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Law

5024/5025 Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, CB# 3380
(919) 962-1249

First Session, 2020

For further information, address inquiries to: Registrar, 919-962-1249, School of Law, CB# 3380, Van Hecke-Wettach Hall, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599 3380.

LAW 242T Evidence (3)

A comprehensive survey course. Evidence introduces students to all major aspects of the Federal Rules of Evidence through the problem-based method.  The course covers the following topics:  real and demonstrative evidence, relevancy, character evidence, the qualification of expert witnesses, examination of witnesses, credibility and impeachment, competency, hearsay, and privileges.  The focus of this course will be on the practical application of the rules of evidence in the courtroom.  Professor Catherine Dunham.  Evening classes.  Class meets Tues/Wed/Thurs from 5:30 – 8 p.m.

LAW 266 Professional Responsibility (2)

Regulation of the legal profession; lawyer advertising; trust accounting; lawyer-client relationship; conflicts of interest; confidentiality and privilege; ethical dilemmas in litigation. Thematic emphasis on professionalism and developing your identity in the legal community.  Professor Carmen Bannon.  Class meets on Tuesday evenings from 5:30 – 8 p.m. and Saturday mornings from 9:30 – noon except for Saturday, May 23.

LAW 266 267T.1 Advanced Legal Research (3)

ONLINE. This course will offer students the opportunity to expand their skills in using primary and secondary legal sources in the context of legal practice. The course covers a range of topics, including statutory and case law research, practice materials, specialized topical resources and cost-effective research strategies. Upon completion of this course, students will have gained experience formulating efficient research methodologies and evaluating sources of legal information in various formats. Course grades will be based on a series of research assignments and class participation. Students will earn Experiential credit for this course.  Professors Stacey Rowland and Nichole Downing.

LAW 402 Externship Program (4)

The Summer Externship Program runs from Monday, May 11, (3-hour required orientation) through June 19. Rising 2Ls and rising 3Ls enrolled in the Summer Program earn 4 pass/fail units of credit. Students work on site at their externship 32 hours per week; submit weekly journals and time sheets; attend individual conferences with their faculty supervisor; and attend weekly class meetings (held on Fridays). In addition, students are required to attend the Monday, May 11, orientation program and one field trip TBA.  Professors Maria Savasta-Kennedy and Rina Lyubkin (pending).

LAW 467 Negotiation (2)

This course introduces students to the theory and practice of negotiation in our legal system. Students will develop negotiating skills and improve their understanding of the negotiation process by participating in simulations, analyzing bargaining behavior, discussing negotiation concepts and receiving critique. Students are graded on class participation and application of skills and on several written papers in which students reflect on their experiences in light of the themes and readings in the course.  This class requires a minimum of 12 students.   Class attendance is mandatory.  Professor Samuel Jackson.  Evening classes.  Class meeting Mon/Wed from 5:30 – 8 p.m. ***Canceled***

Second Session, 2020

No course offerings