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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 and eligible for Texas Supervised Practice Card.

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 Summer I  2024)
Completion of 30 credits. Good academic standing.

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

6364 Contract Drafting - (offered in Fall  2024)
1L Contracts. (We will review key contract-law doctrines along the way.) A business background is helpful but not required ó 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 Summer I  2024)
Completion of Evidence, good academic standing, and eligible for Texas Supervised Practice Card.

5397 Criminal Defense Clinic II - (offered in Fall  2024)
Completion of Evidence, Criminal Defense Clinic good academic standing, and eligible for Texas Supervised Practice Card.

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

5424 Death Penalty & Criminal Appeals Clinic - (offered in Summer I  2024)
Completion or concurrent enrollment in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law, as well as a pre-registration interview with the course instructor. Please email Professor Jeu at ccjeu@central.uh.edu for scheduling. Students do not need to fill out the general clinics application.

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

6335 Entertainment Law Clinic - (offered in Summer I  2024)
Completion of Entertainment Law (6377) and IP Survey (6376); completion of at least 45 credits, and eligible for Texas Supervised Practice Card.

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

5402 Entrepreneurship and Community Development Clinic I - (offered in Fall  2024)
Good academic standing and eligible for Texas Supervised Practice Card.

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

5397 Environmental Appellate Advocacy - (offered in Spring  2024)
Environmental Law Or permission from Professor Hester.

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

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

6355 Government and Nonprofit Externship II - (offered in Summer IV  2024)
- Satisfactory completion of Externship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and approval of instructor.

5333 Health Transactions - (offered in Spring  2024)
Health Law Finance and Transactions

5601 Immigration Clinic I - (offered in Fall  2024)
- Good academic standing.

5414 Immigration Clinic II - (offered in Summer I  2024)
- Completion of Immigration Clinic I. Good academic standing.

5470 Innocence Investigations - (offered in Summer I  2024)
Completion or concurrent enrollment in Criminal Law and Constitutional Law.

5328 Judicial Externship I - (offered in Summer IV  2024)
- Completion of 30 hours, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Directorís approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

5515 Judicial Externship II - (offered in Summer I  2024)
- Completion of 30 hours and Judicial Externship I, good academic standing, no honor code violations, and the Externship Directorís approval. The ED will review the online applications and then email each student regarding his/her application status.

6313 Master Thesis - Energy - (offered in Summer I  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 Summer I  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 Summer I  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 Summer I  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 Summer I  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 Summer I  2024)
- Completion of Student Mediation Training, and Professor approval.

5497 Mediation Clinic II - (offered in Summer I  2024)
Completion of Mediation Clinic I.

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  2024)
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  2024)
Fed Tax

5277 Records Sealing and Expunction I - (offered in Fall  2024)
Student must be in good academic standing and must obtain permission from the instructor.

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  2024)
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  2024)
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  2024)
Fed Income Tax

5151 Tax Research - (offered in Fall  2024)
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)

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

5197 US Attorney Clinical Lab - (offered in Fall  2024)
Criminal Law; White Collar Crime

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)
Intellectual Property Survey, or Patent Law, or Patent Remedies & Defenses, or Trademark Law, or Copyright Law, or permission of the instructor.

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