Courses


(Course listing, pending final approval)

Directed Reading (Law 703T)

Lederer [1 credit]  

An examination of a specialized subject that generally is not offered as a course within our curriculum on a regular basis. This course is arranged between an individual student or group of students (maximum, 5) through readings selected in agreement by the directing faculty member and students. Prior approval by the Vice Dean is required. Students are limited to one Directed Reading credit per year.

(Pass/Fail)


 Evidence (Law 309T)

Lederer [3 credits]  Class meets. 91:00 – 3:00 p.m. (EDT)

Intensively discusses the law of evidence, primarily utilizing Federal Rules of Evidence. Topics addressed include relevance, authentication, real evidence, competence, hearsay, impeachment of witnesses, and privileges.

(Exam date:  Monday, June 20, 2016, (8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)


Independent Legal Research (Law 704T)

Lederer [1 credit]

This course requires the completion of a scholarly paper on a subject selected by the student, under the supervision of the course faculty member. Does not satisfy the William & Mary writing requirement.


Independent Legal Writing (Law 705T)

Lederer [2 credits]

The course requires the completion of a significant research paper on a topic selected by the student, under the supervision of the course faculty member. Students may enroll in the course for credit no more than twice and this course satisfies the William & Mary writing requirement.