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How We Schedule Certain Classes

Students occasionally ask about how we schedule certain courses. The information below explains our approach. For example, students sometimes ask why Professional Responsibility (PR) isn’t offered in Fall 20XX. The answer is that PR is always offered during the day in the Spring semester. We try to schedule all high enrollment courses on a consistent basis so that students can count on the semester in which these courses will be offered during the day. In some years, we also offer sections of those courses in the other “non‑promised” semester.  These are not the only day courses offered, there are many other offerings.  But these courses are particularly important due to high enrollment and popularity, or are important in relation to the bar exam.

Below is a list of such courses and the semester in which they are usually offered. Keep in mind that these are the classes we offer during the day; we have a different schedule as to evening courses (see below).

Fall Semester-Day

Spring Semester-Day

Administrative Law

Business Organizations

Environmental Law

Conflict of Laws

Evidence

Criminal Procedure

Family Law

Professional Responsibility

Federal Income Tax

Secured Financing

IP Survey

Trusts & Wills

In addition, we also have a schedule for similarly important courses that we offer in the evenings. These are primarily for the benefit of our part-time students. They have first priority to register for these courses, though full‑time students are also permitted to take these courses if there is available space. These are not the only evening courses offered, there are many other offerings. This schedule remains in effect fully through Spring 2022.

Fall 2020- Evening

Spring 2021- Evening

Fall 2021 - Evening

Spring 2022 - Evening

Business Organizations

Administrative Law

Family Law

Criminal Procedure

Employment Law

Federal Income Tax

Professional Responsibility

Evidence

Environmental

 

Secured Financing

IP Survey

Evidence

 

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Trusts & Wills