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 2015-16 and 2016-17 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
Antitrust Litigation Seminar 
Arbitration in the United States
Brief-writing and Appellate Advocacy Seminar
Class Action Controversies
Comparative Legal Institutions
Complex Litigation
Conflicts of Law
Criminal Procedure I: The Investigative Process
Criminal Procedure III: Further Issues In Criminal Adjudication
Current Issues in Criminal and National Security Law
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
Immigration Law 
Immigration Policy 
Judicial Federalism 
Judicial Opinions and Judicial Opinion Writing
Law and Politics: U.S. Courts as Political Institutions
Legal Profession
Life (and Death) in the Law
The Life and Times of the Warren Court
Litigating Financial Disputes
Litigation Laboratory
Local Government Law
National Security Issues and the Development of Legal Practice Skills
Patent Litigation 
Prosecution and Defense Clinic
Public International Law
The Rise of the Prosecutor 
The Roberts Court
Trial Advocacy
U.S. Supreme Court: Theory and Practice
Workshop: Judicial Behavior