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Lior Jacob Strahilevitz : Courses and Seminars

Elements of the Law
LAWS 30101
(1L)This course examines certain issues that occur in many different areas of the law and considers the relationship between these issues and comparable questions in other fields of thought, such as moral and political philosophy, economics, and political theory. The subjects for discussion include the nature of, and justification for, reasoning from precedent; the meaning of such notions as consent, coercion, and voluntary choice; the decision whether to impose rules or allow discretion; the problems of interpreting statutes and other authoritative texts; and the objective or subjective nature of moral judgments. The student's grade is based on a final examination.
Autumn 2016
Lior Jacob Strahilevitz
LAWS 43250
(BID, CORE, SEM)This seminar surveys America’s efforts to draw boundaries between the public and private spheres. Substantive topics of discussion may include privacy tort law, constitutional and statutory privacy frameworks, Internet privacy; health care and genetic privacy; sexual privacy; FTC privacy regulation, and European privacy law. The student’s grade is based on a series of bi-weekly reaction papers, one of which will require outside research, and class participation.
Winter 2017
Lior Jacob Strahilevitz
LAWS 30411
(A, 1L) This course, offered over two sequential quarters, provides an introduction to the legal relationships that arise out of or constitute ownership of property. Subjects covered may include, but are not limited to, such areas as the initial acquisition of rights in real and personal property, the nature of ownership of natural resources, the various types of concurrent and successive interests in land, and restraints on alienation. The course will also deal with the law relating to easements and covenants, landlord and tenant, and conveyancing.
Spring 2017
Lior Jacob Strahilevitz