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JD Graduation Requirements

This course typically satisfies all or some of the following JD graduation requirements:
  • Writing

Legal Response to Financial Crisis

This 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). There will be a special emphasis on asset-backed securities, including the creation and rating of ABS, and legal actions by the owners of ABS and the government against ABS issuers.

Please note that course organization and content may vary substantially from semester to semester and descriptions are not necessarily professor specific. Please contact the instructor directly if you have particular course-related questions.