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
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 & RegulationUnit 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.
Req: Bayern, Closely Held Organizations, 2014, Carolina Academic Press, #9781611633641
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)
Req: Warren and Walt, Commercial Law, 9th ed., 2013, Foundation Press #9781609303396
Please sign up for TWEN course. Read pp. 1-47 in textbook.
Req: Klein, et al, Business Associations: Cases and Materials, 9th ed., Foundation Press #9781609303495
Please read Pages 169-196; 242-257
Req: Riskin, et al, Dispute Resolution and Lawyers, 5th ed., West ABRIDGED ed. #9780314285898Req: Fisher & Ury, Getting to Yes, revised 2011 ed., #9780143118756 (paperback or Kindle)Req: Thomas, Tracy, ADR Lexis Webcourse, www.lexisnexis.com/lawschool
**Due to the condensed nature of the ADR intersession course, there are assignments required prior to the class meeting in order to comply with ABA Accreditation Standards.*Please allow 2 weeks to complete these assignments prior to the first day of class.
ADR OVERVIEW Riskin pp. 1, 6-23, 38-39, 495-520, 527-546, 556-566 Thomas Powerpoint "ADR Overview" (Lexis Webcourse)
ARBITRATION Riskin pp. 391-403, 407-414, 422-442, 446-471, 474-75, 689 Thomas Powerpoint "Arbitration"
*GRADED ASSIGNMENT - ARBITRATION ATTORNEY LETTERReynolds v. Preferred client file & instructions online - Thomas Lexis Webcourse and emailed to students DUE 8/8/16 9 am, First Day of Class (hardcopy)
NEGOTIATION Getting to Yes (in its entirety)
Req: Fisher, Ury and Patton, Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In, 2011 Revised ed., #9780143118756
Please read the entire book prior to the first day of class, as this is an intensive workshop.
There will be a small materials fee that I will explain on the first day of class.
Required: Subscribe to ChartaCourse - Sales
Req: Lowe, et al, Cases and Materials on Oil and Gas Law, 6th ed., West #9780314285164
Class #1 - Industry Overview/Intro to Ownership TheoriesOverview of SyllabusPlease 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)
Req: Anderson's Ohio School Law Manual 2016 ed., LexisNexis, #9781632848963
Req: Anderson's Ohio School Law Manual 2016 ed., LexisNexis #9781632848963
Req: Dukeminier & Sitkoff, Wills, Trusts and Estates, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer #9781454824572
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).
Req: Cohen, Legal Drafting workbook
Will be available on Springboard at a later date.
Req: Bridges and Scheiss, Writing for Litigation, Wolters Kluwer #9781454802730
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.
Req: Professor Vyas will email enrolled students with information on the casebooks for this course.
Professor Vyas will email enrolled students the first assignment.
Req: No Textbooks required
Req: Davies and Hayden, Global Issues in Tort Law, 2008, Thomson West #9780314167590
Req: No textbook required