You are strongly encouraged to review the Course Selection Guide and all course updates before finalizing your second- and third-year course selections. Pay close attention to the descriptions. Courses offered in more than one section may have separate descriptions that reflect the different emphasis of the instructors who are teaching the course.
2022 – 2023 Course Descriptions are now available. This documents was accurate as of the publishing date of April 25.
Course Definitions (may appear at end of course description)
Indicates that students must have taken and already completed the specified prerequisite course stated in order to elect the course.
Indicates that the student must take the specified prerequisite course in order to elect the course, but may take the specified course concurrently.
Indicates limited enrollment for this course. Students should pay careful attention to this notation when numbering their course preferences (all seminars have limited enrollment).
Indicates that the course may not be taken if the student has also taken or will take other specified courses.
Will call your attention to classes that satisfy the Experiential Learning requirement or do not offer the CR/NC/H grading option. Most seminars offer an opportunity to satisfy the Upper-class Writing Requirement, while most courses do not. Exceptions to the above will be noted in the course and/or seminar description.
Course Indicators (letters in parentheses)
- (S) in the title field indicates a seminar.
- (C) indicates a clinical program course to which you must apply and be accepted before registering.
- (BK) indicates an LLM course in Banking and Financial Law.
Registration for Banking courses is on a space available basis and is not available through WebReg. Exams for Banking courses are administered by the Graduate Program for Banking and Financial Law. Credit and grades are automatically counted toward the law school JD requirements and GPA. For more information or to register, visit their office in Room 1005, call 617-353-3023 or email email@example.com.
- (TX) indicates an LLM course in Taxation.
Registration for Taxation courses is on a space available basis and is not available through WebReg. Exams for Taxation courses are administered by the Graduate Tax Program. Credit and grades are automatically counted toward the law school JD requirements and GPA. For more information or to register, visit their office in Room 1005, call 617-353-3105 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.