Dates & Deadlines
Spring 2015 Registration:
- Friday, 10/31 - Bookbags open
- Tuesday, 11/4 - 3L students register for up to 9 credits
- Wednesday, 11/5 - LLM and LLM-LE students register for up to 9 credits
- Thursday, 11/6 - 2L students register for up to 9 credits
- Friday, 11/7 - 3L students register for up to 16 credits
- Monday, 11/10 - LLM and LLM-LE students register for up to 16 credits
- Tuesday, 11/11 - 2L students register for up to 16 credits
- Wednesday, 11/12 - drop/add begins
Note: All enrollment windows open at 9 a.m. (EST)
Wintersession 2015 Registration:
Friday, October 10, 2014 / 9 am –Friday, December 19, 2014 /11:59 pm: DROP ADD PERIOD.
NOTE: Dropping a class after December 19, 2014 may result in a mark of "WF" on your transcript for that class. Please make travel plans accordingly and allow yourself adequate time to return to campus (taking into account potential winter weather conditions) for the start of any Wintersession class in which you are enrolled
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Advanced Topics in International Trade
Constitutional Custom and the Separation of Powers W
Course Plus options - students enrolled in Juvenile Courts and Delinquency (Law 398), Employment Discrimination (LAW 232 ) and Business Associations (LAW 210) may enroll in the following 1-credit seminars that further explore concepts learned in these classes in an experiential manner:
Employment Discrimination Course Plus
Using problems and simulations drawn from recent cases, students will be asked, among other things, to engage in fact investigation, to develop litigation strategies, to draft litigation documents, and to develop employment policies that may be utilized by employees and employers.
- Juvenile Courts and Delinquency Course Plus (Law 692) - students will have the opportunity to attend Juvenile Court sessions and use what they observe in those sessions in simulation and written exercises.
- Strategies in Business Transactions Course Plus.
Democracy and the Rule of Law
This 2-credit seminar co-taught by Jack Knight and Mat McCubbins will provide an overview of the normative and positive issues associated with modern democracies and their legal systems.
Emerging Issues in Sports and Entertainment Law
Evidence in Practice P
Health Law Policy Practicum P
Japanese Law in a Business Context (6-week fast track; February-March 2015)
Legal Responses to the Financial Crisis W
Co-taught by Ann Lipton, Duke Law Visiting Assistant Professor, and Tanya Marsh, Wake Forest School of Law Professor, this 2-credit seminar will examine the causes of the 2008 Financial Crisis, the impact of the Crisis on the American economy, and the legal responses to the Crisis (including litigation and changes to the regulatory system).
Interrogations and Testimony W
Medicine and the Law W
Past & Future of Capitalist Democracy 3 credits. Year-long course, but students may register for the spring semester without having taken this course in the fall.
Statutory Interpretation colloquium W
Trust and Honesty in Chinese and Western Legal Cultures: A Comparative Perspective
Classes Outside Duke Law