Spring 2018 Class Schedule (Tentative)

Florida International University

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

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Day Division Classes

Time BlocksMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
8:00 - 9:50Trial Advocacy A (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
Goldberg/Hevia
RDB 1009
Seminar: Habeas Corpus (4)
(2 credits)
Jordan
RDB 1008
9:00 - 10:10Civil Procedure A
(4 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2008
9:00-10:15Civil Rights
(3 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2007

LSV III
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001
Civil Rights
(3 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2007
LSV III
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001
10:00-11:50 Seminar: Advanced Topics in International Law (4,6)
(2 credits)
Jalloh
RDB 1006
Property A
(4 credits)
Mirow
RDB 2005

Wills & Trusts(1)
(4 credits)
Rodriguez-Dod
RDB 2008

Property A
(4 credits)
Mirow
RDB 2005

Wills & Trusts(1)
(4 credits)
Rodriguez-Dod
RDB 2008

Seminar: IP and Human Development (4,6)
(2 credits)
OseiTutu
RDB 1006
10:30-11:40Civil Procedure A
(4 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2008
Bankruptcy Law
(3 credits)
Norberg
RDB 2002
Civil Procedure A
(4 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2008
Bankruptcy Law
(3 credits)
Norberg
RDB 2002
Civil Procedure B
(4 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2005
10:30-11:45International Litigation
(3 credits) (5,6)
Markham
RDB 2002

Conflict of Laws
(3 credits)
Ansah
RDB 2001

Sales(2)
(3 credits)
Norberg
RDB 2007
Criminal Law B
(3 credits)
Fairlie
RDB 2006

Death Penalty Law (10)
(3 credits)
Harper
RDB 1008

Criminal Procedure: Investigation(1)
(3 credits)
Moreno
RDB 2008

International Human Rights(4,6)
(3 credits)
Jalloh
RDB 2080

Employment Law
(3 credits)
Stone
RDB 2007
International Litigation
(3 credits) (5,6)
Markham
RDB 2002

Conflict of Laws
(3 credits)
Ansah
RDB 2001

Sales (2)
(3 credits)
Norberg
RDB 2007
Criminal Law B
(3 credits)
Fairlie
RDB 2006

Death Penalty Law(10)
(3 credits)
Harper
RDB 1008

Criminal Procedure: Investigation (1)
(3 credits)
Moreno
RDB 2008

International Human Rights (4,6)
(3 credits)
Jalloh
RDB 2080

Employment Law
(3 credits)
Stone
RDB 2007
10:30-12:20Property B
(4 credits)
Rodriguez-Dod
RDB 2006

Seminar: How to Write a Sentence (4)
(2 credits)
Fish
RDB 1008
Seminar: Law & Politics in Latin America (4,6)
(2 credits)
Esquirol
RDB 1006

Seminar: Islamic Law (4,6)
(2 credits)
Choudhury
RDB 1004
Property B
(4 credits)
Rodriguez-Dod
RDB 2006
Seminar: American & Caribbean Law Institute
(2 credits) (4,6)
Kotey
RDB 1031
12:00-2:00FACULTY COLLOQUIAFACULTY & STUDENT COMMITTEE MEETINGS
1:00-1:50LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2002

LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2007

LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2005
LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2006

LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2008
LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2002

LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2007

LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2005
LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2006

LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2008
2:00-3:10Civil Procedure B
(4 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2005
Civil Procedure B
(4 credits)
Wasserman
RDB 2005
2:00-3:15Criminal Law A
(3 credits)
Carpenter
RDB 2006



LSV III(7)
(3 credits)
Walter
RDB 1009

Remedies (2,5)
(3 credits)
Roman
RDB 2002

Securities Regulation
(3 credits)
Markham
RDB 2007
Introduction to
International &
Comparative Law A
(3 credits)
Mirow
RDB 2005

Introduction to International & Comparative Law B
(3 credits)
Jalloh
RDB 2006




Comparative Family Law (6)
(3 credits)
Choudhury
RDB 2007

Pre-Trial Practice (5,9)
(3 credits)
Fingerhut
RDB 2002

Natural Resources Law
(3 credits)
Robbins
RDB 2001

Employment Discrimination
(3 credits)
Stone
RDB 2008
Criminal Law A
(3 credits)
Carpenter
RDB 2006



LSV III(7)
(3 credits)
Walter
RDB 1009

Remedies (2,5)
(3 credits)
Roman
RDB 2002

Securities Regulation
(3 credits)
Markham
RDB 2007
Introduction to
International &
Comparative Law A
(3 credits)
Mirow
RDB 2005

Introduction to International & Comparative Law B
(3 credits)
Jalloh
RDB 2006




Comparative Family Law (6)
(3 credits)
Choudhury
RDB 2007

Pre-Trial Practice (5,9)
(3 credits)
Fingerhut
RDB 2002

Natural Resources Law
(3 credits)
Robbins
RDB 2001

Employment Discrimination
(3 credits)
Stone
RDB 2008
2:00-3:50Law & Procedure: U.S. & Florida (1)
(4 credits)
Ruiz
RDB 2008
Profesión Juridica Comparada(6)
(2 credits)
Gabilondo
RDB 2046

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

Death Penalty Clinic (5,9)
(4 credits)
Harper
RDB 1014

Securities Law Enforcement (11)
(2 credits)
Roberts/Martin
RDB 1004

Seminar: Citizenship and Immigration (4,6)
(2 credits)
Román
RDB 1008
Law & Procedure: U.S. & Florida (1)
(4 credits)
Ruiz
RDB 2008

ADR5
(2 credits)
Moreno
RDB 2001

Int’l and Foreign Legal Research
(1 credit)
Floren
RDB 1081
THIS COURSE MEETS FOR 7 WEEKS BEGINNING JANUARY 8TH AND ENDING ON FEBRUARY 29th
Community Law Teaching
(2 credits P/F)
Kotey
RDB 1008
3:30-4:45Secured Transactions (2)
(3 credits)
Esquirol
RDB 2002

Race and the Law
(3 credits)
Anglade
RDB 1008
Secured Transactions (2)
(3 credits)
Esquirol
RDB 2002

Race and the Law
(3 credits)
Anglade
RDB 1008
UNIVERSITY FREE PERIOD
3:30-5:20Seminar: Separation of Powers
(2 credits)
Foley
RDB 1006
Legal Reasoning
(2 credits)
Schulze
RDB 2001

Seminar: Law & Society
(2 credits) (4,6)
Gomez
RDB 1006

Disability Law
(2 credits)
Anglade
4:00-5:50Trial Advocacy B (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
Rifkin
RDB 1009
Advanced Trial Advocacy (9)
(3 credits)
Smith
RDB 1009
5:00-6:15Intellectual Property (6)
(3 credits)
Travis
RDB 2002

First Amendment (6)
(3 credits)
Baker
RDB 2007
Real Estate Transactions
(3 credits)
Mesnekoff
RDB 2002
Intellectual Property (6)
(3 credits)
Travis
RDB 2002

First Amendment (6)
(3 credits)
Baker
RDB 2007
Real Estate Transactions
(3 credits)
Mesnekoff
RDB 2002
5:00-6:50Corp & Partnership Tax (9)
(2 credits)
Gabilondo
RDB 2002
Immigration & Human Rights Clinic (5,6,10,11)
(6 credits)
Gomez, J.
RDB 1008


Community Lawyering Clinic aka Medical Legal Partnership(5, 10,11)
(4 credits)
Mason
RDB 1031

Small Business Clinic (5, 10, 11)
(4 credits)
Little
RDB 1004

Seminar: The Emerging Practice of International Criminal Justice (4,6)
(2 credits)
Fairlie
RDB 1008

Trial Advocacy A-F (5,9,11)
All sections (A-F) meet
(3 credits)
Fingerhut
RDB 1009
Immigration & Human Rights Clinic (5,6,10,11)
(6 credits)
Gomez, J.
RDB 1008


Community Lawyering Clinic aka Medical Legal Partnership(5, 10,11)
(4 credits)
Mason
RDB 1031

Criminal & Civil
Externships(5,10,11)
(4 P/F)
Kotey
RDB 1004

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

U.S. Law II, LLM
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2006

Evening Division Classes

Time BlocksMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursday
5:30-6:45LSV III(7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

Payment Systems (2)
(3 credits)
Esquirol
RDB 2008
LSV III(7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

Construction Law
(3 credits)
Leiby
RDB 2007
LSV III(7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

Payment Systems (2)
(3 credits)
Esquirol
RDB 2008
LSV III(7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2001

Construction Law
(3 credits)
Leiby
RDB 2007
6:00-6:50LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2006

Legal Reasoning
(2 credits)
Lorenzo
RDB 2005
LSV II
(2 credits)
TBD
RDB 2006

Legal Reasoning
(2 credits)
Lorenzo
RDB 2005
6:00:7:50Trial Advocacy C (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
Pastor
RDB 1009
Trial Advocacy E (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
Emas
RDB 1009

Seminar: Entertainment Law
(2 credits)
Travis
RDB 1006
7:00-8:15Professional Responsibility (8)
(3 credits)
Kotey
RDB 2005

Family Law (2)
(3 credits)
Fajardo
RDB 2002
Evidence (1,5)
(3 credits)
Carpenter
RDB 2006

Immigration Law (6)
(3 credits)
Gomez, J.
RDB 2002

Products Liability (2)
(3 credits)
Salas
RDB 2007
Professional Responsibility (8)
(3 credits)
Kotey
RDB 2005

Family Law (2)
(3 credits)
Fajardo
RDB 2002
Evidence (1,5)
(3 credits)
Carpenter
RDB 2006

Immigration Law (6)
(3 credits)
Gomez, J.
RDB 2002

Products Liability (2)
(3 credits)
Salas
RDB 2007
7:00-8:50Civil Procedure C
(4 credits)
Foley
RDB 2008

Business Organizations(1)
(4 credits)
Román
RDB 2007

Law & Procedure: U.S. &
Florida1
(4 credits)
Ruiz
RDB 2006
Property C
(4 credits)
Robbins
RDB 2005
Civil Procedure C
(4 credits)
Foley
RDB 2008

Business Organizations(1)
(4 credits)
Román
RDB 2007

Law & Procedure: U.S. &
Florida1
(4 credits)
Ruiz
RDB 2006
Property C
(4 credits)
Robbins
RDB 2005

Judicial Externship
(4 P/F)
Scola
RDB 1031
8:00-9:50Trial Advocacy F (5,9,11)
(3 credits)
De La O
RDB 1009
9:00-10:15LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2008

LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2007

LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2006


Florida Condo and Community Ass. Law
(3 credits)
Jurado
RDB 2002

Administrative Law
(3 credits)
Coffey
RDB 2005
LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2002

LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2007

Florida Civil Practice (2)
(3 credits)
Rodriguez
RDB 2006


Florida Constitutional Law (2)
(3 credits)
Armstrong-Coffey
RDB 2005
LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2008

LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2007

LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2006


Florida Condo and Community Ass. Law
(3 credits)
Jurado
RDB 2002

Administrative Law
(3 credits)
Coffey
RDB 2005
LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2002

LSV III (7)
(3 credits)
TBD
RDB 2007

Florida Civil Practice (2)
(3 credits)
Rodriguez
RDB 2006


Florida Constitutional Law (2)
(3 credits)
Armstrong-Coffey
RDB 2005

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