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Fall 2013 Footnotes

As of 4/17/2014 5:53:53 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.

4.This section of the course, seminar, or clinic fulfills the law upper-level writing requirement (LUWR) for JD students and the research requirement for LLM students.  EXCEPTION—Fall Starters who take the upper class course/seminar as the first-year elective do not fulfill the law upper-level writing requirement (LUWR) for JD 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.


12.This course or seminar is limited in size.

82.Students who took #404 SUPREME COURT THEORY AND PRACTICE may not elect #430 FUNDAMENTALS OF APPELLATE PRACTICE or vice versa.

146.#430 FUND OF APPELLATE PRACTICE: The Statement of Interest submission deadline is earlier than the deadline to bid for the class in CBI. Students must submit a Statement of Interest to marcia_carter@ca6.uscourts.gov by 4:00 PM on Thursday, April 11. The Statement of Interest should be limited to one page, single spaced. Students must also place a bid for the class in CBI during Cycle Two, April 8 at 8:00 AM through April 12 at 5:00 PM.

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