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Roger Ford : Courses and Seminars

Legal Research and Writing
LAWS 30711
All first-year students participate in the legal research and writing program under the supervision of one of the six Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Laws. The work requires the student to become familiar with the standard tools and techniques of legal research and to write a series of memoranda and other documents representative of the lawyer's regular tasks. A prize, the Joseph Henry Beale Prize, is awarded for the outstanding written work in each legal writing section. The Bigelow Fellows also serve as tutor-advisors on an informal basis.
Autumn 2013
Roger Ford
Legal Research and Writing
LAWS 30711
All first-year students participate in the legal research and writing program under the supervision of one of the six Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Laws. The work requires the student to become familiar with the standard tools and techniques of legal research and to write a series of memoranda and other documents representative of the lawyer's regular tasks. A prize, the Joseph Henry Beale Prize, is awarded for the outstanding written work in each legal writing section. The Bigelow Fellows also serve as tutor-advisors on an informal basis.
Spring 2014
Roger Ford
Legal Research and Writing
LAWS 30711
All first-year students participate in the legal research and writing program under the supervision of one of the six Bigelow Teaching Fellow and Lecturer in Laws. The work requires the student to become familiar with the standard tools and techniques of legal research and to write a series of memoranda and other documents representative of the lawyer's regular tasks. A prize, the Joseph Henry Beale Prize, is awarded for the outstanding written work in each legal writing section. The Bigelow Fellows also serve as tutor-advisors on an informal basis.
Winter 2014
Roger Ford
Privacy
LAWS 79501
Privacy is the study of society’s efforts to draw boundaries between different contexts in which information flows. This seminar surveys various legal regimes governing the collection, use, and dissemination of information, with potential topics of interest including government surveillance, privacy-related First Amendment issues, the privacy torts, consumer privacy on the Internet, associational privacy, medical privacy, the Freedom of Information Act, and international privacy regimes. Students’ grades will be based on reaction papers and class participation.
Spring 2014
Roger Ford