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:

TBA


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

Req: TBA

Assignment:

TBA


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