Casebook, pp. 1-13.
Marbury v. Madison
First Day Assignments
Casebook, pp. 1-13.
pp. 2-25 in the assigned Casebook
(Franklin, Anderson & Lidsky -
Mass Media Law, Cases and Materials,
8th ed.Foundation Press 2011).
Attached is a sample labor contract to whichyou will need to refer for the first class.
Wed., Aug. 27
- A Documentary Companion to A Civil Action (Grossman): xiv to xxvii
- Case Summary: Woburn Case (see Professor DellAntonio)
8/26 Course Overview & Introduction to the American Legal System
Read: Neumann, ch. 1; Barkan, ch. 1
Case Brief assigned
Completed Plagiarism packets (from orientation) due.
8/28 Authority and Process
Read: Neumann, chs. 3, 8; Barkan, ch. 2.
References/Casebooks (All required)
Supplement for Bankruptcy: Practice/Procedure, Fickel (Softbound-pick up at college bookstore)
Bankruptcy Code A WHFY 2014 ed. (Same as used in Spring course)
Fickel Supplement: Preview Module 1
Overview of Course, Title 11 review, Classifying creditors, Jurisdiction of the Bky Court
28 USC 157; 28 USC 1334
Textbook: International Business Transactions by Folsom, Gordon, Spanogle, et al., 11th Ed. (West), available at the ONU Bookstore.
Monday, August 25: P. 2-25
Do assignments I. Introduction to Federal Income Tax; Introductory Matters: Constitutionality, Ethics, etc., and II.A.1. Compensation, Sales of Property, Barter. (You will find these assignments on p. 9 of the syllabus. The syllabus is available on Moodlerooms, northernonline.onu.edu Log into Moodlerooms as an ONU user with the username and password that you use to access Banner. Find the Federal Income Tax course, and, within the course, a link to the syllabus.)
Do assignments I.A., Introduction and Corporation as Taxable Entity, and I.B., Classification and Integration. (You will find these assignments on p. 5 of the syllabus. The syllabus is available on Moodlerooms, northernonline.onu.edu Log into Moodlerooms as an ONU user with the username and password that you use to access Banner. Find the Federal Income Tax course, and, within the course, a link to the syllabus.)
Text: Essential Concepts of Business for Lawyers, Robert J. Rhee (2012 Wolters Kluwer)
All students should register for our course on TWEN (WestLaw). Be sure to select the appropriate section (morning or afternoon).
8/26: Text pp. 2-5; change final sentence of para. 1, p. 3 to read: "To be problem solvers, the lawyer must understand the financial context of the client's problem in which the specific legal issues may be situated."); text pp. 121-24 (stop at "1. Future Value")
8/28: Bring a calculator to class (and every class from now on); text pp. 14-16; in Q3 on p. 16 delete the word "business"
1. Casebook (Ragazzo & Fendler): 1-20
2. Restatement (Second) of Agency (in the statute book): §§ 1, 13-14, 14K, 14O, 16, 30
3. Restatement (Third) of Agency (also in the statute book): §§ 1.01 - 1.04
1. In-class simulation: Win as Much as You Can
2. Assignment for this class:
- Think about what you already know about negotiation, negotiation tactics, and what makes someone an effective negotiator. Make a brief list of your thoughts and be prepared to discuss your list.
- Watch an episode (any one) of Pawn Stars or Cajun Pawn Stars on TV on The History Channel or streaming on www.history.com/shows. Make a brief list of effective negotiation techniques and negotiation pitfalls you see in the show and be prepared to discuss your list.
Text (Problems in Contract Law, Knapp, et al.)
pp. 1-20, including Problem 1-1 (pp. 4-5).
Handout Readings - in box on table near Prof. Raack's
Text (Natural Resources Law, Klein, et al.) pp. 1-10.
Rivkind & Shatzs - Pages 46-93