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Required Courses for Students who entered in August 2014 and thereafter

For Students who entered the law school in August 2014 and thereafter, the following courses are required:

  • First-Year courses:
    • Contracts I & II;
    • Property I & II;
    • Torts I & II;
    • Legal Research, Analysis and Writing I & II;
    • Civil Procedure I & II; and,
    • Critical Practice Skills I.
  • Upper-Level courses:
    • Business Associations;
    • Commercial Law;
    • Constitutional Law I & II;
    • Criminal Law;
    • Criminal Procedure;
    • Evidence;
    • Professional Responsibility;
    • Secured Transactions;
    • Wills, Trusts & Estates; and
    • Critical Practice Skills II & III
  • Other course requirements:[1]
  • Required courses for students who are academically “at-risk”: Students who, entering their last semester of law school, fall into two out of the three categories[2] deemed statistically “at-risk” for bar passage are required to take certain courses:
    • The Bar Preparation Course; and
    • As designated in the course registration materials:
      • An Insurance course;
      • An Equity course; and
      • A Domestic Relations course. 

 



[1] The registration material for each semester or session will designate courses which satisfy the Upper-Level Writing Requirement, the Skills Requirement, and the Drafting Requirement.  Each of these requirements is separate from one another and must be satisfied by separate courses. 

[2] The three categories are:  (1) LSAT below 148; (2) 1L GPA below 2.4; and, (3) cumulative GPA below 2.7.