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<br /> BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL<br /> OFFICE OF ACADEMIC SERVICES<br /> COURSE SELECTION HANDBOOK<br /> 2011-2012<br /> This course handbook reflects the information available as of August 1, 2011. For the<br /> latest in course updates, additions and changes, please visit:<br /> http://www.bc.edu/lawcourseupdates<br /> BOSTON<br /> COLLEGE<br /> LAW<br /> i<br /> Table of Contents<br /> I. Principles of Course Selection ..........................................................................1<br /> II. Course Descriptions for 2011-2012 (by general subject) ...................................7<br /> III. Courses Satisfying Perspectives on Justice and the Law Requirement .....77<br /> V. Courses Satisfying the Lawyering Skills Requirement ................................78<br /> VI. Courses Satisfying the ABA Upper Level Writing Requirement ...............80<br /> VII. Registration Process ..............<a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 1" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=1"> BOSTON COLLEGE LAW SCHOOL OFFICE OF ACADEMIC SE</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 2" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=2"> Table of Contents I. Principles of </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 3" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=3"> Course Descriptions for 2011-2012 by General Subj</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 4" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=4"> Business Law: Taxation ..........................</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 5" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=5"> LL39301 Death Penalty Seminar LL47601 </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 6" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=6"> LL95001 Intellectual Property Research </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 7" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=7"> LL61201 Philosophy of Law: The Past and</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 8" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=8"> LL82501 Constitutional Politics LL76601</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 9" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=9"> Principles of Course Selection The information</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 10" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=10">  Sharpen practical skills by taking clinical </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 11" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=11"> Employment Law  Employment Discrimination  </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 12" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=12"> Clinical courses are those in which students perf</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 13" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=13"> 2. Alternative Dispute Resolution In recent years</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 14" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=14"> 2. Estate Planning To prepare for a concentrated </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 15" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=15"> Courses offered in 2011-2012, but which will like</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 16" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=16"> This course will put the current turmoil in the f</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 17" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=17"> “security entitlement.” The course examines the n</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 18" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=18"> LL43501 Insurance Law (Fall: 3) Prerequisites: No</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 19" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=19"> course will include up to two written practice ex</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 20" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=20"> LL74801 Corporate Finance (Spring: 3) Prerequisit</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 21" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=21"> LL71601 Deals: The Economic Structure of Transact</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 22" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=22"> LL36001 Law and Accounting (Spring: 2) Prerequisi</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 23" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=23"> LL77402 Securities Regulation (Spring: 3) Prerequ</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 24" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=24"> LL71601 Labor Arbitration (Spring: 3) Prerequisit</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 25" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=25"> LL75201 International Aspects U.S. Inc. Tax (Fall</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 26" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=26"> LL92601 Taxation I (Spring: 4) Prerequisites: Non</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 27" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=27"> initiatives. This course will meet two hours per </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 28" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=28"> LL85801 Attorney General Clinical Program Seminar</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 29" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=29"> with a variety of legal problems, including divor</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 30" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=30"> LL90401 Criminal Justice Clinic (Fall: 3) Corequi</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 31" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=31"> LL93502 Criminal Justice Clinic Class (Prosecutio</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 32" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=32"> students from the clinic and the Immigration and </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 33" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=33"> are expected to observe and assist their assigned</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 34" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=34"> LL38902 Juvenile Rights Advocacy II (Spring: 4) P</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 35" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=35"> The centerpiece of the London Program is its inte</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 36" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=36"> Unique among BC Law’s clinical offerings, this li</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 37" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=37"> Refugee Service and internationally-oriented NGOs</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 38" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=38"> Criminal Justice LL94601 Advanced Criminal Just</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 39" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=39"> LL97501 Criminal Procedure (Adjudication) (Spring</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 40" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=40"> LL38902 Juvenile Rights Advocacy II (Spring: 4) P</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 41" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=41"> Dispute Resolution: ADR LL63601 Business Negoti</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 42" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=42"> as well as litigators. An open-book in-class exam</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 43" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=43"> LL47102 Appellate Advocacy (Fall and Spring: 4) P</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 44" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=44"> Students can take the course for two or three cre</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 45" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=45"> LL78302 Trial Practice (Fall: 2) Prerequisites: S</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 46" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=46"> and strategy and tactics in litigation. This sect</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 47" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=47"> LL95504 Professional Responsibility (Spring: 3/4)</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 48" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=48"> Family Law LL47601 Domestic Violence and the La</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 49" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=49"> Intellectual Property LL39001 Art Law Seminar (</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 50" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=50"> LL95001 Intellectual Property Research (Spring: 2</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 51" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=51"> LL84001 Patent Law (Fall: 3) Prerequisites: None </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 52" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=52"> International and Comparative Law LL34101 Advan</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 53" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=53"> LL43901 European Union Law (Fall: 3) Prerequisite</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 54" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=54"> LL37501 Immigration Law Practicum (Fall or Spring</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 55" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=55"> LL42001 International Criminal Law (Fall: 3) Prer</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 56" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=56"> LL88601 International Law (Fall: 3) Prerequisites</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 57" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=57"> LL67301 Law of War, War Crimes and Genocide Semin</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 58" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=58"> LL54001 London/British Law (Spring: 1) Prerequisi</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 59" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=59"> Legal History, Philosophy and Theory LL34401 Am</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 60" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=60"> LL68601 Anglo-American Legal History (Fall: 3) Pr</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 61" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=61"> have been developed by oppressed groups? What are</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 62" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=62"> LL66901 Philosophy of Law (Fall: 3) Cross listed </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 63" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=63"> LL71001 Theories of Constitution and Statutory In</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 64" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=64"> LL33401 Civil Motion Practice (Fall: 3) Prerequis</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 65" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=65"> LL64201 Introduction to Civil Litigation Practice</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 66" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=66"> conducted. Once the professor certifies via email</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 67" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=67"> Property: Land Law and Environmental Law LL6100</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 68" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=68"> LL47401 Energy Law (Fall: 2) Prerequisites: Nonte</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 69" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=69"> LL33901 Environmental Law: Clean Water (Spring: 3</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 70" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=70"> LL45001 Environmental Law Teaching Seminar (Advan</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 71" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=71"> LL75901 Land Use Planning (Fall: 3) Prerequisites</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 72" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=72"> Public Law: Administrative, Constitutional and Le</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 73" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=73"> Each student will write a short (5-7 pages) paper</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 74" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=74"> learn from the various final drafts of the Consti</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 75" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=75"> (including the Massachusetts Consumer Protection </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 76" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=76"> demand to improve the safety of marketed drugs an</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 77" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=77"> rights claims against municipalities, school and </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 78" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=78"> LL70601 Seminar on Law and Higher Education (Spri</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 79" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=79"> LL71001 Theories of Constitution and Statutory In</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 80" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=80"> critiqued. The course covers not only WESTLAW and</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 81" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=81"> business-owner, because those positions frequentl</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 82" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=82"> LL49301 Insurance and Civil Litigation Research (</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 83" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=83"> Special LL.M. Courses (For LL.M. Students only) </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 84" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=84"> individual and collective experiences with the th</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 85" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=85"> Courses in Academic Year 2011-2012 that satisfy t</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 86" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=86"> Courses in Academic Year 2011-2012 that satisfy t</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 87" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=87"> LL92502 Mediation </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 88" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=88"> The courses, competitions and publications offere</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 89" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=89"> LL95504 Professional Responsibility* </a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 90" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=90"> Registration Process Boston College web servic</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 91" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=91"> Registration Instructions by Telephone 1. Call</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 92" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=92"> System does not answer The Voice Response Unit is</a> <a title="handbook2011_12.pdf page 93" href="http://viewer.zmags.com/publication/f940f279?page=93"> Previous Debt Hold Contact: Student Services, Cre</a>