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2001 SUMMER SESSION SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

April 3, 2001

CALENDAR

Last day of Spring semester exams  Saturday, May 19, 2001
First day of summer classes  Monday, May 21
Memorial Day (no classes)  Monday, May 28
Monday classes meet (Memorial Day make-up)  Friday, June 1
Independence Day (no classes) Wednesday, July 4
Wednesday classes meet (Independence Day make-up) Friday, July 6
Last day of classes  Thursday, July 12
Read period  Friday, July 13 - Sunday, July 15
Final exams  Monday, July 16 - Wednesday, July 18

Credit hour limit: You may register for a maximum of six credit hours in the summer session; there is no minimum. The six credit maximum applies whether you are attending Chicago-Kent or another law school, either here or abroad. To receive private financial aid loans, however, you must take at least three hours; to receive federal loans, you must take at least six hours. Students who register for four hours of clinical courses may seek permission to take a total of seven hours by submitting a request form to Prof. Gary Laser; the forms are available in Suite 600.

Courses Not Eligible for Pass/Fail Election: Environmental Law Clinic, Legal Drafting, Professional Responsibility, and Trial Advocacy.

SCHEDULE OF CLASSES

Number Course Professor Cr Days Times Room Final Exam
Monday/Wednesday courses:
435-071 Bankruptcy Reibman 3 M/W 6:00 - 8:25 7/17 6:00
371-071 Conflict of Laws Green 3 M/W 6:00 - 8:25 7/16 6:00
273-071 Evidence Kling 3 M/W 6:00 - 8:25 7/16 6:00
340-071 Family Law Greene 3 M/W 6:00 - 8:25 7/16 6:00
424-071 Legal Drafting: General Practice* Farber 2 Wed. 6:00 - 9:25 No final exam
                                 * Current first year day students and second year evening students have priority for this section. 
580-071 Tax Procedure Decatorsmith 2 Mon. 6:00 - 9:25 7/17 6:00
Tuesday/Thursday courses:
270-071 Crim. Pro.: Investigative Process Greenberg 3 Tu/Th. 6:00 - 8:25 7/18 6:00
521-071 Environmental Law Clinic* Harley/Musiker 3 Th 1:00 - 4:00 No final exam
521-072 Environmental Law Clinic* Harley/Musiker 4 Th 1:00 - 4:00 No final exam
*Students are required to perform 17 hours a week of fieldwork for the 3-credit version, and 21 hours a week of fieldwork for the 4-credit version, in addition to the classroom component. See the course description in the Registration Bulletin for details. Pass/fail not available.
588-071 Environmental Law Extern.* Musiker 1 TBA No final exam
*See the course description in the Registration Bulletin. This course is graded only on a pass/fail basis.
424-072 Legal Drafting: General Practice* Moltz 2 Tues. 6:00 - 9:25 No final exam
                   * Current first year day students and second year evening students have priority for this section.
429-071 Negotiations* Schoenfield 2 Tues. 6:00 - 9:25 No final exam
                  * Must have completed 40 credit hours; if you take Negotiations, you cannot take Alternative Dispute Resolution.
276-071 Personal Income Tax Chapman 3 Tu/Th. 6:00 - 8:25 7/18 6:00
415-071 Professional Responsibility Kling 2 Thurs. 6:00 - 9:25 7/18 6:00
555-071 Trial Advocacy 1* Erickson 3 Tu/Th. 6:00 - 8:25 No final exam
                  * Prerequisite: Evidence.

CLINICAL EDUCATION COURSES

Permission is required for admission to all clinical programs. All clinical programs are graded on a pass/low pass/fail basis only. Students are expected to put in a minimum of 224 hours (an average of 32 hours a week for 7 weeks) for 4 hours of credit, a minimum of 168 hours (an average of 24 hours a week for 7 weeks) for 3 hours of credit, and a minimum of 112 hours (an average of 16 hours a week for 7 weeks) for 2 hours of credit. Students must be available at the days and times designated below to meet with supervising attorneys and at other times as required by the supervising attorneys.
 
Number Course Professor Cr Days Times Room
In-House Clinic Programs
512-001 Criminal Clinic - 1 (3 hours) Kling, Thomas 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
512-002 Criminal Clinic - 1 (4 hours) Kling, Thomas 4 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
532-001 Criminal Clinic - 2 (3 hours) Kling, Thomas 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
532-002 Criminal Clinic - 1 (4 hours) Kling, Thomas 4 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
513-001 Employment & General Litig. Clinic - 1 (3 hours) Gonzalez, Leader 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
513-002 Employment & General Litig. Clinic - 1 (4 hours) Gonzalez, Leader 4 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
533-001 Employment & General Litig. Clinic - 2 (3 hours) Gonzalez, Leader 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
533-002 Employment & General Litig. Clinic - 2 (4 hours) Gonzalez, Leader 4 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
516-001 Health Law Clinic - 1 (3 hours) Kraus 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
516-002 Health Law Clinic - 1* (4 hours) Kraus 4 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
518-001 Health Law Clinic - 2 (3 hours) Kraus 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
518-002 Health Law Clinic - 2* (4 hours) Kraus 4 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
*Students may register for 4 credits of Health Law Clinic with instructor permission only.
506-001 Information Technology & Entrepr. Clinic (3 hours) Williams 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
494-001 Inverv. & Couns. Prac. (Advice Desk) - 2* (2 hours) Kentra/Kraus 2 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
*Completion of Intervv. & Couns. Practice (Advice Desk) - 1 is a prerequisite.
515-001 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic - 1 (3 hours) Decatorsmith 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
535-001 Low Income Taxpayer Clinic - 2 (3 hours) Decatorsmith 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
511-001 Mediation & Other ADR Procedures* (3 hours) Kentra 3 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
511-001 Mediation & Other ADR Procedures* (4 hours) Kentra 4 MW 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
*Students must be availble for mediation certificate training from approximately 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on 5/23/01, 5/24/01, 5/30/01, and 5/31/01. There will be an extra charge to your tuition for the certificate training.
545-001 Advanced Clinic (3 hours) Laser 3 TBA
545-002 Advanced Clinic (4 hours) Laser 4 TBA
Externship Programs
559-001  Advanced Externship Program - 1 Gross 4 TBA
573-001 Judicial Externship Program - 1 Gross 4 Wed. 11:15 - 12:30 p.m.
572-001 Judicial Externship Program - 2 Gross 4 TBA
Other Clinic Programs
524-001  First Defense Legal Aid Clinic Walz 2 Mon. 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

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