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 2012-13 and 2013-14 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

Capital Punishment in America

Class Action Controversies

Comparative Criminal Procedure

The Comparative Law of Democracy

Comparative Legal Institutions

Complex Litigation

Conflicts of Law

Court Reform in the Juvenile Justice System

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

Delegation and Its Limits

Development of Legal Institutions

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


Federal Courts

Federal Courts from the Judge's Perspective

Federal Criminal Procedure: From Bail to Jail

Federal Habeas Corpus

Federal Jurisdiction

Federal Legislative Power

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

Greenberg Seminar: The Life and Times of the Warren Court (1954-1968)

Human Rights: Alien and Citizen

Immigration Law

International Litigation in U.S. Courts

Investigative, Trial, and Policy Issues in Criminal and National Security Law

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

Legal Profession

Life in the Law

Litigation Laboratory

Local Government Law

Mental Health Litigation Clinic

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