The Dean's Course: An Introduction to Lawyering and the Legal Profession

The Dean's Course is a required year-long course for first year law students only. The course is designed to introduce first-year students to the profession, generally, and to the universal characteristics valued, and modeled in the profession, more specifically. Each class will focus on either a discrete characteristic consistent with good lawyering, or a foundational aspect of the law or practice that would enhance the first-year law student's education. This is a year-long course.
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(a) Knowledge and understanding of substantive and procedural law


*Please note that this information is for planning purposes only, and should not be relied upon for the schedule for a given semester. Faculty leaves and sabbaticals, as well as other curriculum considerations, will sometimes affect when a course may be offered.