Sample Syllabi

Cházaro - Winter 2022


Course Categories

Courses 2022 - 2023

LAW B 599 Special Topics

Credits: 1-12, Max 12


Designed to take advantage of special opportunities resulting from visitors to the School of Law or other exceptional occurrences. (This is not a form of independent study.)

Autumn – Financial Crimes and Forfeitures - This 3-credit course provides an overview of two of law enforcement’s more powerful tools to combat financially-motivated crimes: anti-money laundering statutes and asset forfeiture. The course will combine substantive lectures, practical exercises, guest lecturers, and a substantial writing component. Proposed instructor: Jehiel Baer, Assistant U.S. Attorney.

Winter – Reflective Practices for Lawyers – This 2-credit course teaches students to develop the skills, traits, and values to become a reflective lawyer. Through readings, journaling, and experiential exercises, students develop competencies for successful practice in a broad range of legal fields and settings. This course presents the theories, scientific bases, and positive psychology that support mindfulness and reflective practices in law. Instructors – Deans Liz Porter and Anna Endter.

Winter – Transgender Rights Seminar – This 2-credit course analyzes the evolving political and legal rights and experiences of the transgender community, both historically and today. Instructor – Adrien Leavitt, King County Department of Public Defense.

Spring – Low Bono Legal Research – This 3-credit course gives students an opportunity to further develop their research skills through exploration of free and low-cost legal research tools. The primary focus is Washington State. The course provides students with an understanding of the types of resources that are freely available and how best to leverage them to conduct legal research. Instructors – Alena Wolotira and Maya Swanes, Gallagher Law Library.

Spring – Tech Policy – Course under development. Instructor – Professor Ryan Calo.

Summer, 1 Credit(s)

1-6 Credits Graded
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
TBA

Summer, 1 Credit(s)

1-6 Credits CR/NC
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
TBA

Autumn, 3 Credit(s)

Financial Crimes and Forfeitures
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Jehiel Baer

Autumn, 1 Credit(s)

1-6 Credits Graded
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
TBA

Autumn, 1 Credit(s)

1-6 Credits CR/NC
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
TBA

Winter, 1 Credit(s)

1-6 Credits Graded
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
TBA

Winter, 1 Credit(s)

1-6 Credits CR/NC
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
TBA

Winter, 2 Credit(s)

Reflective Practices for Lawyers
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Porter, Elizabeth , Endter, Anna

Winter, 2 Credit(s)

Transgender Rights Seminar
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Adrien Leavitt

Spring, 3 Credit(s)

Tech Policy Course
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Calo, Ryan

Spring, 3 Credit(s)

Low Bono Legal Research
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
Wolotira, Alena , Swanes, Maya

Spring, 1 Credit(s)

1-6 Credits Graded
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
TBA

Spring, 1 Credit(s)

1-6 Credits CR/NC
Course Sections and Instructors
Instructor(s)
TBA

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