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Fall 2017 Footnotes

As of 12/11/2017 5:36:31 AM

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

1.This course, seminar, or clinic grade basis is mandatory limited grade (pass/fail) or “S” grade.

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.

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—Second semester first-year students who take the course/seminar as an elective do not fulfill the law upper-level writing requirement (LUWR) for JD students.

5.This section of the course, seminar, or clinic does not fulfill the law upper-level writing requirement (LUWR) for JD students or the research requirement for LLM students.

6.Although this course, seminar, or clinic fulfills the Law School's professional responsibility requirement for graduation, it does not fulfill the New York State Bar ethics requirement.

7.STUDENTS ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE FIRST CLASS MEETING OF THIS SEMINAR, PRACTICE SIMULATION, PROBLEM SOLVING INITIATIVE COURSE, OR CLINIC. This policy includes students who enrolled through the Law School's class bidding system 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. IF A STUDENT DECIDES TO DROP A SEMINAR, PRACTICE SIMULATION, OR PROBLEM SOLVING INITIATIVE COURSE, 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 submit supplemental materials (e.g., resume, statement of interest) in addition to either placing a bid in the Law School's class bidding system -- during an active bidding cycle -- or adding to the waitlist in Wolverine Access during the Drop/Add period.

Specific submission requirements are described in the Law School's class bidding system -- during an active bidding cycle -- and/or the term document "Prof Pick" Classes Requiring a Statement of Interest located on the Law School's Office of Student Records website, under "Registration" (https://www.law.umich.edu/currentstudents/registration/registration/Pages/Information.aspx).



9.This clinic, seminar, or practice simulation has been designated a “prof pick.” Clinic administration determines all clinic assignments. Priorities cannot be used on clinic bids. Priorities can, however, be utilized (and spent) on bids for "prof pick" seminars and practice/simulation courses in the Law School's class bidding system. During an active bidding cycle, the professor selects the pool of students from which the class bidding system then considers for assignment based on priority usage, proximity to graduation, and student request queue order (i.e., the professor selects the candidates, but class assignment is by computer selection). During the Wolverine Access Drop/Add period, admission to a "prof pick" class off the waitlist is by permission of the professor and not according to waitlist order.

10.Students selected via the Law School's class bidding system will be enrolled in both the clinic and related “seminar.” Students selected and notified during the Drop/Add period must use Wolverine Access to enroll themselves in both the clinic and related seminar.

11.Students selected via the Law School's class bidding system will be enrolled in both the clinic and related “field course.” Students selected and notified during the Drop/Add period must use Wolverine Access to enroll themselves in both the clinic and related field course.

12.This course or seminar is limited in size.

13.Class will meet an average of two days per week.

14.Class will meet an average of three days per week.

15.Class will meet an average of four days per week.

16.Winter Term--First-year students (Fall Starters) may elect this three (3) or four (4) credit upper class course to fulfill the mandatory first-year elective requirement.

17.Students must elect both the course and related research.

18.All students are enrolled in the upper class course exam section (001). The student must receive permission from the professor before they can request enrollment in the “paper option” section (002). The paper option fulfills the law upper-level writing requirement (LUWR) for JD students and the research requirement for LLM students. EXCEPTION—Fall Starters who take the course/seminar as a first-year elective do not fulfill the law upper-level writing requirement (LUWR) for JD students. To request enrollment in the paper option section, please refer to footnote #19.

19.If you have received permission from the professor, you may request enrollment in the paper option section (002) by sending an e-mail to LawCurriculumCoordinator@umich.edu and make “Paper Option” the subject line. This request must be made no later than--mid March for the Winter Term and mid November for the Fall term--unless an earlier deadline has been established by the professor. 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 the section to drop (the section in which you are enrolled)
  • 5-digit class number of the section to add (the section displaying footnote #4)
  • Term in which you are making the section change


20.Both sections of this course meet simultaneously in the same classroom.

21.This "meet-together" course or seminar will include students from another department or school.

22.#900 RESEARCH and #992 RESEARCH: SPECIAL PROJECTS: These courses may be elected for one (1), two (2), or three (3) credit hours.

23.This is a foundational course in the curriculum.

24.#799 SENIOR JUDGE SEMINAR:  Students must be selected to be enrolled as a Senior Judge.  For information, please contact Kathi Ganz (kganz@umich.edu).

25.#794 SENIOR JUDGE SEMINAR II:  Students must complete two semesters of #799 Senior Judge Seminar to be eligible for enrollment.

26.

#938 SOUTH AFRICA EXTERNSHIP and #939 SOUTH AFRICA EXTERNSHIP SEMINAR: Consult http://www.law.umich.edu/curriculum/externshipsandindependentstudy/southafrica/Pages/default.aspx for important information about the application process and requirements. Students must be registered in both #938 South Africa Externship and #939 South Africa Externship Seminar.

Students may add an optional graded paper or project for one or two credits (#949 EXTERNSHIP PAPER).



27.#940 Full-Time Externship and #941 Full-Time Externship Seminar: Consult http://www.law.umich.edu/curriculum/externshipsandindependentstudy/fulltimeexternships/Pages/default.aspx for important information about the application process and requirements. Please contact lawexternships@umich.edu with questions. Students must be registered in both #940 Full-Time Externship and #941 Full-Time Externship Seminar.

Students may add an optional graded paper or project for one, two or three credits (#949 EXTERNSHIP PAPER).


28.#945 SEMESTER STUDY ABROAD and #946 SEMESTER STUDY ABROAD PAPER: Information concerning the International Externship Program is available from the Center for International and Comparative Studies, 212 Hutchins Hall. Students must be registered in both #945 Semester Study Abroad and #946 Semester Study Abroad Paper.

29.#900 RESEARCH and #992 RESEARCH: SPECIAL PROJECTS: This is a TWO step registration process: (1) make arrangements with a professor to do an independent study AND (2) follow the "Enrolling for Research Credits" instructions on the Law School's Office of Student Records website (https://www.law.umich.edu/currentstudents/registration/registration/Pages/Enrollment-for-Research-Credits.aspx).

30.#942 LAW PRACTICUM RESEARCH: For more information, please make an appointment to see Assistant Dean Ramji Kaul (rkaul@umich.edu); 734.764.0546, 1015 South Hall.

31.#942 LAW PRACTICUM RESEARCH: Eligible JD, LLM, and SJD students may enroll in this course for one (1), two (2), or three (3) credits.

32.#980 ADVANCED CLINICAL LAW, #973 FEDERAL APPELLATE LITIGATION CLINIC II, #975 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLINIC II, #729 INNOVATION PLATFORM, and #798 ADVANCED PROBLEM SOLVING INITIATIVE: Students are enrolled by invitation only after having expressed interest to one of the clinic faculty or administrators.

33.See the online Spring/Summer Class Schedule Footnotes, FIRST-YEAR DETAILED MEETING PATTERN GRID, found at the end of the footnote document for more information on class meeting days and times.

34.LLM students are not eligible to elect this course.

35.Winter Term--First-year students (Fall Starters) may elect this course/seminar/clinic as an optional first-year elective.

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.

37.Winter Term--First-year Fall Starters cannot elect this course section, seminar, mini-seminar, research course, or clinic.

38.Winter Term--First-year Summer Starters cannot elect this clinic.

39.This seminar is offered for two (2) credits. However, the professor has the option of allowing students to do additional work to receive an additional credit. In many instances, this additional work will entail writing a longer seminar paper. Any student making such an arrangement with the professor must enroll in #900 RESEARCH. To request enrollment in Law 900 Research, refer to the "Enrolling for Research" instructions on the Law School Office of Student Records website (https://www.law.umich.edu/currentstudents/registration/registration/Pages/Enrollment-for-Research-Credits.aspx).

40.This 1- or 2-credit class is eligible for students to automatically add one credit of #900 RESEARCH. To request enrollment in Law 900 Research, refer to the "Enrolling for Research" instructions on the Law School's Office of Student Records website (https://www.law.umich.edu/currentstudents/registration/registration/Pages/Enrollment-for-Research-Credits.aspx).

41.Laptop use during class sessions is not permitted.

42.A seminar listed at four (4) credits is not eligible for additional #900 RESEARCH credit.

43.The time listed for this class is PM.

44.This 1- or 2-credit class, at the request of the professor, is not eligible for #900 RESEARCH credit for additional work.

45.

#947 GENEVA EXTERNSHIP and #948 GENEVA EXTERNSHIP SEMINAR: Information concerning the Geneva Externship Program is available from the Center for International and Comparative Studies, 212 Hutchins Hall. The #948 Geneva Externship Seminar does not fulfill the law upper-level writing requirement (LUWR) for JD students. Students must be registered in both #947 Geneva Externship and #948 Geneva Externship Seminar.

Students may add an optional graded paper or project for one or two credits (#949 EXTERNSHIP PAPER).



46.Students who wish to write a longer paper for an additional credit may, with permission from the professor(s), add one credit of Law 900 Research. Once professor approval is obtained, please follow the "Enrolling for Research" instructions on the Law School's Office of Student Records website (https://www.law.umich.edu/currentstudents/registration/registration/Pages/Enrollment-for-Research-Credits.aspx). The longer paper will satisfy the upper-level writing requirement for JD students and the research requirement for LLM students.

47.This clinic is a year-long commitment so students enrolled for the fall term will automatically be enrolled for the winter term. No additional students will be added during the winter term.

48.Once admitted to 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!

49.Students are required to attend the first class meeting of this externship. 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.

50.Students do not bid for #990 Part-time Externship/#991 Part-time Externship Seminar using the Law School's class bidding system. Instead a student seeking to enroll in the class must follow the instructions on this page: http://www.law.umich.edu/curriculum/externshipsandindependentstudy/parttimeexternships/Pages/default.aspx. Please contact lawexternships@umich.edu with any questions.

Students do not have to have a placement secured to apply; they may apply by listing proposed placements in the application and submit the required Memorandum of Understanding once the placement is finalized.

Students must apply no later than December 1 for a Winter externship and May 1 for a Fall externship
.

Permission to enroll in this class is granted exclusively by Professor Sankaran during the weeks prior to the semester in which the externship will take place. Students must have their placements finalized no later than one week prior to the first day of the semester.

Students may not take #990 Part-time Externship/#991Part-time Externship Seminar and be enrolled in a 7-credit clinic during the same semester.


51.#635 CORPORATE FINANCE and #650 CORPORATE FINANCE TUTORIAL:  Because Law 635 and Law 650 are so closely related, when both classes are offered in the same term, these two classes are treated as a single class for purposes of converting a letter grade to a "Pass."  This does not obligate any student to convert a letter grade to a P in both classes.  Rather, students may exercise conversion option for neither, one or both classes.

52.Students who took #692 INTERNATIONAL LAW FUNDAMENTALS may not elect #606 TRANSNATIONAL LAW or #630 PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW and vice versa.

53.#402/002 ETHICS COLLOQUIUM, #723 CORPORATE LAWYER: LAW & ETHICS, #731 LEGAL ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, #769 ETHICS/THRIVING IN LAW PRACT, and #797 MODEL RULES AND BEYOND: Any student who matriculated as a first-year student in May 2012 or thereafter who wishes to be eligible to apply for membership to the New York bar must take either Law 402/002 (Ethics Colloquium section 002), Law 723 (Corporate Lawyer: Law & Ethics), Law 731 (Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility), Law 769 (Ethics, Responsibility, Character, and Thriving in the Practice of Law) or Law 797 (Model Rules and Beyond).

54.This section of the course fulfills the New York bar's ethics requirement.

55.This section of the course does not fulfill the New York bar's ethics requirement.

56.#540 INTRODUCTION TO CONSTITUTIONAL LAW: Students who enrolled at the Law School during Spring/Summer 2013 through Fall 2015 must take Law 540 during their third or fourth term.

57.This clinic does not fulfill the Law School's professional responsibility requirement for graduation. This clinic does not fulfill the New York State Bar ethics requirement.

58.#542 INTRODUCTION TO CONSTITUTIONAL LAW 2: #541 Intro to Constitutional Law 1 is a pre-requisite.

59.This is a distance education course. Accreditation rules limit JD students to a maximum of 15 distance education credits during their law school career. Additionally, a JD student is not eligible to enroll in a distance education course until after he or she has completed 28 credits.

60.Fall Term--#697 INTRO TO US TAX LAW: This course is open only to graduate tax students (Tax LLM).

61.This course fulfills the Statutory or Regulatory Course Distribution Requirement for graduation applicable to JD students who matriculated in May 2016 and thereafter.

62.#991 PART-TIME EXTERNSHIP SEMINAR: This class will meet nine times during the semester, specific dates TBA.

63.Fall Term--#631 INTRODUCTION TO AMERICAN CONSTITUTIONAL LAW AND AMERICAN LEGAL PROCESS: This course is open only to foreign graduate students (LLM).

64.Fall Term--#696 RESEARCH AND ANALYSIS IN AMERICAN LAW: This course is open only to foreign graduate students (LLM) pursuant to the Academic Regulations for the M.C.L. and LL.M. degrees. Students may elect this course for either one (1) or two (2) credits:
  • One (1) credit option -- students will meet for seven consecutive weeks beginning the first week of the term.
  • Two (2) credit option -- students will meet for the entire term beginning the first week of the term.


65.#608 ADVANCED LEGAL RESEARCH: #593 Legal Practice Skills I and #594 Legal Practice Skills II are pre-requisites.

66.For students who write a longer paper pursuant to footnote 46, this course fulfills the International or Comparative Law Distribution Requirement for graduation applicable to JD students who matriculated in May 2015 and thereafter.

67.Students who have taken #645 CRIMINAL PROCEDURE SURVEY may not elect either #641 CRIMINAL JUSTICE: ADMINISTRATION OF POLICE PRACTICES or #641 CRIMINAL JUSTICE: INVESTIGATION & POLICE PRACTICES or #643 CRIMINAL PROCEDURE: BAIL TO POST CONVICTION REVIEW or vice versa.

68.Students who have taken #692 INTERNATIONAL LAW, #692 INTERNATIONAL LAW: U.S. FOREIGN RELATIONS LAW, and #744 INTERNATIONAL LAW: INTERNATIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS, all of which are no longer offered, may not elect #606 TRANSNATIONAL LAW. #606 TRANSNATIONAL LAW is a foundational course in the international and comparative law curriculum. Students who elect #606 TRANSNATIONAL LAW may also elect any other international and comparative law course.

69.Although this course can fulfill more than one requirement for graduation, students who matriculated in or after May 2016 must take a separate course to fulfill each of the following requirements: a) upper-level course with a rigorous writing component; b) professional responsibility course of two or more credit hours; and c) two credit hours of experiential learning. A clinic or externship of less than 7 credits with more than one component (e.g., clinic and clinic field) is considered as one course.

70.#731 LEGAL ETHICS AND PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY, #769 ETHICS, RESPONSIBILITY, CHARACTER, AND THRIVING IN THE PRACTICE OF LAW, AND #797 MODEL RULES AND BEYOND: These three classes are mutually exclusive. In other words, students who have taken one of these courses may not take another.

71.This class will meet for the first 6.5 weeks of the term.

72.Students who have taken #623 COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS may not elect #652 SECURED TRANSACTIONS.

73.#560 Property is a pre-requisite.

74.#936 INTERNATIONAL TAXPAYER CLINIC and #937 INTERNATIONAL TAXPAYER CLINIC FIELD: #747 Taxation of Individual Income is a pre-requisite.

75.#560 Property is a recommended but not required pre-requisite or co-requisite.

76.#964 CIVIL MEDIATION CLINIC and #965 CIVIL MEDIATION CLINIC SEMINAR: Students must be able to participate in all days of the SCAO 40-hour mediation training, which will be held Thursday through Saturday, September TBA-TBA, and Friday through Saturday, September TBA-TBA. After completing training, students are expected to mediate a half day each week. Mediations are generally available Mondays at 12:45 p.m. in Ypsilanti, Tuesdays at 8:45 a.m. in Ypsilanti, Wednesday at 10:45 a.m. in Saline once per month, and Wednesdays at 12:45 p.m. in Ann Arbor.

77.Students who took #517 ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAW may not elect #446 ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAW or vice versa.

78.Students who took #679 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW may not elect #679 ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY or vice versa.

79.Students who took #869 LAW AND THE ELDERLY may not elect #869 LEGAL CHALLENGES FOR AN AGING POPULATION: LAW, POLICY, AND ETHICS or vice versa.

80.Students who took #684 HEALTH LAW may not elect #684 HEALTH LAW AND POLICY or vice versa.

81.Students who took #409 FEDERAL INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION may not elect #429 FEDERAL INVESTIGATION AND PROSECUTION PRACTICUM or vice versa.

82.#730 ADVANCED APPELLATE ADVOCACY, #730 APPELLATE ADVOC: SKILLS & PRAC, and #430 FUNDAMENTALS OF APPELLATE PRACTICE are mutually exclusive. Students who have had any one of these classes may not take either of the other two.

83.This class will meet for the second 6.5 weeks of the term.

84.

#949 EXTERNSHIP PAPER: A two- or three-credit paper (not project) fulfills the law upper-level writing requirement (LUWR) for JD students. A one-credit paper or project does not fulfill the LUWR.



85.Students who took #605 ADVANCED TRANSNATIONAL LAW or #899 THE LAW OF WAR with Professor Ratner or #622 INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN LAW with Professor Kritsiotis may not elect #857 INTERNATIONAL LAW AND TERRORISM or vice versa.

86.Students who took #519 INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATONS may not elect #519 UN AND OTHER INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS or vice versa.

87.Students who have taken #410 ENERGY LAW & CLIMATE CHANGE or #410 ENERGY AND CLEAN POWER PLAN are not eligible to take #410 CLEAN ENERGY LAW & ENVT CONST and vice versa.

88.Students who took #569 LEGISLATION AND REGULATION may not elect this section of #601 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW or vice versa. (Other sections of Administrative Law are designed for students who have previously completed Legislation and Regulation.)

89.#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.

90.Students who took #780 PROTECTION OF HUMAN RIGHTS IN INTERNATIONAL LAW may not elect #780 HUMAN RIGHTS: THEMES AND VARIATIONS or vice versa.

91.Credits earned for this experiential course or clinic count toward the six (6) credits needed to fulfill the Experiential Learning requirement for graduation applicable to JD students who matriculated in May 2016 and thereafter.

92.Students who took #707 MASS MEDIA LAW may not elect #474 PROBLEMS IN MEDIA LAW or vice versa.

93.#507 EQUAL PROTECTION: RACE, ROLES, RIGHTS: Students who have completed either #507 EQUAL PROTECTION: RACE, RIGHTS, REMEDIES or #683 FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT are not eligible to enroll for this class.

94.Students who have taken #644 INTRODUCTION TO INCOME TAX OF BUSINESS may not elect #747 TAXATION OF INDIVIDUAL INCOME unless they get permission from the professor to do so.

95.As of Fall 2016, the Law School’s grading guidelines for clinical courses have changed. Please consult the "Guidelines for Determining Clinical Course and Fieldwork Grades Only" in the Grading Guidelines that are available on the Law School's "Office of Student Records" Web site.

96.#788 HABEAS CORPUS: #540 Intro to Constitutional Law AND either #645 Criminal Procedure Survey or #643 Criminal Procedure: Bail to Post-Conviction Review are prerequisites for the course. This means that you must have already completed BOTH Intro to Constitutional Law and one of the two listed criminal procedure courses prior to enrolling in 788 Habeas Corpus. You may not take 788 Habeas Corpus concurrently with any prerequisite without express permission from the professor.

97.Students who took #824 USE OF FORCE IN INT'L LAW seminar may not elect #744 USE OF FORCE IN INT'L LAW upper class course or vice versa.

98.Students who took #865 SELECT TOPICS IN FEDERAL JURISDICTION or #865 SELECT TOPICS IN THE LAW OF AMERICAN FEDERALISM may not elect #865 THE LAW OF AMERICAN FEDERALISM or vice versa.

99.This course fulfills the International or Comparative Law Distribution Requirement for graduation applicable to JD students who matriculated in May 2015 and thereafter.

100.#906 INTERNATIONAL TRANSACTIONS CLINIC: For the first six weeks of the term, this clinic will meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays; thereafter, it will meet only on Tuesdays for the remainder of the term.

101.#751 ACCOUNTING FOR LAWYERS:  Students who have previously taken any class in financial accounting are presumptively ineligible to take this class.  If you have had a financial accounting class in the past, you may speak to the instructor, who may permit you to enroll for this class if the only class you took was introductory and if you took it a significant amount of time ago.

102.#750 CORPORATE REORGANIZATION: This class will meet on the following seven Mondays: September 11, 18, 25, October 2, 9, 23, 30.

103.#544 NARRATIVE SKILLS AND THE LAW: This class will meet for 24 sessions and will end on Tuesday, December 5.

104.#749 CORPORATE TAXATION:  Either #747 Taxation of Individual Income or #644 Introduction to Income Tax of Business is a pre-requisite.  Students who have not met the pre-requisite may enroll with permission of the instructor.

105.#637 BANKRUPTCY: Students who have not taken #623 Commercial Transactions or #652 Secured Transactions (either previously or concurrently) should contact Professor Kilborn (jkilborn@umich.edu) before enrolling.

106.#495 NEGOTIATING ENTREPRENEURIAL ISSUES: Twenty-four seats are reserved for law students, and four seats are reserved for students from the Ross School of Business.

107.#657/001 ENTERPRISE ORGANIZATION: This class will devote extra time to the study of business fundamentals to help students with no prior exposure to business concepts. Any student, regardless of prior business background, is eligible to enroll in this section, but it is recommended that students with some business background, either academic or practical, enroll in another section of this course [when offered] or in #723 Corporate Lawyer: Law & Ethics.

108.#974 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLINIC I: This class is open exclusively to second-term 1L students.

109.#972 FEDERAL APPELLATE LITIGATION CLINIC: Students must have completed three semesters of legal study prior to this course.

110.#507 EQUAL PROTECTION: RACE, ROLES, RIGHTS: #540 Introduction to Constitutional Law is a pre-requisite for this course.

111.#724 INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE LAW: This class will meet from Wednesday, October 18 through Friday, December 1.

112.#780 HUMAN RIGHTS: THEMES AND VARIATIONS: #606 Transnational Law (or an equivalent introduction to international law) will be very helpful, but is not required.

113.#645 CRIMINAL PROCEDURE SURVEY: #530 Criminal Law is a pre-requisite. #540 Introduction to Constitutional Law is a recommended but not required pre-requisite or co-requisite.

114.#756 COMPARATIVE HUMAN RIGHTS LAW and #464 HUMAN DIGNITY: Both the course and seminar will meet for the first six weeks of the term.

115.#743 SECURITIES REGULATION: #657 Enterprise Organization or #723 Corporate Lawyer: Law & Ethics is a pre-requisite.

116.Students who took #657 ENTERPRISE ORGANIZATION may not take #723 CORPORATE LAWYER: LAW & ETHICS or vice versa.

117.#995 PUBLIC-SECTOR STRUCTURAL REFORM IN K-12 EDUCATION EXTERNSHIP, #997 PUBLIC-SECTOR STRUCTURAL REFORM IN K-12 EDUCATION SEMINAR, and #998 PUBLIC-SECTOR STRUCTURAL REFORM IN K-12 EDUCATION PRACTICUM: Students interested in applying for these courses should contact cprl@law.columbia.edu or Professor Amy Sankaran (aharwell@umich.edu) for more information.

118.#691 INTERNATIONAL TAX: Either #747 Taxation of Individual Income or #644 Introduction to Income Tax of Business is a pre-requisite. Students who have not met the pre-requisite may enroll with permission of the instructor.

119.#747 TAXATION OF INDIVIDUAL INCOME: Students who have previously taken any other tax class at the Law School or who are enrolled for any tax class in the same term that this class is offered are ineligible to take this course. This limitation does not apply to students who have previously taken or plan to take concurrently #933 Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic and #934 Low-Income Taxpayer Clnc Field.

120.#974 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLINIC I: Some preference will be given to students who have knowledge of Spanish. However, students with no knowledge of Spanish are still strongly encouraged to enroll.

121.#697 INTRO TO US TAX LAW will meet from Wednesday, September 6 through Friday, September 22 and #774 ADVANCED TOPICS IN INT'L TAX will meet from Wednesday, September 27 through Thursday, October 26.

122.#750 CORPORATE REORGANIZATION: Students who have previously taken Law 750 Chapter 11 Bankruptcy are not eligible to take this course.

123.#644 INTRODUCTION TO INCOME TAX OF BUSINESS:  Tax LLM students are not eligible to take this class.

124.#549 MANAGEMENT AND ORGANIZATIONS FOR LAWYERS: This class will meet from TBA through TBA.

125.#811 INTERNATIONAL PROJECT FINANCE: This seminar will meet on the following dates: October 24-26 & 31, and November 1-2, 7-9 & 14-16.

126.#410 CLEAN ENERGY LAW & ENVT CONST: This course will meet on the following eight Fridays throughout the term: 9/8, 9/15, 10/6, 10/20, 11/3, 11/17, 12/1, and 12/8.

127.#818 FAKING IT: Attendance Policy—Students will be allowed only one cut. A second cut will result in a one grade level reduction, as from A to A-, etc. A third cut and the student will not receive credit for the seminar.

128.#974 UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLINIC I: This class will meet regularly only for the first three weeks of the term. Thereafter, Professor Gray will arrange meetings with individual and small groups of students.

129.#888 GLOBAL ANIMAL LAW: This seminar will meet from Monday, September 18 through Thursday, October 5.

130.Students who took #876 PUBLIC CONTROL OF LAND USE seminar may not elect #735 PUBLIC CONTROL OF LAND USE upper class course or vice versa.

131.#753 TRIAL PRACTICE:  #669 Evidence is a pre-requisite or must be taken concurrently.  This requirement may be waived at the professor's discretion.  Students seeking a waiver should contact Professor Connors directly at connorst@ewashtenaw.org.

132.#753 TRIAL PRACTICE: This practice/simulation course will take place in Courtroom 10 on the second floor of the Washtenaw County Courthouse, 101 E. Huron Street, Ann Arbor. The Courthouse is located at the corner of main and Huron Street in downtown Ann Arbor. Inquiries can be made directly to Judge Connors (connorst@ewashtenaw.org). In addition he can be reached on his office phone at (734) 222-3361. In case of emergency, he can be reached on his cell phone at (734) 660-6502.

133.#635 CORPORATE FINANCE: Finance majors and students holding MBA’s with a finance concentration are not permitted to enroll in the course, because it is intended for law students with no prior background in finance. Students who were not finance majors or who do not have MBA’s with a finance concentration but who nonetheless have some finance background should communicate with Professor Beny to determine whether this course is appropriate for them.

134.#635 CORPORATE FINANCE: #657 Enterprise Organization or #723 Corporate Lawyer: Law & Ethics is strongly recommended, particularly for those students without a business background.

135.#845 REFUGEE RIGHTS WORKSHOP: #724 International Refugee Law is a pre-requisite or co-requisite. The pre-requisite or co-requisite may be waived by permission of Professor Hathaway (jch@umich.edu) for students with proof of a relevant substantive background deemed equivalent to having taken the International Refugee Law course. LLM students are not required to take #724 International Refugee Law as a pre-requisite or co-requisite.

136.#845 REFUGEE RIGHTS WORKSHOP: This class will meet Wednesday, October 18 through Thursday, November 30.

137.#500 COMPUTER CRIMES: Students who have taken #639 Fourth Amdt & Technology or #875 Sel Topics on 4th Amend Law ("Selected Topics on Fourth Amendment Searches and Remedies") with Prof. Caminker are ineligible to take this class and vice versa. Students may not elect both #500 and #875 in the Fall 2017 term.

138.#831 INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: #606 Transnational Law and is recommended but not required. Students are also recommended but not required to have taken at least one course from two of the following four groups as a pre-requisite: 1. #657 Enterprise Organization or #723 Corporate Lawyer: Law & Ethics; 2. #644 Introduction to Income Taxation of Business or #749 Corporate Taxation; 3. #751 Accounting for Lawyers or an equivalent accounting course at the Ross School of Business (#471 or #501); 4. #743 Securities Regulation. Students who have not met these requirements may seek permission to enroll from the professor, who may waive any or all of these requirements at his discretion. It is understood that most LLM students will not have been able to meet these requirements. We recommend that LLMs consult with the professor before enrolling in this course.

139.#831 INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: This seminar will not meet on some Mondays during the term due to the professor’s business travel schedule. The professor will announce the Mondays on which the seminar will not meet after the seminar begins.

140.#831 INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: Enrollment preference will be given to students who took #606 Transnational Law with Professor Dickinson.

141.#515 SALES AND SECURED FINANCING: #520 Contracts is a pre-requisite.

142.

Students must be registered in both #960 Detroit Litigation Advocacy Workshop and #961 Detroit Litigation Advocacy Seminar.



143.Students must be registered in both #990 Part-time Externship and #991 Part-time Externship Seminar.

144.#857 INCOME TAX TREATIES: #747 Taxation of Individual Income is a pre-requisite.

145.#435 LAW FIRM CAREERS IN AN EVOLVING PROFESSION: Any second year or third year student who did not attend the Michigan Professionalism in Action Program as a 1L must receive the permission of Professor Hirshon to sign up for this course.

146.#477 INVESTOR PROTECTION: #657 Enterprise Organization or #723 Corporate Lawyer: Law & Ethics is a pre-requisite for JD students and a co-requisite for LLM students.

147.

#477 INVESTOR PROTECTION: #743 Securities Regulation is a recommended pre-requisite or co-requisite for all students but is not mandatory.



148.#429 FEDERAL PROSECUTION AND DEFENSE: There are no pre-requisites for this course, but #669 Evidence is recommended.

149.#489 INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND INNOVATION STRATEGY: Students will be working with proprietary technologies from the University of Michigan's Office of Technology Transfer. Accordingly, as a condition of participating in the course, all students will sign a confidentiality agreement governing the disclosure of proprietary information that students access through the course.

150.#724 INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE LAW: Students who will be working at the International Organization for Migration or the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees through the Geneva Externship Program are required to take this course.

151.#623 COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: Students who have taken #652 SECURED TRANSACTIONS are not eligible to take this course.

152.#734 INNOVATION, ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP, AND ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX PROBLEMS: This class will meet in 1225 South Hall from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Mon. 9/11, Tues. 9/12, and Thursday, 9/14; from 6:40-8:40 p.m. on Wed. 9/13; and 2:05-4:05 p.m. on Fri. 9/15. This class will also meet five times on Thursdays throughout the term -- 9/28, 10/5, 10/19, 11/9 & 11/30 -- in 1225 South Hall from 4:10-7:10 p.m.

153.#704, #754, #759 & #775 PROBLEM SOLVING INITIATIVE (PSI) COURSES: PSI courses are "prof pick." Interested students must submit a resume and 250-word statement of interest to https://www.law.umich.edu/problemsolving by Saturday, March 25, at 5:00 PM. PSI application results will be available by Friday, March 31, at 5:00 PM. For selected students, the PSI courses will be assigned in Class Bidding prior to the start of Seminar, Practice Simulation & Upper Class Course bidding.

154.#654 EDITING AND ADVOCACY: This practice/simulation course is open to second semester 1Ls (summer starters) as an elective.

155.#756 COMPARATIVE HUMAN RIGHTS LAW: This course is required for all students participating in the Geneva Externship Program in the Winter 2018 term.

156.#677 FEDERAL COURTS: #540 Introduction to Constitutional Law is a pre-requisite.

157.#669/002 EVIDENCE: In addition to an in-class written component, the final examination for this course will include a real-time oral examination in which students will have to object and demonstrate their knowledge of the rules of evidence as part of a trial simulation. Due to the oral exam, this class is limited in size.

158.Students who took #723 CORPORATE LAWYER: LAW & ETHICS may not take #657 ENTERPRISE ORGANIZATION or vice versa.

159.#623 COMMERCIAL TRANSACTIONS: This class will not meet on the following dates: TBA.

160.#448 BUSINESS PLANNING and #432 TAX PLANNING FOR REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS: Twenty-three seats are reserved for law students, and 3 seats are reserved for MBA candidates from the Ross School of Business.

161.Students who took #606 TRANSNATIONAL LAW may not elect #692 INTERNATIONAL LAW FUNDAMENTALS or vice versa.

162.Students who took #885 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOR ASSOCIATES mini-seminar may not elect #655 BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT FOR ASSOCIATES practice/simulation course or vice versa.

163.#548 BUSINESS ECONOMICS FOR LAWYERS: Students who have taken BE 501 or 502 (Applied Microeconomics) at the Ross School of Business are ineligible to take this course.

164.#960 DETROIT LITIGATION ADVOCACY WORKSHOP / #961 DETROIT LITIGATION ADVOCACY SEMINAR: The workshop and seminar together fulfill the upper-level writing requirement for JD students.

165.#690 INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND TAX LAW: Either #691 International Tax or #695 International Trade Law is a pre-requisite or must be taken concurrently with this class.

166.#619 INTERNATIONAL CARTEL ENFORCEMENT: #675 FEDERAL ANTITRUST is a pre- or co-requisite.

167.#619 INTERNATIONAL CARTEL ENFORCEMENT: This class will meet on six Fridays starting on 9/29 and ending on 11/3.

168.#725 SECURITIES REGULATION PRACTICUM: #743 Securities Regulation is a pre-requisite or co-requisite. Students will also be required to have taken at least one of the following as a pre-requisite or be taking one of the following as a co-requisite: #657 Enterprise Organization, #723 The Public Corporation or #723 Corporate Lawyer: Law & Ethics; #644 Introduction to Income Taxation of Business; #749 Corporate Taxation; or #751 Accounting for Lawyers or an equivalent accounting course at the Ross School of Business (#471 or #501). Students who have not met these requirements may seek permission to enroll from the professor, who may waive any or all of these requirements at her discretion. It is understood that most LLM students will not have been able to meet these requirements. We recommend that LLMs consult with the professor before enrolling in this course.

169.#641 CRIMINAL JUSTICE: INVESTIGATION & POLICE PRACTICES: #540 Introduction to Constitutional Law is a recommended but not required pre-requisite or co-requisite.

170.#724 INTERNATIONAL REFUGEE LAW: Although this class has a late starting date, students are required to drop the class by the last day of the Law School's regular drop/add period in September.

171.#606/801 TRANSNATIONAL LAW: As indicated in Footnote 59, this section of Transnational Law is currently a distance education course. The class will meet approximately 50% of the time on-line and 50% of the time in the classroom. For the half of the class when this course meets in a classroom, please see the class schedule for the meeting day(s), time and room. The 50% of the class that will take place on-line may be taken by each student on his or her own time, so long as the student keeps up to date and is prepared for the classroom sessions.

172.#606/801 TRANSNATIONAL LAW: All students enrolling in this section of Transnational Law will be required to complete in-person training about using the relevant technology. The training sessions (approximately two hours total) will take place shortly before the beginning of the semester at specific dates and times TBA.

173.#606/801 TRANSNATIONAL LAW: LLMs are generally eligible to take this class. However, LLM students who intend to sit for the New York bar examination may not take this class for credit towards their degree.

174.#875 SELECTED TOPICS ON FOURTH AMENDMENT SEARCHES AND REMEDIES: #641 Crim Justice: Invest&Police Prac or #645 Crim Pro Survey is a pre-requisite.

175.#875 SELECTED TOPICS ON FOURTH AMENDMENT SEARCHES AND REMEDIES: Students who have taken #639 Fourth Amdt & Technology or #500 Computer Crimes are ineligible to take this class. Students may not elect both #500 and #875 in the Fall 2017 term.

176.#834 PROBLEMS IN CONSTITUTIONAL THEORY: #540 Introduction to Constitutional Law, or the full combination of #541 Introduction to Constitutional Law 1 and #542 Introduction to Constitutional Law 2, is a pre-requisite. Completion of #541 without #542 does not satisfy this requirement.

177.#734 INNOVATION, ENTREPRENEURIAL LEADERSHIP, AND ANALYSIS OF COMPLEX PROBLEMS: Students who took #734 Introduction to Problem Solving are ineligible to take this class.

178.For students who matriculated in or after May 2016, this course, clinic, or externship can either fulfill the Law School's professional responsibility requirement for graduation, fulfill the upper-level writing requirement, or the credits can count toward the Experiential Learning requirement -- it cannot be used to fulfill more than one of these three particular requirements.

179.This course, clinic, or externship can either fulfill the law upper-level writing requirement or the credits can count toward the Experiential Learning requirement, but not both.

180.This course, clinic, or externship can either fulfill the Law School's professional responsibility requirement for graduation or the credits can count toward the Experiential Learning requirement, but not both.

181.#883 CRAFTING A CAREER IN THE LAW: This seminar will meet on only six Fridays during the term: September 8 & 22, October 6 & 20, and November 3 & 17.

182.#774 ADVANCED TOPICS IN INTERNATIONAL TAX: #691 International Tax is a pre-requisite or co-requisite.

183.Fall 2017 Mini-Seminar Series details:
http://www.law.umich.edu/currentstudents/registration/registration/Documents/F17_Mini-Seminar_Series.pdf

184.Updated September 11, 2017 JRO