BA, University of Pennsylvania
JD, Temple University School of Law
Alternative Dispute Resolution for LLMs (S): LAW JD 955
The goal of this course is to improve the ability of internationally-trained LL.M. students to resolve disputes and to productively engage in conflict. In this highly interactive class, students will examine a variety of dispute resolution processes, other than traditional court adjudication, including negotiation, mediation, arbitration, dispute system design and restorative justice. Over the course of the semester, students will engage in a series of exercises (i.e., role-plays) through which they can develop and hone their skills and approaches to dispute resolution. Discussion and short lectures will accompany the exercises, as appropriate. There will be a series of short written assignments (2-3 pages). No final exam. ENROLLMENT LIMIT: 18 students.
FALL 2017: LAW JD 955 A1 , Sep 7th to Dec 7th 2017
FALL 2018: LAW JD 955 A1 , Sep 6th to Dec 6th 2018
Negotiation for LLMs (S): LAW JD 891
Whether you are a litigator, dealmaker or in-house counsel, your performance will turn in large part on your ability to negotiate effectively. Your effectiveness as a negotiator is a reflection of culture, personal style and technique. The goal of this course is to improve your technique so you can do your best work as a negotiator. Students will engage in in-class exercises (i.e., role-plays) through which they can develop and hone their skills and approaches to negotiation. Course will require occasional short written assignments (2-3 pages), and a longer paper (10-15 pages) due at the end of the semester. No final exam. **A student who fails to attend the initial meeting of a seminar (designated by an (S) in the title), or to obtain permission to be absent from either the instructor or the Registrar, may be administratively dropped from the seminar. Students who are on a wait list for a seminar are required to attend the first seminar meeting to be considered for enrollment.
SPRG 2018: LAW JD 891 A1 , Jan 18th to Apr 19th 2018
SPRG 2019: LAW JD 891 A1 , Jan 17th to Apr 18th 2019
Professional Responsibility for Int'l LLMs: LAW JD 701
This course offers an approach to the lawyer's responsibilities to clients, the profession, and the public. Topics addressed will be problems of disclosure, conflict of interest, advertising, adversary tactics, competence, attorney fees, and fiduciary duties. GRADING NOTICE: This course does not offer the CR/NC/H option.
SPRG 2018: LAW JD 701 A1 , Jan 16th to Apr 24th 2018
SPRG 2019: LAW JD 701 A1 , Jan 15th to Apr 23rd 2019
SPRG 2019: LAW JD 701 B1 , Jan 15th to Apr 23rd 2019