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Health Law

LAW 527

A review of significant issues in health law, including the quality, accessibility, delivery, and cost of health care services, as well as the major legal problems inherent in the regulation of the health care system, with a focus on legislative, judicial, and administrative developments.

Honors Seminar

LAW 369

This seminar focuses on a particular topic, with individual sessions taught by various faculty members under the direction of a faculty coordinator. When the focus is on law and literature, the course explores the relationship between them, considering themes of law and justice as they have been portrayed in literary works and comparing legal and literary approaches to legal theory and practice and to the resolution of social and individual disputes through legal systems. Students are required to participate in class discussion and submit a paper on a subject within the parameters of the particular seminar's focus. Prerequisite: Students must have a CGPA of 3.0 or above to enroll.

Honors Writing

LAW 552

This course is an honors writing course and is the fifth course required to earn a Certificate in Legal Writing. This is a capstone course that builds on the core writing curriculum while challenging students with advanced study in logical and creative thinking, intricate analysis, and sophisticated case synthesis. Students will produce a 30-50 page paper of publishable quality. This course must be taken in a student's final year of law school. Prerequisites: (1) a CGPA that places the student in the top 15% of his or her class at the time of registration for the course and (2) a 3.4 or above in each Lawyering Skills 1 (LAW 106), Lawyering Skills 2 (LAW 107), and Lawyering Skills 3 (LAW 207A or LAW 207B). *Prior to Fall 2013, this course was titled Advanced Legal Reasoning.