844 The Counselor and the Client: The Corporate Context

This six-hour course, taught over three sessions, is designed to introduce first-year JD students to the commercial, regulatory and institutional environment of contemporary business transactions, and the role of attorneys in advising and facilitating those transactions. Students will gain an understanding of the mechanisms, processes and personalities that accompany everyday commercial transactions and will be acquainted with the vocabulary used in business and other organizations. The purpose of the course is to provide a greater understanding of the business context in which lawyers function.  The course is intended for all students whatever their ultimate focus and is not designed particularly for students who intend to practice corporate law.

Course Type
Lecture
2019
Winter 2019
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

844.01 0.5 Erika J.S. Buell, James D. Cox,

William Curtin, et al.

Tu 2:00-4:00 PM, W 9:30-11:30 AM, 2:00-4:00 PM 3041

This six-hour course, taught over three sessions, is designed to introduce first-year JD students to the commercial, regulatory and institutional environment of contemporary business transactions, and the role of attorneys in advising and facilitating those transactions. Students will gain an understanding of the mechanisms, processes and personalities that accompany everyday commercial transactions and will be acquainted with the vocabulary used in business and other organizations. The purpose of the course is to provide a greater understanding of the business context in which lawyers function.  The course is intended for all students whatever their ultimate focus and is not designed particularly for students who intend to practice corporate law.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Degree Requirements
None
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None
2018
Winter 2018
Course Number Course Credits Evaluation Method Instructor Meeting Day/Times Room

844.01 0.5 James D. Cox,

William Curtin, et. al

Th 2:00-4:00 PM; F 9:30-11:30 AM; F 2:00-4:00 PM

This six-hour course, taught over three sessions, is designed to introduce first-year JD students to the commercial, regulatory and institutional environment of contemporary business transactions, and the role of attorneys in advising and facilitating those transactions. Students will gain an understanding of the mechanisms, processes and personalities that accompany everyday commercial transactions and will be acquainted with the vocabulary used in business and other organizations. The purpose of the course is to provide a greater understanding of the business context in which lawyers function.  The course is intended for all students whatever their ultimate focus and is not designed particularly for students who intend to practice corporate law.

Grading Basis: Credit/No Credit

Degree Requirements
None
Pre/Co-requisites
None
Enrollment Restrictions
None

*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.