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Anthony J. Casey : Courses and Seminars

Bankruptcy and Reorganization: The Federal Bankruptcy Code
LAWS 43234
(BID, CORE)This course studies the Federal Bankruptcy Code and the law of corporate reorganization. Topics include the rights of creditors in bankruptcy, the relationship between bankruptcy law and state law, the treatment of executory contracts, bankruptcy planning, the restructuring of corporations in Chapter 11, and the procedure for confirming plans of reorganization.There are no prerequisites for this course.
Autumn 2016
Anthony J. Casey
Greenberg Seminar: Cheating
LAWS 92000
(A, BID)This seminar will explore legal, ethical, and procedural issues inherent in questions of cheating and rule breaking in contexts ranging from sports and academics to private career advancement. We will look at the nature of rules and difficult distinctions that must be drawn such as why some rules are expected to be broken while others are not. We will explore the line between artificial performance enhancement as cheating on the one hand and as positive personal improvement on the other. For example, we will look at the different treatment of performance enhancing drugs in athletics and in performance art. We will also explore how and when law and government should be involved in setting and enforcing rules. Graded Pass/Fail.
Autumn 2016
Erin Casey, Anthony J. Casey
Greenberg Seminar: The Future
LAWS 92000
(A, BID)This seminar examines both fictional depictions and non-fictional predictions about the future. Drawing from film, literature, and academic scholarship we will explore themes that include the rise of artificial intelligence, apocalyptical predictions, time travel, and dystopian societies, as well as the role of law and government.
Autumn 2016
Erin Casey, Anthony J. Casey
Greenberg Seminar: Cheating
LAWS 92000
(A)This seminar will explore legal, ethical, and procedural issues inherent in questions of cheating and rule breaking in contexts ranging from sports and academics to private career advancement. We will look at the nature of rules and difficult distinctions that must be drawn such as why some rules are expected to be broken while others are not. We will explore the line between artificial performance enhancement as cheating on the one hand and as positive personal improvement on the other. For example, we will look at the different treatment of performance enhancing drugs in athletics and in performance art. We will also explore how and when law and government should be involved in setting and enforcing rules. Graded Pass/Fail.
Spring 2017
Erin Casey, Anthony J. Casey
Greenberg Seminar: The Future
LAWS 92000
(A)This seminar examines both fictional depictions and non-fictional predictions about the future. Drawing from film, literature, and academic scholarship we will explore themes that include the rise of artificial intelligence, apocalyptical predictions, time travel, and dystopian societies, as well as the role of law and government.
Spring 2017
Erin Casey, Anthony J. Casey
Greenberg Seminar: Cheating
LAWS 92000
(A)This seminar will explore legal, ethical, and procedural issues inherent in questions of cheating and rule breaking in contexts ranging from sports and academics to private career advancement. We will look at the nature of rules and difficult distinctions that must be drawn such as why some rules are expected to be broken while others are not. We will explore the line between artificial performance enhancement as cheating on the one hand and as positive personal improvement on the other. For example, we will look at the different treatment of performance enhancing drugs in athletics and in performance art. We will also explore how and when law and government should be involved in setting and enforcing rules. Graded Pass/Fail.
Winter 2017
Erin Casey, Anthony J. Casey
Greenberg Seminar: The Future
LAWS 92000
(A)This seminar examines both fictional depictions and non-fictional predictions about the future. Drawing from film, literature, and academic scholarship we will explore themes that include the rise of artificial intelligence, apocalyptical predictions, time travel, and dystopian societies, as well as the role of law and government.
Winter 2017
Erin Casey, Anthony J. Casey