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Fall 2013

2013-2014-Academic-Calendar
Administration-Law-401A-syllabus-Prof-Jennifer-Koh
advanced-appellate-advocacy-402a-syllabus-prof-lori-roberts-formerly-known-as-advanced-oral-advocacy-402a
Basic-Bar-Studies-228A-syllabus-Prof-Lisa-Blasser
Civil_Judicial-Externship-521A-syllabus-Prof-Stephen-Chavez-2
Civil-Procedure-I-141A-and-C-syllabus-Prof-Glenn-Koppel
Civil-Procedure-I-141B-syllabus-Prof-Ryan-Williams
Community-Property-308A-syllabus-Prof-Cheyanna-Jaffke
Constitutional-Law-I-201A-syllabus-Prof-Stacey-Sobel
Constitutional-Law-I-201B-and-C-syllabus-Prof-Todd-Brower
Contract-Drafting-423A-syllabus-Prof-Steve-Shube
Contract-Drafting-423B-syllabus-Prof-Anne-Lanphar
Copyright-Law-462A-syllabus-Prof-Pat-O-Connor
Corporate-Risk-Management-and-Regulatory-Compliance-syllabus-Prof-Matthew-Syken
Criminal-Justice-Ethics-619A-syllabus-Prof-David-Porter
Criminal-Law-110A-and-B-syllabus-Prof-Elizabeth-Jones
Criminal-Law-110C-syllabus-Prof-Stacey-Sobel
Criminal-Procedure-311A-syllabus-Prof-Robert-Molko
Death-Penalty-615A-syllabus-Prof-David-Macher
Employment-Law-448A-syllabus-Prof-Neil-Pedersen
Estates-497A-syllabus-Prof-Tracie-Porter
Estates-497B-syllabus-Prof-Cheyanna-Jaffke
Evidence-213A-REVISED-Prof-Don-Daucher
Evidence-213B-REVISED-reading-list-Prof-Doug-Schroeder
Evidence-213B-syllabus-Prof-Doug-Schroeder
Fall-2013-Booklist-for-ENTIRE-Student-Body
Fall-2013-Schedule-of-Classes
Intellectual-Property-442A-syllabus-Prof-Jonathan-Pink
Intro-to-Legal-Methods-101-all-sections-first-assignment-Prof-Lisa-Blasser
Intro-to-Legal-Methods-101-all-sections-syllabus-Prof-Lisa-Blasser-Prof-Paula-Manning-Prof-Udoka
Juvenile-Law-447A-syllabus-Judge-Maria-Hernandez
Legal-Writing-Research-I-125-all-sections-syllabus-Prof-Lori-Roberts
Legal-Writing-Research-II-126A-syllabus-Prof-Stephen-Chavez
National-Security-Law-454A-syllabus-Prof-Ryan-Williams
Negotiations-463A-syllabus-Prof-Paul-Taylor-Smith
Pre-Trial-Criminal-Litigation-518A-syllabus-Prof-Cameron-Talley
Professional-Responsibility-240A-1st-2-weeks-Prof-Kevin-Mohr
Professional-Responsibility-240A-How-To-Brief-A-Case-Handout-Prof-Kevin-Mohr
Professional-Responsibility-240A-Polin-Admission-Factors-Prof-Kevin-Mohr
Professional-Responsibility-240A-Vietnam-Bomber-Hypothetical-Prof-Kevin-Mohr
Property-II-152A-and-B-syllabus-Dean-Charles-Sheppard
pr-supp-polin-admission-factors
Sales-321A-and-B-syllabus-Prof-Edith-Warkentine
Solving-Legal-Problems-227A-syllabus-Prof-Leila-Stevens
Solving-Legal-Problems-227C-course-info-Prof-April-Szabo
Solving-Legal-Problems-227C-syllabus-Prof-April-Szabo
Solving-Legal-Problems-227D-course-info-policies-Prof-Tori-Wood
Torts-I-131B-and-C-Prof-Philip-Merkel
Trial-Practice-489A-and-B-syllabus-Prof-Mark-Sevigny

Fall 2014

AdministrativeLaw401AProfDellingerFA14Syllabus
AdvancedAppellateAdvocacy402AProfsRobertsandZhangFA14Syllabus
AdvancedTrialAdvocacy408AProfDaucherFA14ExhibitI
AdvancedTrialAdvocacy408AProfDaucherFA14Syllabus
Arbitration413AProfBowneFA14Syllabus
BusinessAssociations234BProfPorterTFA14PreliminaryReadingAssignments
BusinessLawEthics618AProfGroshoffFA14Syllabus
CivilProcedureI141AProfEasleyFA14Syllabus
CivilProcedureI141BandCProfKoppelFA14Syllabus
CivilTrialPractice490AProfShapiroFA14WeeklyAssignments
CommunityProperty308AProfJaffkeFA14Syllabus
ConstitutionalLawI201AandCProfGotandaFA14Syllabus
ConstitutionalLawI201BProfBrowerFA14Syllabus
ContractsDrafting423AProfShubeFA14Syllabus
ContractsI111AandCProfMohrFA14HowToBriefACasesupplement
ContractsI111AandCProfMohrFA14Week1and2readingassignments
ContractsI111BProfDellingerFA14SyllabusandReadingAssignments
CorporateFinanceandAcctgforLawyers460AProfGroshoffFA14Syllabus
CriminalJusticeEthics619AProfPorterDFA14Syllabus
CriminalLaw110AProfJonesFA14Syllabus
CriminalLaw110BProfSobelFA14Syllabus
CriminalLaw110CProfSobelFA14Syllabus
CriminalProcedure311AProfJonesFA14Syllabus
CriminalTrialPractice489AandBProfSevignyFA14Syllabus
DeathPenalty615AProfMacherFA14Syllabus
Estates497AProfPorterTFA14PreliminaryReadingAssignments
Estates497BProfJaffkeFA14Syllabus
Evidence213AProfMolkoFA14Syllabus
Evidence213BProfSchroederFA14ReadingListCourseAssignments
Evidence213BProfSchroederFA14Syllabus
Fall-2014-Booklist
Fall-2014-Schedule-of-Classes
IntellectualProperty442AProfPinkFA14CourseOutline
JuvenileLaw447AaProfHernandezFA14SyllabusWeek14
LawPracticeMgmt429AProfsPedersenandDillingerFA14Syllabus
LegalWritingandResearchII126AProfWoesnerFA14CourseMaterials
LegalWritingandResearchII126AProfWoesnerFA14Syllabus
LegalWritingResearchI125A2ProfRobertsFA14Syllabus
NationalSecurity454AProfWilliamsFA14Syllabus
Negotiations463AProfSmithFA14Syllabus
Negotiations463BProfSmithFA14Syllabus
PreTrialCriminalLitigation519AProfMillerFA14Syllabus
ProfessionalResponsibility240AProfMohrFA14HowToBriefACasesupplement
ProfessionalResponsibility240AProfMohrFA14SupplementtoProblem1PolinAdmissionFactors
ProfessionalResponsibility240AProfMohrFA14SupplementtoProblem1VietnamBomberHypo
ProfessionalResponsibility240AProfMohrFA14Week1and2readingassignments
ProfessionalResponsibility240BProfDaucherFA14PreliminarySyllabus
ProfessionalResponsibility240BProfDaucherFA14Syllabus
PropertyII152AandCProfSheppardFA14Syllabus
PropertyII152BProfBrowerFA14Syllabus
Sales321AandBProfWarkentineFA14SyllabusandReadingList
SolvingLegalProblems227BProfEgglestonFA14CoursePolicies
SolvingLegalProblems227BProfEgglestonFA14Syllabus
SolvingLegalProblems227CProfSzaboFA14CourseInfoandPolicies
SolvingLegalProblems227CProfSzaboFA14Syllabus
TortsI131AandCProfMerkelFA14Syllabus

Fall 2015

BusinessAssociations234BProfSykenFA15Syllabus
BusinessLawEthics618AProfStubblefieldFA15Syllabus
CaliforniaCivilProcedure416AProfKoppelFA15Syllabus
Civil-Procedure-I--141-A---Dean-Easley---FA15-Syllabus
CivilProcedureI141CProfKoppelFA15Syllabus
CommunityProperty308AProfJaffkeFA15Syllabus
ConstitutionalLawI201AProfBrowerFA15Syllabus
ConstitutionalLawIBCProfGotandaFA15Syllabus
ContractsI111ABProfMohrFA15HowToBriefACase
ContractsI111ABProfMohrFA15Week12ReadingAssignment
ContractsI111CProfArshagouniFA15Syllabus
CriminalProcedure311AProfJonesFA15Syllabus
DeathPenalty615AProfMacherFA15Syllabus
Estates497BProfJaffkeFA15Syllabus
Evidence213AProfMolkoFA15Syllabus
Evidence213BProfSchroederFA15ReadingList
Evidence213BProfSchroederFA15Syllabus
Fall-2015-Booklist
Fall-2015-Course-Descriptions
Fall2015ScheduleofClasseseff8415
For-Distribution-FA15-Schedule-of-Classes-with-Room-Assignments-eff-8-14-15
Intro-to-Legal-Methods--101A_B_C---FA15-Syllabus
Juvenile-Law---447A---Judge-Hernandez---FA15-Syllabus-Weeks-1-4
LawPracticeManagement429AProfsPedersenDillingerFA15Syllabus
LegalWritingResearchII126AProfChavezFA15Syllabus
Mediation461AProfsThomasCareyFA15Syllabus
NationalSecurity454AProfWilliamsFA15Syllabus
Negotiations463AProfSmithFA15Syllabus
ProfessionalResponsibility240AProfMohrFA15HowToBriefACase
ProfessionalResponsibility240AProfMohrFA15SupptoProb01PolinAdmissionFactors
ProfessionalResponsibility240AProfMohrFA15SupptoProb01VietnamBomberHypo
ProfessionalResponsibility240AProfMohrFA15Weeks12ReadingAssignment
ProfessionalResponsibility240BProfDoubetFA15Syllabus
Property-II--152A_C---Dean-Sheppard---FA15-Syllabus
PropertyII152BProfBrowerFA15Syllabus
Sales321AProfTelloFA15Syllabus
TortsI131ACProfMerkelFA15Syllabus
Trial-Practice-Criminal--489A---Judge-Rogan---FA15-Syllabus

Fall 2016

administrative-law-401A-koh-fall-syllabus-2016
Advanced-Advocacy-402A-Roberts-Fall-2016-Syllabus
advanced-trial-advocacy-408A-molko-fall-syllabus-2016
Basic-Bar-Studies-228A-228B-Blasser-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Business-Associations-234A-Porter-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Business-Associations-234B-Hayes-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Business-Law-Ethics-618A-Moran-Fall-2016-Syllabus
California-Civil-Procedure-416A-Fall-2016-Syllabus
civil-lititgation-pre-trial-518A-rahyar-fall-Syllabus-2016
Civil-Procedure-I-141A-Easley-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Civil-Procedure-I-141C-Koppel-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Community-Property-308A-Jaffke-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Community-Property-308B-Todd-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Constitutional-Law-I-201A-Brower-Fall-2016-Syllabus
constiutional-law-I-201B-C-gotanda-fall-2016-Syllabus
Contracts-Drafting-423A-Shube-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Contracts-I-111A-Arshagouni-Fall-2016-Syllabus
contracts-I-111B-C-mohr-fall-2016-syllabus
Corporate-Finance-and-Accounting-Ohashi-460A-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Criminal-Justice-Ethics-619A-D-Porter-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Criminal-Law-110B-110C-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Criminal-Law-Jones-110A-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Criminal-Procedure-311A-Jones-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Death-Penalty-615A-Macher-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Estates-497A-Porter-Syllabus-Fall-2016
Estates-497B-Jaffke-Fall-201-Syllabus
Evidence-213A-Molko-Fall-2016-Syllabus
evidence-213B-schroeder-fall-syllabus-2016
Honors-Writing-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Introduction-to-Legal-Methods-Fall-2016-Syllabus
juvenile-law-447A-hernandez-fall-syllabus-2016
Law-in-Action-141B-131B-Civil-Procedure-I-and-Torts-I-Fall-2016-Syllabus
law-practice-management-429A-dillnger-pedersen
Legal-Writing-and-Research-II-126A-1x-week-Baghramian-Fall-2016-Syllabus
legal-writing-research-I-125C1-plaxton-fall-syllabus-2016
legal-writing-research-I-125C2-plaxton-fall-syllabus-2016
mediation-461A-carey-fall-syllabus-2016
National-Security-Law-454A-2016-Syllabus
negotations-463A-smith-fall-syllabus-2016
professional-responsibility-240A-mohr-fall-syllbaus-2016
Professional-Responsibility-240B-Dhanidina-Fall-2016-Syllabus
property-II-152A-brower-fall-syllabus-2016
Property-II-152A-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Property-II-152B-152C-Sheppard-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Sales-321A-Tello-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Sales-321B-Feig-Fall-2016-Syllabus
Torts-I-131A-131C-Merkel-Fall-2016-Syllabus

Spring 2013

Advising-Entrepreneurs-223A-syllabus-Prof-John-Ohashi
Arbitration-413A-syllabus-Prof-Mark-Edwards
California-Civil-Procedure-255A-syllabus-Prof-Glenn-Koppel
Civil-Procedure-II-142A-and-D-syllabus-Prof-Don-Daucher
Civil-Procedure-II-142C-syllabus-Prof-Allen-Easley
Constitutional-Law-II-202A-and-B-syllabus-Prof-Neil-Gotanda
Contract-Drafting-423A-syllabus-Prof-Steven-Shube
Evidence-213A-draft-syllabus-Prof-Robert-Molko
Evidence-213B-reading-list-Prof-Douglas-Schroeder
Evidence-213B-syllabus-Prof-Douglas-Schroeder
Family-Law-437A-syllabus-Prof-Ned-Fouste
Federal-Income-Tax-250A-syllabus-Prof-Cheyanna-Jaffke
Federal-Income-Tax-250B-night-syllabus-Prof-Jack-Veth
Law-of-Vice-580A-syllabus-Prof-Elizabeth-Jones
Legal-Writing-and-Research-II-126-syllabus-Director-Lori-Roberts-once-a-week
Legal-Writing-and-Research-II-126-syllabus-Director-Lori-Roberts-twice-a-week
Mediation-461A-syllabus-Prof-Geoffrey-Thomas
Post-Spring-2013-Syllabus-Prof-Jones-Criminal-Law-110A-syllabus
Principles-of-Agency-and-Partnership-118-all-sections-first-assignment-Dean-Susan-Keller
Property-I-151ABC-all-sections-first-assignment-Prof-Dylan-Malagrino
Property-II-152C-first-assignment-Prof-Tracie-Porter
Real-Estate-Transactions-472A-syllabus-Prof-Anne-Lanphar
Remedies-303A-first-assignment-Prof-Edith-Warkentine
Remedies-303B-syllabus-Prof-Philip-Merkel
Secured-Transactions-495A-first-assignment-Prof-Edith-Warkentine
Spring-2013-Booklist-for-the-ENTIRE-Student-Body
Spring-2013-Final-Exam-Schedule-in-DATE-Order-with-Room-Numbers
Spring-2013-Final-Exam-Schedule-is-ALPHA-Order-with-room-numbers
Spring-2013-Schedule-of-Classes
Torts-II-132B-syllabus-Prof-Philip-Merkel
VITA-Volunteer-Income-Tax-Assistance-252A-syllabus-Prof-Bryan-Owens
White-Collar-Crime-545A-syllabus-Prof-David-Macher

Spring 2014

2013-2014-academic-calendar
advisingentrepreneurs223aprofohashisp14syllabus
arbitration413aprofedwardssp14syllabus
civilprocedureii142acprofkoppelsp14syllabus
conlawii202aprofsobelsp14syllabus
constitutionallawii202bcprofbrowersp14syllabus
contractsdrafting423aproflanpharsp14syllabus
ContractsDrafting423bProfShubeSP14syllabus
ContractsDrafting423bProfShubeSP14syllabusv2
contractsi111aprofdellingersp14readingassignmentsweek1and2
contractsi111aprofdellingersp14syllabus
contractsii112aprofrobertssp14syllabus
contractsii112bcprofdellingersp14readingassignmentsweek1and2
contractsii112bcprofdellingersp14syllabus
criminaljusticeethics619aprofdportersp14syllabus
criminal-law-110a-dean-adams-sp14-syllabus
criminalprocedure311aprofmolkosp14syllabus
criminalprocedure311bprofjonessp14syllabus
criminaltrialpractice489abprofsevignysp14syllabus
domesticviolence400aprofwoesnersp14syllabus
evidence213aprofdauchersp14syllabus
evidence213bprofschroedersp14readinglist
evidence213bprofschroedersp14syllabus
evidencepractice216aprofdauchersp14syllabus
familylaw437aproftoddsp14syllabus
federalincometaxation250bprofvethsp14syllabus
immigrationlaw440aprofkohsp14syllabus
lawofvice580aprofjonessp14syllabus
lawpracticemanagement429aprofpedersensp14syllabus
negotiations463aprofsmithsp14syllabus
negotiations463bprofsmithsp14syllabus
Negotiations-463c-Prof-Syken-SP14-syllabus
principlesofagency118abcprofowensandprofsykensp14syllabus
property-i--151a-dean-sheppard-sp14-syllabus
property-i--151b-malagrino-sp14-first-assignment
property-i--151c-dean-keller-sp14-first-assignment
real-estate-transactions-472a-dean-sheppard-sp14-syllabus
remedies303abprofmerkelsp14syllabus
remedies303cprofwarkentinesp14syllabus
securedtransactions495aprofwarkentinesp14syllabus
securitiesregulation536aprofstubblefieldsp14syllabus
SolvingLegalProblems227aProfEgglestonSP14syllabus
spring-2014-booklist---all-students
spring-2014-booklist---entering-students-only
spring-2014-schedule-of-classes
Spring-2014-Schedule-of-Final-Exams
tortsii132aprofmalagrinosp14firstassignment
tortsii132cprofmalagrinosp14firstassignment
white-collar-crime-545a-prof-macher-sp14-syllabus

Spring 2015

BusinessAssociations234AProfSykenSP15Syllabus
BusinessAssociations234BProfPorterTSP15Syllabus
BusinessAssociations234BProfPorterTWeek1ReadingAssignments
BusinessLawEthics618AProfTelloSP15Syllabus
CaliforniaCivilProcedure416AProfDaucherSP15Syllabus
CivilProcedureII142AProfWilliamsSP15Syllabus
CivilProcedureII142BCProfKoppelSP15Syllabus
ConstitutionalLawII202BProfSobelSP15Syllabus
ConstitutionalLawII202CProfGotandaSP15Syllabus
ConsumerFinanceLaw422AProfPorterTReadingWrittenAssignments
ConsumerFinanceLaw422AProfPorterTSP15Syllabus
ContractsDrafting423AProfShubeSP15Syllabus
ContractsI111AProfDellingerSP15Syllabus
ContractsII112ACProfMohrSP15HowtoBriefaCase
ContractsII112ACProfMohrSP15SupplementalCases
ContractsII112ACProfMohrSP15Weeks12ReadingAssignments
ContractsII112ACProfMohrSP15Weeks12ReadingGuidance
ContractsII112BProfDellingerSP15ReadingAssingments
CorporateFinanceAcctforLawyers460AProfOhashiSP15Syllabus
CriminalJusticeEthics619AProfPorterDSP15Syllabus
CriminalLaw110AProfJonesSP15Syllabus
DomesticViolence400AProfWoesnerSP15Syllabus
EmploymentLaw448ProfPedersenSU15Syllabus
Estates-497---Dean-Sheppard---SU15-Syllabus
Evidence213AProfMolkoSP15Syllabus
Evidence213BProfSchroederSP15ReadingList
Evidence213BProfSchroederSP15Syllabus
EvidencePractice216AProfDaucherSP15Syllabus
FamilyLaw437AProfToddSP15Syllabus
FederalIncomeTaxation250AProfJaffkeSP15Syllabus
ImmigrationLaw440AProfKohSP15Syllabus
IntlBusinessTransactions444AProfGhirardelliSP15Syllabus
LawofVice580AProfJonesSP15Syllabus
LawPracticeMgmtTechnology429AProfPedersenSP15Syllabus
LegalWritingResearchI125AProfChavezSP15Syllabus
LegalWritingResearchII1261ProfParkSP15Syllabus
LegalWritingResearchII1262ProfRobertsSP15Syllabus
LegalWritingResearchII1264ProfToddSP15Syllabus
LegalWritingResearchII1265ProfChavezSP15Syllabus
Mediation461AProfCareyProfThomasSP15Syllabus
Negotiations463AProfSmithSP15Syllabus
Negotiations463BProfSmithSP15Syllabus
PreTrialCriminalLitigation519AProfMillerSP15Syllabus
PrinciplesofAgencyPship118AProfSykenSP15Syllabus
PrinciplesofAgencyPship118BCProfOwensSP15Syllabus
PropertyI151ACProfBrowerSP15Syllabus
PropertyI151BProfSheppardSP15Syllabus
Real-Estate-Transactions-Syllabus
Remedies303ABProfMerkelSP15Syllabus
SecuredTransactions495AProfGrossmanSP15Syllabus
SolvingLegalProblems227AProfWoodSP15Syllabus
SolvingLegalProblems227BProfEgglestonSP15Syllabus
Spring-2015-Booklist
Spring-2015-Course-Schedule
TortsII132CProfKellerSP15Syllabus
Trial-Practice-Criminal-489A---Judge-Rogan---SP15-Syllabus
WhiteCollarCrime545AProfMacherSP15Syllabus
WillsandTrustsDrafting623AProfJaffkeSP15Syllabus

Summer 2016

Summer 2013

Summer 2014

Summer 2015

Summer 2016

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