2014-2015 Course and Schedule Updates

DateCourse and Schedule Updates
September 19, 2014Professor Jon Hanson will teach three new offerings in Spring 2015: Systemic Justice, The Justice Lab, and Writing about Justice.  Registration and requisite information can be found in each course description.
September 19, 2014Professor Andrew Crespo will teach a new seminar, Popular Criminalism, in Spring 2015.  This seminar is now available for LLM students to add in Helios and will be included in the Spring Elective registration round for upper-level JD students.
September 17, 2014There has been a time change for Professor Noa Ben-Asher's Sexuality, Gender, and the Law course.  Going forward, the course will meet on Mondays and Tuesdays from 10:30am to 12:00pm.
September 12, 2014The deadline to apply for Congresswoman Jane Harman's reading group, My Journey: Tough Policy Decisions and the Rule of Law, has been extended through next Friday, September 19, 2014.
September 11, 2014Professor David Rosenberg's Making Legal History seminar has been cancelled.
September 10, 2014Reminder: The deadline to apply for Custom and Legal Authority: Advanced Topics in Jewish Law and Legal Theory with Noah Feldman is September 12th.
September 9, 2014Ms. Suzanne Klahr and Mr. Kyle Westaway will teach, Introduction to Social Entrepreneurship, in Winter/Spring 2015.  Please note, this course is available for LLM students to add in Helios now and will be available during winter elective registration for upper-level JDs.
September 4, 2014Reminder: A list of the HLS by permission courses with their corresponding deadlines can be found here.  
September 2, 2014Professor Robert George will teach a new reading group, Virtue and Law, in Fall 2014.  Enrollment is by permission of the instructor.
September 2, 2014Professors Scott Brewer and Edward Hall will teach a new course, The Epistemic Authority of Science, in Fall 2014.  This course is available for add/drop/waitlist in Helios now.
September 2, 2014Professors Intisar Rabb and Roy Mottahedeh will offer a new course, Islamic Law and Society: Historians, Biographers, Judges, in Fall 2014. This course is available for add/drop/waitlist in Helios now.
August 27, 2014Professor Barney Frank will offer a new course, The History of the Effort to Achieve Legal Equality for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People in the United States, in Fall 2014.  This course is available for add/drop/waitlist in Helios now.
August 25, 2014Mr. Kenneth Feinberg will offer a new reading group, Unconventional Responses to Unique Catastrophes: Tailoring the Law to Meet the Challenges, in Fall 2014.  This reading group is available for add/drop/waitlist in Helios now.
August 21, 2014Ms. Maggie Gardner will offer a new reading group, Transnational Litigation in U.S. Courts, in Spring 2015.
August 21, 2014Ms. Avlana Eisenberg will offer a new reading group, The Prison Industry and Criminal Justice Incentives, in Spring 2015.
August 21, 2014University Professors Cass Sunstein and Lawrence Summers' Spring 2015 course, Inside Government: Making Public Policy, will no longer require permission to enroll.  The course is now available for LLM students to add in Helios and will be included in the Spring Elective registration round for upper-level JD students.
August 20, 2014Associate Dean Catherine Claypoole and Professor Jody Freeman will offer a new reading group, Women and Ambition, in Spring 2015.
August 20, 2014Professor Tess Wilkinson-Ryan will teach a new section of Trusts and Estates in Winter 2015.
August 20, 2014Congresswoman Jane Harman will teach a new reading group, My Journey: Tough Policy Decisions and the Rule of Law, in Fall 2014.  Enrollment is by permission of the instructor.
August 14, 2014Mr. David Hoffman's fall Legal Profession course has been cancelled.
August 14, 2014Ms. Susannah Tobin will teach a reading group, Becoming a Law Professor, in Spring 2015.
August 6, 2014Cross-registrants are strongly encouraged to apply for Mr. Chris Bavitz and Ms. Topelson's Counseling and Legal Strategy in the Digital Age seminar.
July 25, 2014Professors Duncan Kennedy and Mikhail Xifaras' course, The Genealogy of Continental Philosophy and Law, has been rescheduled for Wednesday and Thursday nights from 7pm to 9pm.  Specific meeting dates are listed in the course description.
July 24, 2014Professor Lorie Graham will teach a reading group, Indigenous Peoples in International Law, in Spring 2015.
July 21, 2014All HLS by permission courses with their corresponding deadlines are available here.
July 16, 2014Ms. Amy Schulman and Prof. Frances Frei will teach a new reading group, Why should you care? Creating the conditions for excellence, in Spring 2015.
July 16, 2014Mr. Scott Michelman will teach a new course, Civil Rights Litigation, in Spring 2015.
July 16, 2014Ms. Nancy Ramirez's course, Litigation and Legislative Strategies for Latino Civil Rights Advocacy, has been cancelled for Fall 2014.
July 15, 2014Ms. Lauren Coyle will teach a new course, Harvard Africa Workshop: New Forms of Law, Economy, Politics, and Culture in Fall 2014.  The course is available for add/drop in Helios.
June 23, 2014Mr. Mohamed Helal's fall section of Public International Law will now meet on Mondays and Tuesdays from 8:40am to 10:10am.
June 23, 2014Professor Shahab Ahmed will teach a full-year seminar on Orthodoxy: Truth, Authority, Law.  This seminar is available for add/drop in Helios.
June 17, 2014Professor Jonathan Zittrain will offer a new course, Rhetoric and Public Discourse, in Spring 2015.
June 16, 2014Mr. Shaun Goho's Public Interest Environmental Litigation seminar has been cancelled for Fall 2014.
June 16, 2014Professor Jonathan Zittrain will offer a new course, Internet & Society: The Technologies and Politics of Control, in Winter 2015.
June 10, 2014Mr. Paul Klaas will be teaching a new section of International Commercial Arbitration in Spring 2015.
June 9, 2014Professors Jacob Gersen and Adrian Vermeule will offer a new seminar, Public Law in the Roberts Court, in Spring 2015.
June 3, 2014Professor James Greiner's Fall 2014 reading group, Empirical Legal Studies in Civil Rights and Access to Justice, and his Spring 2015 course, Expert Witnesses, have been canceled.
June 2, 2014Professor Kristen Stilt will teach Animal Law in Spring 2015.
June 2, 2014Professor Kristen Stilt will teach a new seminar, Islamic Law and Human Rights, in Spring 2015.
May 28, 2014Ms. Danielle Gray will teach a new reading group, An Introduction to Presidential Decisionmaking, in Fall 2014.  Enrollment is by permission of the instructor.
May 28, 2014Mr. James Baker will teach National Security Law as a reading group in Fall 2014.  Enrollment is by permission of instructor.
May 21, 2014Professor Sonja Starr will teach a new reading group, Life After Conviction and Incarceration, in Spring 2015.
May 21, 2014Professor Robert Sitkoff's Inside Law Reform reading group has been canceled for Fall 2014.
May 19, 2014Professors Mnookin and Sebenius will teach the course, Great Negotiators, Effective Diplomacy and Intractable Conflicts, in Spring 2015.
May 19, 2014Ms. Florrie Darwin will teach the Negotiation Workshop in Spring 2015.
May 19, 2014Mr. Marc Bloostein will offer his Estate Planning seminar again this year in Spring 2015.
May 19, 2014Professor John Coates will offer a second section of his Topics in Mergers and Acquisitions seminar in Spring 2015.
May 15, 2014Mr. Matthew Lawrence will teach a new seminar, Law and Medicine: The Affordable Care Act, in Spring 2015.
April 29, 2014Professor Mihir Desai will teach a new section of Taxation in Fall 2014.  Students will be able to add into this course through add/drop in Helios.
April 18, 2014Mr. Troy Paredes will teach a new reading group, The Art and Science of Financial Regulation, in Fall 2014.
April 18, 2014Judge Brett Kavanaugh will teach a new reading group, The Supreme Court 2005-2015, in Fall 2014.
April 18, 2014Professor Catharine MacKinnon's Evolution of Gender Crimes seminar will now meet on Monday and Wednesday nights from 7pm to 9pm in Fall 2014.
April 18, 2014Professors David Barron and Archon Fung will teach Public Problems: Advice, Strategy and Analysis in Fall 2014.
April 18, 2014Professor Bert Huang will offer a new reading group, The Modern Judiciary, in Fall 2014.
April 18, 2014Professor Cass Sunstein will offer a new reading group, Interpreting the Constitution, in Fall 2014.
April 18, 2014Professor Tarun Khanna will teach Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial  Solutions to Intractable Social & Economic Problems in Fall 2014.
April 16, 2014Mr. El Cid Butuyan will offer a new seminar, Transnational Corruption, in Fall 2014.
April 14, 2014Professor Scott Brewer will teach his The Fulfilled Life and the Life of the Law course in Fall 2014.
April 11, 2014Professor Daniela Caruso will teach European Union Law in Fall 2014.
Aprill 11, 2014Professor Scott Brewer's course, Philosophical Analysis of Legal Argument, has been cancelled for Fall 2014.
April 11, 2014Ms. Kate Konschnik will offer a new course, Contemporary Issues in Oil and Gas Law: Fracking, Takings, Pipelines, and Regulation, in Fall 2014.
April 8, 2014Ms. Susan Davies will teach Statutory Interpretation in the Modern Day in Spring 2015.
April 4, 2014Ms. Maureen McDonagh's Post-Foreclosure Eviction/Housing Law Clinical Seminar will be taught on Monday evenings from 5pm to 7pm in Spring 2015.
April 4, 2014Professor Charles Nesson's American Jury course will be taught on Mondays and Tuesdays from 1pm to 2:30pm in Fall 2014.
April 1, 2014Mr. Bruce Schneier will co-teach The Internet: Governance and Power seminar with Prof. Jack Goldsmith in Spring 2015.
March 31, 2014Mr. Manish Mital will offer a new reading group, Hedge Fund Law and Regulation, in Fall 2014.
Last modified: September 19, 2014

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