Course, Casebooks, and Assignments

THE UNIVERSITY OF AKRON
School of Law

Fall Semester 2013
Course, Casebook, and Assignment Listing Classes begin August 19, 2013

9200:601-001 Anderson Civil Procedure I
Casebook(s):

Req: Yeazell, Civil Procedure, 8th ed., Aspen, #9781454807100
Req: Yeazell, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Statutory Supplement, 2013 ed., Aspen
#9781454828334

Assignment:

Please read and be prepared to discuss pages 1-12.


9200:601-002 Genetin Civil Procedure I
Casebook(s):

Req: Yeazell, Civil Procedure, 8th ed., Aspen #9781454807100
Req: Yeazell, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Statutory Supplement, 2013, Aspen
ISBN#9781454828334

Assignment:

Introduction to Civil Procedure -- All page references are to the Yeazell textbook - Stephen C. Yeazell, Civil Procedure, 8th ed.

Why Litigate? - pages 279-88
Preview of "Jurisdiction"
"Personal" and "Subject Matter" - pages 1-12
The U.S. Constitution & Procedure - pages 59-64


9200:601-801 Moritz Civil Procedure I
Casebook(s):

Req: Yeazell, Civil Procedure, 8th ed., Aspen, ISBN#9781454807100
Req: Yeazell, Federal Rules of Civil Procedure Statutory Supplement, 2013 ed., Aspen,
ISBN#9781454828334

Assignment:

First week assignment:

Monday: pp. 1-12, 60-63, and 279-88
Wednesday: pp. 65-76


9200:603-001/801 Huhn Constitutional Law I
Casebook(s):

Req: Huhn, Constitutional Law**

Assignment:

For Wednesday, August 28th, please read the decision of the Supreme Court in United States v. Windsor. The most significant portion of the opinion is Part IV of Justice Kennedy's opinion for the majority. A more detailed description of your assignment is set forth on the front page at Springboard. Please consider submitting a question or a comment about the case to the dropbox dedicated to that purpose on Springboard.

**NOTE:

**Your casebook for Constitutional Law I has been posted to Springboard and is also available from my website at https://sites.google.com/site/huhnconstitutionallaw/home/book. The book is in pdf format and is password protected. The password is huhnconlaw

It is not required to have a printed copy of the book. If you wish you may purchase a printed copy of the book from DocuZip at the Student Center. If you wish to order a printed copy of the book please call DocuZip at 330-972-7870 to reserve a copy. You also have my permission to print the book for personal use. I have not restricted any of the functions on the electronic copy such as highlighting or notetaking.


9200:603-002 Rich Constitutional Law I
Casebook(s):

Req: Sullivan, Constitutional Law, 18th ed., Foundation Press 9781609302511
Req: Clickers

Assignment:

See Professor's website: http://www3.uakron.edu/law/rich/


9200:603-003 Belsky Constitutional Law I
Casebook(s):

Req: Chemerinsky, Constitutional Law, 4th ed., Aspen Publishers 9781454817536
Req: Chemerinsky, Constitutional Law Supplement, 2013, Aspen Publishers 9781454828259

Assignment:

Tuesday, August 27, 2013:

I. Introduction
The Constitution of the United States
SKIM text at xli to lvii

II. Judicial Review
Text at 1 to 33


9200:605-001 Gibson Contracts
Casebook(s):

Req: Knapp, Crystal & Prince, Problems in Contract Law, Cases & Materials, 7th ed., Aspen Publishers
#9780735598225
Req: Burton, Eisenberg: Contract Law: Selected Source Materials Annotated, 2013 ed., West
#9780314288455

Assignment:

Read pages 31-43 not including Section 2 on page 43. Read Restatement (Second) of Contracts Formation of Contracts - Mutual Assent Sections 17-24; also read Restatement (Second) of Contracts Acceptance of Offers Sections 50 and 52.


9200:605-002 Dessin Contracts I
Casebook(s):

Req: Ayers, Studies in Contract Law, 8th ed., West Law #9781609301170

Assignment:

Read pages 1-47 for the first WEEK. Be sure to brief the cases, look up the meaning of any unfamiliar words, think about whether you agree with the court's decision and be ready to play!


9200:605-801 Vacca Contracts I
Casebook(s):

Req: Epstein, Markell, et al, Cases and Materials on Contracts: Making and Doing Deals, 3rd ed., West
#9780314272386
Req: Farnsworth, et al, Selections for Contracts, 2013 ed., Foundation Press #9781609303617
Req: EInstruction, Classroom Performance System (CPS) Pulse Clicker, registered

Assignment:

For the first day of class (August 28th), please read pp. 1-6 and 12-18 in the casebook (Epstein, et al.), Uniform Commercial Code (UCC) 2-105(1) (def. of "goods"), UCC 1-103(b) (2001 version), and think of a contract that you were a party to, or if not a party to, have a personal knowledge of. The UCC can be found in the supplement by Farnsworth et al.).

For the second day of class (August 29th), please read pp. 18-22 and 36-47 in the casebook.

**NOTE:

Professor Vacca will email the class instructions on how to register the clickers. You will receive these instructions about a week before classes begin.


9200:608-001 Cole Evidence
Casebook(s):

Req: Jones Merritt and Simmons, Learning Evidence, From the Federal Rules to the Courtroom, 2nd ed.,
West 9780314275400
Rec: Imwinkelried, Evidentary Foundations, 8th ed., LexisNexis 9780769847696

Assignment:

For the first week of class: Please read Chapters 2, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8.


9200:608-002/801 Sahl,John Evidence
Casebook(s):

Req: Friedland, Evidence Problems and Materials, 4th ed., LexisNexis 9780769845944
Req: Weinstein and Abrams, Evidence Rules, Statutes and Case Supplements, 2013, Foundation Press
9781609303860

Assignment:

Please read Chapter 1 and Problems 1:1, 1-2 and 1-3 in casebook.


9200:609-801 Jordan Intro Law & Legal Systems
Casebook(s):

Req: Shapo, et al, Law School Without Fear: Strategies for Success, 3rd ed., West Publishing
#9781599414195
Req: Darrow-Kleinhaus, Mastering the Law School Exam, ThomsonWest, #9780314162816

Assignment:

TBA


9200:614-001 Barnes Property I
Casebook(s):

Req: Dukeminier & Krier, Property, 7th ed., Aspen Publishers 9780735588998

Assignment:

Read pp. 1-18. Johnson v. McIntosh (pp. 3-10) - Why is the "first in time" principle an appropriate one to follow? Consider what constitutes "first in time".


9200:614-002 Lee Property I
Casebook(s):

Req: Dukeminier & Krier, Property, 7th ed., Aspen Publishers 9780735588998

Assignment:

Please read:

Monday - 8/26 - pp. 1-18

Wednesday - 8/28 - pp. 18-26

**NOTE:

Students can purchase the hardbound or the looseleaf bound casebook.

The ISBN for the looseleaf is 9781454815266


9200:616-001 Van Tassel Torts
Casebook(s):

Req: Dobbs, Torts and Compensation - Personal Accountability for Injury Concise Edition, 7th ed., West
Law #9780314278593

Assignment:

I. INTRODUCTION

A. Reading Torts Cases and Trial Procedure: pp. 19-26 (assignment one for the first week of classes).

II. FAULT BASED LIABILITY FOR PHYSICAL HARM TO PERSON AND PROPERTY

A. Direct Intentional Wrongs:

1. Establishing a Claim for Intentional Tort to Person or Property:

a. Battery: pp. 8-11, 27-34 (assignment one for the first week of classes).

(i). Requiring Fault:

• Van Camp v. McAfoos, p. 8

(i). Elements of Battery:

• Snyder v. Turk, p. 30
• Cohen v. Smith, p. 30
• Fisher v. Carousel Motor Hotel, p. 33 (see squib case in note
5)

Please note: Pages that constitute assignment blocks are in bold and italics. All notes within the prescribed pages are included in the assignment. The cases that will be covered in class are listed above.

**NOTE:

** Before the first day of class, pick up your Student Course Handouts from the DocuZip copy center located on the second floor of the Student Union and read pp. 1- 5 of the Syllabus which explains classroom expectations. ** Call first to be sure it is ready for pick-up (http://www.uakron.edu/printing/docuzip.dot).


9200:616-002 Oddi Torts
Casebook(s):

Req: Prosser, Torts, 12th ed., Foundation Press #9781599417042
Rec: A Concise Restatement of Torts, 3rd ed., American Law Institutue #9780314616715
Rec: Dobbs, The Hornbook of the Law of Torts, 2000, West #9780314211873

Assignment:

TBA


9200:616-801 Padfield Torts
Casebook(s):

Req: Dobbs, Hayden and Bublick, Torts and Compensation, Personal Accountability and Social
Responsibility for Injury:Concise Edition, 7th ed., West #9780314278593
Req: Clickers

Assignment:

Please read pages 1-26.


9200:618-001 Lenart Advanced Legal Research
Casebook(s):

Req: No casebook required

Assignment:

ALR module enrollment begins on August 26, 2013 and ends on September 13, 2013. ALR module enrollment instructions can be found on Springboard http://springboard.uakron.edu


9200:619-001 Cohen LARW I
Casebook(s):

LARW:
Req: Cohen, Legal Writing Workbook, available online (available on Springboard after August 1st)
Req: Dickerson, The ALWD Citation Manual, 4th ed., Aspen Publishing #9780735589308

Legal Research:
Req: Cohen, Legal Research Workbook, available online (available on Springboard after August 1st)

Assignment:
  1. Read Workbook pp. 3-8 (Course Overview)
  2. Grammar & Composition
    a. Read Workbook pp. 15-22 (Writing Guidelines)
    b. Complete Editing Excerise #1 (Workbook pp. 25-26)
  3. Research Memorandum Format
    a. Read Workbook pp. 31-34 (Research Memorandum Format)

Legal Research:

Read Workbook pp. 3-16
Course Overview;
Primary & Secondary Authority;
Search Plans;
Statutes;
Legislative History;
Ohio Revised Code (in paper)

**NOTE:

**Springboard is the University's web course that provides, among other things, the ability to post documents that may be downloaded from the internet. Springboard is located at https://springboard.uakron.edu/. You will first be prompted to provide your UANet username and password. On the next screen, select LARW I 001. On the course page, select Content. The workbooks are in the Legal Writing and Legal Research modules.


9200:619-002 Shaver LARW I
Casebook(s):

Req: Coughlin, et al, A Lawyer Writes, 2nd ed., Carolina Academic Press, 9781611633979
Req: Hall, et al, Ohio Legal Research, 2009 ed., Carolina Academic Press 9781594604010
Req: Dickerson, ALWD Citation Manual, 4th ed., Aspen Publishers 9780735589308

Assignment:

Read: A Lawyer Writes, Chapters 1 and 3.1 and 3.111 (do not read Section II of Chapter 3).
Haefele and Boyd cases posted on Springboard
Complete questionnaire for Haefele and Boyd (on Springboard)


9200:619-003 McBurney LARW I
Casebook(s):

Req: Garner, The Redbook: A Manual on Legal Style, 2nd ed., ThomsonWest #9780314168917
Req: Coughlin, et al., A Lawyer Writes: A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis, 2nd ed., Carolina Academic
Press #9781611633979
Req: The Blue Book: Uniform System of Citation, 19th ed., 2010, Columbia Law Review
#9780615361161

Recommended: Osbeck, Mark, Impeccable Research: A Concise Guide to Mastering Legal Research Skills,
ThomsonWest #9780314202727

Assignment:

First Day Assignment

A. Read Syllabus & Course Policies (available on Springboard)

B. Read Coughlin: Chapter 3-3.I, pp. 33-35; Chapter 3.III, pp. 43-56

C. Read Amy Carter Project, Part I, and answer the included questions (available on Springboard)


9200:619-801 Morath LARW I
Casebook(s):

Req: Couglin, Rocklin, et al, A Lawyer Writes, A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis, 2nd ed., Carolina
Academic Press #9781611633979
Req: Hall, Sampson, Ohio Legal Research, 2009 ed., Carolina Academic Press #9781594604010
Req: Dickerson, The ALWD Citation Manual, 4th ed., Aspen Publishing #9780735589308

Assignment:

Please read the following:

  • A Lawyer Writes (LW) Ch. 1, 3 (Reading Judicial Opinions pg. 43-56 only), and Chapter 6
  • Gatto v. Publix Supermarket (posted on Springboard)
    Please answer the questions that correspond to Gatto (posted on Springboard by August 20th)
  • Talking to Students about the Differences between Undergraduate Writing and Legal Writing by Anne Enquist (posted on Springboard)
    What differences between undergraduate writing and legal writing does the author identify?
  • Course Overview (posted on Springboard by August 23)
  • Course Syllabus (posted on Springboard by August 23)

9200:619-802 Strong LARW I
Casebook(s):

Req: Neumann and Simon, Legal Writing, 2nd ed., Aspen 9780735599949
Req: Dickerson, The ALWD Citation Manual, 4th ed., Aspen 9780735589308

Assignment:

Read pps. 1-52 in Neumann and Simon text. Also read "Course Overview" and materials designated "First Assignment" posted under Content tab on Springboard.


9200:620-801 Morath LARW II
Casebook(s):

Req: The Board of Student Advisors Harvard Law School, Introduction to Advocacy: Research, Writing and
Argument
, 7th ed., Foundation Press 9781587784194
Req: Couglin, Rocklin, et al, A Lawyer Writes, A Practical Guide to Legal Analysis, 2nd ed., Carolina
Academic Press, 9781611633979
Req: Dickerson, The ALWD Citation Manual, 4th ed., Aspen Publishing, 9780735589308

Assignment:

Please read:
Materials for Appellate Problem posted on Springboard (posted after August 20th)
Two versions of the same story: Safford v. Redding (on Springboard - posted after August 20th)
After reading both versions, consider the following:
Who or what is the focus version one?
Who or what is the focus version two?
How is the school a sympathetic party?
How is the student a sympathetic party?
What is the theme (the overarching, seemingly universal plight that the story is about) of each
statement of the case?
How are the statement of the case for each different? Consider what facts are emphasized or omitted
in each version.
Which statement of the case did you find more persuasive? Why?


9200:622-001 Robbins Adminstration of Criminal Justice
Casebook(s):

Req: Weaver, et al, Criminal Procedure: Cases, Problems and Exercises, 4th ed., West 9780314910813

Assignment:

Please read pages 2-30.


9200:622-801 Carro Administration of Criminal Justice
Casebook(s):

Req: Johnson, Constitutional Criminal Procedure, 4th ed., West 9780314256607
Req: 2008 Supplement on Reserve**

Assignment:

Read Overview of Criminal Justice System (on Springboard) and Introduction to ACJ.

Complete assignment for Class 1; Read Chapter 11, p. 668-709 (Grand Jury and Accusatorial System)

**NOTE:

**Be sure to read any updates in the Supplement for the appropriate class reading**
Where there are cited United States Supreme Court cases, read the syllabus for each case, at a minimum. I will also place these cases on reserve, and where possible on Springboard. Cases that are not provided on Springboard can be obtained at the United States Supreme Court website. http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/boundvolumes.aspx


9200:626-001, 801 Anderson BBA
Casebook(s):

Req: Klein, Ramseyer & Bainbridge, Agency, Partnerships and Limited Liability Entities, 3rd ed.,
Foundation Press 9781599414973

Assignment:

Day Section (001): Please read pages 1 -11.

Evening Section (801): Please read pages 1-22.


9200:629-001 Lavoie Secured Transactions
Casebook(s):

Req: Warren & Walt, Commerical Law, 9th ed., Foundation Press 9781609303396
Req: Warren & Walt, Commerical Law: Selected Statutes, 2013, Foundation Press 9781609303839

Assignment:

Sign up for Course on TWEN site and review syllabus; Read pp. 1-47 in textbook.


9200:629-801 Gibson Secured Transactions
Casebook(s):

Req: Warren and Walt, Commerical Law, 9th ed., Foundation Press #9781609303396
Req: Warren and Walt, Commerical Law: Selected Statutes, 2013-14, Foundation Press
#9781609303839

Assignment:

Read pages 1-22 not including the problems on page 22. Read UCC Article Nine definitional Sections 9-102(a)(7), (a) (12), (a) (12), (a) (28), (a) (39), (a) (59), (a) (72), and (a) (73); also read UCC Article Nine attachment Sections 9-201 and 9-203, and perfection section 9-308.


9200:635-801 Thomas,Robert Bankruptcy Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Moringiello, Bankruptcy Overview: Issues, Law and Policy, 6th ed., American Bankruptcy Institute
9780982402689
Req: Bankruptcy Code and Rules 2013 Compact Edition 9780314949721

Assignment:

TBA


9200:636-801 Matejkovic Human Resources Lawyer
Casebook(s):

Req: No casebook

Assignment:

Please read: Mers v. Dispatch Printing Co., 19 Ohio St 3d 100, 103 (1985), and Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. v. Darden, 503 U.S. 318 (1992); and Genaro v. Central Transport, Inc., 84 Ohio St. 3d 293 (1999).


9200:638-001 Thomas,Tracy Family Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Weisberg & Appleton, Modern Family Law Cases and Materials, 5th ed., Aspen # 978145482511
Req: Sanger, Family Law Stories, 2008, Foundation Press 9781599410203
Rec: Gregory, Swisher and Wolf, Understanding Family Law, 4th ed., LexisNexis 9780769847443

Assignment:

Please read:

Weisberg & Appleton, Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials - pp. xxxv-xxvi, 354-60.
Sanger, Family Law Stories - pp. 77-93


9200:640-801 Lavoie Individual Taxation
Casebook(s):

Req: Freeland, Lathrope, Lind & Stephens, Fundamentals of Federal Income Taxation, 16th ed., Foundation
Press 9781609300081
Req: Dickinson, Federal Income Tax Code and Regulations Selected Sections w/CD, 2013, CCH Publishing
9780808034650

Assignment:

Sign up for Course on TWEN site and review syllabus; Skim pp. 2-50 in textbook; read pp. 52-64; 66-72, Prepare problems 1-5 on p. 69 and Problems 1-2 on p. 72; read Section 61 in Codebook.


9200:642-001 Thomas,Tracy ADR
Casebook(s):

Req: Fisher & Ury, Getting to Yes, 2011 revised edition, 9780143118756
Req: Thomas, T., ADR Online Supplement, Lexis Webcourse

Assignment:

Please read Getting to Yes in its entirety prior to the first day of class and enroll in the Lexis Webcourse.


9200:646-001 Van Tassel Health Law
Casebook(s):

Req: TBA

Assignment:

TBA


9200:646-001 Van Tassel Health Law I
Casebook(s):

Req: Furrow, Law and Health Care Quality, Patient Safety and Medical Liability, 7th ed., West,
9780314279903 (BT)

Req: Furrow, et al., Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems, 7th ed., West, 9780314265098**(MT)

Assignment:

I. Defining, Evaluating and Distributing Health Care: An Introduction

A. Defining Sickness: Break-out Text (BT) pp. 1- 20; Main Text (MT) pp. 1-27.

1. Katskee v. Blue Cross, BT p. 3, MT p. 17. Pay special attention to answering the reading questions below in preparing for class. Please type out the answers to these questions and turn them in at the start of class. Be sure to keep a copy for yourself to use in class.

2. Problem: “The Couple’s Illness,” BT p. 10, MT p. 26. Be prepared to discuss this problem. Use the answers to the questions below to help you analyze this problem.

3. Skills Training Exercise #1: "How to Analyze an Insurance Coverage Dispute Using the Katskee Case." We will be doing this exercise in class.

Katskee: Reading Questions (Please answer and bring to class)

1. What kind of services will a health insurance policy pay for as a general matter?

2. What are conditions that are deemed to be an "illness" within the meaning of the policy?

3. What role does "intent of the parties" play in deciding what is an "illness"?

4. What are the basic rules of contract construction and how do they play in Katskee? (List the rules of contract construction contained in the reading).

5. Was the term "illness" in Katskee found to be ambiguous?

6. How did the court define "illness"?

7. What is a "normal" condition and what is a "deviation" from normal?

8. How does the Silverstien case cited in Katskee help the analysis?

9. When is the "sick role" appropriate in our society?

10. What benefits and protects does our society offer to those we label as "sick"?

**NOTE:

**Health Law: Cases and Materials and Problems, 7th ed., West 9780314265098 is required for the students who are enrolling/have enrolled in the Health Law Certificate Program.

[1] For those in the Health Law Certificate Program, 4 of the 5 required courses will use Furrow, Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems, 7th edition (ISBN: 9780314265098) (MT). For those who will only be taking one or two HL courses, purchasing the break-out book will be the lower cost option, for this course this is Furrow, Health Care Quality, Patient Safety, and Medical Liability, 7th (ISBN 9780314279903)(BT).

[1] All abstracted cases and all texts and notes within the prescribed pages are included in the assignment unless specifically excluded.


9200:652-801 Barnes Land Use Planning
Casebook(s):

Req: Selmi, Kushner, Ziegler, Land Use Regulation, 4th ed., Wolters Kluwer 9781454810124

Assignment:

Read Chapter 1 pp. 3-46.


9200:659-001 Dowling Negotiation
Casebook(s):

Req: Fisher, et al, Getting to Yes, 3rd ed., 9780143118756

Assignment:

TBA


9200:659-001 Dowling Negotiation
Casebook(s):

Req: TBA

Assignment:

TBA


9200:659-801 Sugerman Negotiation
Casebook(s):

Req: Fisher and Ury, Getting to Yes, Penguin Books, #9780140157352

Assignment:

TBA


9200:663-001 Moritz Legislative Process
Casebook(s):

Req: Eskridge, Frickey & Garrett, Legislation: Statutes and the Creation of Public Policy, 4th ed., West,
9780314172563

Assignment:

First week assignment: Please read pages 1-47.


9200:664-001 Benjamin Local Government Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Baker, Gillette, Local Government Law, Cases and Materials 4th ed., Foundation Press
9781599414201

Assignment:

TBA


9200:673-801 Hightower Advanced Legal Applications
Casebook(s):

Req: Emmanuel, Strategies & Tactics for MBE, 5th ed., Wolters Kluwer 9781454809920
Req: Gallagher, Perform Your Best on the Bar Exam Performance Test (MBT): Train to Finish the MPT in
90 Mins., Like a Sport, 2011 ed., BarWrite Press 9780970608833
Req: Gallagher, Scoring High on Bar Exam Essays, 3rd ed., Barwrite Press 9780970608819

Assignment:

TBA


9200:684-002 Padfield Sem: Mergers and Acquisitions
Casebook(s):

Req: Oesterle, The Law of Mergers and Acquisitions, 4th ed., West 9780314184887
Req: Clickers

Assignment:

Read pages 1-25.


9200:684-004 Robbins Natural Resources Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Rasband, Salzman, & Squillace, Natural Resources Law & Policy, 2nd ed., Foundation Press
9781599413440

Assignment:

Please read pages 1-36.


9200:684-005 Shaver Sem: Special Education Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Guernsey, et al, Special Education Law, 3rd ed., Carolina Academic Press 9781594602504

Assignment:

Read Chapter 1 of casebook; The Course Overview and the PARC case (as posted on Springboard)


9200:684-006 Cohen Sem: Interviewing and Counseling
Casebook(s):

Req: Client Interviewing & Counseling Workbook (Workbook) (available on Springboard after August 1)

Assignment:

For First Class:

Read Workbook pp. 3-15
Course Overview & Syllabus
Client-Centered Interviewing & Counseling
The Participatory Model
The Goals of Client Interviewing & Counseling

Read Workbook pp. 25-33
A Structure for the Initial Interview
The Opening Stage

Read Workbook pp. 96-99
Transcript for In-Class Video (The Opening Stage)

Prepare Interviews #1 & #2 - A couple of weeks before the first class, Professor Cohen will:
Post on Springboard the materials for your first interview (role play)
Email instructions to you


9200:684-800 Belsky Sem: Prosecution Function
Casebook(s):

Req: National Prosecution Standards - available for free on line - from National District Attorneys
Association - NDAA.org

Req: ABA Standards on Criminal Justice, Prosecution and Defense Standards - available for free from
ABA Web-site or preferred - available for under $5.00 in hard copy through ABA website.

Assignment:

For Tuesday, August 27, 2013:

I. Introduction
On Being and Becoming a Prosecutor, 78 Nw. U. L. Rev. 1485 (1983)
(to be distributed)

Skim Tables of Contents of ABA & NDAA

ABA at Standard 3-1.2; 3-1.5;
NDAA at Standards 1-1.1 to 1.1.6; 1-2.1


9200:684-801 Lee Sem: Race, Civil Liberties and National Security
Casebook(s):

Req: Yamamoto, et al, Race, Rights and Reparation: Law and the Japanese American Internment, 2nd ed.,
Aspen Publishers 9781454808206

Assignment:

TBA


9200:685-001, 801 Newman Wills, Trusts and Estates I
Casebook(s):

Req: Dukeminier, Sitkoff and Lindgren, Wills, Trusts and Estates, 9th ed., Wolters Kluwer
#9781454824572
Rec: Pennell and Newman, Sum and Substance Quick Review: Wills, Trusts and Estates, West
#978031428657**

Assignment:

Evening Class (685-801) First assignment:

1. Read: 1-14 (include The Restatement (Third) of Trusts; exclude Destruction of Property at Death).
2. Skim: 15 (beginning with Justifying Freedom of Disposition) - 20 (first 5 lines).
3. Read: 20-24 (Concentrations of Wealth)
4. Skim: 24-26 (Human and Cultural Capital)
5. Skip: 26-34 (Is Freedom of Disposition a Constitutional Imperative?)
6. Skip: 35-41 (Posthumously Acquired Property Rights)
7. Read: 41-44 (Probate and Nonprobate Property and Probate Terminology)
8. Skim: 44-48 (Probate Administration)
9. Read: 48-50 (Is Probate Necessary?)
10.Skip: 50-51 (Universal Succession)
11. Read 51-57 (Professional Responsibility; Duties to Intended Beneficiaries)
12. Skip 57-61 (A v. B)
13. Read 61 - 62 (Note)

Day Class (685 001) First assignment:

1. Read: 1-14 (include The Restatement (Third) of Trusts; exclude Destruction of Property at Death)
2. Skim: 15 (beginning with Justifying Freedom of Disposition) - 20 (first 5 lines)
3. Read: 20-24 (Concentrations of Wealth)
4. Skim: 24-26 (Human and Cultural Capital)
5. Skip: 26-34 (Is Freedom of Disposition a Constitutional Imperative?)
6. Skip: 35-41 (Posthumously Acquired Property Rights)
7. Read: 41-44 (Probate and Nonprobate Property and Probate Terminology)

**NOTE:

**Pennell and Newman, Sum and Substance Quick Review: Wills, Trusts and Estates - This study guide is available for free through the law school's subscription to West Study Aids.


9200:687-001 Strong Expert Evidence
Casebook(s):

Req: Conley, Moriarty, Scientific & Expert Evidence, 2nd ed., Aspen Publishers 9780735594463

Assignment:

Read Chapter 1 in the casebook (pp. 1-26)


9200:688-801 McBurney Legal Drafting
Casebook(s):

Req: Cioffi, Anderson's Ohio Pretrial Litigation Practice Manual, 2013, LexisNexis 9781593457594
Req: McBurney, Legal Drafting: Law Practice Drafting, Aspen Publishers, 9781454817604**

Assignment:

Read in casebook - Chapters 1-2 pp. 1-61
Skim in casebook - Chapter 3 pp. 63-127

**NOTE:

**Legal Drafting: Law Practice Drafting casebook is only available through Polsky's bookstore**


9200:690-001 Cole Trial Advocacy I
Casebook(s):

Req: Murray, Basic Trial Advocacy, 2003 ed., Main Law Book Co. #9780974794402
Rec: Spence, Win Your Case, 2005 ed., VHPS #9780312338817
Rec: Imwinkelreid, Evidentiary Foundations, 8th ed., LexisNexis #9780769847696

Assignment:

For the first class: Read pages 53-66 and 97-105 in Basic Trial Advocacy casebook.


9200:690-801 Ray/Cahoon Trial Advocacy I
Casebook(s):

Req: TBA

Assignment:

TBA


9200:692-801 Cole Trial Advocacy II
Casebook(s):

Req: Murray, Basic Trial Advocacy, 2003 ed., Main Law Book Co. #9780974794402
Req: Spence, Win Your Case, 2005 ed., VHPS #9780312338817

Assignment:

Read Chapter 4: The Power of Listening and Chapter 11: Preparing the Decision Makers to Embrace Us.

**NOTE:

Professor Cole will also distribute additional reading material for the first class as an attachment to an email.


9200:693-001 Serra Probate Practice
Casebook(s):

Req: TBA

Assignment:

TBA


9200:703-001 Aultman Health Law IV: Bioethics
Casebook(s):

Req: Furrow, et al, Health Care Law and Ethics, 7th ed., West, 9780314279897

Req: Furrow, et al, Health Law: Cases, Materials and Problems, 7th ed., West, 9780314265098**

Assignment:

Beyond the Hippocratic Oath: Virtues, Principles, Duty to Treat

Read the following assignments which exposes you to the ethical theories and principles that we will be exploring throughout the course. The purpose of Immanuel Kant’s work is to expose you to a primary philosophical resource that details moral duties and The Categorical Imperative, which is used to this day in many decision-making frameworks. Following a theoretical introduction, including discussions surrounding the Hippocratic Oath (contemporary and historical versions), we will dig into the pragmatic and legal issues surrounding a Duty to Treat. Please be prepared to discuss these issues first day of class.

Readings that are not in your text are contained in the course packet that you must pick up at the Front Desk of the Dean’s office, including the course syllabus.

  • Furrow, Bioethics, Chapter 1, pages 1-27
  • Kant, Groundwork for the Metaphysic of Morals, Excerpts (Preface, Chapters 1 and 2) pp. 55-113, (on Blackboard). Translated by J. Patton, Harper Perennial Modern Thought, 2009.
    (Supplemental Reading)
  • Furrow, Cases, Chapter 8, Duty to Treat, pgs. 577-625
  • The Hippocratic Oath (Traditional Version and Contemporary Version)(Supplemental; will be covered in class)

Guiding Questions:

What should be the role of ethics in legal matters and practices?

How might ethical principles be similar to laws and regulations? How do they differ?

What role does Virtue have in professionalism and ethics in the clinical setting?

What are the benefits and burdens of Codes of Ethics? How should they be enforceable?

What are the limits to our obligations? Should the duty to treat be absolute?

Are the legal exceptions to a duty to treat warranted? Why or why not?

How might “rights” be linked to the concept of “duty”?

**NOTE:

**Health Law: Cases and Materials and Problems, 7th ed., West 9780314265098 is required for the students who are enrolling/have enrolled in the Health Law Certificate Program.


LL.M.


9200:800-801 Samuels Fundamentals of Intellectual Property
Casebook(s):

Req: Goldstein and Reese, Copyright, Patent, Trademark and Related Doctrines, 7th ed., Foundation Press
9781609300630

Assignment:

Read up to page 66.


9200:801-801 Oddi Patent Law & Policy
Casebook(s):

Req: Mergers & Duffy, Patent Law and Policy: Cases and Materials, 6th ed., LexisNexis 9780769857688
Req: Schecter, Selected Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition Statutes, Regulations &
Treaties, 2013 ed., 9780314288066

Assignment:

TBA


9200:802-001 Samuels Trademark Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Ginsburg, Litman and Kevlin, Trademark and Unfair Competition Law: Cases and Materials, 5th ed.,
LexisNexis 9780769865683

Assignment:

For class on August 27, 2013 - please read up to page 35

For class on August 28, 2013 - please read pages 36-70.


9200:803-001 Vacca Copyright Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Cohen, Loren, et al, Copyright in a Global Information Economy, 3rd ed., Aspen Publishing
9780735591967
Req: Cohen, Loren, et al, Copyright in a Global Information Economy Supplement, 2013, Aspen
Publishing, 9781454827856

Assignment:

Assignment for 8/27/13:
Read pages 3-5 in the casebook.
Skim pages 5-42 in the casebook.

Assignment for 8/29/13:
17 U.S.C. § 102(a)
17 U.S.C. § 101 (def. of "fixed" and "copies)
17 U.S.C. § 117
17 U.S.C. § 1101
Read pages 45-57 in the casebook (skim pages 55-57)
Read pages 57-67 in the casebook


9200:809-001 Kahrl Complex IP Litigation
Casebook(s):

Req: TBA

Assignment:

TBA


9200:816-801 Hornickel International Patent Law
Casebook(s):

Req: TBA

Assignment:

TBA


9200:844-001 Rich First Amendment Law
Casebook(s):

Req: Garvey, First Amendment: Reader, 2nd ed., West Law 9780314066732
Req: Your Constitutional Law I Textbook:
- Sullivan, Constitutional Law 18th ed., Foundation Press 9781609302511

Assignment:

See Professor's website: http://www3.uakron.edu/law/rich/


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