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Course Schedule - Spring 2020

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The Law School's Department Code is 528.

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Course Number Section Number Course Title Call Number Instructor Days Times Location Degree Credits In-Class CreditsExperiential Learning Dip. Priv. 60 Credit Rule Years Notes
601001Intro to American Law3-3n/an/aL4-L5No PF; LLM-LI/LLM/SJD students only. Exam:
715001Torts32596Ossorio, P.TR240-45552404-444L1No PF; meets Torts Req. Take-home Exam: May 7
715002Torts32597McDermott, M.MW950-115052464-444L1No PF; meets Torts Req. Exam: May 7
715003Torts32598McDermott, M.MW110-31022604-444L1No PF; meets Torts Req. Exam: May 7
723001Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723002Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723003Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723004Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723005Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723006Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723007Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723008Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723009Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723010Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
723011Legal Research & Writing II3-330L1No PF
724001Property32579Klug, H.MTWRF1055-115052404-444L1No PF; meets Property Req. Exam: Apr 25
724002Property32580Klug, H.MTWRF110-20552404-444L1No PF; meets Property Req. Exam: Apr 25
724003Property32581Ard, B.MW435-63552464-444L1No PF; meets Property Req. Exam: Apr 25
725001Introduction to Criminal Procedure32577Klingele, C.MW900-102022603-333L1/ L2-L3PF for 2L/3Ls only; meets Crim. Pro. Req. Exam: May 2
725002Introduction to Criminal Procedure32578Findley, K.TR435-55522603-333L1/ L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls only; meets Crim. Pro. Req. Exam: May 1
731001Constitutional Law I32575Zietlow, R.TR900-102032503-433-4L1/ L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls only; no PF for 1Ls; meets Con Law I Req. 1Ls may not take for 4 credits. Take-home Exam: Apr 30
731002Constitutional Law I32576Zietlow, R.TR110-23052293-433-4L1/ L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls only; no PF for 1Ls. Meets Con Law I req. 1Ls may not take for 4 credits. Take-home Exam: Apr 30
740001Constitutional Law II32574Greene, L.MW240-40052463-333L2-L3PF; Con Law I recommended; satisfies Con Law II Req. Exam: Apr 26
742001Taxation I35978Schnur, R.TR110-31022114-444L2-L3PF; limit: 70 students Exam: May 3
743001Negotiation/Mediation32572Hahn, E.R110-31032602-22Experiential Learning3L2-L3PF only; limit 12 students.
744001Administrative Law32571Ohnesorge, J.MW1030-115052293-333L2-L3PF; meets Legal Process requirement. Exam: May 6
768001Clinical Program: Health Advocacy & Patient-Centered Care32568Jacklitz, J.
Gaines, M.
Davis, S.
online or at CPP1-71-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor. Project/presentation
771001Trusts & Estates I32566Maier, J.MW410-61052402-222L2-L3PF; meets Wills & Estates Req.; meets through February 26. Note: Final Exam will be Saturday, Feb 29.
771002Marital Property32567Maier, J.M410-61022111-111L2-L3PF; T&E I required; meets starting March 2nd.. Exam: Apr 25
771003Estate & Gift Tax36044Taylor, W.W410-61022111-111L2-L3PF; T&E I required; meets starting March 4th. Exam: May 7
772001Use of Trusts in Estate Planning32565Hannon, J.M110-31032262-222L2-L3PF; limit 18 students; T&E required. Drafting assignments
801001Evidence32564Findley, K.TR950-115052464-444L2-L3PF; meets Evidence Req. Exam: Apr 27
802001Civil Procedure II32563Greene, L.TR240-40052293-433-4L1/ L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls only; 4th credit available for 2Ls/3Ls only; meets Juris. of Cts. Req. Exam: May 4
802002Civil Procedure II36023Varsava, N.MW110-23052463-433-4L1/ L2-L3no PF; 4th credit available for 2Ls/3Ls only; meets Juris. of Cts. Req. Exam: Apr 28
808001Advanced Legal Writing: Contract Drafting36214Turner, A.T950-115022252-22Experiential Learning2L2-L3No PF; limit: 20 students. Note: students may not use this course for BOTH the upper-level writing req. and experiential learning credit. LW Drafting assignments
814001Appellate Advocacy I: First Amendment36133Powell, L.R540-74032503-32Experiential Learning3L2-L3PF; Con Law I & Con Law II required (but Con Law II --or Prof. Desai's First Amendment course-- may be taken concurrently); limit: 15 students. Briefs; presentations.
815001Appellate Advocacy (moot court competitors)32560Stevenson, A.1-301-3L2-L3Requires consent of instructor.
815002Appellate Advocacy (moot board & coaches)32561Stevenson, A.1-301-3L2-L3Requires consent of instructor.
815003Appellate Advocacy (moot court-Heffernan)Stevenson, A.1-101L2PF only; 2Ls only; limit: 20 students not already on the Moot Court Board.
815004Appellate Advocacy (moot court-Space Law)Tai, S.1-301-3L2-L3Requires consent of instructor.
815005Appellate Advocacy (moot court-Environmental Law (ELS))1-301-3L2-L3PF only;consent required
815006Appellate Advocacy (moot court-Natl. Native Amer. Law Students Assoc. competition) Monette, R.1-301-3L2-L3PF only;consent required
817001Business Organizations I32558Ohnesorge, J.TR1030-115022603-333L1/L2-L3PF for 2Ls/3Ls only. Exam: Apr 29
820001Conflict of Laws32557Monette, R.MW900-102032533-333L2-L3PF; meets Jurisdiction of Courts req. Exam: May 2
821001Bankruptcy32556Richman, M.MW900-102032603-333L2-L3PF Exam: May 2
823001Family Law: Parent & Child35981Brito, T.TR240-40052233-333L2-L3PF Exam: May 4
825001Insurance Law36134Friedman, J.TR540-70022113-333L2-L3PF Exam: May 1
830001Land Use Controls25776Ohm, B.TR930-1045Music Hall 2083-333L2-L3PF; meets with Urban & Regional Planning 830; limit: 10 Law students.
838001Real Estate Transactions II32551Buck, D.MW540-63532472-222L2-L3PF; pre-req: Real Estate Trans. I (Note: Tax I is NOT a pre-req, despite the notice appearing in the Student Center.) Exam: Apr 25
840001Taxation II32550Schnur, R.TR950-115032534-444L2-L3PF; pre-req: Tax I. Exam: Apr 27
849001Pre-Trial Advocacy32548Kasieta, R.W600-80032603-32Experiential Learning3L2-L3PF only; limit: 16 students.
850001Professional Responsibilities32540Pierce, T.MW1030-115022603-33*L2-L3PF; meets Prof. Respon. Req. Exam: May 5
850002Professional Responsibilities32541Pierce, T.TR540-70022253-33*L2-L3PF; meets Prof. Respon. Req. Exam: May 5
850003Professional Responsibilities2-2n/an/aL4-L5Section strictly limited to LLM-LIs only. Exam:
852001Trial Advocacy32535Christensen, C.
Vopal, E.
T540-74032602-22Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; limit 18 students; Evidence required (but taking concurrently is okay).
852003Trial Advocacy (Mock Trial competition)32536Peterson, K.3-3Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; meeting times TBD; Trial Advocacy for Mock Trial Team; consent of instructor; pre req: Evidence.
852004Trial Advocacy (Defender Project)32537TBA, .time & location TBD3-32Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; consent required; Defender Project students only.
852005Trial Advocacy (Prosecution Project)32538Glinberg, L.MTW410-61032502-22Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; consent required; Prosecution Project students only; meets last 7 weeks of term.
852006Trial Advocacy (BLSA Mock Trial)2-3Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor
854001Clinical Program: Consumer Law Clinic32516Orr, S.F900-110032261-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854002Clinical Program: Defense Project36215TBA, .1-70Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854004Clinical Program: Family Court Clinic (FCC)32517Binkley, J.1-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854005Clinical Program: Wisconsin Innocence Project32518Sperling, C.
Wright, S.
1-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854006Clinical Program: Judicial Internship32519Healless, L.1-70Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854008Clinical Program: Restorative Justice Project32521Scharrer, J.1-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854009Clinical Program: Neighborhood Law Clinic (NLC)32522Mitch, .1-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854010Clinical Program: Family Law Project (FLP)32523Shear, L.1-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854011Clinical Program: Prosecution Project32525Glinberg, L.1-70Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854012Clinical Program: Criminal Appeals Project32526Breedlove, T.
Malchow, C.
TR240-400Remington Ctr Conference Room1-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854013Clinical Program: Government & Legislative Clinic (GLC)32527McBride, E.F900-102032611-71Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854014Clinical Program: Law Externship32528McBride, E.1-70Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854015Clinical Program: Law & Entrepreneurship32529Smith, A.F1000-120022251-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854016Clinical Program: Oxford Federal Project32530Stevenson, A.1-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854017Clinical Program: Federal Appeals Project32531Stevenson, A.1-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854018Clinical Program: Corporate Legal Department Externship32532McBride, E.1-70Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor
854019Clinical Program: Immigrant Justice Clinic32533Barbato, E.F1000-120032681-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
854020Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) Restraining Order Clinic32534Poe-Gavlinski, R.1-71-7Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
860001Adv. Criminal Procedure: Rep. Criminal Appellant32515Breedlove, T.
Malchow, C.
TR240-400Remington Ctr Conference Room3-333L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor. Project/presentation
862001Legal Assistance to Institutionalized Persons (LAIP)32514Wiercioch, G.
O'Leary, R.
Finley, K.
1-71-7*L2-L3PF only; requires consent of instructor.
868001State & Local Taxation36135Fahrenbach, R.T330-53032472-322-3L2-L3PF; Taxation I (Law 742) required Take-home Exam
870001International Tax21079Misey, R.R530-810Grainger 25103-333L2-L3No PF; Tax I required; meets with Accounting 725; exam on last day of class.
871001International Trade Law32513Ibele, E.MW540-70022253-333L2-L3PF; meets Legal Process Req. Exam: Apr 25
895001WI International Law Journal32511Klug, H.1-30L2-L3Admission to Journal
896001WI Journal of Law, Gender & Society32510Tahk, A.1-30L2-L3Admission to Journal
899001Wisconsin Law Review32509Findley, K.1-30L2-L3Admission to Journal
904001SP Con Law: WI Constitution, Law & Society32508Monette, R.W240-44022252-322-3L2-L3PF; meets Legal Process Req. Exam: Apr 26
904002SP Con Law: First Amendment35993Desai, A.TR900-103022113-333L2-L3No PF; meets Con Law II req. Con Law I required. Take-home Exam: Apr 27
914001Securities Regulation32507Nili, Y.MW1030-115022253-333L2-L3PF; Bus Org II recommended. Exam: May 6
915001SP Crim. J. Admin: Federal Criminal Appeals32506Stevenson, A.2-222L2-L3PF only; req. consent of instructor; limited to clinical participants. Meeting time TBD based on participant schedules. Project/presentation
918001SP International Law: Vis Competition32505Yackee, J.2-32-3L2-L3PF only; competition team members.
918002SP International Law: Climate Change, Human Rights & the Environment36136Atapattu, S.R950-115032263-323L2-L3PF; limit: 20 students. Public International Law (Law 827) recommended. LW Paper
928001SP Land Law: Real Estate Process31288Johnson, M.TR100-215Grainger 43493-333L2-L3PF; required for Real Estate Concentration; meets with Real Estate 706; interested Law students should contact Prof. Michael Johnson re enrollment at: mdjohnso@wisc.edu
932001SP Admin Law: Wisconsin Administrative Law36137Levine, S.R110-31032262-222L2-L3PF; limit 25 students; Law 744 (Admin Law) recommended. Tests during the semester.
935001Health Law32504Coyne, S.T820-102032262-222L2-L3PF; Note: "consent of instructor" is NOT required, despite the notice appearing in the Student Center. Exam: Apr 27
939001Sel Prob Family Law: Adoption, Law & Policy35982Brito, T.R410-61052233-333L2-L3PF; LW Paper
940001Worker's Compensation Law32477Aplin, R.T410-61032263-32Experiential Learning3L2-L3PF; limit: 20 students Project/ presentations
940002Prosecution Function32495Glinberg, L.MW110-23032473-333L2-L3Requires consent of instructor (Prosecution Project participants). . Project/presentation
940003Defense Function32496TBA, .time & location TBD3-33Experiential Learning3L2-L3No PF; requires consent of instructor. Project/presentation
940004Technology Law32497Ard, B.MW1030-115022113-333L2-L3PF; Take-home Exam: May 6
940005Mental Health Law32498Van Rybroek, G.M545-74552232-222L2-L3PF; limit 25 students Take-home exam
940006From Patient to Policy: Models of System Level Advocacy32499Jacklitz, J.T430-60032613-333L2-L3PF; consent of instructor required. Project/presentation
940007Food Law32500Levenson, B.W410-61032533-323L2-L3PF; LW. Paper/presentation
940008Legislation & Regulation32501Desai, A.TR110-23052233-333L1No PF; 1Ls only; meets Legal Process requirement. Take-home exam: May 3
940009Child Welfare & Juvenile Justice Administration: Legal Intersections32502Mitchell, E.F110-31032602-222L2-L3PF only; limit: 15 Law students, 15 Social Work graduate students. Projects
940010Equal Employment Law32503Rice, D.
Bensky, A.
W950-115052232-222L2-L3PF Take-home Exam
950001Lawyering Skills Course32483Viney, G.MTWR110-40032508-88Experiential Learning*L2-L3PF only. Project/presentation
950002Guardian ad Litem Practice in Wisconsin32487Viney, G.TR900-102052231-111L2-L3PF only; short course: nine sessions in the last five weeks of the term; limit: 30 students. Project/presentation
950003Arbitration & Mediation32486Carne, D.T540-74032532-22Experiential Learning2L2-L3PF; limit: 18 students.
950004Business Organizations Module32490Ohnesorge, J.1-101L2-L3PF only; must also be enrolled in Law 817 in Spring 2020 Term. LW Paper
950005Administrative Law Module32491Ohnesorge, J.1-101L2-L3PF only; must also be enrolled in Law 744 in Spring 2020 Term. LW Paper
950006National Transactional LawMeet32492Nili, Y.2-20Experiential Learning2L2-L2PF only; consent of intructor
950007Advanced Legal Research32493Shucha, B.W110-310Law Library 23862-22Experiential Learning2L2-L3PF only; limit 20 students. Project/presentation
950008Law Firm Writing Workshop32494Tinglum, T.M1055-115032261-11Experiential Learning1L2-L3No PF; limit: 18 students. Note: students may not use this course for BOTH the upper-level writing req. and experiential learning credit. LW
953001SP Bus. Orgs: Corporate Governance & Deals Lab35984Nili, Y.MW240-40052233-33Experiential Learning3L2-L3PF; limit: 12 students; Bus Org II required. Project/ presentation, simulations/ written assignments
989001Environmental Law & Practice36482Dawson, T.
Kent, P.
MW410-53052293-333L2-L3PF; note: despite any indication in the University enrollment database, there is NO pre-requisite for this course. Exam: May 7
990001Directed Research1-120L2-L3requires consent of instructor.
991001Directed Reading1-30L2-L3requires consent of instructor.
ELPA840Public School Law12812Underwood, J.Education L1773-333L2-L3Ed. Leadership 840; non-Law School grading; credits count as law credits; interested Law students must get consent of instructor in order to enroll. Class meets Fridays 4-7 pm and Saturdays 8 am to Noon on these dates: Jan 24-25; Feb 21-22; Mar 6-7; Apr 3-4; May 1-2.
Lg.Studies444Legal Studies: Law In Action (Undergraduates)TR1100-12152211n/an/aUndergraLegal Studies 444 students only. Discussion sections meet Fridays at 1205 (Rm 2211), 120 (Rm 3247), and 225 (Rm 3247).