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.
August 25: Please be prepared to discuss pages 1-29 of Nina A. Kohn, Elder Law: Practice, Policy, and Problems (2014).
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
Required Book: Michael J. Gerhardt, et al., Constitutional Theory: Arguments and Perspectives (LexisNexis, 3rd ed. 2007)
Tuesday, Aug. 26
"Mr. Justice Brennan" (in-class video [60 minutes]); 175-210 (text)
Required Book: Douglas Laycock, Modern American Remedies: Cases and Materials, concise 4th Ed. (2012)
8/26: 1-7 (introduction), 9-16 (basic principle of rightful position)
Textbook: International Business Transactions by Folsom, Gordon, Spanogle, et al., 11th Ed. (West), available at the ONU Bookstore.
Monday, August 25: P. 2-25
The text for this class is Jesse Dukeminier, James E. Krier, Gregory S. Alexander, Michael H. Schill, PROPERTY, SEVENTH EDITION (2010).
Monday, August 25: xi-xxiv (Table of Contents); xxxi; 1-18
Wednesday, August 27: 18-29
Friday, August 29: 30-39
The text for this class is Robert P. Merges, Peter S. Menell, Mark A. Lemley, INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY IN THE NEW TECHNOLOGICAL AGE, SIXTH EDITION (2012).
Monday, August 25: 1-31; Prepare a written response to Problem 1-1
Wednesday, August 27: 33-48; Prepare a written response to Problem 2-4
Friday, August 30: 49-65; Prepare a written response to Problem 2-7
The first assignment for International Law is pages 1-3 of the casebook and the handout on the pre-Westphalian structure that should be in your mailbox.
The assignment for Tuesday, August 26, will be pp. 17-41 in the casebook (Prosser, Wade & Schwartz 12th edition)
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.)
Tuesday, 8/26 Topic: Introduction; Framework of the American Legal System
Neumann pp. 3-8
Completed Plagiarism packets (from orientaion) due. Case Brief asigned.
Thursday, 8/28 Topic: Authority; Process
Neumann pp. 79-91
Barkan ch. 2
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.
TEXT: Cases and Problems in Criminal Procedure (5th Ed.) by Myron Moskovitz
8/25/14 Ethics: Chapter 15, pp. 901-967
Dukeminier, Krier, Alexander & Schill, Property (7th ed. 2010), pp. 18-26, 30-36.
Rivkind & Shatzs - Pages 46-93