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Students may generally schedule elective courses at any time in the second or third year (consistent with their required schedule); however, certain electives may be taken only after satisfactory completion of a prerequisite course.

Prerequisites for the following electives are as follows:

Elective Prerequisite
Advanced Topics in Alternative Dispute Resolution
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Family Business Planning
Estate Planning
Wealth Transfers
Trust & Estates
Family Law Advocacy & Procedure Trust & Estates or Family Law
Family Rights Practice & Procedure Family Law
Business Organizations II
Business Planning & Drafting
Business Transactions: Venture Capital
Family Business Planning
Securities Regulation
Business Organizations I
Securities Law: Public Company Compliance
Business Organizations II or Securities Regulation
Civil Liberties
Civil Rights Actions

Equal Protection & Voting Rights
Separation of Church & State
Constitutional Law
Advanced Criminal Procedure
Criminal Practice & Procedure
White Collar Crime
Criminal Procedure
Business Planning & Drafting
Business Trans: Venture Capital
Family Business Planning
Taxation of Individuals
Taxation of Corporations
Taxation of Partnerships
(Taxation of Partnerships also recommended)
Basic Taxation Principles for Lawyers
Healthcare Fraud & Abuse
(may be taken concurrently)
Healthcare Law
Copyright Law
Intellectual Property II: Advanced Trademark
Patent Law & Drafting
Patent Litigation
Intellectual Property
Oil & Gas Drafting Problems
Oil & Gas
Trial Advocacy: Advanced Trial Advocacy Skills
Trial Advocacy: Advanced Trial Preparation
Scientific Evidence
Practice Court I

The following capstones must be preceded by these courses:

Capstone Prerequisite Courses
Administration of Estates Capstone Administration of Estates
Trust & Estates
Business Transactions Capstone Basic Taxation Principles for Lawyers
Business Organizations I
Business Organizations II
Business Planning & Drafting
Securities Regulation
Taxation of Individuals
Trusts & Estates Capstone Trust & Estates
Wealth Transfers
Intellectual Property Capstone Intellectual Property I
Intellectual Property II: Advanced Trademark
Copyright Law
E-Commerce Law
Patent Law & Drafting
Patent Litigation
Academic Calendar

May 11
    Classes Begin

May 25
    Memorial Day Holiday

July 3
    Independence Day Holiday

July 14
    Upper Level Classes End

July 15
    First Year Classes End

July 15-16
    Upper Level Reading Days

July 16-17
    First Year Reading Days

July 17
    Upper Level Exam Period Begins

July 18
    First Year Exam Period Begins

July 23
    Upper Level Exams Period Ends

July 24
    First Year Exams Period Ends

August 1
    Commencement

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