Courts, Jurisdiction, and Procedure Courses

The courses listed below provide a taste of the Courts, Jurisdiction, and Procedure courses offered at the Law School, although no formal groupings exist in our curriculum. This list includes the courses taught in the 2013-14 and 2014-15 school years. Not all of these courses are offered every year, but this list will give you a representative sample of the variety of courses we might offer over any two-year period. Other new courses will likely be offered during your time at the Law School. To browse course descriptions for the current year, visit our Students section.


Administrative Law

Admiralty Law

Advanced Civil Procedure

Advanced Law and Economics

American Indian Law

American Legal History, 1607-1870

Arbitration in the United States

Brief-writing and Appellate Advocacy Seminar

Class Action Controversies

Comparative Legal Institutions

Complex Litigation

Conflicts of Law

The Constitution in Congress

Criminal Procedure I: The Investigative Process

Criminal Procedure III: Further Issues In Criminal Adjudication

Current Issues in Criminal and National Security Law

Current Topics in Criminal Law & Procedure

Development of Legal Institutions

Developments in Fourth and Fifth Amendment Jurisprudence: Effects of Emerging Technologies


Federal Courts

Federal Criminal Procedure: From Bail to Jail

Federal Habeas Corpus

Government Litigation

Greenberg Seminar: Crime and Politics in Charm City: A Portrait of the Urban Drug War

Human Rights: Alien and Citizen

Immigration Law

International Litigation in U.S. Courts

Judicial Opinions and Judicial Opinion Writing

Law and Politics: U.S. Courts as Political Institutions

The Legal and Social Implications of the War on Drugs

Legal Profession

The Life and Times of the Warren Court

Life in the Law

Litigating Financial Disputes

Litigation Laboratory

Local Government Law

National Security Issues and the Development of Legal Practice Skills

Patent Claim Construction: A Hands-On Introduction to Patent Litigation

Prosecution and Defense Clinic

Public International Law

Public-Entity Bankruptcy


The Roberts Court

Trial Advocacy

U.S. Supreme Court: Theory and Practice

Workshop: Judicial Behavior