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Florida International University College of Law

Summer 2017 Class Schedule Monday, May 22 – Tuesday, July 25

Reading Period: July 26-30

Exam Period: July 31 – August 3

The reading period and examination schedule are subject to change should inclement weather conditions occur. students should make no travel arrangements during the examination period.

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThrusday
Monday, May 15*

9:00am-4:50pm

Criminal, and Civil Externships (4,7)
(6 credits: 4 P/F in class; 2 GRD)
Kotey - RDB 2005
Tuesday, May 16*

9:00am-4:50pm

Criminal, and Civil Externships4,8
(6 credits: 4 P/F in class;
2 GRD)
Kotey - RDB 2005
Wednesday, May 17*

9:00am-4:50pm

Criminal, and Civil Externships4,8
(6 credits: 4 P/F in class;
2 GRD)
Kotey - RDB 2005
Thursday, May 18*

9:00am-4:50pm

Criminal, and Civil Externships4,7,8
(6 credits: 4 P/F in class;
2 GRD)
Kotey - RDB 2005
CLASSES BELOWFOLLOW THE REGULARSUMMER CLASS SCHEDULEMAY 22-JULY 25
5:00-6:20

Special Topics: Comparative Legal Professions, Traditions and Innovations
(2 credits P/F, in class)
RDB 2001
5:00-6:20

Advanced Legal Research
(2 credits)
RDB 1081
TBD
5:00-6:20

Special Topics: Comparative Legal Professions, Traditions and Innovations
(2 credits P/F in class)
RDB 2001
5:00-6:20

Advanced Legal Research
(2 credits)
RDB 1081
TBD
5:00-6:50

Immigration and Human Rights Clinic 4,5,7,8
(6 credits)
Gomez
RDB 1008
5:00-6:505:00-6:50

Immigration and Human Rights Clinic 4,5,7,8
(6 credits)
Gomez
RDB 1008
5:00-6:50
5:00-7:05

Insurance Law
(3 credits)
Isaiah
RDB 2006



Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
(3 credits)
Fingerhut
RDB 2008
5:00-7:05

Professional Responsibility6
(3 credits)
Schrier
RDB 2008


Conflict Mgt Practice Comparative Perspectives of Negotiation4,7
(3 credits)
Rodriguez
RDB 2001
5:00-7:05

Insurance Law
(3 credits)
Isaiah
RDB 2006



Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
(3 credits)
Fingerhut
RDB 2008
5:00-7:05

Professional Responsibility6
(3 credits)
Schrier
RDB 2008


Conflict Mgt Practice Comparative Perspectives of Negotiation4,7
(3 credits)
Rodriguez
RDB 2001
7:15-9:20

Election Law
(3 credits)
Armstrong-Coffey
RDB 2006


Local Gov’t Law
(3 credits)
Leen
RDB 2005

Medical-Legal Clinic4,7,8
(4 credits)
Mason
RDB 1031

7:15-9:20

Florida Constitutional Law2
(3 credits)
Klion
RDB 2008

Administrative Law3
(3 credits)
Coffey
RDB 2006
7:15-9:20

Election Law
(3 credits)
Armstrong-Coffey -
RDB 2006


Local Gov’t Law
(3 credits)
Leen
RDB 2005

Medical-Legal Clinic4,7,8
(4 credits)
Mason
RDB 1031
7:15-9:20

Florida Constitutional Law2
(3 credits)
Klion
RDB 2008

Administrative Law3
(3 credits)
Coffey
RDB 2006

Judicial Externship (Miami-Dade
Placement)7
(6 credits: 2 GRD, 4 P/F in class)
Scola
RDB 1008

 

Course Key 
(1)Highly recommended bar tested course
(2)Recommended bar tested
(3)Bar tested in some jurisdictions
(4)Fulfills one of two litigation/adr graduation requirements
(5)Fulfills upper level international graduation requirement
(6)Fulfills graduation ethics requirement and MPRE tested
(7)Fulfills a graduation experiential requirement for 1Ls
beginning in fall 2016
(8)Course with pre or co requisite(s)

Recommended bar tested course (1);  MPRE tested and fulfills graduation ethics requirement (6). Fulfills one of two litigation/adr graduation requirements (4). Fulfills upper level international requirement (5) .

*These classes consist of 6 credits in summer only – 2 graded, 4P/F. Graded portion meets May15-18, FROM 9AM – 5:00PM. Contact Zoraya Ledesma in the Clinic and Externship Office or email her at ledesmaz@fiu.edu if you have questions.

Summer 2017 Final Examination Schedule

July 31 – August 3

*The reading period and examination schedule are subject to change should inclement weather conditions arise. Students should make no travel arrangements during the examination period.

All summer examinations begin at 6:30

Monday, July 31Tuesday, August 1Wednesday, August 2Thursday, August 3
Insurance Law
Isaiah

Criminal Procedure: Adjudication
Fingerhut
Professional Responsibility
Schrier

Conflict Management
Practice-Comparative
Perspectives of
Negotiation
Rodriguez
Election Law
Armstrong-Coffey

Local Government
Leen
Florida Constitutional Law
Klion

Administrative Law
Coffey

Florida International University College of Law

Fall 2017 Class Schedule

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Day Division Classes

Time BlocksMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:00-9:50Trial Advocacy A (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
Hevia/Goldberg
RDB 1009
9:00-10:15Evidence A (1,5)
(3 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2008
Evidence B (1,5)
(3 credits)
Moreno
RDB 2001
Evidence A (1,5)
(3 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2008
Evidence B (1,5)
(3 credits)
Moreno
RDB 2001
10:00-11:10Contracts A
(4 credits)
Norberg
RDB 2006
Contracts B
(4 credits)
Osei Tutu
RDB 2005
Contracts A
(4 credits)
Norberg
RDB 2006
Contracts B
(4 credits)
Osei Tutu
RDB 2005
Contracts A
(4 credits)
Norberg
RDB 2006

Contracts B
(4 credits)
Osei Tutu
RDB 2005
10:00-11:15LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 1009

LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 1009
10:30-11:45Accounting for Lawyers
(3 credits)
Hesch
RDB 2002

Legal History (6)
(3 credits)
Mirow
RDB 2001

Federal Courts (5)
(3 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2007
Death Penalty Law (11)
(3 credits)
Harper
RDB 2008


Environmental Law
(3 credits)
Robbins
RDB 2002
Accounting for Lawyers
(3 credits)
Hesch
RDB 2002

Legal History (6)
(3 credits)
Mirow
RDB 2001

Federal Courts (5)
(3 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2007
Death Penalty Law (11)
(3 credits)
Harper
RDB 2008

Environmental Law
(3 credits)
Robbins
RDB 2002
10:30-12:20Torts B
(4 credits)
Román
RDB 2008

Business Organizations (1)
(4 credits)
Markham
RDB 2005
Torts A
(4 credits)
Román
RDB 2006
Torts B
(4 credits)
Román
RDB 2008

Business Organizations (1)
(4 credits)
Markham
RDB 2005
Torts A
(4 credits)
Román
RDB 2006

Seminar: American & Caribbean Law Institute (4,6)
(2 credits)
Kotey
RDB 1031
11:15-12:15Introduction to the Study of Law

1L Section B Students
Schulze
RDB 2005
Introduction to the Study of Law

1L Section A Students
Schulze
RDB 2006
12:00-2:00FACULTY COLLOQUIARESERVED FOR FACULTY, COMMITTEE & STUDENT MEETINGS
1:00-2:15LSV 1 A
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

LSV 1 A
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2002
LSV I B
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

LSV I B
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2002
LSV 1 A
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

LSV 1 A
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2002
LSV I B
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

LSV I B
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2002
1:00-2:50Seminar: Florida Legal History (4)
(2 credits)
Mirow
RDB 1008
2:00-3:15LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
Walter
RDB 1009


Women and the Law
(3 credits)
Choudhury
RDB 2007
Trademarks and GI (6)
(3 credits)
Osei Tutu
RDB 2005


Professional Responsibility (8)
(3 credits)
Fairlie
RDB 2006
LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
Walter
RDB 1009


Women and the Law
(3 credits)
Choudhury
RDB 2007
Trademarks and GI (6)
(3 credits)
Osei Tutu
RDB 2005

Professional Responsibility(8)
(3 credits)
Fairlie
RDB 2006
2:00-3:50Constitutional Law B
(4 credits)
Baker
RDB 2005

Seminar: Banking Regulations (4)
(2 credits)
Markham
RDB 1008

Community Law Teaching
(2 credits P/F)
Kotey
RDB 1031

International & Comparative Sales Law6
(2 credits)
Norberg
RDB 2008
Constitutional Law A
(4 credits)
Baker
RDB 2008

Death Penalty Clinic (5,10,11)
(4 credits)
Harper
RDB 1031

Trial Advocacy D (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
Laeser
RDB 1009

Seminar: Corporate Finance: The Issuer’s Perspective (4)
(2 credits)
Gabilondo
RDB 1006

Legal Analysis
(2 credits)
Schulze
Constitutional Law B
(4 credits)
Baker
RDB 2005

Seminar: Biodiversity (4)
(2 credits)
Robbins
RDB 1008
Constitutional Law A
(4 credits)
Baker
RDB 2008

3:30-4:45Estate Planning (10)
(3 credits)
Muir
RDB 2001

Family Law (2)
(3 credits)
Choudhury
RDB 2007
Estate Planning (10)
(3 credits)
Muir
RDB 2001

Family Law (2)
(3 credits)
Choudhury
RDB 2007
UNIVERSITY FREE PERIOD
3:30-5:20Seminar:
Focused Topics in Employment Discrimination(4)
(2 credits)
Stone
RDB 1008

Advanced Legal Analysis
(2 credits)
Ruiz
RDB 2006
4:00-5:50Trial Advocacy B (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
Rifkin
RDB 1009
Advanced Trial Advocacy (9,10)
(3 credits)
Smith
RDB 1009
5:00-6:15Federal Income Tax
(3 credits)
Gabilondo
RDB 2006
International Commercial Arbitration (5,6)
(3 credits)
Lorenzo/Palmer
RDB 2007

Immigration Law (6)
(3 credits)
Gomez, J.
RDB 2001
Federal Income Tax
(3 credits)
Gabilondo
RDB 2006
International Commercial Arbitration (5,6)
(3 credits)
Lorenzo/Palmer
RDB 2007

Immigration Law (6)
(3 credits)
Gomez, J.
RDB 2001
5:00-6:50Community Lawyering Clinic aka Medical Legal Partnership Clinic (5,10,11)
(4 credits)
Mason
RDB 1031

US Law I
LL.M Students
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2002
Trial Advocacy (5,9,11)
All Sections (A-F) Meet
(3 credits)
Fingerhut
RDB 1009



Mediation (5)
(2 credits)
Klein
RDB 1008


White Collar Crime (10)
(2 credits)
Levine
RDB 2001
Community Lawyering Clinic aka Medical Legal Partnership Clinic (5,10,11)
(4 credits)
Mason
RDB 1031

Advanced Trial Advocacy (9,10)
(3 credits)
Smith
RDB 1009

Criminal and Civil Externship (5,10,11)
(4 credits Pass/Fail)
Kotey
RDB 1004

Evening Division Classes

Time BlockMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
5:30-6:45pmLSV III (7)
(3 credits)
Ramhofer
RDB 2005

Military Justice
(3 credits)
Carpenter
RDB 2002

Appellate Procedure I (5)
(2 credits P/F)
Klion
RDB 2008
Sales (1)
(3 credits)
Anglade
RDB 2006

LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
Wade
RDB 2008
LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
Ramhofer
RDB 2005

Military Justice
(3 credits)
Carpenter
RDB 2002
Sales (1)
(3 credits)
Anglade
RDB 2006

LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
Wade
RDB 2008
6:00-7:15pmLSV I
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 1008
LSV I
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 1008
6:00-7:50 pmTrial Advocacy C (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
Pastor
RDB 1009
Trial Advocacy E (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
Emas
RDB 1009
7:00-8:15pmNational Security & the Constitution
(3 credits)
Puls/Londoño
RDB 1008

Introduction to International & Comparative Law
(3 credits)
Gomez, M
RDB 2002

Criminal Procedure: Investigation (1)
(3 credits)
Fairlie
RDB 2005
LSV LL.M Students
(3 credits)
Kokoruda
RDB 2006

Pre-Trial Practice5
(3 credits)
Fingerhut
RDB 2002
National Security & the Constitution
(3 credits)
Puls/Londoño
RDB 1008

Introduction to International & Comparative Law
(3 credits)
Gomez, M.
RDB 2002

Criminal Procedure: Investigation (1)
(3 credits)
Fairlie
RDB 2005
LSV LL.M Students
(3 credits)
Kokoruda
RDB 2006

Pre-Trial Practice (5)
(3 credits)
Fingerhut
RDB 2002
7:00-8:50pmTorts C
(4 credits)
Schulze
RDB 2006

Law & Procedure: U.S. and Florida (1)
(4 credits)
Ruiz
RDB 2008

Medical Malpractice
(2 credits)
Silva
RDB 1004

Seminar: Law, Social Movements & Social Change (4)
(2 credits)
Anglade
RDB 1006
Constitutional Law
(4 credits)
Copeland
RDB 2008

Wills & Trusts1
(4 credits)
Rodriguez-Dod
RDB 2005


Immigration & Human Rights Clinic (5,6,9,10,11)
(6 credits)
J. Gomez
RDB 1014


Law Firm Management
(2 credits)
Salas
RDB 1004

Small Business Clinic
(4 credits) 5,9,10,11
Little/Emami
RDB 1031
Torts C
(4 credits)
Schulze
RDB 2006

Law & Procedure: U.S. and Florida (1)
(4 credits)
Ruiz
RDB 2008

Advanced Legal Research
(2 credits)
Hurst
RDB 1081
Constitutional Law
(4 credits)
Copeland
RDB 2008

Wills & Trusts (1)
(4 credits)
Rodriguez-Dod
RDB 2005


Immigration & Human
Rights Clinic (5,6,9,10,11)
(6 credits)
J. Gomez
RDB 1014

Judicial Externship
(4 credits Pass/Fail) 9
Scola
RDB 1031
7:30-9:20pmContracts C
4 credits
Stone
RDB 2007
Contracts C
4 credits
Stone
RDB 2007
8:00-9:50pmTrial Advocacy F (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
De La O
RDB 1009
8:30-9:45pmCriminal Law
(3 credits)
Carpenter
RDB 2002
Criminal Law
(3 credits)
Carpenter
RDB 2002
9:00-10:00pm**Introduction to the Study of Law

1L Hybrid and Section C Students
Reiling
RDB 2006
9:00-10:15pmSports Law
(3 credits)
Glick
RDB 2008
LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2007

Land Use & Planning
(3 credits)
Armstrong-Coffey
RDB 2002
Sports Law
(3 credits)
Glick
RDB 2008
LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2007

Land Use & Planning
(3 credits)
Armstrong-Coffey
RDB 2002

Couse Key 
1Highly recommended bar tested course
2Recommended bar tested course
3Recommended course, bar tested in some jurisdictions
4Fulfills graduation seminar requirement
5Fulfills one of two litigation/adr graduation requirement
6Fulfills upper level international graduation requirement
7Fulfills LSV III upper level graduation requirement
8Fulfills graduation ethics requirement and MPRE tested
9Fulfills graduation ethics requirement and MPRE tested
10Course with prerequisite(s)
11Course with pre or co requisite(s)

The following courses offered this semester have pre or co-requisites:

Course Pre-requisite(s) or Co-requisites
Estate PlanningFederal Income Tax and Wills and Trusts (Pre-requisite
Trial AdvocacyEvidence (Pre or Co-requisite)
Advanced Trial AdvocacyTrial Advocacy (Pre-requisite)

The following clinics have credit hour requirements and pre or co-requisites:

ClinicRequiredPre or Co-Requisites
Small Business Clinic45 creditsProfessional Responsibility and Business Organization
Death Penalty Clinic45 credits and Death Penalty Law CourseProfessional Responsibility
Medical – Legal Partnership45 creditsProfessional Responsibility and one of these courses: Health Law, Disability Law, Administrative Law, or Immigration Law
Immigration & Human Rights Clinic45 creditsProfessional Responsibility, Evidence and Immigration Law

The following externships have credit hour requirements and pre or co-requisites:

ExternshipRequiredPre or Co-Requisites
JudicialCompleted FoundationNone
Civil45 creditsProfessional Responsibility
Criminal48 credits and a letter of clearance from the Florida BarProfessional Responsibility, Evidence and Criminal Procedure - Investigation