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Fall 2011 Class Descriptions

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Research

Student pursues independent research project under faculty supervision.

J.D. PROGRAM--Second and third year students with an honor point average of at least 2.0 may enroll for 1 to 3 credits of independent research under any member of the Law School faculty who is willing to supervise such work. The credit to be given, as well as the scope and subject matter of the project, will normally be determined by the faculty member who undertakes to supervise and grade the student's research. If more than 3 credits is to be given for the project, both the project and the completed product must be approved by a committee of three faculty members, one of whom must be the faculty member responsible for supervising the research. A student may not offer more than a total of 6 credits earned for independent research in satisfaction of the requirements for the J.D. degree.

M.C.L. or LL.M. PROGRAM--Students may enroll for 1 to 6 credits of independent research under any member of the Law School faculty who is willing to supervise such work. The credit to be given, as well as the scope and subject matter of the project, will be determined by the faculty member who undertakes to supervise and grade the student's research. A student may not offer more than a total of 6 credits earned for independent research in satisfaction of the requirements for the M.C.L. or LL.M. degree. If a student wishes to receive more than a total of 6 credits of independent research toward the MCL or LLM, he or she first obtains the approval of the Global Affairs Committee through the Assistant Dean for International Affairs.

LL.M./S.J.D. PROGRAM--Students may enroll for 1 to 6 credits of independent research under any member of the Law School faculty who is willing to supervise such work. The credit to be given, as well as the scope and subject matter of the project, will be determined by the faculty member who undertakes to supervise and grade the student's research. If more than 6 credits is to be given for the project, both the project and the completed product must be approved by a committee of three faculty members, one of whom must be the faculty member responsible for supervising the research.

1.00 hours
 
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