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    The first-year curriculum for beginning students is prescribed by the faculty, and must be completed prior to registration for elective courses, except where Levin College of Law policy otherwise provides (see Class Progression Schedule). Students are required to take Legal Drafting and Professional Responsibility in their second year of study. Students may choose elective courses from any area, subject only to prerequisites. It is recommended that students select a variety of courses to ensure broad exposure.

    Course Progression Schedule

    Fall Entering Class

    First-Year Required Courses    Law    Credits   
    Contracts    5000    4   
    Criminal Law    5100    3   
    Torts    5700    4   
    Legal Research    5803    1   
    Legal Writing    5792    2   
    Introduction to Lawyering    5755    2   
    Civil Procedure    5301    4   
    Constitutional Law    5501    4   
    Property    5400    4   
    Appellate Advocacy    5793    2   

    Upper-Level Required Courses    Law    Credits   
    Legal Drafting    6955    2   
    Professional Responsibility    6750    3   

    Registration Priority*    Law    Credits   
    Business Enterprises Survey    6068    5   
    Corporations    6063    3   
    Trusts & Estates    6430    4   
    Evidence    6330    4   
    Interviewing, Counseling and Negotiation    6930    3   
    Trial Practice    6363    4   
    Unincorporated Business Enterprises    6062    3   

    * Registration-priority courses are not required, but the faculty recommends them for the designated year. Registration for these courses will be allowed in the year of priority. Registration in any other year is subject to space availability after Advanced Registration.

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