Appellate Advocacyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1418Appellate AdvocacyAn exercise in appellate brief writing and oral argument using a case pending before the United States Supreme Court.  Classes focus on the appellate process, complex research and analysis, preparation of briefs, critical writing skills, and oral argument.7255GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#499f7782-4b33-4821-80b6-26774042c42e;L0|#0499f7782-4b33-4821-80b6-26774042c42e|Skills;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661418
Civ Procedure Ihttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1401Civ Procedure ICovers the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure including complaint filing, motions to dismiss, joinder of parties and claims, and summary judgment. Scope and content may differ slightly at the discretion of the professor depending in part on what was covered in Civil Procedure I.7104GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661401
Civil Procedure Ihttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1399Civil Procedure ICovers the procedural rules governing civil actions in the state and federal courts, from commencement through appeal, including jurisdiction over parties, joinder of parties and claims, contents of pleadings, pretrial motions and discovery, conduct of trial, post-trial motions, res judicata, collateral estoppel, and conflicts between the state and federal judicial systems.7102GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661399
Civil Procedure IIhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1400Civil Procedure IIContinues the study of the procedural rules governing civil actions in the state and federal courts, from commencement through appeal, including jurisdiction over parties, joinder of parties and claims, contents of pleadings, pretrial motions and discovery, conduct of trial, post-trial motions, res judicata, collateral estoppel, and conflicts between the state and federal judicial systems.7103GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661400
Constitutional Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1404Constitutional LawCovers individual rights, including equal protection, due process, and the First Amendment. It also covers standing, the political question doctrine, the inherent powers of the president (including war time powers), and Congressional powers to regulate under Section 5 of the 14th Amendment.7112GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661404
Constitutional Law Ihttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1402Constitutional Law IThis course focuses on the historical development of major constitutional doctrines, including the Commerce, Due Process, and Equal Protection Clauses.  The course also studies the process of constitutional decision-making, and explores major techniques of constitutional interpretation.7110GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661402
Constitutional Law IIhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1403Constitutional Law IIContinues the studies major constitutional doctrines, including the First Amendment, and the processes of constitutional decision-making as well as major techniques of constitutional interpretation.7111GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661403
Contractshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1408ContractsThis course examines the requisite elements of a valid contract, while analyzing the effects of contracts on third parties and the impact of outside forces on contracting parties.7130GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661408
Criminal Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1409Criminal LawThis course focuses on the foundation of our system of substantive criminal law, with emphasis upon mental state, responsibility, justification and excuse, inchoate crimes, and liability for the conduct of another.7140GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661409
Legal Analysis and Writing Ihttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1405Legal Analysis and Writing IIntroduction to the building blocks of legal analysis and legal writing. Students are taught to read critically, and how to apply critical reading and thinking skills to common law and statutory analysis.Students also learn the fundamentals of legal writing - accuracy, brevity, and clarity - through a series of typical exercises typical of assessments given to new lawyers.7120GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#499f7782-4b33-4821-80b6-26774042c42e;L0|#0499f7782-4b33-4821-80b6-26774042c42e|Skills;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661405
Legal Professionhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1420Legal ProfessionThe study of a lawyer's professional obligations based on the ABA's Model Rules, ethical rules from selected jurisdictions, and other laws and traditions governing professional conduct. Students develop the knowledge and skills necessary to identify ethical dilemmas and acquire the tools to help resolve them.7265GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661420
Legal Researchhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1406Legal ResearchIntroduction to legal research tools and strategies relevant for law school as well as legal practice. Topics include legal authority, the use of primary and secondary sources, effictive use of LexisNexis, Westlaw, and other electronic databases, the role of the Internet in legal research, and a brief introduction to environmental and international legal research. Emphasis is placed on appropriate and effective research strategies and evaluation of sources, both print and electronic.7122GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#499f7782-4b33-4821-80b6-26774042c42e;L0|#0499f7782-4b33-4821-80b6-26774042c42e|Skills;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661406
Legal Writing II: Theory & Practicehttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1407Legal Writing II: Theory & PracticeDevelops fundamental legal writing, reasoning, and research skills in the context of the analysis of a specific subject matter. This course also provides the transition from predictive to persuasive legal writing and advocacy and an introduction to other legal problem-solving skills.7125GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661407
Propertyhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1411PropertyAn introduction to the concept of ownership and its legal implications: rights to control, enjoy, and transfer real and personal property, including public and private restrictions on use; estates in land; concurrent ownership; adverse possession; easements and licenses; and landlords and tenants.7160GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661411
Public Lawhttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1413Public LawProvides a comprehensive introduction to public law, focusing on the constitutional structure of government, the legislative process and statutory interpretation, the nature and authority of public administrative agencies, the methods agencies use to establish regulations and other legal rules, and the process for judicial review of agency action.7180GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661413
Tortshttp://portal.vermontlaw.edu/Metacatalogs/Lists/Courses/DispForm.aspx?ID=1410TortsThis course presents the study of the legal protection afforded against interference by others with the security of one's person, property, or intangible interests.7150GP0|#4427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517;L0|#04427383a-57bf-428f-9c22-73669c71e517|Graduate;GTSet|#cbbd7cb7-f9db-41d7-8603-54518e246b51GP0|#d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85;L0|#0d7fb0a8d-dfc1-4457-a95f-7d7a4586ab85|Required;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#db2210a7-625b-4bb0-9545-56e81bdfe48aGP0|#02a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69;L0|#002a64ecc-8b08-4637-b4c1-74446f866f69|Lecture;GTSet|#f0004912-346b-4cda-81c5-04ab1bb4b34e;GPP|#6e96bd23-dbd4-4d09-9c3e-0aa09c84b5661410