Rather, each discussion will grapple with issues presented by the facts as students assume the role of the litigators assigned to the case.Throughout the semester, students will acquire the tools necessary for both prosecutors and defense lawyers to properly investigate, prepare and bring to trial a serious and complex criminal case. Rather, students will be expected to conduct original research and draft three motions during the course of the semester.The final exam in the course will consist of multiple-choice questions designed to look very much like actual Multistate Bar Examination questions.This is a survey course that introduces students to major legal issues relating to visual art.
Information regarding whether a course will satisfy the writing requirement will be posted prior to Fall and Spring registrations.Successful completion of this course fulfills one half of the upper-level writing requirement. [Catalog 443]This course is a basic survey of agency law doctrine and policy.Students who are taking or have already taken Advanced Legal Research or a course on legal literature taught by the School of Library and Information Science may not take this course. Agency law addresses the general circumstances by which one natural or legal person (the agent) may take action on behalf of, and with significant legal consequences for, another (the principle), and the regulation of the relationship between the principle and the agent.The purpose, formation, operation and termination of partnerships will be examined. The course also focuses on ethical issues and legal analysis relevant to the ADR methods. Topics include the history of Federal Indian law and policy; relationships among Indian tribes, states, and the federal government; the scope of congressional "plenary power" over Indian affairs; civil and criminal jurisdiction in Indian country; Indian religion and culture; water, fishing and hunting rights; and self-determination and nation building. A study of those federal statutes intended to preserve the benefits of competition in unregulated industries.Agency and partnership law is tested on the Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia and many other state bar examinations. The course considers the impact of the Sherman Act, the Clayton Act as amended by the Robinson-Patman Act, and the Federal Trade Commission Act on the practices and structure of American business.Students will be expected to make themselves available for the entirety of one business day to attend court proceedings in the trial of a homicide.