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Courses listed below are offered at the College of Law. Please refer to the registration packet for the semester you are considering to determine if the course is currently being offered. The course includes Adult seeking sex Dorchester Nebraska 68343 examination of the origin and growth of the administrative process, the development of administrative law and its impact upon traditional legal institutions, analysis of the types of federal and state administrative tribunals, their powers and functions, problems of administrative procedure and judicial and other controls upon the administrative process.
Advanced Legal Research is an upper division elective law course. The purpose of the course is to give students deeper, more intimate exposure to the field of legal research. While the emphasis will be on practical skills, the course also endeavors to teach students the nature of, and philosophies surrounding, the organization and production of both electronic and traditional print materials. After the course, a student should be able to analyze any research problem and decide which resources will be the best source to find needed information.
Attention is also given to teaching students about the business of building, managing and maintaining a law library. Students will be required to do a of short asments and will have an option to either do a take home Adult seeking sex Dorchester Nebraska 68343 or write a Pathfinder for a final project. This limited enrollment course considers the differing roles of the neutral and the advocate in mediation, focusing on representing clients in all aspects of the mediation process. Students represent clients in drafting agreements to mediate, preparing for mediation, attending mediation sessions, and drafting mediation settlements.
The course also covers issues such as confidentiality and ethics. This course employs role-play and drafting exercises, in addition to class discussions. Legal problems and issues of unique importance to lawyers serving the agricultural sector. Representative topics include economic and environmental regulation of agriculture; organizing the farm business; financing agricultural production; marketing agricultural products; and managing agricultural risk. Being a lawyer involves more skills than just knowing the law.
Lawyers — litigators, transactional attorneys, and government attorneys alike — must take a critical look at the issues before making any of decisions that are not based on substantive law. This ADR class is an introduction to negotiation, mediation, arbitration, collaborative law, facilitation, among other topics.
Class discussion will resolve around applying skills learned to hypothetical problems. Students also have an opportunity to practice the skills learned in a of class simulations. Areas of foreign policy examined include the war on terrorism, international economy policy, and current foreign policy crises. This course is available to online LL. This course examines those areas of law that impact animal agriculture. It includes coverage of those legal regimes that implement governmental policy concerning animal welfare, animal-based medical research, food safety, consumer information, international trade, and environmental impacts.
Students will also examine the underlying scientific foundation for these policy concerns. The control of business activities through the antitrust laws. Areas of primary emphasis include monopolies, conspiracies in restraint of trade, boycotts, resale price maintenance, exclusive dealing and tying arrangements, territorial restrictions and mergers. This course offers an in-depth look at the legal and practical issues involved in domestic arbitration, as well as an examination of the skills necessary to be a successful advocate in the arbitral forum.
The course examines the use of arbitration in a of different areas, including commercial, consumer, labor, employment, securities, construction, and international disputes. Students will need to set aside one Saturday to be published on the calendar to participate in arbitration hearing simulations, and the course will end two weeks early to take into the Saturday time.
Students are graded based on an in-class final, class participation, and performance in the simulated hearings. This course will examine the historical, political and strategic foundations of contemporary arms control and disarmament regimes and will evaluate the nature and effectiveness of supporting legal frameworks.
Specific topics will include: prohibited weapons under international law; agreements banning various conventional weapons; the successes and failures of the Chemical Weapons Convention and the Biological Weapons Convention; nuclear arms limitation agreements and underlying nuclear deterrence doctrines; the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Agreement, and; future arms control initiatives related to new and emerging new military technologies.
This course focuses on public international air law, with emphasis on the Chicago Convention of and the International Civil Aviation Organization, the exchange of air traffic rights by way of bilateral air service agreements. This course will also cover the most important criminal air law treaties. This course will furthermore cover selected areas of private international air law including air carrier liability under the Warsaw and Montreal Conventions, respectively the Rome Convention alternatively tort law. Grade will be based on a final exam.
This course is available to online LLM students. This is a survey course. The course begins with an overview of the relationship between debtors and creditors outside of bankruptcy under state law. Thereafter, students will participate in an examination of consumer and business bankruptcy law.
Specifically, Chapter 7, 11, 12 and Adult seeking sex Dorchester Nebraska 68343 proceedings are discussed. Students also prepare a short, client-counseling memorandum for the unit on business bankruptcies related to a motion for relief from the automatic stay. Current policy issues in bankruptcy will be addressed as time permits. In this course we will touch on several areas of bioethics. Our principal focus will be on issues in death and dying, but we will also take up issues arising in human reproduction. An introduction to the law of business associations. This course examines the relationships among the various participants in business entities and, to a lesser extent, the relationships between business entities and outsiders.
This is a course about business planning — the process of planning business transactions in a way that takes into many relevant bodies of law as well as the needs of clients. Thus, the course seeks to integrate insights from many fields, some of which students may have already studied in other courses, including corporate law, partnership and LLC law, securities regulation, antitrust law, individual income tax, corporate tax, and partnership tax. Most importantly, students will acquire practical skills in applying these multiple bodies of law to help clients solve practical business planning problems involving the formation, incorporation, restructuring, and disposition of a business.
These include skills in drafting relevant legal documents, including client engagement letters, legal memoranda, partnership agreements, LLC certificates of organization and operating agreements, corporate formation documents, corporate restructuring documents, and documents associated with the purchase and sale of a business.
Students are expected to achieve a of learning outcomes through the course.
First, students will acquire legal research and oral and written communication skills through work on the above-mentioned problems. They will engage in ificant, original research involving a wide variety of legal sources — including statutes, regulations, case law, and agency rulings — as part of preparing appropriate business documents. They will also orally interview their clients and each firm will prepare and give a one-week-long oral presentation of its recommendations to its clients relating to each problem.
Second, students in the course will acquire knowledge necessary to exercise proper professional and ethical responsibilities to clients and the legal system through consideration of a variety of ethical issues associated with each problem and study of relevant rules in the Nebraska Rules of Professional Conduct. These include, for example, ethical rules involving t representation of clients and accepting a financial interest in a client.
Third, students will acquire the knowledge necessary to organize and perform complex or specialized professional work through consideration of multiple and interrelated bodies of law bearing on each problem. They will do so through shorter in-class exercises as well as the more detailed problems they will be working on with their firms. Fourth, students will acquire the knowledge necessary to collaborate successfully with other professions and professionals, through examining a variety of issues associated with business planning problems that involve the expertise of ants, appraisers, and economists, among other professionals.
They will acquire in particular some knowledge of valuation methodologies and basic ing concepts. Fifth, students will have the opportunity in the course to develop the skills necessary to creatively solve complex problems, to resolve conflicts, and to lead others. As noted above, each problem involves complex issues and intersecting bodies of law. In addition, students will have the Adult seeking sex Dorchester Nebraska 68343 to help resolve potential conflicts — in some cases between clients as in the formation of an LLC or partnership involving a t representationand in others between the client and a business co-owner or between the client and another party to a sales transaction.
They will acquire skills in negotiation in working with relevant parties to develop successful business plans.
Each of these learning outcomes will be assessed through a variety of means. The professor will then assess the quality of the final work product, giving additional feedback. Finally, students will be given the opportunity to engage in their own self-assessment on a final evaluation form. This course examines legal doctrine and policy regarding capital punishment in the United States. It draws heavily, but not exclusively, on decisions Adult seeking sex Dorchester Nebraska 68343 the United States Supreme Court. Topics addressed include: various Constitutional challenges and limitations according to Supreme Court decisions; aggravating and mitigating circumstances; jury selection and qualification; discriminatory application; the use of clinical testimony; and the role of counsel.
This course differs ificantly from the Jurisprudence course that addresses capital punishment. That Jurisprudence course directs primary attention to jurisprudential arguments regarding the justification of capital punishment in principle and in practice, with only secondary attention to a few of the central court cases. This course directs primary attention to the court cases and legal doctrine and policy issues arising out of those court cases. Thus, the two courses are complimentary with relatively little overlap, and neither presupposes the other. Those who wish to enroll in both courses are free to do so.
An introduction to the basics of legal interviewing lawyer interaction with a client for the purpose of identifying the client's needs and gathering information on which the solution to those needs can be based ; and counseling a process in which lawyers help clients reach decisions. Course work includes class discussion, reading materials, written asments, demonstrations, self-assessment activities, and role play exercises and interviews.
Open only to students with senior standing. Pre-requisite: Legal Profession. Students, under close faculty supervision, represent clients in a variety of civil legal matters, including full-service representation in the areas of estate planning and post-conviction relief pardons, conviction set-asides, and record sealing. Students may also represent low-income clients in a limited-scope capacity in the areas of family law divorce, custody, visitationconsumer protection, landlord-tenant, guardianships, administrative appeals, name changes, and other general civil matters.
Students prosecute a variety of misdemeanor offenses under the close supervision of a member of the faculty. Participation in a seminar concentrating on the development of skills necessary to the prosecution of criminal cases is required. Pre-requisite: Legal Profession and Trial Advocacy. Students, under close faculty supervision, advise and represent startup business clients in a variety of early-stage legal matters, including entity formation, contract drafting and review, intellectual property protection, financing, regulatory, compliance Adult seeking sex Dorchester Nebraska 68343 other transactional matters.
Participation in a concurrent seminar concentrating on the development of skills necessary to effectively advise entrepreneurial clients is required. Limited enrollment pursuant to a written application process that occurs in the prior semester. Senior standing is required. Pre-requisites: Business Associations and Legal Profession.
The Immigration Clinic is a course in which two students per year are permitted to enroll by faculty invitation only. Students enrolling in the Immigration Clinic represent low-income clients with immigration problems under close faculty supervision. Most of the work is in the areas of deportation defense, family-based immigrant visas, VAWA Violence Against Women Act self-petitions and asylum applications, although other types of immigration cases may be ased to students from time to time at the discretion of the supervising faculty member.
Pre- or Co-requisite: Legal Profession. This is a course on comparative law — the study of the different legal systems of the world and how they relate to one another. A basic knowledge of these legal systems and their differences and similarities is becoming increasingly important for attorneys as the legal world grows interdependent and issues arise in domestic courts that require recourse to foreign law under U.
Moreover, a knowledge of different legal systems and their varied approaches to common legal problems can help a U. In this course we will seek to develop a general understanding of the major foreign legal systems and their impact on U. We will devote some time at the beginning of the course to acquiring familiarity with the uses and methodologies of comparative law and with the history of the major legal systems of the world, including those based on religious law.
We will compare the U. Substantive topics for comparative study may include torts, contracts, civil procedure, criminal procedure, and the protection of human rights, as well as other subjects of interest to the class.
We will also investigate the potential for identifying general principles of law and ethics common to most legal systems. We will acquire skills in thinking critically about comparative law and what light it can shed on the American legal system and possible reforms of it.
Our approach will be interdisciplinary and integrate insights from fields such as history, legal theory, political science, ethics, and comparative religion. We will also read cases decided by foreign courts on such issues as the death penalty and compare the approach of these courts with that of U. The legal and constitutional concepts involved in choosing the applicable law when the essential facts of a case are not confined to one state or national sovereignty.
This course will also explore whether and how courts should rely on history and original understanding when they interpret the Constitution. Focus primarily on structure — judicial power, legislative power, executive power, justiciability, federalism and state sovereignty, separation of powers.
May include discussion of electoral federalism and the 17th Amendment. Constitutional Law I is not a prerequisite for this course. An examination of selected and recent constitutional issues. This course deals with the legal principles which have developed in the construction area. It includes the study of legal and equitable issues which result from the construction relationship and disputes relating to that relationship.
An in-depth study of the construction process as an example of theinitiation, administration and handling of disputes in a relational contract. The course is based on an actual construction project which the students will review and use for study purposes during the year.
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Topics include the standards for copyright protection; procedural issues including copyright notice, registration, and duration; rules governing copyright infringement and fair use; and issues arising from digital technologies, including the distribution of copyrighted works over the Internet and the use of technological measures to protect copyrighted works.
How do businesses raise money to finance operations and growth?
How do investors provide that financing? What is the role of lawyers in facilitating these deals? This course offers something for future transactional lawyers and litigators alike. Students will become familiar with how businesses, investors, and fiduciaries such as trustees decide to put money to work.
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