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Dates to Remember

College of Law

Fall Term 2008

August 8-16 New student orientation
August 18 Classes begin
August 22 Add deadline
October 17 Withdraw deadline
October 24 Last day to apply for graduation
November 25 Last day of classes
December 3-17 Final Exams


Spring Term 2009

January 8 New students arrive
January 12 Classes begin
January 16 Add deadline
March 13 Withdraw deadline
April 27 Last day of classes
April 30-May 13 Final Exams

SKILLS CURRICULUM

Category I—Factual Investigation and Counseling
Pretrial Practice Skills
Developing Deposition Skills
Advanced Legal Research Skills
Creative Problem Solving
Documents Drafting
Foreign and International Legal Research
Advocacy and Strategy in Government Regulatory Affairs
Construction Law: Handling Cases Under the LA Private Works Act
Using the Internet for Legal Research
Pleadings Drafting
Computer Fundamentals for Computer Assisted Legal Research
How to Write a Will
Representing Controversial Clients
Drafting Corporate Documents
Dual Skills and Academic Credit
Law Clinic
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance—VITA
 
Category II—Trial Practice Skills
Quantum Theory—Valuing the Case
Developing the Theory of the Case
Handling the Criminal Case
The Expert Witness in Court
Demonstrative Evidence
Demonstrative Evidence II
Using Evidence at Trial
Motion Practice
Appellate Practice
Louisiana Class Action Litigation
Lawyers in the Great Tradition
The Argument of an Appeal
The Courts in Action
Intensive Trial Training Workshop
Family Law I
Family Law II
Products’ Liability in Louisiana
Dual Skills and Academic Credit
Trial Advocacy I—same as LAW L861
Law Clinic
 
Category III—Communication and Negotiation
Courtroom Communication Skills
Courtroom Performance Workshop
Negotiation Techniques Workshop
Entertainment Law Negotiation
Arbitration Skills Workshop
Mediation Skills Workshop
Handling Employee Benefits Claims
Real Estate Transaction Workshop
Guerrilla Negotiations
Dual Skills and Academic Credit
Mediation and Arbitration—LAW L817
Law Clinic
 
Category IV—Administrative Board and Office Management
Handling Bankruptcy Claims
Handling the Social Security Case
Handling the Title VII Case
Handling Claims Under the ADA
Handling the Medical Malpractice Case
Handling the Longshore Case
Practice and Procedures Before
Administrative Boards
The Professional in Practice
Law Office Management
Technology and the Law Office: Beyond Word Processing
Screen the Medical Malpractice Case
Dual Skills and Academic Credit
Law Clinic
 
Category V—Skills Electives
How to Write for the Bar Exam Duty Risk in Louisiana Tort Law

Updated June 1, 2007