THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
School of Law

Summer Semester 2016
Course, Casebook, and Assignment Listing Classes begin May 11, 2016

9200:612-481 Sahl,John Professional Responsibility
Casebook(s):

Req: Morgan, Rotunda, Dzienkowski, Professional Responsibility Problems and Materials, 12th ed., Foundation Press
#9781609303259

Req: Morgan, Rotunda, Dzienkowski, 2016 Selected Standards on Professional Responsibility, Foundation Press,
#9781634593960

Assignment:

Please read the items below in Chapters 1 and 2 of the text and pages 1-10 in the 2016 Selected Standards on Professional Responsibility. We will discuss Problems 1, 2 & 3.

The Legal Profession: Background, Fundamental Issues & Regulation
Unit 1: The sociology of professions, The state of American legal profession today, Development of the legal profession; Development of professional conduct standards; Prob. 1: Admission to the Bar - Character & fitness for admission to the bar; Candor in the bar application process; Educational & knowledge standards for bar admission; Other attempts at state and federal limits on bar admission. (**OMIT Pages 18-26)

Unit 2: Prob. 2: Lawyer Discipline & The Disabled Lawyer - Conduct that may subject lawyer to professional discipline; jurisdictions that may sanction & the law they apply; Duty to report another lawyer's misconduct, the discipline process;

Unit 3: Prob. 3: Regulating Lawyers Outside of the Formal Disciplinary Process - Standard of care and conduct in a malpractice action; Proving a malpractice case; Malpractice remedies; Advance waivers of a lawyer's malpractice.


9200:626-481 Huhn Basic Business Associations
Casebook(s):

Req: Bayern, Closely Held Organizations, 2014, Carolina Academic Press, #9781611633641

Assignment:

Watch Recorded Lectures 1-7 and take Quizzes 107 (posted to the course website on Springboard)

Study pp. 3-22 in the textbook (Bayern, Closely Held Organizations)


9200:629-481 Lavoie Secured Transactions
Casebook(s):

Req: Warren and Walt, Commercial Law, 9th ed., 2013, Foundation Press #9781609303396

Assignment:

Please sign up for TWEN course. Read pp. 1-47 in textbook.


9200:633-481 Gaughan Corporations
Casebook(s):

Req: Klein, et al, Business Associations: Cases and Materials, 9th ed., Foundation Press #9781609303495

Assignment:

Please read Pages 169-196; 242-257


9200:642-401 Thomas, Tracy ADR
Casebook(s):

Req: Riskin, et al, Dispute Resolution and Lawyers, 5th ed., West ABRIDGED ed. #9780314285898
Req: Fisher & Ury, Getting to Yes, revised 2011 ed., #9780143118756 (paperback or Kindle)
Req: Thomas, Tracy, ADR Lexis Webcourse, www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool

Assignment:

TBA


9200:665-401 Lee Problem Solving Workshop
Casebook(s):

Req: Fisher, Ury and Patton, Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, 2011 Revised ed., #9780143118756

Assignment:

Please read the entire book prior to the first day of class, as this is an intensive workshop.

**NOTE:

There will be a small materials fee that I will explain on the first day of class.


9200:669-481 Dessin UCC - Sales
Casebook(s):

Required: Subscribe to ChartaCourse - Sales

Assignment:

TBA


9200:684-481 Johnson-Phillips Sem: Oil and Gas Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Lowe, et al, Cases and Materials on Oil and Gas Law, 6th ed., West #9780314285164

Assignment:

Class #1 - Industry Overview/Intro to Ownership Theories
Overview of Syllabus
Please read pages:

1 - 8 (Background and origin of oil and gas)
32-44 (Intro to oil and gas drilling)
53-61 (Stop after Note 4); 67, Note 6 (Ownership and Capture)
97 - 104 (Correlative rights)


9200:684-485 Markling School Law I
Casebook(s):

Req: Anderson's Ohio School Law Manual 2016 ed., LexisNexis, #9781632848963

Assignment:

TBA


9200:684-486 Markling School Law II
Casebook(s):

Req: Anderson's Ohio School Law Manual 2016 ed., LexisNexis #9781632848963

Assignment:

TBA


9200:685-481 Newman Wills, Trusts and Estates
Casebook(s):

Req: Dukeminier & Sitkoff, Wills, Trusts and Estates, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer #9781454824572

Assignment:

Please read:
1. Pages 1-26 (through Note). Skip Note 6, pages 14-15; Note, page 19.

2. Pages 41 (from with The Mechanics of Succession) -50 (to Note 2).

3. Pages 51 (from with Professional Responsibility) - 57 (to Conflicts of Interest).

4. Pages 61-62 (Note).


9200:688-481 Cohen Legal Drafting
Casebook(s):

Req: Cohen, Legal Drafting workbook

Assignment:

tba

**NOTE:

Will be available on Springboard at a later date.


9200:688-482 Strong Legal Drafting
Casebook(s):

Req: Bridges and Scheiss, Writing for Litigation, Wolters Kluwer #9781454802730

Assignment:

Read the course hypothetical which will be posted on Springboard near the time of the first class. Read the syllabus which will also be posted just prior to the first class.
Read the following text material: pp. 1-9, 29-64 in textbook.


9200:810-418 Vyas Cyberlaw
Casebook(s):

Req: Professor Vyas will email enrolled students with information on the casebooks for this course.

Assignment:

Professor Vyas will email enrolled students the first assignment.


9200:905-501 Wilson, Matt International Negotiations
Casebook(s):

Req: No Textbooks required

Assignment:

TBA


9200:906-501 Cravens Global Issues in Tort Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Davies and Hayden, Global Issues in Tort Law, 2008, Thomson West #9780314167590

Assignment:

TBA


9200:907-501 Wilson, Matt Int'l Contracting Strategies
Casebook(s):

Req: No textbook required

Assignment:

TBA