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Fall 2013 Footnotes

As of 10/30/2014 3:16:50 AM

(Pre-requisites and co-requisites are included when applicable.)

2.This course, seminar, or clinic grade basis is mandatory graded; the grade received may not be converted from a letter grade to a “P” grade.

3.This course, seminar, or clinic fulfills the professional responsibility requirement for graduation applicable to all students.

7.STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS MEETING OF THIS SEMINAR, PRACTICE/SIMULATION COURSE, OR CLINIC. This policy includes students who enrolled through the Law Course Bidding Interface (CBI) or during the Drop/Add period from the waitlist and those students not enrolled but who are interested in enrolling, whether or not they are on the waitlist. Students who fail to attend the first class meeting WITHOUT making prior arrangements with the professor for an excused absence will have their name removed from the class roster or forfeit their enrollment opportunity. IMPORTANT—IF A STUDENT DECIDES TO DROP A SEMINAR OR PRACTICE/SIMULATION COURSE, S/HE MUST DO SO WITHIN 24 HOURS AFTER THE FIRST CLASS MEETING. This will allow another waitlisted student an expedited opportunity to enroll.

8.

This clinic, seminar, or practice/simulation course requires students to follow specific procedures or forfeit their enrollment opportunity during the active registration cycle.

If the class to which this footnote is attached is a CLINIC:

  • During active CBI Cycle ONE--Clinic Bidding--Students are required to request the clinic via the Law Course Bidding Interface (CBI) and submit in CBI all applicable supplemental material (e.g., application and resume). For clinic information or clinic waitlist questions, please contact the Clinic Coordinator, clinic-applications@umich.edu.

If the class to which this footnote is attached is a SEMINAR or PRACTICE/SIMULATION COURSE:

  • During active CBI Cycle TWO--Seminar and Practice/Simulation Course Bidding--Students are required to complete TWO steps: (1) request the seminar or practice/simulation course via the Law Course Bidding Interface (CBI) AND (2) follow the “time sensitive” special sign-up procedure listed in the term-specific online Registration Instructions. The Registration Instructions are located on the Law School Office of Student Records Web site, under "Registration"  (http://www.law.umich.edu/currentstudents/registration/registration/Pages/default.aspx).


9.This clinic, seminar, or practice/simulation course has been designated a “prof pick.”

If the class to which this footnote is attached is a CLINIC:
  • CBI Cycle ONE--Clinic Bidding--During the CBI Clinic processing, admission is by permission of the professor. The professor retrieves a list of students who requested the clinic and makes selections. If possible, the clinic coordinator assigns the selected students. NOTE--CBI limits clinic assignment to a maximum of ONE clinic.
  • Drop/Add Period--During the Wolverine Access Drop/Add period, admission to this clinic off the waitlist is by permission of the professor and not according to waitlist order. If a seat is available, the professor makes a selection from the waitlist. The clinic coordinator contacts the curriculum coordinator who creates an individual “time sensitive” permission code and e-mails the selected student so they can enroll themselves via Wolverine Access. For clinic information or clinic waitlist questions, please contact the Clinic Coordinator, clinic-applications@umich.edu.
If the class to which this footnote is attached is a SEMINAR or PRACTICE/SIMULATION COURSE:

  • CBI Cycle TWO--Seminar and Practice/Simulation Course Bidding--During the CBI Seminar and Practice/Simulation Course processing, admission is by permission of the professor. The professor retrieves a list of students who requested the class and makes selections. If possible, the curriculum coordinator assigns the selected students. NOTE--CBI limits class assignment to a maximum of ONE seminar and ONE practice/simulation course.
  • Drop/Add Period--During the Wolverine Access Drop/Add period, admission to this seminar or practice/simulation course off the waitlist is by permission of the professor and not according to waitlist order. If a seat is available, the professor makes a selection from the waitlist and contacts the curriculum coordinator who creates an individual “time sensitive” permission code and e-mails the selected student so they can enroll themselves via Wolverine Access.
    To be considered for an open seat during the Drop/Add period, place your name on the waitlist in Wolverine Access and send a statement of interest to the e-mail address indicated in the term-specific online Registration Instructions. The Registration Instructions are located on the Law School Office of Student Records Web site, under “Registration” (http://www.law.umich.edu/currentstudents/registration/registration/Pages/default.aspx). Any special instructions from the professor regarding the content of the statement of interest required for this class will be listed in the term-specific online Registration Instructions.


36.LLM students are not eligible to elect this clinic unless they previously earned a JD degree from an American Bar Association (ABA) approved law school in the U.S.

48.Once enrolled in a clinic, the expectation is the student will remain in the clinic so client assignments can be made. However, a student who needs to drop the clinic must email the professor and request a drop with a brief explanation of the reason for it. A student who drops a first or second choice clinic may reduce their chances of acceptance into a clinic in future semesters!

83.#966 TRANSACTIONAL LAB: Students are strongly recommended to have taken either Law 595 Transactional Contracts or Law 433 Transactional Drafting.

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