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Academic Calendar Courses Wake Forest Law offers a variety of courses in many areas of legal theory and practice. Below you will find a complete course listing. Offered in alternate years. The seminar will also consider how legitimacy might differ in countries other than the United States.
A Case Study 2 hours An in-depth analysis of the legal issues of family relationships, with special emphasis on the complex family law issues, current trends and topics in family law, and the intersection of family law issues with other fields of practice. Competent representation requires the legal knowledge, skill, thoroughness and preparation reasonably necessary for the representation.
Advanced Legal Research provides students with the opportunity to expand their skills in using primary and secondary legal sources in the context of legal practice so they can competently represent their clients.
The course covers a range of topics, including statutory and case law research, practice materials, specialized topical resources and cost-effective research strategies.
Upon completion of this course, students will have gained experience formulating efficient research methodologies and evaluating sources of legal information in various formats. Students will perform exercises in each of these areas.
They will try two cases during the semester. The last trial is an advanced civil case that serves as their final exam and requires the use of courtroom technology. Evidence and Trial Practice. This course meets during the first 4 weeks of Summer Session I.
Agency is one of the most practical and useful courses you can take. Virtually everyone who practices any type of civil law will face agency issues on a regular basis, whether it be in contract, tort, fraud or business relationships.
The course is taught by an adjunct professor who has a wide ranging civil and criminal litigation practice from employment discrimination and civil rights to business and personal injury and uses the class to teach practical litigation skills and tips for the civil practitioner, breathing life into legal concepts learned in various other courses, such as contract, torts, civil procedure and evidence.
Topics include anti-cruelty laws; medical and scientific research; liability for injuries to, or caused by, animals; hunting laws; and standing for animals. Students will write a paper in this course.
Offered on a periodic basis. These topics are relevant to all businesses and their lawyers. The course focuses on learning the fundamentals and a practical approach for counseling clients in this area. The supervising attorney is their professor.
In addition to representing clients, students learn about advocacy skills and various aspects of appellate practice, using reading materials, some lecture, and class discussions.
They help other pairs through brainstorming and judging practice oral arguments. Students also visit the Supreme Court of the United States to attend oral argument and meet with court personnel.
Participation in the intramural Stanley Moot Court competition is an option in the Fall. Additional emphasis will be on refining your memorization skills and learning how to self-assess your understanding of concepts.
This course will include an intensive substantive review of selected legal material routinely tested on the bar exam in eight 8 subject areas.
The course will use problems and exercises in a bar exam format to familiarize you with techniques for answering multiple choice MBE questions and writing essay questions. In addition to regularly scheduled classes, students will also visit Reynolda House and other museums and galleries. Students will be evaluated based on quizzes, shorter papers written in response to readings, transactional drafting exercise sand a final exam, and have the option of completing a research paper to satisfy the LAWR IV requirement.
Pre-requisite for LLM students: Civil Procedure for choice of law issues. Debtor-Creditor Law - Bioethics 2 hours In this course, students will experience how bioethics principles affect decision-making and strategy in the litigation and legislative processes.
Students will act as a court, ethics board, governmental, or administrative agency and participate in simulations or write opinions and legislation addressing emerging legal issues created by society's advancement in medicine and technology, including genetics, medical experimentation and research, reproductive rights and end of life decisions.
This course surveys a range of legal topics in this field, such as: FDA regulation of drugs and devices, regulation of medical research, products liability, insurance coverage of pharmaceuticals, intellectual property, and genetics. Effective and consistent regulation affects the global economy, helping to determine whether people enjoy any financial stability in their everyday lives.
This occurs due to fraud, negligent misrepresentation, and interference with contract. At the same time, tort law has been reluctant to interfere when the parties are in a contractual relationship and the risk of loss has been or could have been addressed by agreement of the parties in their contract.
Thus, when the only harm caused is economic loss, such as lost profits, identity theft, a loss of an inheritance, the benefit of the bargain in a contract, an opportunity to start a new business, or a product that does not perform as it should have, tort law has been very restrictive about providing relief, leaving most of such harm to contract law or uncompensated.
This course will cover the areas in which tort law does provide protection and for pure economic loss and the areas in which it has deferred to contract.Ball Eggleston is a top-rated law firm in Lafayette, Indiana.
Law practices include personal injury, family law, business law, tenant law, criminal law. In common law legal systems, precedent is a principle or rule established in a previous legal case that is either binding on or persuasive for a court or other tribunal when deciding subsequent cases with similar issues or facts.
Common-law legal systems place great value on deciding cases according to consistent principled rules, so that similar facts will yield similar and predictable.
Business Introductory Business Law has been evaluated and recommended for 3 semester hours and may be transferred to over 2, colleges and. Consideration in contract law is simply the exchange of one thing of value for another. It is one of the six elements that must be present for a contract to be enforceable.
The Hooks v. Samson case is one of the most important recent decisions handed down by the Texas Supreme Court with regard to oil and gas policy issues. This summarized case version of the best-selling title, BUSINESS LAW, ALTERNATE EDITION offers a comprehensive, authoritative, and reader-friendly delivery of classic black-letter law blended with coverage of contemporary issues and cases.