Courses

Professional track courses are intensive, three to six weeks in duration, and offered in sequence. 21 units are required for completion of the LL.M. degree, which allows students to meet the educational requirements to sit for the California Bar Examination. Scheduled course offerings for the 2014 summer term are shown below (subject to change).

Click below for more information about the courses required to satisfy: 

General

 
= Required Course for Degree Completion

 

 

(subject to change)

Summer 2014 Schedule: First-Year Students

Morning Classes (Mon-Fri)

9am – 12:15 pm

Select One per Quarter


 


 

 

OPTIONAL

Q1
May 12-30
Exam: Jun 2

Q2
Jun 4-20
Exam: Jun 23-24

Q3
Jun 26-Jul 15
Exam: Jul 17

Q4
Jul 21-Aug 5
Exam: Aug 7-8

Contracts (3 Units, Berring / Infelise / Bayern)

Business Associations (3 Units, McCrary/Dibadj)

Securities Law (3 Units, Henderson /Markham)

Antitrust Law 
(3 Units, Dibadj)

 

Introduction to IP (3 Units, Menell)

Torts (3 Units, Gergen)

Economics in Law Practice (2 Units, Taymor)

 

Civil Procedure (3 Units, O’Connell)

Privacy Law (3 Units, Schwartz)

Professional Responsibility
(3 Units, Langford)

 

Partnerships & LLCs (2 Units, Buxbaum)

International Civil Litigation (3 Units, Yoo)

Patent Law (3 Units, Merges)

 

Human Rights Law (2 Units, Mohamed)

 

 Environmental Law (2 Units, Biber)

Evidence (3 Units, Roth)

 

International Business Transactions (3 Units, Dodge)

 

 

 

 

 

Afternoon Classes (2-3 days/wk)

 

 Fundamentals of US Law (Fernholz) (2 Units)    

 

Legal Research & Writing I (1 Unit)

Negotiations (1 Unit, Epstein) - 2 day intensive

 

Summer 2014 Schedule: Second-Year Students

(subject to change)

Morning Classes (Mon-Fri)

9am – 12:15 pm

Select One per Quarter

 

OPTIONAL

Q1
May 12-30
Exam: Jun 2

Q2
Jun 4-20
Exam: Jun 23- 24

Q3
Jun 26-Jul 15
Exam: Jul 17

Q4
Jul 21-Aug 5
Exam: Aug 7-8

Securities Law
(3 Units, Bartlett)

Business Associations (3 Units, McCrary/ Dibadj)

Securities Law (3 Units, Henderson / Markham)

Antitrust Law 
(3 Units, Dibadj)

Constitutional Law (3 Units, Murray)

 Introduction to IP
(3 Units, Menell)

Privacy Law (3 Units, Schwartz)

Economics in Law Practice (2 Units, Taymor)

International Arbitration (3 Units, Guzman)

Civil Procedure (3 Units, O’Connell)

Torts (3 Units, Gergen)

Professional Responsibility (3 Units, Langford

Copyright Law (3 Units, Depoorter)

Partnerships & LLCs (2 units, Buxbaum)

Mergers & Acquisitions (3 Units, Davidoff)

 

Patent Law (3 Units, Merges)


Human Rights Law (2 Units, Mohamed)

International Civil Litigation (3 Units, Yoo)

Evidence (3 Units, Roth)

 

International Business Transactions (3 Units, Dodge)

Environmental Law (2 Units, Biber)

 


Afternoon Classes

(1-3 days/ week)

 

     Professional Responsibility (3 Units, Budner)

 Legal Research & Writing II (1 Unit)

OR

 

Negotiations (1 Unit, Epstein) - 2 day intensive

Academic Writing (2 Units, Farber)

 

 

Academic Documents

Full Course Descriptions (PDF): Updated as of May 15, 2014

Class Locations, Schedule & Book List (PDF): note that class locations may change - please check your BearFacts schedule for the most up-to-date room assignments.

Academic Rules & Policies: Professional Track LL.M. (PDF)