The following is a list of approved courses offered at ASU Law:
Indicia of ownership, found property, estates in land, landlord-tenant, non-possessory interests, nuisance, land use planning, and transfers of interests in property.
LAW 524 Legal Advocacy
Continues LAW 519 and further develops skills in legal research and legal writing with and emphasis on advocacy.
LAW 600 Administrative Law
Administrative process, emphasizing nature of powers exercised by administrative agencies of government, problems of procedure, and scope of judicial review.
LAW 601 Antitrust Law
Legislation and its implementation to prevent monopoly and business practices in restraint of trade, including restrictive agreements involving price-fixing, trade association activities, and resale price maintenance.
LAW 602 Civil Procedure II
Focuses on the Rules of Civil Procedure and how lawyers use the Rules in litigating civil cases from initiation through the pre-trial stages.
LAW 603 Conflict of Laws
Problems arising when the operative facts of a case are connected with more than one state or nation. Choice of law, bases of jurisdiction, effect of foreign judgments, and underlying federal and constitutional issues.
LAW 604 Criminal Procedure
A study of constitutional criminal procedure with major emphasis on the Sixth Amendment's right to counsel, the Fifth Amendment's right against self-incrimination, and the Fourth Amendment's right to be free from unreasonable searches and seizures.
LAW 605 Evidence
Principles and practice governing the competency of witnesses and presentation of evidence, including the rules of exclusion and roles of lawyer, judge, and jury under the adversary system.
LAW 606 Federal Income Taxation
Federal income tax in relation to concepts of income, property arrangement, business activity, and current tax problems, with focus on the process of tax legislation and administration.
LAW 607 Nanotechnology Seminar
This seminar will provide an overview of the legal and policy issues relating to nanotechnology, including risk management, national and international regulations, intellectual property, privacy issues, and liability issues.
LAW 610 Advanced Criminal Procedure
Topics in criminal procedure, with emphasis on legal constraints on grand jury investigations, police practices, pretrial release, preliminary hearings, prosecutorial discretion, and plea bargaining.
LAW 611 Estate and Gift Tax
Tax laws relating to transfer of wealth both at death and during lifetime, including federal estate tax, gift tax, and income taxation of estates and trusts.
LAW 612 Family Law
Legal and non-legal problems that an individual may encounter because of a situation as a family member.
LAW 613 Federal Courts
Federal judicial system; relationship of federal and state law; jurisdiction of federal courts and their relation to state courts.
LAW 614 International Contracts
This course explores the laws applicable to international contractual relations, focusing heavily on the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods.
LAW 615 Public International Law
This course is an introduction to public international law, which is generally the law governing relations among states. Most fundamentally, the course will explain how international law has developed, how modern international law is made, and how it is enforced.
LAW 616 Jurisprudence
Introduces legal philosophy, with readings on the nature of law and legal reasoning, the relationship between law and morality and equality and social justice.
LAW 617 Genetics and the Law
Provides background on genetics and recent genetic advances; addresses the legal consequences and issues associated with such advances.
LAW 618 Decedent’s Estates
Substantive concepts involved in transmitting wealth, including interstate succession, wills and will substitutes, the modern trust as a family protective device, creation of future interests in a planned estate, social restrictions of a non-tax nature, and methods of devoting property to charitable purposes.
LAW 620 Civil Rights Legislation
Coverage of the rights and remedies provided by federal civil rights legislation, principally, the key provisions of the Reconstruction Era Civil Rights Acts, portions of the employment discrimination legislation, and voting rights legislation.
LAW 621 Sales & Leases of Goods
Advanced issues involving the formation and interpretation of sales and lease contracts. Focuses primarily on Articles 2 and 2A of the Uniform Commercial Code.
LAW 622 Secured Transactions
Secured transactions under Article 9 of the Uniform Commercial Code and other relevant sections. Overview of the creation, perfection, and priority effects of security interests. Financing of business enterprise and consumer credit.
LAW 624 Community Property
In-depth exploration of community property, with emphasis on Arizona law but comparative treatment with the other community states and the uniform Marital Property Act.
LAW 625 Constitutional Law II
The course will deal with individual rights protected by the
U.S. Constitution. Specific areas will include substantive due
process, freedom of expression and religion, and equal
LAW 626 Writing for Law Practice
This course reviews and develops writing, research, and
analytical skills introduced in the first year of law school and
introduces you to new research techniques and drafting skills.
LAW 627 Corporate Taxation
This is the basic course on the tax problems of corporations
LAW 628 Creditor-Debtor Relations
Creditors’ remedies in satisfaction of claims and debtors’
protection and relief under bankruptcy, other laws.
LAW 629 Employment Law
Employment law topics, including testing, privacy, OSHA,
FLSA, benefits, worker’s compensation, rights to
compensation, workplace emotional injuries, termination,
and sexual harassment.
LAW 630 Employment Discrimination
Focuses primarily on Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of
1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act, and the
Americans with Disabilities Act.
LAW 631 Environmental Law
A survey of the principal themes in environmental regulation
and policy, using cases and other materials arising under the
various major environmental statutes. This course will
explore the legal, policy, economic, scientific, and ethical
aspects of environmental protection.
LAW 632 Federal Indian Law I
Federal Indian Law I surveys the political and legal
relationship of Native Nations to the United States.
LAW 633 Law, Litigation, and Science
Fills a gap in the education of most lawyers, namely, how to
effectively think about and use empirical evidence.
LAW 635 Juvenile Law
Special problems in the juvenile system.
LAW 636 Land Use Planning
Legal problems in the regulation and control of land
development by state and local governments. Administration
of zoning, subdivision, and other planning controls; issues of
fairness and procedure in the utilization of such controls.
LAW 638 Professional Responsibility
This course will examine the law and ethics of lawyering.
Emphasis will be given to the formally promulgated A.B.A.
Model Rules that govern the professional responsibility of
lawyers and their interpretation and application.
LAW 639 Natural Resource Law
This course will cover the history of federal public land law,
the administration of federal public lands, and the
interpretation and application of the major federal laws
affecting public land management, including the Endangered
Species Act, the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA),
the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA), the
National Forest Management Act, the Wilderness Act, the
Taylor Grazing Act, and the Mining Law of 1872.
LAW 640 Securities Regulation
This course covers the basic concepts and problems in the
regulation of securities transactions under the Securities Act
of 1933, which is the primary federal statute governing rights,
duties, and remedies in connection with the financing of
business operations through the sale of securities to the
LAW 643 Water Law
This course will address the basic legal principles involved in
acquiring, maintaining, transferring, and adjudicating
property rights in water.
LAW 645 Patent Law
In-depth examination of substantive patent law as it applies
to the commercialization and enforcement of patent rights.
LAW 646 Copyright Law
This course provides a detailed introduction to the law of
copyright. It emphasizes the basics of traditional copyright
protection for art, music, and literature and but also
considers the application of those basic principles in an age
of digital technology.
LAW 647 Mass Tort Litigation
Examines unique procedural and substantive issues that arise
in mass tort litigation.
LAW 648 International Intellectual Property
This course will examine the international system for
regulation and direction of intellectual property.
LAW 649 Scientific Evidence
Examines the use of scientists and scientific tests or studies
in criminal and civil litigation.
LAW 650 Health Law & Policy
This course will cover the major aspects of health care law,
including access to care, consent, privacy, professional
liability, financing, managed care, fraud, abuse and self
referral, antitrust, privileging, corporate and tax structures
and regulation and reproductive and end of life issues.
LAW 651 Public Health Law & Ethics
Ensuring the health and well-being of citizens is among the
fundamental goals of American government. While state and
local governments have broad powers to provide for the
public’s health, government action to protect health and well-being may conflict with constitutionally-protected rights of
LAW 652 Bioethics and the Law
Covers a range of issues relating primarily to human
reproduction and life and death decisions.
LAW 653 Bankruptcy
Covers basic bankruptcy law and practices.
LAW 654 Business Organizations
This course will study to following areas: The principal agency
relationship and the doctrines of fiduciary
responsibility and conflicts of interest; partnerships, including
general and limited partnerships; the limited liability
company; and the corporation. We will focus on the
responsibilities of boards of directors, the rights of
shareholders and the similarities and differences between
closely-held and publicly-traded corporations.
LAW 655 Chapter 11
Covers the law and practice of reorganizing business entities
under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code.
LAW 656 Real Estate and Businesses Valuation
Focuses on the valuation of interests in real property and
LAW 657 Private Property Rights
Explores the conflict between property rights and the right of
the government to acquire private property for public use.
LAW 658 Arizona Constitutional Law
Examines the basic provisions of the Arizona Constitution
and the judicial decisions interpreting those provisions.
LAW 660 Advanced Estate Planning
This course will cover advanced estate planning and estate
administration issues. Specifically, advanced valuation issues,
marital deduction planning, fiduciary income tax, grantor
trust income tax, issues relating to charitable trusts, and the
generation skipping transfer tax.
LAW 661 Constitutional Literacy
Academic complement to the Marshall-Brennan
Constitutional Literacy Program where law students teach
constitutional law to high school students.
LAW 662 ADR and Employment Law
The use of alternative dispute resolution has been most
extensive in the area of employment law. Mediation and
arbitration are widely used not only in the collective
bargaining setting, but also in virtually every aspect of the
employment relationship. This course will offer the student a
comprehensive review of the subject with special emphasis
on the extensive body of law that has developed in regulating
LAW 664 Intellectual Property
Surveys the laws conventionally grouped as intellectual
property, with a focus on patents, copyrights, and
LAW 667 FDA Regulation
Examines the regulation of drugs, medical devices, and
biologics by the Food and Drug Administration.
LAW 691 Law, Accounting, and Finance
This course is designed to introduce the basic elements of
financial accounting to attorneys. This course will present the
“Fundamentals of Accounting” as well as the “Accounting
Principles” that form the foundation for current day
LAW 691 Animal Law
The course will survey the growing field of animal law.
LAW 691 Appellate Advocacy
Appellate Advocacy is a 2-credit writing course that builds on
the research and writing skills learned during the first year of
law school. Students will learn the basic procedure of federal
appellate practice and will learn persuasive drafting
LAW 691 Arizona Water Law
This seminar will focus on Arizona water allocation issues
currently pending in several different forums, including
Arizona and federal courts, the United States Congress, the
Arizona legislature, Arizona and federal administrative
agencies, and negotiations between private parties. Featured
topics will likely include the ongoing adjudication of water
rights in the Gila River and its tributaries, settlements of
Indian tribal water rights claims, allocation of Colorado River
water, the effect of the Endangered Species Act on water use
and allocation, proposals to drain Lake Powell, the
relationship between surface water and groundwater law, and
the public trust doctrine.
LAW 691 Biotechnology: Science, Law and Policy
This course will examine the legal, regulatory, scientific,
policy and ethical aspects of biotechnology, focusing on
genetically engineered plants and animals.
LAW 691 Class Actions
This course will focus on class actions and will cover such
issues as class action jurisdiction, class member definition and
identification, prerequisites to class certification under Rule
23, the class certification decision, class notice, settlement
LAW 691 Commercial Real Estate Law and Practice
A study of the legal principles governing commercial real
estate transactions and their practical application by the
practitioner, including purchases and sales, title insurance,
secured financing, foreclosures, and commercial leases.
LAW 691 Construction Law
This course will focus on construction, a special area of
commercial litigation in which key issues related to drafting,
evidence, pleadings, procedures, remedies, and insurance are
often litigated in Arizona.
LAW 691 Contract Drafting
This course provides students with the opportunity to learn
the basic principles of contract drafting, interpretation, and
negotiation. This course will also introduce students to the
role of the transactional lawyer
LAW 691 Corporate Governance Law
This course will examine the legal and regulatory aspects of
corporate governance and the standards that the law expects
directors to conform to.
LAW 691 Cyberspace Law
The Cyberspace Law course will examine a diverse group of
emerging cyberspace legal issues with a focus on the interface
of jurisdictional and intellectual
property regimes with the
virtual world of the Internet.
LAW 691 Death Penalty
This course will survey the major constitutional and
operational issues with respect to the death penalty in the
LAW 691 Election Law
This course reviews the key constitutional provisions,
statutes, and court decisions governing such topics as the
expansion of the franchise, presidential selection,
redistricting, campaign finance reform, and direct democracy.
Weekly lectures may include guest speakers who have
participated in federal and state campaigns.
LAW 691 Entertainment Law and Practice
This course is designed to give students a look into the actual
practice of entertainment law, and beyond, into the true role
of lawyers in the modern entertainment world.
LAW 691 Federal Criminal Practice & Procedure
This is a clinical class that teaches fundamental federal
practice and procedure. The paradigm uses a simulated
federal criminal case.
LAW 691 Great Traditions in Jurisprudence
The purpose of this course is to consider the ‘great traditions’
LAW 691 Human Rights
This course is a general introduction to international human
rights law, theory, and practice. It discusses the emergence of
international human rights norms and the means by which
they are created, promoted, and enforced.
LAW 691 IP Commercialization & Technology Transfer
This course examines the scientific, legal, and business
processes that underlie the commercialization of intellectual
property created at research institutions.
LAW 691 Indian Economic Development
This seminar will focus on a wide range of contemporary
tribal economic development issues.
LAW 691 Indian Legal Research
This course will teach students how to research Federal
Indian law and tribal law issues. In addition to providing
instruction about how to use particular research tools and
sources, this course will teach students how to analyze
research problems and how and why to use particular types
of sources in their legal analysis.
LAW 691 Insurance Law
This course is an introduction to insurance law principles.
LAW 691 Intellectual Property
This course will survey the laws conventionally grouped as
“intellectual property,” with a focus on patents, copyrights,
LAW 691 Intellectual Property Portfolio Management
This course exposes students, steeped in intellectual property
law, to important client business strategies.
LAW 691 International Environmental Law
International environmental law has expanded dramatically
since 1972. With the increasing attention being given to
global climate change and the idea of sustainable
development, it is again taking center stage in international
relations and increasingly in US policy, with the recent
appointment of a national climate coordinator. This course
will introduce the history, theory, principles and mechanisms
of international environmental law. It will consider how to
create and structure legal instruments and procedures that
can deal effectively with the challenges of global sustainable
development. Since the field is so vast, we will concentrate
on two substantive areas: the international law of the
atmosphere, including air pollution, the ozone layer and
climate change; and the international law of biodiversity,
including biodiversity in general, endangered species and
LAW 691 International Law of Trade
This course will cover economic and political theories of
trade; the WTO as an organization; the major principles and
exceptions of international trade law; and the status and
future outlook of the current round of global trade
negotiations. We will also consider how the rules of trade law
interact with other important issues, such as protection of the
environment and human health.
LAW 691 International Institutions & Global
This course examines how the international community
organizes its responses to global problems.
LAW 691 International Tax
This course examines the issues of international taxation.
LAW 691 International Trade & Sustainable
This course introduces the rules and institutions that govern
the two principal areas of international economic activity,
trade and foreign investment.
LAW 691 Introduction to English Legal History
The course will focus on the creation of the Common Law as
a legal system during the 12th and 13th centuries and on its
subsequent development down to the 17th century.
LAW 691 Law & Lit/Philosophy in Literature
This course will explore works of literature--novels, short
stories, plays, etc.--that raise important issues of law and
LAW 691 Law of International Trade
This course will cover economic and political theories of
trade; the World Trade Organization (WTO) as an
organization; the major principles and exceptions of WTO
law; the status and future outlook of the current round of
global trade negotiations; the parallel regime for international
investment; and to the extent there is time some
controversial issues such as the use of trade policy to
promote human or worker rights and to advance national
LAW 691 Law of the European Union
This three credit course is designed as a general overview of
the legal system of the European Union.
LAW 691 Oral Appellate Advocacy
This is not a course on appellate law or procedure. We will focus on the techniques and dynamics of appellate advocacy, with special emphasis on oral argument. Some aspects of brief writing and presentation will also be covered, but the core offering is an effort to build solid clinical skills in oral advocacy in appellate courts.
LAW 768 International Business Transactions
An introduction to the U.S., foreign and international law
regulating cross-border business transactions and to the
structure of cross-border business deals.
LAW 770 Law Journal
Academic credit for successful completion of editorial work
by a member of the staff of Arizona State Law Journal.
LAW 771 Jurimetrics Journal
Academic credit for successful completion of editorial work
by a member of the staff of the Jurimetrics Journal of Law,
Science, and Technology.
LAW 772 Public Defender Clinic
Placement in the Public Defender Clinic and related
LAW 773 Civil Justice Clinic
Placement in the Civil Justice Clinic and related classroom
LAW 773 Work-Life Policy Clinic
Students in the Work-Life Policy Unit work on civil disputes,
administrative proceedings, legislative lawyering, and
community education matters involving unemployment
insurance benefits, flexible scheduling, wage and hour, time
off, discrimination and other employment law issues.
LAW 774 Criminal Practice Clinic
Placement with various prosecutor offices in the Phoenix
area and related classroom component.
LAW 775 Mediation Clinic
Study of the mediation process and experience as mediators
in cases pending before the justice courts and administrative
LAW 776 Indian Legal Clinic
Placement in the Indian Legal Clinic and related classroom
LAW 777 Innovation Advancement Legal Clinic
Placement in the Technology Venture Clinic and related
LAW 778 Immigration Law & Policy Clinic
Placement in the Immigration Law & Policy Clinic and
related classroom component.
LAW 780 The Litigation Experience
The culminating experience of the Trial Advocacy Program.
LAW 781 Independent Study
With the approval of a faculty member, a student may
research a legal subject of special interest and prepare a paper
suitable for publication.
LAW 784 Moot Court Competition
Successful participation and completion of a national moot
LAW 785 Externship
Supervised, practical lawyering in an external placement
proposed by the student or established by a sponsoring
agency and approved by the College of Law. In addition, an
associated academic component is established by the student
with a member of the faculty.
LAW 791 Advanced Secure Transactions Seminar
This is an advanced seminar in secured transactions for
students who are interested in studying some of the more
complex financing transactions that the basic course does not
have time to cover. Article 9 of the UCC and the federal
bankruptcy code are the principal bodies of law that will be
LAW 791 Applied Evidence and Oral Advocacy
Students learn trial advocacy by presenting opening
statements, direct and cross-examination, objections, motions
to the Court, final arguments and other aspects of trial
practice. Students will also address issues of evidence law and
civil procedure raised in the simulated trial practice problems.
The course culminates in a jury trial. Student presentations
will be videotaped for individual critique. Students will also
learn how to use courtroom technology for displaying
evidentiary exhibits or visual aids and will be asked to use this
technology during their presentations.
LAW 791 Banking Law & Regulation Seminar
Financial institutions exercise great power in the modern US
and world economies. Their activities impact the work
lawyers do in many ways – as consumer and commercial
lenders, suppliers of investment products, insurers, and
providers of numerous other types of financial services.
Moreover, the role and nature of financial institutions in
today’s society is changing in response to global competition,
technological advances, and rapidly changing economic
conditions. But the manner in which the law regulates
financial institutions is not so much the product of a
coherent set of policies strategy, as the ad hoc result of the
historical reactions to a variety of crisis that impacted the
financial system. This seminar examines a selected number of
aspects of this regulatory system.
LAW 791 Biotech Licensing & Litigation Seminar
This seminar explores the special problems and issues in
transactions and litigation involving biotechnology and how
the law is evolving to address them.
LAW 791 Civil Pretrial Practice
This skills course will focus on the several aspects of pre-trial
practice in civil litigation, including discovery planning and
implementation, disclosure, interrogatories, requests for
production, requests for admissions, examinations and
viewings, depositions, discovery sanctions and pre-trial
LAW 791 Contingency Fee Patent Litigation
This course is designed to teach the students the skills
necessary to recognize the characteristics of a valuable and
enforceable patent. Once those characteristics are recognized,
the course will address from a practical perspective, how to
structure an effective patent prosecution, licensing and
enforcement program, as well as how to defend such
LAW 791 Constitutional Liberty Seminar
This seminar deals with constitutional liberties in the U.S.
Constitution, particularly those that are derived through
substantive due process.
LAW 791 Corrections Seminar
The Corrections Seminar is an opportunity for law students
to become familiar with the state’s prison system where
felons are incarcerated in Arizona, by (1) examining USSC
and 9th circuit decisions impacting conditions of
confinement and employee conduct, (2) evaluating the
passage of certain state and federal laws governing its
operation, and (3) considering the impact of the underlying
assumptions of sentencing goals and applications on the
criminal justice system.
LAW 791 Court Related ADR Seminar
This course is directed to analyzing the American justice
system's institutionalization of alternative dispute resolution
LAW 791 Current Topic/Environmental Litigation
This seminar will focus on substantive and procedural issues
in environmental litigation.
LAW 791 Environmental Justice Seminar
This seminar will study the law and policy of environmental
justice, which has become an important new concept in
environmental law and policy.
LAW 791 Ethics of Punishment Seminar
In this seminar we will examine various aspects of criminal
punishment in the United States, focusing in particular on
evaluating our practices in terms of the dominant ethical
traditions in Western philosophy (Aristotelian, Kantian, and
LAW 791 Fact Investigation Seminar
Topics will include planning and strategy; finding people and
things; interviewing witnesses (and interrogating suspects);
crime/accident scene investigation; eye-witness identification;
working with investigators; experts; and ethical and other
LAW 791 Gender & Family Policy Seminar
This seminar will focus on selected topics in family law,
gender issues, and family policy that are the subject of
current debate in public policy or intellectual forums.
LAW 791 Gideon Fellowship
The Gideon Fellowship for Criminal Defense is a 12-month
clinical experience beginning the summer following the
completion of the second year of law school.
LAW 791 Healthcare Entrepreneurship Clinic
Law students interested in health law will be partnered with
early-stage Arizona based businesses, to solve problems
related to formation, IP issues, compliance and regulatory
issues, contracts, leases and licenses. Students will work with
in-house counsel or senior leadership in these organizations.
Students will learn about and address the challenges
encountered while starting an entrepreneurial business.
Students attend Professor Menkhus's Innovation
Advancement seminar and meet with me in person or by
LAW 791 High Tech Licensing Seminar
This course addresses the issues associated with licensing
LAW 791 Intensive Writing
The course is designed to provide intensive training in legal
research and writing.
LAW 791 International Environment & Development
This seminar is designed to introduce students to one of the
most interesting new fields of international law. We will study
the basic issues and concepts particular to international
environmental law and explore the underlying conflicts.
LAW 791 Jurisprudence: Morality, Religion, and
This seminar will explore the nature and legitimacy of moral
judgments in answering various questions about the criminal
LAW 791 Jurisprudence: Authority Seminar
To quote a recent essay on the topic, “authority is a
numbingly familiar, stunningly mundane fact of life–and a
daunting mystery.” The nature and source of legal authority is
also a classical issue of jurisprudence. This seminar will
examine this classical issue, but within the context of a
consideration of other kinds of authority.
LAW 791 Juvenile Law Clinic
The subject matter of this clinic encompasses issues facing
juveniles. In response to the unmet legal needs of children
the clinic aims to increase access to the legal system,
education, advocacy and representation of juveniles in
matters such as guardianship petitions, issues relating to
qualification decisions or the fulfillment of individualized
education plans and 504 plans in administrative complaints,
mediation or due process hearings, or delinquency hearings.
LAW 791 Law and Democracy Seminar
This seminar will address the law of American politics from
the perspective of democratic theory.
LAW 791 Law & the Arts Seminar
The course examines the intersections of law and the “art
LAW 791 Law and Psychology Seminar
This seminar provides students with an overview of classic
and modern research in the field of law and psychology.
LAW 791 Law, Morality and Policy Seminar
This course will explore some of the ways in which justice
and law can both support and conflict with each other. We
will try to gain a better understanding of the nature of law,
the nature of justice, and why justice needs to be
implemented through law.
LAW 791 Law of Sustainable Development
This seminar will study the basic issues and concepts
particular to international environmental law and sustainable
development and explore the underlying conflicts.
LAW 791 Mediation/Settlement Advocacy Seminar
This highly interactive seminar will offer students practical
and theoretical training in the mediation and settlement of
LAW 791 Medical Malpractice Seminar
This seminar will focus on the underlying theory and the
routine practice of medical malpractice litigation.
LAW 791 Natural Resources Policy Seminar
This seminar is open to LL.M and J.D. students who would
like the opportunity to explore the special problems and
issues in transactions and litigation involving biotechnology
and how the law is evolving to address them.
LAW 791 Neuroscience & Law Seminar
The goal of this course is to highlight the relationship
between the law and views of personhood that are in large
part derived from “neurological” discoveries or insights.
LAW 791 Practice of Law in the Digital Era
This class will introduce students to the key components of
courtroom and litigation technology, which have become
important in modern litigation.
LAW 791 Sports Agency
This course will offer a behind the scenes look into the role
of the agent in professional sports. The course will begin
with a brief history and legal foundation for the creation of
the sports agent.
LAW 791 Research Ethics and Law Seminar
This seminar is designed to give students a broad
understanding of research ethics, regulation and law. In this
course we explore a selection of topics in research involving
LAW 791 Self & Society: Personal Honor & Social Order
in Homer's Iliad
The class will undertake a close reading of The Iliad, including
an analysis its mythological context and current applicability.
LAW 791 Sentencing Seminar
The seminar will meet once a week. It will cover issues in
sentencing theory and practice, including theories of
punishment, aggravating and mitigating sentencing factors,
mandatory minimum sentences, the Supreme Court’s Sixth
Amendment sentencing cases, and Arizona state sentencing
LAW 791 The Scientific Revolution
This course will cover material from the so-called ‘scientific
revolution’, beginning with Copernicus (first half of 16th
century) and extending through Newton and Leibniz (late
17th–early 18th century). The course will deal with natural
philosophy (physics), astronomy, and mathematics and, also,
with methodological and conceptual (‘philosophical’) issues
in the foundations of science during the chronological period
that it covers.
LAW 791 The Supreme Court and Politics Seminar
This seminar will explore the Supreme Court’s role in the
United States’ political system from a number of angles.
LAW 791 Tax Policy Seminar
This seminar examines tax policy from a variety of
perspectives: legal, philosophical, economic, social, and
LAW 791 Truman Young Clinic
The fellowship program is a clinic, and it is administered by
the Clinical Program at the College of Law. The Truman
Young Fellow works in four prosecuting offices during the
one-year fellowship period. The offices include the City of
Phoenix prosecutor’s office, the Maricopa County Attorney’s
office, the Arizona Attorney General’s Office, and the U.S.
Attorney’s Office of Arizona. The rotation schedule will
depend on the needs of the participating offices, but the
Fellow will generally spend about 3 months at each office.
LAW 791 Victims in Criminal Procedure Seminar
Victims in Criminal Procedure will explore the historical and evolving role of crime victims in the criminal justice process.