Law (Bar-Tested) (LAWG)

LAWG 6010 Business Associations

[4 credit hours]

Business Associations focuses on the legal entities commonly used to operate business enterprises, with an emphasis on closely held businesses. The course explores the major issues involved in formation and operation of agency relationships, corporations, and limited liability companies. These include creation of business entities; financing for the small business; sharing in earnings; the roles of corporate officers, directors, and shareholders; roles of LLC managers and members; doctrines of limited liability; fiduciary duties; and special statutory treatment of closely held corporations.

Prerequisites: LAWM 5000 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D-

LAWG 6210 Criminal Procedure - Investigations

[3 credit hours]

A study of the constitutional and statutory limitations on the conduct of criminal investigations and related matters. Includes a discussion of the Fourth Amendment prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures, the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination, and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel.

Prerequisites: LAWM 5000 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

LAWG 6370 Family Law

[3 credit hours]

This course explores the interaction of law and the family. It surveys various topics including marriage, divorce and its financial consequences, child custody, non-marital families, parentage, adoption, and assisted reproductive technology.

Prerequisites: LAWM 5000 with a minimum grade of D-

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

LAWG 6610 Secured Transactions

[3 credit hours]

The creation, enforcement, perfection, and priority of security interests in personal property under Article Nine of the Uniform Commercial Code and the federal Bankruptcy Code.

Prerequisites: LAWD 6210 with a minimum grade of D- and LAWM 5000 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of D-

LAWG 6710 Trusts and Estates

[3-4 credit hours]

The study of decedents’ estates and trust law. Interstate succession, the law of wills, estate administration, formation and administration of trusts, and future interests are studied. Common law approaches are contrasted with Ohio and Uniform Probate Code practices.

Prerequisites: LAWM 5000 (may be taken concurrently) with a minimum grade of C

LAWG 9010 Business Associations

[4 credit hours]

Business Associations focuses on the legal entities commonly used to operate business enterprises, with an emphasis on closely held businesses. The course explores the major issues involved in formation and operation of agency relationships, corporations, and limited liability companies. These include creation of business entities; financing for the small business; sharing in earnings; the roles of corporate officers, directors, and shareholders; roles of LLC managers and members; doctrines of limited liability; fiduciary duties; and special statutory treatment of closely held corporations.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

LAWG 9170 Conflict of Laws

[2-3 credit hours]

This course will study the problems encountered when a transaction or occurrence has a significant relationship to two or more states or countries. The jurisdiction of courts, the effect to be given to out-of-state judgments, and the rules of decision in multi-state cases are studied. Both traditional rules and theories and modern developments are analyzed.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

LAWG 9210 Criminal Procedure - Investigations

[3 credit hours]

A study of the constitutional and statutory limitations on the conduct of criminal investigations and related matters. Includes a discussion of the Fourth Amendment prohibition against unreasonable searches and seizures, the Fifth Amendment privilege against self-incrimination, and the Sixth Amendment right to counsel.

Term Offered: Spring, Fall

LAWG 9370 Family Law

[3 credit hours]

This course explores the interaction of law and the family. It surveys various topics including marriage, divorce and its financial consequences, child custody, non-marital families, parentage, adoption, and assisted reproductive technology.

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

LAWG 9610 Secured Transactions

[3 credit hours]

The creation, enforcement, perfection, and priority of security interests in personal property under Article Nine of the Uniform Commercial Code and the federal Bankruptcy Code.

Prerequisites: LAWD 9210 with a minimum grade of D

Term Offered: Spring, Summer, Fall

LAWG 9710 Trusts and Estates

[3-4 credit hours]

The study of decedents’ estates and trust law. Interstate succession, the law of wills, estate administration, formation and administration of trusts, and future interests are studied. Common law approaches are contrasted with Ohio and Uniform Probate Code practices.

Prerequisites: LAWD 9410 with a minimum grade of C

Term Offered: Spring, Fall