Required & Elective Courses

Course offerings by Subject Matter Area

Editor’s note: Required courses are in ALL CAPITAL LETTERS. Courses designated with an asterisk (*) may be used to satisfy the Global, Comparative and Civil Law Course requirement.  Complete course descriptions are available in the LSU Law Catalog.

Civil and International Law

Business Associations I (5300)

CIVIL LAW PROPERTY (5006)

*Climate Change Law (5414)

*Comparative Health Law Seminar (5837)

*Comparative Labor Law (5452)

*Comparative Media Law (5452)

*Conflict of Laws (5705)

*European Union: A New Constitutional Order (5438)

*European Union: Commercial and Business Law (5439)

*Family Law: The Law of Persons and the Family (5208)

*Family Law Seminar (5843)

*Foreign & Comparative Legal Research (5992)

Immigration Law (5442)

Immigration Clinic & Practicum (5623 & 6005)

*International Aspects of U.S. Income Taxation (5507)

*International Business Transactions (5469)

*International Criminal Law (5447)

*International Criminal Law Seminar (5867)

*International Environmental Law (5413)

*International Human Rights Law (5440)

*International Human Rights Seminar (5865)

*International Intellectual Property (5462)

*International Law (5416)

*International Law Seminar (5865)

*International Law in U.S. Courts Seminar (5888)

*International Petroleum Transaction (5206)

*Introduction au droit francais (5480)

LEGAL TRADITIONS AND SYSTEMS OF THE WESTERN WORLD: LOUISIANA’S EXPERIENCE (5015)

*Louisiana Civil Law of Torts (5715)

*Louisiana Security Devices Survey (5707)

*Matrimonial Regimes (5202)

*Mineral Rights (5205)

OBLIGATIONS (5002)

*Sales and Real Estate Transactions (5204)

*Security Devices (5704)

*Seminar in Comparative Refugee Law (5878)

*Successions and Donations (5703)

*U.S. Foreign Affairs Law (5773)

Clinics

Civil Mediation Clinic (5620)

Family Law Clinic Course and Practicum (5621 & 6001)

Family Mediation Clinic (6002)

Homeless Advocacy Clinic (5625)

Immigration Clinic Course and Practicum (5623 & 6005)

Juvenile Defense Clinic Course and Practicum (5624 & 5858)

Parole & Reentry Clinic (5626)

Prosecution Clinic (5627)

Commercial Law

Anti-Trust Law (5405)

Bankruptcy (5710)

Bankruptcy Reorganization Seminar (5808)

Business Associations I (5300)

Business Associations II (5301)

Commercial Paper, Bank Deposits and Collections (5304)

CONTRACTS (5001)

Corporate Finance (5303)

Corporate Governance Seminar (5877)

Corporate Taxation (5502)

Entertainment Law (5468)

Estate Planning (5503)

Income Taxation I (5501)

Income Taxation II (5510)

*International Aspects of U.S. Income Taxation (5507)

*Louisiana Security Devices Survey (5707)

Mergers and Acquisitions (5708)

OBLIGATIONS (5002)

Partnership Taxation (5500)

*Sales and Real Estate Transactions (5204)

*Security Devices (5704)

Securities Regulations (5314)

State and Local Taxation (5504)

Tax Policy Seminar (5839)

Tax Practice and Procedure (5506)

Tax Practice and Procedure Seminar (5887)

Uniform Commercial Code-Sales (5319)

Uniform Commercial Code-Security Devices (5320)

Constitutional and Administrative Law

Administrative Law (5402)

Civil Rights Litigation (5606)

CONSTITUTIONAL LAW I (5008)

Constitutional Law II (5421)

Constitutional Law Seminar (5830)

Elder Law (5463)

First Amendment Landmarks (5612)

First Amendment Rights of Expression and Association (5334)

Gender and the Law (5541)

Legal History, Race Relations and Constitution Seminar (5818)

Local Government Law (5410)

Louisiana Constitutional Law Seminar (5834)

Media Law (5430)

Media Law Seminar (5812)

Criminal Law

ADMINISTRATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE I (5010)

Administration of Criminal Justice II (5401)

Administration of Criminal Justice Seminar (5820)

Advanced Topics in Criminal Law Seminar (5866)

Capital Punishment Law (5542)

Corporate and White Collar Crime (5435)

CRIMINAL LAW (5009)

Criminal Litigation Practice (5884)

Punishment and Post-Conviction Procedures (5441)

Punishment & Post-Conviction Seminar (5873)

Environmental Law

Energy Law & Regulation (5220)

Energy Law Seminar (5805)

Hazardous Waste Litigation Policy (5433)

Introduction to Environmental Law (5411)

Land Use Planning (5412)

Legal Aspects of Coastal Areas (5731)

Legal Aspects of Environmental Control Seminar (5802)

Seminar in Administration & Environmental Law Practice (5896)

Toxic Torts (5800)

Externships

Governmental Externship (6004)

Individual Supervised Externship (5905)

Judicial Externship (6004)

Public and Not-for-Profit Externship (6006)

Family Law

Civil and Family Law Mediation (5828)

*Family Law: The Law of Persons and the Family (5208)

*Family Law Seminar (5843)

Family Mediation Clinic (6002)

Juvenile Defense Clinic & Practicum (5624 & 5858)

*Matrimonial Regimes (5202)

Intellectual Property

Advanced Copyright Law (5335)

Advanced Topics in Intellectual Property Seminar (5857)

Advanced Trademark and Unfair Competition Law (5465)

Advertising Law (5407)

Entertainment Law (5468)

*International Intellectual Property (5462)

Internet Law (5453)

Introduction to Intellectual Property (5434)

Patent Law (5509)

Sports Law (5450)

Labor and Employment Law

Comparative Labor Law (5452)

Employment Discrimination (5422)

Employment Law (5400)

Labor Law (5403)

Law, Science, and Public Health

Bioethics and the Law (5455)

Biotechnology: Law, Business, and Regulation (5456)

Health Care Torts Law and Policy (5458)

Health Law Survey (5466)

Public Health and Emergency Preparedness (5470)

National Security Law (5461)

Regulation of Food and Drugs: Law, Business and Policy (5814)

Seminar in Bioethics: Law & Policy (5859)

Legal Research and Writing

LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING I (5021)

LEGAL RESEARCH AND WRITING II (5022)

Advanced Legal Research (5610)

Research Seminar in Foreign, Comparative & International Law (5994)

Procedure, Evidence and Federal Courts

BASIC CIVIL PROCEDURE I (5007)

BASIC CIVIL PRODCEDURE II (5017)

EVIDENCE (5605)

Federal Courts (5603)

Louisiana Civil Procedure I (5701)

Louisiana Civil Procedure II (5702)

Professional Responsibility and the Practice

Advanced Appellate Advocacy (5609)

Advanced Appellate Advocacy Seminar (5813)

Advanced Trial and Evidence  (5826)

Advanced Litigation Practice (5882)

Business Transaction Workshop (5883)

Criminal Litigation Practice (5884)

Ethics of Litigation Seminar (5869)

Family Law Mediation (5824)

Law Office Practice (5823)

Legal Negotiations (5822)

LEGAL PROFESSION, THE (5721)

Pretrial Litigation Practice (5581)

TRIAL ADVOCACY (5608)

Property

Advanced Mineral Law (5207)

CIVIL LAW PROPERTY (5006)

Common Law Property (5309)

Decedents Estates (5311)

Estate Planning (5503)

BP Oil Spill and Federal Natural Resources and Public Land Law (5730)

Legal Aspects of Coastal Areas (5731)

*Matrimonial Regimes (5202)

*Mineral Rights (5205)

Real Estate Development (5531)

Real Estate Transactions (5530)

Successions and Donations (5703)

Urban Planning Law (5412)

Torts, Admiralty and Insurance

Admiralty (5417)

Advanced Louisiana Torts (5715)

Advanced Torts Litigation Seminar (5811)

Insurance (5308)

TORTS (5003)

Toxic Torts (5800)

Unclassified

Gaming Law (5336)

Law and Economics (5432)

Law & Society Seminar (5879)