L1No PF
723019Legal Research & Writing I36131Baumgartner, M.MW225-34532503-390L1No PF
723020Legal Research & Writing I36132Baumgartner, M.MW435-55532503-390L1No PF
601001Intro to American Law 28633Church, L.TWR120-21532503-3n/aL4-L5No PF; LLM-LI/LLM/SJD students only. Exam: Dec. 8
732001Real Estate Transactions I28752Viney, G.MW850-105032504-460L2-L3PF. Exam: Dec. 20
711004Contracts28637Macaulay, S.MTWRF120-21532534-460L1Small group section. Exam: Dec. 15
824001Federal Jurisdiction28831Coan, A.TR1100-122032533-360L2-L3PF; Con Law II, Civ Pro II recommended; meets Jurisdiction of Courts Req. Exam: Dec. 18
940012L&CP: Defense Function (Private Practice)28668LaVigne, M.
Strang, D.
MW1100-10032533-360L2-L3PF; limit: 16 students; not open for participants in Defender or Prosecution Projects. Paper/ project
989001Environmental Law & Practice28716Dawson, T.
Kent, P.
TR435-55532533-360L2-L3PF. Note: Despite what appears in University enrollment data, there is no pre-requisite for this course. Exam: Dec. 19
905001Bioethics & the Law35495Charo, R.T225-42532532-360L2-L3PF; limit: 40 students. Meets Legal Process & Con Law II reqs. LW Paper
939001SP Family Law: Adoption Law & Policy35772Brito, T.R225-42532532-260L2-L3No PF. Exam: Dec. 17
723011Legal Research & Writing I36123Robarts, R.TR930-105032533-390L1No PF
723014Legal Research & Writing I36126Robarts, R.MW930-105032533-390L1No PF
871001International Trade Law28768Ibele, E.MW540-70032533-360L2-L3PF; satisfies Legal Process Req. Exam: Dec. 15
915002SP Crim. J. Admin.: Wrongful Convictions28784Findley, K.
Lichstein, B.
MW330-45032533-360L2-L3Required for Innocence Project students; open to interested 2L/3L Law students. LW
714004Civil Procedure I28710Weston, C.TR120-32032604-460L1Medium section. Exam: Dec. 21
739001Religion and the Constitution28815Althouse, A.TR330-42532602-260L2-L3PF; Con Law I required; meets Con Law II Req. Exam: Dec. 11
743001Negotiations/Mediation/Arbitration28709Peppard, T.MW815-94532603-360L2-L3No PF; Limit: 16 students.
753001Intro to Intellectual Property28766Ghosh, S.MTWR1100-115532603-360L2-L3PF. LW Take-home exam
852001Trial Advocacy28690Kasieta, R.M540-74032602-2*L2-L3PF only; Limit: 15 students; pre req: Evidence.
852002Trial Advocacy28656Christensen, C.
Vopal, E.
T540-74032602-2*L2-L3PF only; Limit: 15 students; pre req: Evidence.
852003Trial Advocacy28838Koss, P.W540-74032602-2*L2-L3PF only; limit: 15 students; pre req: Evidence.
860001Adv Crim Pro: Rep Criminal Appellant28659Pray, J.
Bushnell, T.
R930-105032603-360L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instructor; limited to clinic participants. Project/ presentation.
723013Legal Research & Writing I36125Dowdal, M.MW120-24032603-390L1No PF
940005L&CP: Fundamentals of Business Transactions I28708Heymann, S.MWF1205-10032603-360L3No PF; pre-req: 3L status & Bus. Org. I.
771003Sel. Topics Estate Planning: Estate & Trust Admin and Dispute Resolution28817Goldman, J.M540-74032612-260L2-L3No PF; Pre-req: T&E; limit: 18 students. Drafting assignments/ class partip.
918002SP International Law: Climate Change, Human Rights & the Environment28822Atapattu, S.R955-115532613-360L2-L3PF; limit: 20 students; Public International Law recommended. Paper
926001SP Tort Law: Wisconsin Negligence Law28862Dykman, C.W120-32032612-260L2-L3PF; limit: 18 students. Take-home exam
942001European Union Law28903Dickey, W.
Gropp, W.
Wania, F.
MW955-105032612-260L2-L3PF; strongly recommended for students interested in studying abroad at EUI in Florence. Take-home exam
940001L&CP: Public Law & Private Power28880Rogers, J.M1100-10032612-290L2-L3PF; meets Legal Process req.; Constitutional Law & Admin Law recommended. Take-home exam.
602003Legal Sources 28918Curnutt, H.TR540-70032613-3n/aL4-L5No PF; LLM-LI students only. Exam: Dec. 10
854023Clinical Program: Immigrant Justice Clinic36491Tauber, S.F100-40032611-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor
940011L&CP: ERISA28701Knudsen, T.R330-53032612-260L2-L3PF
915005SP Crim. J. Admin: Race, Poverty & Criminal Justice35481Bushnell, T.T1100-10032612-260L2-L3PF; limit: 20 students. LW Paper/ project
940014L&CP: Law of Indian Tribes28675Monette, R.M120-32032612-360L2-L3PF
854005Clinical Program: Domestic Violence & Immigration Clinic28658Frazier, R.T120-32032611-7*L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instr.
854022Clinical Program: Govt & Legis Law Clinic (GLLC)28920McBride, E.F1100-115532611-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor
854009Clinical Program: Family Court Clinic (FCC)28813Mansfield, M.TR200-32532681-7*L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instr. LW
854011Clinical Program: Consumer Law28730Orr, S.W1100-10032681-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor. LW.
940008L&CP: Law & People with Disabilities28736Hanna, J.M330-53032683-360L2-L3PF. Paper.
907001SP in Profess. Responsibilities: Risk Management35457Kaiser, A.MW120-24032683-3*L2-L3PF; limit: 15 students; meets PR req. paper/ project
808001Advanced Legal Writing: Problem Solving28702Kaiser, A.T1100-10032682-290L3No PF; limit: 15 students
715003Torts28644Carstensen, P.MTWR850-94552233-360L1Small group section. Exam: Dec. 18
715004Torts28645Camic, N.MTWR1205-10052233-360L1Small group section. Exam: Dec. 18
715005Torts28713Camic, N.MTWR120-21552233-360L1Small group section. Exam: Dec. 18
771004Sel. Topics Estate Planning: Financial Planning & Asset Management35347Seaborg, A.R225-52552233-360L2-L3PF. Exam: Dec. 17
940004L&CP: Domestic Violence28735Meuer, T.M540-83052233-360L2-L3PF; Limit 20 students.
726004Intro to Substantive Criminal Law28677Kempinen, B.MTWR1100-115552233-360L1Small group section. Exam: Dec. 11
940009L&CP: Taxation of Mergers & Acquisitions28666Schnur, R.T435-63552233-360L2-L3PF; limit: 16 students; Tax I required
904001SP Con Law: Politics & Equality28689Greene, L.W400-60052233-360L2-L3No PF; limit: 26 students; meet Con Law II req. LW Paper/ project
736001Secured Transactions28650Cohen, A.MW1100-122052293-360L2-L3PF. Exam: Dec. 14
740003Constitutional Law II28776Church, L.
Paff, F.
TR435-55552293-360L2-L3PF; Con Law I required; satisfies Con Law II Req. Exam: Dec. 19
822001Family Law I28654Camic, N.TR930-105052293-360L2-L3PF. Exam: Dec. 10
854003Clinical Program: Judicial Internship28657Schultz, D.
Cagle, R.
R820-92052291-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor; section meets at Law School approx seven times during term.
817002Business Organizations I28898Gehl, M.TR1230-15052293-360L2-L3PF; limit: 30 students. Exam: Dec. 13
839001Remedies28820Mitchell, T.MW120-24052293-360L2-L3PF Exam: Dec. 12
741001Business Organizations II35344Davis, K.TR1100-122052293-360L2-L3PF Exam: Dec. 18
723018Legal Research & Writing I36130Tinglum, T.MW930-105052293-390L1No PF
740002Constitutional Law II28751Althouse, A.MW330-45052293-360L2-L3PF; Con Law I required; satisfies Con Law II Req. Exam: Dec. 9
940006L&CP: Ethical Issues in Crim Justice28665LaVigne, M.T225-42552292-2*L2-L3PF; Req. consent of instructor; satisfies PR Req.; participation in Prosecution or Defender Projects required. Paper/ project
922001Sel Prob Jurisprudence: Law, Social Sciences & the Humanities28901Strang, D.MW540-70052293-390L2-L3No PF; limit: 18 students; meets Legal Process req. Two papers.
711001Contracts28634Whitford, W.MTWRF330-42552404-460L1Large section. Exam: Dec. 15
711003Contracts28636Yackee, J.MTWRF955-105052404-460L1Large section. Exam: Dec. 15
715001Torts28642Charo, R.MTWR850-94552403-360L1Large section. Exam: Dec. 18
715002Torts28643Ossorio, P.TR435-63552403-360L1Large section (evening). Take home exam
726001Intro to Substantive Criminal Law28647Dickey, W.MTWR1100-115552403-360L1Large section. Exam: Dec. 11
742001Taxation I28692Tahk, S.MTWR225-32052404-460L2-L3PF Exam: Dec. 12
723016Legal Research & Writing I36128Peterson, K.TR1230-15052403-390L1No PF
723017Legal Research & Writing I36129Tinglum, T.MW1230-15052403-390L1No PF
915004SP Crim. J. Admin.: Victims in the Criminal Justice System35465Karofsky, J.
Gundersen, J.
726002Intro to Substantive Criminal Law28648Schultz, D.MTWR1100-115552463-360L1Large section. Exam: Dec. 11
711002Contracts28635Alexander, L.MTWRF330-42552464-460L1Large section. Exam: Dec. 15
743002Negotiations/Mediation28781Heymann, S.TR1200-11552463-360L2-L3No PF; limit: 16 students.
802001Civil Procedure II28700Weston, C.TR930-105052463-360L2-L3PF; satisfies Jurisdiction of Courts. Req. Exam: Dec. 10
745001Labor Relations28671Clauss, C.TR120-24052463-360L2-L3PF Exam: Dec. 13
723007Legal Research & Writing II28889Pardon, E.MW500-62052463-390L2Mandatory for 2Ls; no PF; Legal Research & Writing I required; limit: 15 students.
723009Legal Research & Writing II28891Derwinski, J.TR500-62052463-390L2Mandatory for 2Ls; no PF; Legal Research & Writing I required; limit: 15 students.
802002Civil Procedure II28755Greene, L.MW120-24052463-360L2-L3PF; satisfies Jurisdiction of Courts Req. Exam: Dec. 12
914001Securities Regulation28818Ibrahim, D.MWF955-105052463-360L2-L3PF; Bus Orgs I or II strongly recommended. Exam: Dec. 20
940002L&CP: Research & Administrative Issues in Taxation28707Talarczyk, A.TR230-345Grainger 12953-360L2-L3PF; limit: 2 Law students; meets with AIS 724.
928001SP Land Law: Residential Property Development28861Landgraf, T.TR400-515Grainger 21753-360L2-L3Meets with Real Estate 611; pre-req: Law 928 "Real Estate Process" in Spring 2012; to enroll, contact Jane Heymann at
ELPA840Public School Law34043Mead, J.W600-830L138 Educ Bldg3-360L2-L3Educ. Leadership 840; non-Law grading; credits count as Law credits; interested Law students may enroll directly.
ELPA842Legal Foundations of Special Education and Pupil Services13971Spector, C.M440-710L155 Educ Bldg3-360L2-L3Educ. Leadership 842; non-Law grading; credits count as Law credits; interested students must contact Shari Smith at 263-2701.
SOC930Socio-Legal Studies SeminarLui, S.T330-525Soc Sci 63043-390L2-L3Sociology 930; non-Law grading; credits count as Law credits; interested students must contact Prof Sida Lui at . Meets Legal Process requirement.
854004Clinical Program: Neighborhood Law Clinic (NLC)28829Mitch, .W850-1050TBA1-7*L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor. LW
854017Clinical Program: Law & Entrepreneurship28796Englund, E.
Smith, A.
W330-530WI Instits for Discovery1-7*L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instructor. LW