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Prerequisites (Courses from past 2 years)

5271 Advanced Negotiation - (offered in Spring  2024)
Legal Negotiation, participation in the ABA Negotiation Competition, or participation in the ICC International Commercial Mediation Competition.

5309 Advanced Trial Advocacy - (offered in Spring  2024)
Trial Advocacy

6337 Appellate Civil Rights Clinic - (offered in Spring  2024)
Good academic standing.

6203 Bankruptcy Tax - (offered in Spring  2024)
Federal Income Tax

7334 Brainstorming to Bankrolling: Beyond The Classroom - (offered in Spring  2024)
The prerequisite for this course is graduate standing.

5353 Business Planning - (offered in Spring  2023)
LAW 5459 (Federal Income Tax) and LAW 5421 (Business Organizations).

5416 Civil Justice Clinic I - (offered in Spring  2024)
Completion of 30 credits. Good academic standing.

5224 Civil Justice Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2024)
Completion of Civil Justice Clinic I, Civil Practice Clinic I, or Consumer Law Clinic I. Good academic standing.

5420 Civil Practice Clinic I - (offered in Spring  2022)
- Completion of 45 hours. Good Academic Standing.

5417 Civil Practice Clinic II - (offered in Summer I  2022)
- Completion of Civil Practice Clinic I. Good academic standing.

5323 Conflict of Laws - (offered in Spring  2024)
First-year Procedure course, or its equivalent. Foreign LLM students who have taken Intro to American Law will satisfy this prerequisite.

6349 Consumer Law Clinic - (offered in Summer I  2022)
- Completion of 45 credit hours - Good academic standing

5197 Consumer Law Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2022)
Completion of 30 credit hours - Good academic standing

6364 Contract Drafting - (offered in Spring  2024)
1L Contracts. (We will review key contract-law doctrines along the way.) A business background is helpful but not required — all necessary business information will be covered in class and/or in reading materials.

5352 Corporate Tax - (offered in Fall  2023)
Prerequisite: Federal Income Taxation

5300 Criminal Defense Clinic - (offered in Spring  2024)
Completion of Evidence; good academic standing; at least 30 hours completed.

5297 Death and Taxes - (offered in Spring  2024)
Federal Income Tax

6240 Death Penalty & Criminal Appeals Clinic - (offered in Spring  2024)
Completion or concurrent enrollment in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law, as well as a pre-registration interview with the course instructor (e-mail ccjeu@central.uh.edu for scheduling).

6240 Death Penalty Clinic - (offered in Fall  2022)
Completion or concurrent enrollment in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law, as well as a pre-registration interview with the course instructor (e-mail ccjeu@central.uh.edu for scheduling).

6237 Doing Deals - (offered in Spring  2023)
Completion of Business Organizations or Corporations

6335 Entertainment Law Clinic - (offered in Spring  2024)
Satisfactory completion of Entertainment Law (6377) and IP Survey (6376); and at least 45 hours of credits completed.

5397 Entertainment Law Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2024)
Satisfactory completion of Entertainment Law Clinic I

5402 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic I - (offered in Spring  2024)
Good academic standing.

5395 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2024)
Good academic standing and completion of Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic I.

5368 Estate Planning - (offered in Fall  2023)
Federal Income Tax and Trusts & Wills (unless, due to extraordinary circumstances, special permission from the professor is obtained in advance)

5225 Financial Products Taxation - (offered in Spring  2024)
Federal Income Tax

5197 George Floyd and Its Aftermath: Equal Justice & Law - (offered in Spring  2022)
Please see Course notes.

5203 Government and Nonprofit Externship I - (offered in Spring  2024)
- Completion of 30 hours, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5415 Government and Nonprofit Externship II - (offered in Spring  2024)
- Satisfactory completion of Externship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and approval of instructor.

5333 Health Transactions - (offered in Spring  2024)
6365 The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy

5697 Immigration Clinic I - (offered in Spring  2024)
- Good academic standing.

5205 Immigration Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2024)
- Completion of immigration Practice Clinic I. Good academic standing.

6213 Innocence Investigations - (offered in Spring  2024)
Completion or concurrent enrollment in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law.

5387 International Tax - (offered in Fall  2022)
Federal Income Tax is a prerequisite for enrollment in this course.

5600 Judicial Externship I - (offered in Spring  2024)
- Completion of 30 hours, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5412 Judicial Externship II - (offered in Spring  2024)
- Completion of 30 hours and Judicial Externship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Director’s approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

6313 Master Thesis - Energy - (offered in Spring  2024)
: LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

6314 Master Thesis - Health - (offered in Spring  2024)
LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

6311 Master Thesis - Intellectual Property - (offered in Spring  2024)
LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

6309 Master Thesis - International - (offered in Spring  2024)
LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

6312 Master Thesis - Tax - (offered in Spring  2024)
LL.M. student or joint J.D./LL.M. student and approval of your LL.M. course selection advisor.

5397 Mediation Clinic I - (offered in Spring  2024)
- Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval.

5497 Mediation Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2024)
- Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval.

5283 Mediation Externship - (offered in Summer I  2023)
- Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval.

5183 Mediation Process - (offered in Summer I  2023)
- Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval. Good Academic Standing, and enrollment in the Mediation Clinic.

6322 Military Justice Clinic - (offered in Spring  2024)
Completed or concurrently enrolled in Evidence

6331 Military Justice Clinic II - (offered in Spring  2024)
Completed or concurrently enrolled in Evidence

5291 Partnership Tax - (offered in Fall  2023)
Fed Tax

6205 Patent Prosecution - (offered in Spring  2024)
Either Patent Law or IP Survey in a prior semester or in the same semester as this course; or permission of the instructors

5223 Post Mortem Estate Planning - (offered in Spring  2023)
Federal Income Tax

5227 Procedure of Patent Litigation - (offered in Spring  2024)
Patent Law, OR Patent Remedies & Defenses

5261 Real Estate Tax - (offered in Fall  2022)
Fed Tax

5297 Records Sealing and Expunction I - (offered in Spring  2024)
Yes - Good academic standing

5259 State & Local Taxation - (offered in Spring  2024)
Federal Income Tax

5471 Street Law II - (offered in Spring  2024)
Street Law I

5267 Tax Accounting - (offered in Fall  2023)
Federal Income Tax (Law 5359 or Law 5459)

5254 Tax Controversy & Litigation - (offered in Spring  2024)
Federal Income Tax.

5288 Tax Ethics - (offered in Fall  2023)
Federal Income Tax and Professional Responsibility

5293 Tax Fraud & Money Laundering - (offered in Spring  2024)
Federal Income Tax

6373 Tax Policy - (offered in Spring  2024)
Federal Income Taxation

5292 Tax Procedure & Practice - (offered in Fall  2023)
Fed Income Tax

5151 Tax Research - (offered in Fall  2023)
Prerequisites: Federal Tax and Corporate Tax recommended; ability to perform on-line searches in Lexis and/or Westlaw. This is an LLM class; JD students may take this course with instructor's permission.

5266 Taxation of Exempt Organizations - (offered in Spring  2024)
Federal Income Tax (past or concurrent enrollment)

6365 The U.S. Health System: An Introduction to Managed Care, Transactions, and Policy - (offered in Fall  2022)
This course will be a prerequisite for enrollment in Health Transactions.

5386 Trial Advocacy - (offered in Spring  2024)
Evidence, it may be taken concurrently

5297 VOIR DIRE: The Art of Juror De-Selection - (offered in Spring  2024)
Trial Advocacy or instructor approval.

7307 WRS: Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property - (offered in Spring  2024)
Patent Law, or Patent Remedies & Defenses, or Trademark Law, or Intellectual Property Survey , or copyright law.

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