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First Assignments Spring 2024
 

ADV TOPICS IN REAL ESTATE LAW (McCarthy 16014) No First Assignment 

APPLIED LEGAL ANALYSIS INTL LLM PT II (Cole/Paras 12080) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

APPLIED LEGAL ANALYSIS PT II (Kelly-Pincus/Paras 11160) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

APPLIED LEGAL ANALYSIS PT II (Simone/Paras 11244) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

BANKRUPTCY CLERKSHIP SEMINAR (11427 Christensen) First Assignment posted to TWEN 

BANKRUPTCY CLERKSHIP SEMINAR (13051 Christensen) First Assignment posted to TWEN 

BAR SKILLS (Paras 16325) First Assignment posted to Canvas 
 

BUSINESS BASICS (Pilato 11390) No First Assignment  

BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (Cherry 10772) First Assignment: 1. Please purchase the required books for the course:  The textbook, Stephen M. Bainbridge, Business Associations: Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnerships, LLCs, and Corporations (West 11th edition 2021), and the statutory supplement, Business Associations: Cases and Materials on Agency, Partnerships, LLCs, and Corporations, 2022 Statutes and Rules. Because the final examination in the class is in “Open Book” / “Closed Internet” format, you will want to purchase your textbook in a format that allows you to access a hard copy book.     2. In advance of our first class, please read pages 6 (bottom ) - 29 of the Bainbridge textbook.     3. Please quickly review/ skim the provisions of the Restatement (Third) of Agency cited in your book, which appear in the statutory supplement.   4. Using free association, write down the first three words that come to mind when you think of the word “CORPORATION.” 

BUSINESS PLANNING (Sabino 12013) First Assignment -Textbook: Gevurtz, Business Planning (Foundation Press 5th ed.).    Read: Pages 1-4, 7-12, 17-25, 28-34, and 47-56

CIVIL RIGHTS & CIVIL LIBERTIES (Lee 13304) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

COMPLEX BANK, LITIGATION SEM. (Trust 11905) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

COMPLEX BANK, LITIGATION SEM. (Trust 13053) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

CONDOS COOPS & HOMEOWNER ASSOC (Korth 13566) First Assignment posted to Canvas

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (Barrett 13246) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

CORPORATE FINANCE (Pilato 11158) No First Assignment 

CRIMMIGRATION (Rodriguez 16333) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

CRIMMINAL LAW (Rodriguez 10773) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

CRIM PRO: INVESTIGATION (Barrett 10863) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

CRIM PRO: SENTENCING/POST-CONVI (Boeckmann 16025) First Assignment posted to Canvas.  Text: Demleitner, Berman, Miller, and Wright - Sentencing Law and Policy, 3rd Edition (2013) -Class 1: Overview/Social Purposes of Sentencing (Jan. 17) - Topics - Stated Purposes of Sentencing - Sentencing Purposes in Practical Context - Case Studies.  Reading - Cahpter 1, pp 1-40

DEPOSITION PRACTICE (Shifren 11543) First Assignment posted to Canvas

DEPOSITION PRACTICE (Wicks 13298) No First Assignment  

DOMESTIC VIOL LIT CLINIC-PT II (Beltz 10783) No First Assignment 

DRAFTING CONTRACTS (Boyle Laisure 12911) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

DRAFTING CONTRACTS (Boyle Laisure 16379) First Assignment posted to Canvas

DRAFTING: FEDERAL CIVIL PRACTICE (Montana 11383) First Assignment posted to Canvas  

DRAFTING: PRACTICE DOCS LL.M. (Cole 12089) No First Assignment  

DRAFTING: TRADEMARK PROSECUT (Dorchak-deSoto 13308) First Assignment posted to Canvas - Explore the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Website: https://www.uspto.gov/Links to an external site.  In particular:Read (or re-read) In re E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.,  476 F.2d 1357, 177 USPQ 563 (C.C.P.A. 1973) https://casetext.com/case/application-of-ei-dupont-denemours-amp-coLinks to an external site.     Or wherever you can get your hands on the case (Google Scholar, WestLaw, your old Trademark Casebook, etc.).    Read the first section of §1207.01 of the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP) -  https://tmep.uspto.gov/RDMS/TMEP/current#/current/TMEP-1200d1e5044.htmlLinks to an external site.    Anything with a letter (i.e. §1207.01(a)) is not necessary - though if you wish to continue reading, you can do so.   In addition, read "Top Ten Myths About Trademark Law" in the June 2021 edition of the Nassau Lawyer (page 11) - https://www.nassaubar.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/05/NL_06_2021_WEB.pdfLinks to an external site. (5-10 min read)

ECONONMIC JUSTICE CLINIC-PT II (Mychak 11005) No First Assignment

EDUCATION LAW SEMINAR (Lee 16035) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

ENVIROMENTAL LAW (Price 13309) First Assignment: please purchase the required text and read pages 1-26, including the corresponding page(s) of the Supplement, which will be posted to Canvas as a PDF. The text is: Todd Aagaard, David Owen, & Justin Pidot, Practicing Environmental Law, Second Edition (Foundation Press, 2021). "

EXTERSHIP SEMINAR (Horne 11412) First Assignment posted to Canvas: please review the syllabus and the Externship Program Handbook

EXTERSHIP SEMINAR ADVANCED (Chu 11230) No First Assignment 

FEDERAL COURTS (Movesian 10785) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

FEMINIST THEORIES AND JUDGMENT (Castello 16040) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

INTERNATIONAL BANKRUPTCY (Ostrow 11146) No First Assignment 

INTERNATIONAL BANKRUPTCY (Ostrow 13056) No First Assignment 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSCATIONS (Warner 12208) First Assignment posted to TWEN 

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS TRANSCATIONS (Warner 13044) First Assignment posted to TWEN 

INTL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION (Thevenin 16048) No First Assignment 

INTL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION (Thevenin 16050) No First Assignment 

INTRO TO U.S. LAW & LAWYERING (Marafioti 11922) First Assignment posted to TWEN 

LABOR LAW (Fernbach 11013) First Assignment and syllabus posted to Canvas  

LAWYERING (Montana 11613) First Assignment posted to Canvas

LAWYERING (Blennau 16054) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

LEGAL RESEARCH - ADVANCED (Selby 16057) First Assignment posted to Canvas

LEGAL RES ANLYS WTG INTL LLM I (Olson 11673) No First Assignment 

LEGAL WRITING II (Boyle Laisure 10776) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

LEGAL WRITING II (Pathmanathan 10777) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

LEGAL WRITING II (Castello 10778) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

LEGAL WRITING II (Montana 10779) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

LEGAL WRITING II (Piper 11801) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

MEDICAL MALPRACTICE (Shifren 16061) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

MUSIC MOVEMENT: RACERHYTHM JUST (Allen 16086) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

NEGOTIATION (INTENSIVE) (Anderson 13666) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

NY CIVIL LITIGATION PRACTICE (DeStefano 16334) New York Civil Practice Law and Rules (2024 – LexisNexis Redbook) Introduction - The general structure and order of litigation: from commencement to judgment and appeal – The litigation house.  Types of actions: plenary actions, special proceedings (CPLR Art. 4), “hybrid” actions, motion actions (CPLR 3213); see also CPLR 103 and 3011.  Subject Matter Jurisdiction: Choosing the right court.  Pleadings:        CPLR 3011-3019, 3024, 3026.  Motions in general: CPLR 2214.  Defenses and how raised: Pre-answer motions: CPLR 3211, and especially CPLR 3211(a)(5); Summary Judgment: CPLR 3212; At trial: CPLR 4011.  Answer and appear:  CPLR 320.  Motion for default judgment: CPLR 3215.  Cases: Matter of Piazza v Gioia, 2016 NY Misc Lexis 2788 [Supreme Court Kings Cty 2018]; Matter of Brannon v Goodman, 2010 NY Misc Lexis 2721 [Supreme Court NY Cty 2010]; Albano v Dersovitz, 2016 NY Slip Op 51714(U).  Trial and Judgment

PRE-TRIAL ADVOCACY (Wicks 10786) No First Assignment 

PROPERTY (Todres 11816) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

RACE AND THE LAW (Allen 16073) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS (Sein 11406) First Assignment: text, pages 67-74 

  • NYC Bar Model Form of Contract of Sale – Office, Commercial and Multi-family Residential Premises (link posted to Canvas) (skim

  • Lexis Practice Advisor Form of Commercial Purchase and Sale Closing Checklist (link posted to Canvas) (skim) 

  • Residential Contract of Sale (NY Bar Form) (link posted to Canvas) (skim) 

SCHOLARLY RESEARCH & WRITING (Anderson 11921) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

SCHOLARLY RESEARCH & WRITING (Boyle Laisure 13250) First Assignment posted to Canvas

SECURITIES LITIGATION (Bulsara 13318) First Assignment posted to TWEN 

SECURED TRANSACTIONS (Warner 11011) First Assignment posted to TWEN 

SECURITIES ARBITRATION CLINIC (Germaine 10788) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

SELECTED TOPICS IN BANKRUPTCY (Cohen 16076) No First Assignment 

SELECTED TOPICS IN BANKRUPTCY (Cohen 16077) No First Assignment 

SEMINAR: THE FUTURE WORKS (Cherry 16078) First Assignment posted to Canvas: 1) Please purchase the book for the course, Miriam Cherry, Work in the Digital Age: A Coursebook on Labor, Technology, and Regulation (Wolters Kluwer, 2021).  2) In advance of our first meeting, please read pages 1-45.

 

STREET LAW SEMINAR (Montana 16271) First Assignment posted to Canvas 

TAX BASIC FED PERSONAL INCOME (Todres 12895) First Assignment posted to Canvas

TRIAL ADVOCACY (Levine 11403) No First Assignment 

TRIAL ADVOCACY (Moeller 13303) First Assignment: please read chapter 1 of the textbook. Mauet's Trial Techniques & Trials 11th Ed. for the 1st class. Professor will provide a hard copy syllabus covering the rest of the semester.

TRUST AND ESTATES (Subotnik 10869) First Assignment posted to Canvas