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Legal Studies Workshop

The Legal Studies Workshop is designed to support students working on a piece of legal scholarship with an eye to publication. The workshop will meet every other week throughout the academic year. Students may sign up for any combination of quarters, and will receive one credit for each quarter they are enrolled. Each session will be devoted to presentations of one or two student works-in-progress. Every student is expected to present his or her own work at least once in the academic year, and to provide constructive oral feedback on others'. Attendance is mandatory (except of course for extenuating circumstances). Other faculty will participate on an informal basis when their expertise will be helpful for a particular paper. There are no written requirements for the course, and no requirement that the work presented be original to the Workshop. Students may wish to use the Workshop as an opportunity to expand on seminar papers or pursue independent research projects for which they are getting separate credit through one of the research tracks (e.g., directed research, dissertation). Whether students are working on a new project or revising an old, the expectation is that students will develop their topics independent of the course. Students who would like to participate in the Workshop but feel they need help in developing a workable research topic should consult Profs. Meyler and Ho ahead of time. Elements used in grading: Class participation and attendance.

2014-2015 Autumn
09/22/2014 - 11/21/2014 Tue 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM at Law272
2014-2015 Winter
01/05/2015 - 03/09/2015 Tue 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM at Law271
2014-2015 Spring
03/30/2015 - 05/29/2015 Tue 7:15 PM - 9:15 PM at Law272

Instructors for this course (Past and Present)

Joseph Bankman
Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar
Barbara H. Fried
Robert W. Gordon
Amalia D. Kessler
Larry Kramer
Daniel E. Ho
Bernadette Meyler