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1 MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL REGISTRATION - SUMMER SESSION 2015 Registration for the 2015 Law School Summer Session will take place on CheckMarq, beginning on March 19, Please register on CheckMarq no later than Wednesday, April 1, 2015 at 12:00 noon. While students may enroll in a summer course any time before the class begins, the decision of whether or not to offer a course will be based on CheckMarq enrollment as of April 1, After April 1, 2015, students will be notified if a course will not be offered. If a student wishes to drop after the initial registration, s/he must drop on the CheckMarq system before the end of the second day the class meets. Students registered for the Law School Summer Session will receive an in their EMarq account notifying them that the e-bill is available to view in CheckMarq. Payment in full or payment arrangements (tuition remission, confirmed financial aid or University approved third party sponsors) must be made by the payment due date on the billing statement to avoid cancellation of courses. Cash and checks are accepted by mail or in-person. Payments may be made online through the Marquette Central website via direct debit from a checking or savings account. There is no additional charge for this service. Please note that debit cards cannot be used for this method of payment. Checking or savings routing and account numbers are required. Marquette does not accept credit or debit cards directly. As a convenience to you, this option is available through a third-party provider. Payment may be charged to a Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover. This service is outsourced to a third party and may be accessed through the link on the Marquette Central website or by calling (866) The service fee for using this option is variable depending on the amount of the charge. This system alerts the user to the service fee before they are asked for their credit or debit card information. Tuition for Summer 2015 will be $1,450 per credit. DROP/ADD DEADLINES: Students may drop and add classes through the second day the class meets. After that time, students must have the permission of the professor and Dean Thomson in order to drop or add. PLEASE NOTE: No classes will be held on Memorial Day, May 25, 2015, or on July 3, The maximum number of credits that may be earned during the summer semester is 12. A student may take no more than 7 credits in the first summer session and no more than 6 credits in the second summer session; the limitations of this sentence do not apply to summer session internships, or to other courses, including directed research and graduate assistant, that span both summer sessions. Students from ABA approved Law Schools who wish to take summer courses at Marquette are encouraged to contact Associate Dean Bonnie M. Thomson at for registration information. -1-

2 MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY LAW SCHOOL SCHEDULE OF CLASSES SUMMER SESSION 2015 CRS# COURSE PROFESSOR CR DAYS TIME ROOM Session 1 May 18 through June 19 (Five Weeks) 7240 Trusts and Estates Madry 3 MTWTH 7:30 9:25 am 7266 Law Governing Lawyers Hylton 3 MTWTH 7:30 9:25 am 7191 Evidence Oldfather 3 MTWTH 7:30 9:25 am 7722 W: Contract Drafting Carpenter 2 TTH 11:30 1:50 pm 7950 ALR: Sports Law Anderson 2 TTH 11:30 1:50 pm 7950 ALR: Wisconsin Darin 1 W 11:30 1:50 pm 7101 Administrative Law Waxman 3 MTWTH 5:30 7:25 pm 7139 Creditor Debtor Law Anzivino 3 MTWTH 5:30 7:25 pm 7140 Criminal Process Hammer 3 MTWTH 5:30 7:25 pm 7185 Employment Law Secunda 3 MTWTH 5:30 7:25 pm Session 2 June 29 through July 25 (Four Weeks) 7205 Federal Income Taxation Bradford 3 MTWTH 7:30 9:45 am 7722 W: Contract Drafting Grossman 2 TTH 7:30 10: Law Governing Lawyers Rofes 3 MTWTH 11:30 1:45 pm 7191 Evidence Blinka 3 MTWTH 5:30 7:45 pm The Law School anticipates offering a variety of Judicial Internships and Supervised Fieldwork Programs in the summer. These include the Mediation Clinic, Judicial Internships in a variety of state and federal courts (both trial and appellate placements), and Supervised Fieldwork Programs at the AIDS Resource Center, Blood Center of Wisconsin General Counsel, Catholic Charities Immigration, Centro Legal, Columbia St. Mary s Risk Management, Disability Rights Wisconsin, Federal Defender, Internal Revenue Service, Legal Action of Wisconsin, Legal Aid Society, Marquette Law & Entrepreneurship Clinic, Medical College of Wisconsin Office of Risk Management, Milwaukee Mediation Foreclosure Project, Marquette s M-LINC program, Milwaukee City Attorney s Office, Milwaukee County Corporation Counsel, Milwaukee County District Attorney CHIPS/TPR Unit, Milwaukee County Economic Development Division, National Labor Relations Board, South Milwaukee School District, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, U. S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (Enforcement Section and Mediation Advocacy), United States Trustee, Waukesha County Corporation Counsel Child Support Enforcement Unit, Waukesha County Register in Probate, Wisconsin Department of Justice Legal Services Division, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Bureau of Legal Services, Wisconsin Equal Rights Division, Wisconsin Governor Office of Legal Counsel, Wisconsin Institute for Law & Liberty, Wisconsin National Guard Staff Judge Advocate, Wisconsin State Public Defender Juvenile Division, several District Attorney offices, and perhaps others. See Professor Hammer for details. Examinations for session 1 will be conducted during the week of June 22 nd. Examinations for session 2 courses will be conducted during the week of July 27 th. 2

3 COURSES REQUIRED FOR GRADUATION 1L Courses Civil Procedure Legal Analysis, Writing & Research 1 and 2 Constitutional Law Property Contracts Torts Criminal Law Upper Level Requirements Evidence A Process Elective ** Law and Ethics of Lawyering/ A Public Law Elective *** The Law Governing Lawyers An Advanced Legal Research Course Trusts & Estates A Workshop A Perspectives Elective * A Seminar * Perspectives courses include American Constitutional History, American Legal History, Crime and Punishment in American History, Federal Indian Law, Comparative Law, Law and Popular Culture, Jurisprudence, Law & Religion, Parent, Child & State, and Military Law. Not all courses are offered every year. ** Process elective courses include Administrative Law, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Advanced Civil Procedure, Criminal Process, Family Law and ADR, Federal Criminal Process, and Legislation. Not all courses are offered every year. *** Public Law electives include Constitutional Criminal Procedure, Education Law, Federal Courts, Local Government Law, Privacy, and The First Amendment. Not all courses are offered every year. See Article 200 of the Marquette University Law School Academic Regulations for additional degree requirements. 3

4 LIST OF PREREQUISITES SUMMER 2015 COURSE # COURSE TITLE PREREQUISITE 7101 Administrative Law Constitutional Law 7139 Creditor Debtor Law None 7140 Criminal Process Criminal Law 7185 Employment Law None 7191 Evidence None 7205 Federal Income Taxation None 7266 Law Governing Lawyers None 7332 Trusts and Estates Property 7722 W: Contract Drafting Contracts, Legal Analysis, Writing & Research 1 & ALR: Sports Law Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research 1 & ALR: Wisconsin Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research 1 & 2 PLEASE NOTE: Individuals who have not satisfied the prerequisite(s) for a specific class may contact the course professor to request a waiver. For prerequisites for clinical programs, please contact Professor Hammer. 4

5 THE FOLLOWING SUMMER 2015 COURSES WILL SATISFY REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION REQUIRED COURSES Evidence Law Governing Lawyers Trusts and Estates PROCESS ELECTIVE COURSES Administrative Law Criminal Process WORKSHOP Contract Drafting ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH Sports Law Wisconsin 5

6 FINAL EXAMINATION SCHEDULE SUMMER SESSION 2015 SESSION 1 MONDAY June 22 5:30 pm Administrative Law Creditor Debtor Law Criminal Process Employment Law WEDNESDAY June 24 7:30 a.m. Trusts & Estates Law Governing Lawyers - Hylton Evidence - Oldfather SESSION 2 MONDAY July 27 5:30 pm Evidence - Blinka TUESDAY July 28 11:30 am Law Governing Lawyers - Rofes WEDNESDAY July 29 7:30 am Federal Income Taxation 6

7 PRELIMINARY COURSE ENROLLMENT SUMMER 2015 (as of 4/2/2015) COURSE INFORMATION COURSE TITLE: ADMINISTRATIVE LAW COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Waxman DESCRIPTION: A study of state and federal procedures, including the creation and operation of agencies and their relationship to the courts. Special attention is given to administrative investigation, adjudication, and rule making. PREREQUISITES: Constitutional Law COURSE STATUS: Open Enrollment Satisfies the Law School process elective requirement participation COURSE TITLE: CREDITOR-DEBTOR LAW COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Anzivino DESCRIPTION: Examination of substantive and procedural state and federal law relating to creditors and consumer debtors, including Federal Bankruptcy Law. The bankruptcy focus is primarily on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcies. COURSE STATUS: Open Enrollment participation COURSE TITLE: CRIMINAL PROCESS COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Hammer DESCRIPTION: An examination of the progression of a criminal case from the initial decision to charge through post-trial proceedings, including the decision to prosecute, judicial screening, bail, discovery, pretrial motions, plea negotiations, trial, and sentencing. The principal objectives of the course are to equip students with a knowledge of the operation of the criminal justice system and to explore the ways in which lawyers fulfill the prosecutor and defense functions. PREREQUISITES: Criminal Law COURSE STATUS: Open Enrollment Satisfies the Law School process elective requirement participation, class attendance FACULTY COMMENTS: This course satisfies the Criminal Process prerequisite for admission to the Prosecutor Clinic, Public Defender Clinic, judicial internships in the felony and misdemeanor courts, and supervised fieldwork programs at Centro Legal, the U.S. Attorney s office the Federal Defender s Office, the Wisconsin Department of Justice Criminal Appeals Unit, and various district attorney offices. COURSE TITLE: EMPLOYMENT LAW COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Secunda DESCRIPTION: Examination of the rights and obligations of employers and employees. This course is far broader than the Employment Discrimination course but covers discrimination only minimally. The wide range of topics covered may include: the status and decline of the employer s traditional right to terminate employees at will ; employees rights to sue for termination against public policy or under various statutes, such as whistleblower and anti-discrimination laws; the enforceability as of employee handbooks, -7-

8 letters, and oral communications; minimum/overtime wage claims and other wage-and-hour rights; public employees constitutional First Amendment and Due Process rights; employees rights to family/medical leave; and the common law of various employee/employer rights and obligations as to, for example, defamation, non-competition/non-solicitation agreements, and privacy rights. COURSE STATUS: Open Enrollment participation COURSE TITLE: EVIDENCE COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Oldfather DESCRIPTION: Survey of the law of evidence, focusing upon the Federal Rules of Evidence and corresponding Wisconsin rules. Subjects covered include evidentiary burdens and presumptions, relevancy, hearsay, impeachment and examination of witnesses, selected privileges, and authentication of physical and demonstrative evidence. COURSE STATUS: Required for Graduation participation COURSE TITLE: EVIDENCE COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Blinka DESCRIPTION: Survey of the law of evidence, focusing upon the Federal Rules of Evidence and corresponding Wisconsin rules. Subjects covered include evidentiary burdens and presumptions, relevancy, hearsay, impeachment and examination of witnesses, selected privileges, and authentication of physical and demonstrative evidence. COURSE STATUS: Required for Graduation participation. Examination will be closed book and comprehensive. COURSE TITLE: FEDERAL INCOME TAXATION COURSE #: OF INDIVIDUALS PROFESSOR: Bradford DESCRIPTION: Overview of statutes, regulations, and cases relating to federal income taxation with particular emphasis on fundamental principles and provisions relevant to the practice of various legal specialties involving acquisitions, ownership, sales, exchanges and donative transfers of property, debtor/creditor and bankruptcy problems, divorce and civil litigation. COURSE STATUS: Open Enrollment participation COURSE TITLE: THE LAW GOVERNING LAWYERS COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Hylton 8

9 DESCRIPTION: An introduction to legal and ethical principles governing lawyers, the legal profession, and the practice of law. Study of the principal ways in which lawyers are regulated -- through bar admission, lawyer disciplinary actions, and legal malpractice suits. The course explores the lawyerclient relationship and the scope and limits of duties owed to the client, the legal system, and third parties. COURSE STATUS: Required for Graduation METHOD(S) OF EVALUATION: In-class examination during the final examination period FACULTY COMMENTS: Final examination will be a mixture of essay and multiple choice questions. The casebook, Hylton, Cochran, and Collett, Cases and Materials on the Legal Profession, 3 rd ed., will be distributed in electronic form free of charge. The course will also examine the Wisconsin Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys as well as the ABA Model Rules. COURSE TITLE: THE LAW GOVERNING LAWYERS COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Rofes DESCRIPTION: An introduction to legal and ethical principles governing lawyers, the legal profession, and the practice of law. Study of the principal ways in which lawyers are regulated -- through bar admission, lawyer disciplinary actions, and legal malpractice suits. The course explores the lawyerclient relationship and the scope and limits of duties owed to the client, the legal system, and third parties. COURSE STATUS: Required for Graduation participation, attendance, contributions to the learning of others COURSE TITLE: TRUSTS AND ESTATES COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Madry DESCRIPTION: Examination of intestate succession, wills and various will substitutes, inter vivos and testamentary trusts, future interests in real and personal property, and problems arising in the administration of decedents' estates and trusts. PREREQUISITES: Property COURSE STATUS: Required for Graduation participation showing insight and familiarity with readings can raise a marginal grade consistent with grading guidelines. FACULTY COMMENTS: The emphasis in this course is using the tools provided by the law to serve the needs of client. WORKSHOP COURSE TITLE: CONTRACT DRAFTING COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Carpenter DESCRIPTION: This workshop introduces students to the fundamental skills common to drafting and negotiating contracts. CREDITS: 2 PREREQUISITES: Contracts, Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research 1 & 2 Not open to students who have completed Drafting and Negotiating Business Contracts COURSE STATUS: Workshop METHOD(S) OF EVALUATION: Paper, class participation During this class, students will draft several graded contracts and take a mid-semester quiz. In addition, students may be required to complete a final drafting project during the exam period. 9

10 COURSE TITLE: CONTRACT DRAFTING COURSE #: PROFESSOR: Grossman DESCRIPTION: This workshop introduces students to the fundamental skills common to drafting and negotiating contracts. CREDITS: 2 PREREQUISITES: Contracts, Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research 1 & 2 Not open to students who have completed Drafting and Negotiating Business Contracts COURSE STATUS: Workshop METHOD(S) OF EVALUATION: Class participation. Students will be primarily assessed on their performance on two contract drafting assignments. Attendance and timely completion of homework assignments (in addition to class participation) will also be a component of students grades. ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH COURSE TITLE: ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH COURSE #: SPORTS LAW PROFESSOR: Anderson DESCRIPTION: This variable topic course focuses on practical legal research strategies leading students to make informed choices about the type and format of resource to use, an efficient method for using resources, and understanding of the costs involved with various resources. Students will complete a series of research assignments demonstrating appropriate research techniques and problem-solving. This course satisfies the advanced legal research requirement. CREDITS: 2 PREREQUISITES: Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research 1 & 2 COURSE STATUS: Advanced Legal Research Course METHOD(S) OF EVALUATION: Paper, class participation FACULTY COMMENTS: Research will be conducted during this course toward producing a research process paper at the end. The final paper will be due Thursday, June 25, COURSE TITLE: ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH COURSE #: WISCONSIN PROFESSOR: Darin DESCRIPTION: This variable topic course focuses on practical legal research strategies leading students to make informed choices about the type and format of resource to use, an efficient method for using resources, and understanding of the costs involved with various resources. Students will complete a series of research assignments demonstrating appropriate research techniques and problem-solving. This course satisfies the advanced legal research requirement. CREDITS: 1 PREREQUISITES: Legal Analysis, Writing, and Research 1 & 2 COURSE STATUS: Advanced Legal Research Course METHOD(S) OF EVALUATION: Take-home final examination (research memo) posted on TWEN on June 19, 2015, and due on June 29, 2015, class participation, brief, written assignments each week. FACULTY COMMENTS: Please sign up for a student membership with the State Bar of Wisconsin at least two weeks before the class begins, so the membership will be processed in time for the pre-class assignment. Go to wisbar.org About Us For Law Students Sign Up If you already have a membership, be sure it is current. WisBar student memberships need to be renewed once a year, and no reminders are sent. Please me if you have any questions. 10

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