Graduate Program Handbook, 2013-2014

Table of Contents

 

I.

THE GRADUATE PROGRAM

 

Administration (Faculty Director, Administrators, Staff, Graduate Program Fellows, Committee on Graduate Studies)

II.

ACADEMICS: LL.M. CANDIDATES

 

LL.M. Course and Writing Requirements; Optional Graduate Academic Offerings (LL.M. Writers’ Workshop, Byse 
Workshops, The Law Teaching Colloquium, The Graduate Forum)

III.

ACADEMICS: S.J.D. CANDIDATES

 

Faculty Supervisor; Periodic Consultation and Supervision; The First Year of Study; Presentations at the S.J.D. 
Colloquium

 

ACADEMICS: S.J.D. CANDIDATES (continued)

 

Dissertation Requirements; Completing the S.J.D. Program: An Illustrative Timetable; Compliance With Requirements; 
Residency Status; Miscellaneous (LL.M. Waiver, Graduate Program Fellowships, Conference and Outside Examiner 
Funding, Office Space)

IV.

COURSE REGISTRATION AND COURSE CHANGES

 

The Components of Course Registration; Add/Drop and Waitlist Processing; Cross Registration; Concentrations; 
Deadlines for Course Changes

V.

POLICIES

 

Registration and Attendance Requirements; Auditing a Harvard Law School Course; Class Attendance and 
Participation; Course Selection and Academic Evaluation; Examinations; LL.M. Written Work Deadlines; Grades; 
Plagiarism

VI.

FINANCIAL

 

Student Bills and Expenses; Sponsored Billing; Financial Aid Credits; Other Student Bills; Health Insurance; Payment of 
Student Bills; Important Tax Information for Foreign Students

VII.

GENERAL

 

Law School Registration; Books and Assignments; Social Security Number; E-Mail; E-Mail Listservs; MyHLS; 
Administrative Updates; News@Law; Mail, Calendar of Events; Casual Suppers and Teas; Notices; Specialized 
Programs; Student Organizations and Journals; Student Host Program; Student Representatives; Study Areas; Thefts; 
Lockers; The Graduate Program Lounge; Meals; Entertainment and Dining; Teacher Placement; Practical Training for 
International Students; New York Bar Examination; Reporting Change of Address; Temporary Travel Abroad; 
Important Links

Last modified: March 06, 2014

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