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Genevieve Lakier : 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 2014
Genevieve Lakier
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 2015
Genevieve Lakier
Advanced Topics in Criminal Law: Vice and Victimless Crimes
LAWS 99004
This seminar will explore major topics in vice law, including: the philosophical foundations for punishing vice; the political economy and social history of vice law in the United States; drug crime; gambling; and prostitution. It will ask students to engage with both the law governing vice, and the philosophical as well as political debates about whether this is an arena of human activity in which the state has the right or duty to intrude.
Spring 2015
Genevieve Lakier
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 2015
Genevieve Lakier