School of Law

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

9200:605-801 Contracts I

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


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.


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


9200:803-001 Copyright Law

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


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