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Course Schedule - Spring 2017

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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
Lg.Studies444Legal Studies: Law In Action (Undergraduates)Murchison, M.MWF1205-12552211n/an/aUndergraLegal Studies 444 students only. Discussion sections meet Fridays at 1205 (Rm 2211), 120 (Rm 3247), and 225 (Rm 3247).
854009Clinical Program: Neighborhood Law Clinic (NLC)25605Mitch, .R830-103032611-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor. LW.
854005Clinical Program: Wisconsin Innocence Project25528Sperling, C.W900-100032611-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor. LW.
854003Clinical Program: WI Department of Justice25526Paulson, R.R900-1000WI Dept. of Justice1-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854002Clinical Program: Defense Project25545LaVigne, M.1-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
815001Appellate Advocacy (moot court competitors)25517Tai, S.
Stevenson, A.
1-3600L2-L3Requires consent of instructor.
854001Clinical Program: Consumer Law Clinic25712Orr, S.TR900-110032681-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor. LW.
815007Appellate Advocacy (moot court-Natl. Native Amer. Law Students Assoc. competition) 37026Monette, R.1-360falseL2-L3PF only;consent required
854013Clinical Program: Government & Legislative Clinic (GLC)25583McBride, E.F900-102032611-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854012Clinical Program: Criminal Appeals Project25687Pray, J.MWF925-102032681-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854008Clinical Program: Restorative Justice Project25547Scharrer, J.1-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854007Clinical Program: Labor Law Externship32189Heymann, J.1-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
815004Appellate Advocacy (moot court-Heffernan)25725Tai, S.
Stevenson, A.
W105-15022601-1600L2PF only; 2Ls only; limit: 20 students not already on the Moot Court Board.
815003Appellate Advocacy (LLSA moot court)25723Leachman, G.1-3600L2-L3Requires consent of instructor.
815002Appellate Advocacy (moot board & coaches)25518Tai, S.
Stevenson, A.
1-3600L2-L3Requires consent of instructor.
768001Clinical Program: Health Advocacy & Patient-Centered Care25683Gaines, M.
Davis, S.
Jacklitz, J.
WR1030-1130 W
400-500 R
TBD1-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor. Project/presentation
815005Appellate Advocacy (moot court-Environmental Law (ELS))25724Tai, S.1-360falseL2-L3PF only;consent required
854016Clinical Program: Oxford Federal Project25652Stevenson, A.1-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instructor; LW.
815006Appellate Advocacy (International Law)25760Huneeus, A.1-360falseL2-L3PF only;consent required
854006Clinical Program: Judicial Internship25622Hadjimarkos, S.1-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor. Mandatory training session on Friday morning, January 20.
854011Clinical Program: Prosecution Project25557Kempinen, B.1-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854010Clinical Program: Family Law Project (FLP)25678Shear, L.1-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; Req. consent of instructor.
854015Clinical Program: Law & Entrepreneurship25633Smith, A.F1000-1200TBD1-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instructor; LW.
950004Introduction to Juvenile Justice32454Smith, C.W950-115032471-1601L2-L3PF only; limit: 15 students; course will not meet for two hours every week, but as needed. Paper
950005Business Organizations Module32606Ohnesorge, J.1-160L2-L3PF only; must also be enrolled in Law 817 in Spring 2017 Term. LW Paper
950006Administrative Law Module36551Ohnesorge, J.1-160L2-L3PF only; must also be enrolled in Law 744 in Spring 2017 Term. LW Paper
950002Guardian ad Litem Practice in Wisconsin25584Viney, G.TR410-53022251-1601L2-L3PF only; short course: nine sessions in the last five weeks of the term; one of these courses required (concurrent okay): Family Law I or II, or Elder Law, or Family Law Project, or Family Court Clinic or consent of instructor. Project/presentation
990001Directed Research1-1290L2-L3requires consent of instructor.
991001Directed Reading1-390L2-L3requires consent of instructor.
854014Clinical Program: Law Externship25631Heymann, J.1-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854004Clinical Program: Family Court Clinic (FCC)25527Mansfield, M.W110-23022251-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor. LW.
854017Clinical Program: Immigrant Justice Clinic25689Harville, B.R900-110022111-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instructor; LW.
771003Estate & Gift Tax25735Erlanger, H.T330-53022111-1601L2-L3PF; Pre-req: T&E I (or consent from Prof. Erlanger); course meets starting March 7th. Exam: May 6
854018Clinical Program: Federal Appeals Project25694Stevenson, A.1-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instructor; LW.
950003Legal Correspondence25684Turner, A.T1055-115032611-1901L2-L3PF only; limit: 15 students.
899001Wisconsin Law Review25532Findley, K.1-390L2-L3Admission to Journal
896001WI Journal of Law, Gender & Society25531Tahk, S.1-390L2-L3Admission to Journal
862001Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons (LAIP)25529Prosser, M.1-7*1-7L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor. LW.
895001WI International Law Journal25530Klug, H.1-390L2-L3Admission to Journal
749001Trademarks36319Frenchick, G.W110-31052232-3602L2-L3PF; Exam: May 7
940002Mental Health Law25552Van Rybroek, G.M545-74552232-2602L2-L3PF; limit 25 students Take-home exam
850003Professional Responsibilities25650Schweitzer, N.TR330-42532602-2n/an/aL4-L5Section strictly limited to LLM-LIs only. Exam: May 6
808001Advanced Legal Writing: Contract Drafting25516Turner, A.M110-31032262-2602L2-L3No PF; limit: 16 students; LW Drafting assignments
743002Negotiation/Mediation25624Phillips, M.
Hahn, E.
R430-63032502-2602L2-L3PF only; limit 16 students.
772001Use of Trusts in Estate Planning25755Heiner, L.W410-61032612-2602L2-L3PF; limit: 18 students; T&E I required (or consent from Prof. Erlanger). Drafting assignments
771001Trusts & Estates I25718Erlanger, H.TR330-53022112-2602L2-L3PF; limit: 65 students; meets Wills & Estates Req.; meets through Feb. 28th. Note: Final Exam will be March 5th.
955001Public Sector Labor Law25756Davis, P.T540-74052232-3602-3L2-L3No PF; Paper
872001Legal Issues: North America & East Asia32299Smithka, C.W610-740Cisco TelePresence Room, WI Inst. Discovery2-2902L2-L3; L4-L5Evening class; no PF; limit 10 JD students, course meets starting March 1st; as of March 15th the meeting time changes to 7:10-8:40 pm. LW Paper/project
752001Copyright Law36320Frenchick, G.W410-61052232-3602L2-L3PF; Exam: May 10
852004Trial Advocacy25525Kempinen, B.F410-61032602-2*2L2-L3PF only; consent required; Prosecution Project students only; meets last six weeks of term.
771002Estate & Trust Administration and Dispute Resolution25719Goldman, J.M435-63532612-2602L2-L3PF; limit: 18 students; T&E I required. Take-home Exam
918002SP International Law: Vis Competition25700Yackee, J.2-360L2-L3PF only; competition team members.
852005Trial Advocacy25655LaVigne, M.T410-61032502-2*2L2-L3PF only; consent required; Defense Project students only.
808002Advanced Legal Writing: Craft and Style36324Weigold, U.W110-31032262-2602L2-L3No PF; limit: 15 students; LW Drafting assignments
940007Privacy Law in the Information Age25653Bilder, A.
Kastberg, E.
R240-44032472-3602L2-L3PF; limit 20 students. LW Paper/ presentation
852001Trial Advocacy25523Kasieta, R.M540-74032602-2*2L2-L3PF only; limit 16 students; Evidence required (or concurrent).
935001Health Law25753Coyne, S.T820-102022112-2602L2-L3PF; (Note: "consent of instructor" is NOT required, despite the notice appearing in the Student Center.) Exam: May 9
940005Institutional Reform Litigation25536Nili, R.T950-115032472-2602L2-L3PF; limit: 20 students Project/ presentation
852006Trial Advocacy (BLSA Mock Trial)236854Williams, S.2-2*falseL2-L3PF only; meeting times TBD; Trial Advocacy for BLSA Mock Trial competition; consent of instructor.
915001SP Crim. J. Admin: Federal Criminal Appeals25564Stevenson, A.2-2602L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instructor; limited to clinical participants. Meeting time TBD based on participant schedules. Project/presentation
838001Real Estate Transactions II25651Buck, D.T540-74032262-2602L2-L3PF; pre-req: Real Estate Trans. I (Note: Tax I is NOT a pre-req, despite the notice appearing in the Student Center.) Exam: April 30
988001SP Environmental Law: Natural Resources Law36321Tai, S.TR1030-115032533-3603L2-L3PF; Admin Law recommended. Exam: May 8
641002Sociology of Law (Law student section)36335Conti, J.TR1100-1215B119 Van Vleck3-3903L2-L3PF; limit: 4 Law students; cross listed with Sociology 641; meets Legal Process Req. Law students enroll in Lec 002. Exam: May 11
601001Intro to American Law25671Bowen, J.F850-115032263-3L4-L5No PF; LLM-LI/LLM/SJD students only. Exam: May 3
904001SP Con Law: First Amendment25533Desai, A.MW240-40022113-3603L2-L3No PF; Con Law I required; meets Con Law II Requirement. 8-hour Take-home Exam: May 2
824001Federal Jurisdiction25736Yablon, R.MW110-23052293-3603L2-L3PF; meets Jurisdiction of Courts Req. Take-home Exam: May 7
940006Food Law25537Levenson, B.W330-53032263-3602L2-L3PF; Paper/ presentation
721001Contracts II25752Tai, S.TR410-53032533-4603L1/L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls only;pre-req: Contracts I. LW Paper
730001Federal Law & Indian Tribes36298Monette, R.MW1030-115032533-3603L2-L3PF; meets Legal Process requirement Exam: May 4
820001Conflict of Laws36300Monette, R.TR240-40032263-3603L2-L3PF; meets Jurisdiction of Courts req. Exam: May 6
940001Sports Law 25534Snyder, B.TR110-23032603-3603L2-L3No PF; Take-home Exam: May 5
940009Legislation & Regulation25696Desai, A.MW1030-115022113-3603L1No PF; 1Ls only; meets Legal Process requirement 8-hour Take-home Exam: May 4
953001SP Bus. Orgs: Corporate Governance and Deals Lab 32362Nili, Y.MW410-53022253-3603L2-L3PF; Bus. Orgs. II recommended; limit: 18 students. LW Presentations; simulations; assignments
725003Introduction to Criminal Procedure32183Findley, K.MW330-45022603-3603L1/ L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls only; meets Crim. Pro. Req. Exam: May 2
830001Land Use Controls35056Ohm, B.TR930-1045Music Hall 2123-3603L2-L3PF; meets with Urban & Regional Planning 830; limit: 10 Law students
ELPA840Public School Law13608Underwood, J.R440-710L151 Education3-3603L2-L3Ed. Leadership 840; non-Law School grading; credits count as law credits; interested Law students can enroll directly.
849002Pre-Trial Advocacy32188Grimmer, K.W540-74032603-3603L2-L3PF only; limit: 12 students.
735001Payments ("Horror Stories and Mysteries That Lurk Behind Every Payment You Make")25669Cohen, A.TR110-23032473-3603L2-L3PF; Exam: May 5
850001Professional Responsibilities25521Mansfield, M.TR1030-115022253-3*3L2-L3PF; meets Prof. Respon. Req. Exam: May 8
849001Pre-Trial Advocacy25670Edwards, T.T540-74032603-3603L2-L3PF only; limit: 16 students.
840001Taxation II25520Schnur, R.TR110-23022253-3603L2-L3PF; pre-req: Tax I. Exam: May 5
828001International Business Transactions25606Ibele, E.TR540-74022113-3603L2-L3PF; meets Legal Process Req. Exam: April 30
827001International Law25630Huneeus, A.MW900-102052233-3603L1/L2-L3No PF for 2Ls/3Ls; no PF for 1Ls; meets Legal Process Req. Exam: May 1
822001Family Law: Marriage & Divorce (formerly 'Family Law I')25751Weston, C.TR110-23052293-3603L2-L3PF; Exam: May 5
802001Civil Procedure II25515Weston, C.TR900-102052463-3603L1/ L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls only; meets Juris. Cts. Req. Exam: May 9
940008From Patient to Policy: Models of System Level Advocacy25553Jacklitz, J.TW430-600on-line course3-3603L2-L3PF; consent of instructor required. Project/presentation
850002Professional Responsibilities25522Pierce, T.MW540-70022113-3*3L2-L3PF; meets Prof. Respon. Req. Exam: May 10
852003Trial Advocacy (Mock Trial competition)25524Peterson, K.3-3*L2-L3PF only; meeting times TBD; Trial Advocacy for Mock Trial Team; consent of instructor; pre req: Evidence.
740001Constitutional Law II25513Snyder, B.TR1030-115052403-3603L2-L3No PF; Con Law I required; satisfies Con Law II Req. Take-home Exam: May 8
ELPA841Legal Aspects of Higher Education13130Dunek, L.M715-945 pm151 Education 3-3603L2-L3Ed. Leadership 841; non-Law School grading; credits count as law credits; interested Law students can enroll directly.
940004Defense Function25535LaVigne, M.MW110-31032603-3603L2-L3No PF; requires consent of instructor.
940003Prosecution Function25548Kempinen, B.MW410-61032533-3603L2-L3PF; requires consent of instructor. Project/presentation
918001SP International Law: International Environmental Law25623Atapattu, S.R950-115032473-3603L2-L3PF; limit: 20 students; International Law recommended. Paper
928001SP Land Law: Real Estate Process25682Johnson, M.MW400-5153560 Grainger 3-3603L2-L3PF; required for Real Estate Concentration; meets with Real Estate 706; limit: 15 Law students. Exam at the May _ class.
860001Adv. Criminal Procedure: Rep. Criminal Appellant25607Pray, J.MWF925-102032683-3603L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor; LW. Project/presentation
870001International Tax25695Misey, R.R530-8102510 Grainger3-3603L2-L3No PF; Tax I required; meets with Accounting 725; exam on last day of class.
743001Negotiation/Mediation25514Heymann, S.MW110-23052463-3603L2-L3No PF; limit 16 students.
744001Administrative Law25565Ohnesorge, J.MW1030-115052293-3603L2-L3PF; meets Legal Process requirement. Exam: May 4
736001Secured Transactions25512Cohen, A.TR1030-115032603-3603L2-L3PF; Exam: May 8
723004Legal Research & Writing II25501Tinglum, T.TR1030-115032263-3903L1No PF
723003Legal Research & Writing II25500Peterson, K.MW1030-115032263-3903L1No PF
723002Legal Research & Writing II25499Tinglum, T.TR900-102032533-3903L1No PF
723001Legal Research & Writing II25498Turner, A.MW900-102032533-3903L1No PF
725001Introduction to Criminal Procedure25508Kempinen, B.TR410-53052463-3603L1/ L2-L3PF for 2L/3Ls only; meets Crim. Pro. Req. Exam: May 3
723008Legal Research & Writing II25505Baumgartner, M.MW500-62032473-3903L1No PF
723007Legal Research & Writing II25504Baumgartner, M.MW110-23032473-3903L1No PF
723006Legal Research & Writing II25503Hadjimarkos, S.TR1030-115052233-3903L1No PF
723005Legal Research & Writing II25502Peterson, K.TR1030-115032503-3903L1No PF
821001Bankruptcy25710McDermott, M.MW1030-115052233-3603L2-L3PF; Exam: May 4
731002Constitutional Law I25511TBA, .MW330-45052293-4603L1/ L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls; no PF for 1Ls; meets Con Law I Req. limit: 20 2Ls/3Ls. Note: variable credit course: 3-4 credits; 3 cr. only for 1Ls. Take-home Exam
725002Introduction to Criminal Procedure25509Klingele, C.MTWR925-102022253-3603L1/ L2-L3No PF; meets Crim. Pro. Req. Exam: May 1
817001Business Organizations I25519Ohnesorge, J.TR1030-115022603-3603L1/L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls only. Exam: May 8
731001Constitutional Law I25510TBA, .MW1030-115022603-4603L1/ L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls; no PF for 1Ls; meets Con Law I Req. Note variable credits 3-4 credits; 3 cr. only for 1Ls. Take-home Exam
715003Torts32181Carstensen, P.MTWRF215-31022604-4604L1No PF; meets Torts Req. Exam: April 29
715001Torts25733Leachman, G.MW240-44052404-4604L1No PF; meets Torts Req. Take-home Exam: April 29
715002Torts25734Ossorio, P.TR435-70052294-4604L1No PF; meets Torts Req. Take-home Exam: April 29
748001Antitrust36299Carstensen, P.MTWR925-102032264-4604L2-L3PF; Exam: May 1
801001Evidence25750Findley, K.MW950-115052464-4604L2-L3PF; meets Evidence Req. Exam: May 1
724001Property25506Seifter, M.TR110-31052464-4604L1No PF; meets Property Req. Take-home Exam: May 11
724002Property25507Church, L.MTWR110-20552404-4604L1No PF; meets Property Req. Exam: May 11
950001Lawyering Skills Course25538Viney, G.MTWR110-40032508-8*8L2-L3PF only; limit 62 students. Project/presentation