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Alison L. LaCroix : Courses and Seminars

Greenberg Seminar: Hamilton
LAWS 92000
(A, BID)We will discuss Alexander Hamilton -- the man, the myth, the musical. The works we study will include founding-era primary sources from Hamilton himself, contemporary texts about Hamilton and the musical, and of course the soundtrack written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. All meetings will take place in Winter and Spring quarters of 2017. Graded Pass/Fail.
Autumn 2016
Alison L. LaCroix, William Baude
Civil Procedure II
LAWS 30221
(1L)Civil Procedure is offered in two parts. Part I meets in the Autumn Quarter and addresses the mechanics of civil litigation, with special reference to pleading, discovery, and trial, including the respective roles of judge and jury. Part II is offered in the Spring Quarter and focuses on the study of the power of particular courts to decide cases (subject-matter jurisdiction); jurisdiction of the courts over the person or things before them; the scope and effect of judgments; principles of finality of judgments; and the rules governing joinder of claims and parties.The student's grade is based on an examination given at the end of each quarter.
Spring 2017
Alison L. LaCroix
Constitutional Law I: Governmental Structure
LAWS 40101
(BID, CORE)This course provides an introduction to federal constitutional law and constitutional theory. Topics to be covered include the function of judicial review; the role of the states and the federal government in the federal structure; and the allocation of powers among the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
Spring 2017
Alison L. LaCroix
Greenberg Seminar: Hamilton
LAWS 92000
(A)We will discuss Alexander Hamilton -- the man, the myth, the musical. The works we study will include founding-era primary sources from Hamilton himself, contemporary texts about Hamilton and the musical, and of course the soundtrack written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. All meetings will take place in Winter and Spring quarters of 2017. Graded Pass/Fail.
Spring 2017
Alison L. LaCroix, William Baude
Greenberg Seminar: Hamilton
LAWS 92000
(A)We will discuss Alexander Hamilton -- the man, the myth, the musical. The works we study will include founding-era primary sources from Hamilton himself, contemporary texts about Hamilton and the musical, and of course the soundtrack written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. All meetings will take place in Winter and Spring quarters of 2017. Graded Pass/Fail.
Winter 2017
Alison L. LaCroix, William Baude