Advance Assignments for Spring 2017

ProfessorCourse NameAssignments and Documents Date Posted
Professor Asarch Real Estate Transactions Syllabus   Letter of Intent 12/20/2016
Professor Austin Advanced Legal Research Advance Assignment 01/06/2017
Professor Aviel Family Law For our first class (Monday January 9), please pick up the first day handout from the faculty support office in Suite 444 and read Buck v. Bell and DeShaney v. Winnebago County Department of Social Services. Please also read pp. 49-54 in the course textbook: Family Law Cases and Materials, by Judith Areen, Marc Spindelman, and Philomela Tsoukala (Foundation Press, 6th ed. 2012). 01/03/2017
Professor Aviel Constitutional Law For our first class (Mon. January 9), please read pp. xli-lvii and pp. 1-8 in the course textbook: Erwin Chemerinsky, Constitutional Law (Aspen Publishers 5th ed. 2017). 01/03/2017
Professor Blakley Protecting IP in IBT Sign up for TWEN and check the syllabus so you can obtain the book information. 01/03/2017
Professor Brown Bankruptcy Please sign up for this course in TWEN and also review the following syllabus and assignment list. Syllabus   Assignment List 01/05/2017
Professor Collis Religion and Laws For our first class, please read pages 26, 36-37, and 78-92 in the text book so we can have a lively discussion of the originalist debate and Jeffersons continuum of religion and belief. The syllabus is posted and available on Canvas. I know you received this relatively late, so I wont be asking tough questions. We will be discussing it however. 01/09/2017
Professor Egan Bioethics and the Law Dolgin and Shepherd, Bioethics and the Law, Chapter 1: Principles of Medical Ethics, Clinical bioethics and Philosophy, pages 3-43 01/04/2017
Professor Ehrenreich Criminal Law Advance Assignment 01/05/2017
Professor Frasheri International Trade Law Please register for the TWEN site for this class. 01/18/2017
Professor Frasheri Law and Corruption Seminar Please register for the TWEN site for this class. 01/18/2017
Professor Hart Constitutional Law II The textbook is Constitutional Law, Sullivan and Feldman published by Foundation Press, 19th edition. The advanced assignment is pages 441-456. 12/20/2016
Professor Holzer Patent Prosecution Sign up for TWEN. The syllabus and advance assignments will be posted by the end of the day on Jan. 5. 01/04/2017
Professor Jones Oil & Gas Syllabus 01/06/2017
Professor Kamin Representing the Marijuana Client Prior to our first class, please acquaint yourself with two websites: The Cannabist ( and the Marijuana Law and Policy blog ( These are an excellent source for day-to-day cannabis news and we may refer to them throughout the semester. Also, please register on the twen page Ive created for the course.


Professor Lipp Outdoor Recreation & Ski Law Please note that this course will not have a textbook, and that I will distribute a syllabus and assignment list in our first class. Please review, prior to the first class, Colorado's Premises Liability Act  C.R.S. § 13-21-115. It's very short, but also pretty dense. I won't ask any tough questions on it in class, but you'll want to be familiar with it for our first day and for later classes. I look forward to meeting all of you on January 10. It should be a great class. 01/04/2017
Professor Marceau Advanced Criminal Procedure Stages of the Criminal Case, pp. 1-12 (Chemerinsky textbook); Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure: 2, 3, 4, 5, 5.1. 01/03/2017
Professor Moran Lawyering Process II Welcome back, and a special welcome to the students who are joining us for the first time this semester. Before the first day of class, please read Chapters 1 and 2 of our main textbook, An Advocate Persuades, and Martin Luther Kings A Letter From a Birmingham Jail, posted on our TWEN site.

I look forward to seeing you soon.

Professor Romero Property Welcome to Property with Professor Romero. In anticipation for our first class, please do the following by our first class.

1. Read and be prepared to discuss the following

2. Sign up for the class on TWEN (beginning 1/9/17).

3. Download syllabus from TWEN and closely read.

Professor Scrivner Corporate Governance, Risk and Compliance For your advance assignment, please read the following four documents. Please also see Canvas for the syllabus, which will be posted 1/10. Deloitte   GRC Big Picture   GRC Ecosystem   5 Laws 01/09/2017
Professor Smith Property - JESSE DUKEMINIER, ET AL., PROPERTY (8th ed. 2014), pp. xxxi, xxxvii, 1 & 18-26

- Geoffrey Rapp, Who Owns Barry Bondss Million-Plus-Dollar Baseball? A Fight Between Fans Is In Court, But Neither Side Should Win, FindLaw (Oct. 23, 2002), available at

Professor Sterling Legal Profession Please read the following pages in the Lerman and Schrag casebook: Pages 1-17; and pages 19-42. 01/06/2017
Professor Tutchton Wildlife Law Reading assignment for the first day (Chapter 1, pages 1-21). Please sign up for TWEN for additional course information and the syllabus. 01/06/2017
Professor Wiersema Property Welcome to Property. You will need two books for this class: (1) Singer, Berger, Davidson, and Peñalver, Property Law: Rules, Policies, and Practices, 6th Edition, 2014, Aspen, ISBN: 9781454837619; and (2) Linda H. Edwards, Estates in Land and Future Interests: A Step by Step Guide, 4th Edition, 2013, Aspen, ISBN: 9781454825104. For the first class on Tuesday January 10, please register for the course on TWEN and read pages xxxi-liii and 3-9 of the casebook. For Thursday January 12, please read pages 9-20 of the casebook. For Friday January 13, please read pages 20-30 of the casebook. The syllabus will be distributed in the first class. 12/21/2016
Professor Williams Administrative Law The first class is Monday January 9, 2017 at 9 AM.

The advance assignment is to read pages 1 to 42 of the assigned text, Federal Administrative Law (7th ed.).

The syllabus is as follows: Syllabus   Reading for the first two days