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Winter 2012 Footnotes

As of 5/23/2018 5:32:43 AM

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

23.Winter Term—First-year students (Summer Starters) may elect this course as their foundation (bottleneck) course.

35.Winter Term--First-year students (Fall Starters) cannot elect this course/seminar as the first-year elective.

41.Laptops are not permitted to be used during class sessions for any purpose.

82.#693 Jurisdiction and Choice of Law AND #537 Personal and Subject Matter Jurisdiction:  These two classes are mutually exclusive.  In other words, students who have taken one of these courses may not take the other.

100.#693 JURISDICTION: All students will initially be enrolled in Section 001.
  •  Section 001 of this class is a three (3) credit option -- This section will last all term and will cover both jurisdiction and choice of law.
  •  Section 002 of this class is a two (2) credit option -- This section will meet for the first two-thirds of the term and will cover jurisdiction, the Erie doctrine, and a small amount of choice of law.

Students wishing to enroll in Section 002 must do so by Friday, February 24. To request a section change, please send an e-mail to and make “Jurisdiction Section 002” the subject line. The e-mail should contain the following information:

  • Your FULL name (no nicknames)
  • Your STUDENT ID number (listed on your U of M ID card)
  • Professor’s FULL name (remember, we have many professors with the same last name and even the same first initial)
  • 3-digit course number
  • Course title
  • 5-digit class number of section 001 to drop (the section in which you are enrolled)
  • 5-digit class number of section 002 to add
  • Term in which you are making the section change