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Students must be fully vaccinated
to be on campus for in-person classes for fall semester 2021.

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Arbitration Law3133 1 2.00BlairMon
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05/21/2022Students cannot earn credit in both Arbitration Law and Introduction to U.S. Arbitration Law: Domestic and International Aspects.

Course runs May 21, 23, 24, 25, 26

Course meets in-person. Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.
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Arbitration Law with Long Paper3133 2 3.00BlairMon
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05/21/2022Students cannot earn credit in both Arbitration Law and Introduction to U.S. Arbitration Law: Domestic and International Aspects.

Course runs May 21, 23, 24, 25, 26

Course meets in-person. Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.

Students planning to satisfy the long paper requirement in Arbitration Law, and students who have already satisfied the long paper requirement and plan to write another long paper in Arbitration Law, should register for this 3-credit section.
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Business of IP: Independent Film Production3901 R1 2.00YoungTue
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 06/07/2022Course meets remotely and synchronously June 7-30 at times listed. Bk
Challenging Conversations3047 1 1.00TsurSat
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06/04/2022Course meets June 4-5.
Course meets in-person. Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.
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Clinic: Immigration Law8752 1 2.00Kowski-Dahlberg    05/23/2022No online registration. Contact Jennifer Dahlberg-Kowski jennifer@kowskilaw.com for preapproval.

Professional responsibility, Advocacy, and Immigration Law (4200), or prior experience in an immigration firm, are strongly encouraged.

Non-local students may be considered for the clinic, depending on prior immigration experience.

Online drop deadline: one-week prior to course start. Students may drop through the add/drop deadline by using the drop form found on the registrar’s website.

Must be available during the day. Must also register for fall semester Tues 4:30-6:30 pm. Contact Jennifer Kowski for registration and questions: jennifer.kowski@mitchellhamline.edu Local Blended Learning students may be eligible.

Online drop deadline: May 15. Students may drop through the add/drop deadline by using the drop form found on the registrar’s website.
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Clinic: Intellectual Property Law - Patent5111 1 3.00Klein    05/23/2022Prerequisite for all placements: Professional Responsibility.
Prerequisite for Trademark placement: any Trademark course.
Prerequisite for Patent placement: Patents I and II. Prerequisite (concurrency allowed): Patent Prosecution.
Online drop deadline: one-week prior to course start. Students may drop through the add/drop deadline by using the drop form found on the registrar’s website.



Undergraduate transcript(s) and resume must be submitted to Sue McBrayer prior to the first day of class.

Online drop deadline: May 15. Students may drop through the add/drop deadline by using the drop form found on the registrar’s website.
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Clinic: Intellectual Property Law - Trademarks5111 2 3.00SwendsenTue04:00 PM05:55 PM 05/16/2022Prerequisite for all placements: Professional Responsibility.
Prerequisite for Trademark placement: any Trademark course.
Prerequisite for Patent placement: Patents I and II. Prerequisite (concurrency allowed): Patent Prosecution.
Online drop deadline: one-week prior to course start. Students may drop through the add/drop deadline by using the drop form found on the registrar’s website.



Undergraduate transcript(s) and resume must be submitted to Sue McBrayer prior to the first day of class.

Online drop deadline: May 15. Students may drop through the add/drop deadline by using the drop form found on the registrar’s website.
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Constitutional Criminal Procedure: Investigation and Interrogation1204 1 3.00RadsanTue
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 05/31/2022Students who have taken 1204 Constutional Criminal Procedure cannot take 1204 Constitutional Criminal Procedure: Investigation and Interrogation.
Meets remote and synchronously at the times listed. Course runs from May 31-July 5.
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Critical Race Theory: A Crash Course4084 R1 2.00WilsonMon
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 07/25/2022Meets remote and synchronously at the times listed. Course runs July 25-August 12.

Students have the option to receive a letter grade or Pass/Fail for this course. A student receiving a pass earns a grade of S (satisfactory) or a grade of P (pass), which is not computed in their cumulative G.P.A. A student receiving a fail earns a grade of "F", which is computed in their cumulative G.P.A. There is no limit to the number of Pass/Fail credits a student may earn. Individual students may not elect to receive a Pass/Fail grade in a course that is letter graded with the exception of the pass/fail option. This course does not count toward the optional, one-time letter grade conversion to a "P" during a student's law school career.
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Deals and Disputes3014 B1 3.00FuithTue
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 05/29/2022Blended courses open to all J.D. students. Course is asynchronous online with a mandatory HyFlex capstone meeting June 21-24, which are the only scheduled meetings for the class. Students must be able to attend all HyFlex synchronous sessions in order to enroll in this class. Students must be vaccinated to come on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.

Course runs May 29-July 16.
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Decision Making in a Chaotic Reality3054 1 2.00TsurMon
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06/06/2022Course meets on June 6-9 from 4:30-9:30pm, and June 11 from 8:30am-5:00pm.

Course meets in-person. Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.
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Dispute Systems Design3141 1 2.00KulpMon
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07/30/2022Course meets in-person July 30 & 31 (9:00am-4:30pm), August 1 (5:00-9:30pm), and remote and synchronous August 2-3 (5:00-9:30pm).

Course meets in-person. Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.
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Elder Law3836 O1 2.00Scheller    06/06/2022Online asynchronous course. Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.

This is an online asychnronous course that will run June 6-July 1.
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Employment Discrimination3860 1 3.00JordanTue
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 05/17/2022Meets remote and synchronously from May 17-June 15, at times listed, with a final exam June 22.

UPDATED 4/13/2022: This course was previously scheduled to meet in-person.

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Evidence2500 O1 3.00Duhl    06/01/2022This is an online asychnronous course that will run 6/1-7/24 with an exam week to follow. This course is not self-paced.

Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.
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Evidence2500 O2 3.00Duhl    06/01/2022This is an online asychnronous course that will run 6/1-7/24 with an exam week to follow. This course is not self-paced.

Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.
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Expert Witness Advocacy3015 1 3.00SonstengMon
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07/24/2022Prerequisite: Advocacy
Course meets on July 24-July 29 at the times listed.

Course meets in-person. Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.

Co-taught by Prof. Jim Hilbert.
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Externship: Attorney General Expungement4037 1 4.00GeffenThu02:00 PM03:55 PM 05/23/2022Enrolled students must send a resume and cover letter to Assistant Attorney General Nilushi Ranaweera at nilushi.ranaweera@ag.state.mn.us as soon as possible after registration. Participation in the course is not contingent on any screening by the Attorney General's Office, but the requested information must be provided and students may be asked to have an initial meeting with Ms. Nilushi before the course starts.
This is HyFlex course that will meet at the times listed.
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Externship: Court of Appeals8155 1 3.00Roy    05/23/2022This course may be taken for 3 or 4 credits.
To apply, students must have a 3.5 or better GPA or be in the top 15% of their class and send Jean Backes a writing sample, transcript, and resume by April 1.
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Externship: Criminal Justice - Defense8555 1 4.00WebbTue06:00 PM07:55 PM18805/23/2022Students must be eligible for certification as student attorneys in Minnesota, which requires having earned at least 24 credits and being in good standing. Students may register for 2, 3, or 4 credits.


This is HyFlex course that will meet at the times listed.
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Externship: District Court8805 1 4.00StarrTue04:30 PM06:25 PM12505/23/2022This course may be taken for 2, 3 or 4 credits.

Pre-requisite: Professional Responsibility (may be taken concurrently)

Placements are made by the judges who teach the course.
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Externship: Government Agency4356 1 4.00KahlertWed04:00 PM05:55 PM12505/23/2022Students interested in this course first need to apply for and accept an offer with a state, county, or local government agency and then obtain permission from the instructor to take the course. Selected government agency placements are posted on Symplicity or students may line up their own placements. To register, students must contact Prof. Kate Kahlert at kate.kahlert@mitchellhamline.edu. Bk
Externship: Law and Business8001 1 4.00LakhramTue03:00 PM04:55 PM 05/23/2022This course is not available through online registration. Available by application only to Professor Fuith.

Students may not drop this course after a placement has been made.

Pre-requisite: Professional Responsibility; Business Organizations (may be taken concurrently)

This is HyFlex course that will meet at the times listed.
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Family Mediation8241 1 3.00GourlayMon
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 06/04/2022Students cannot earn credit in both Mediation and Family Mediation.
This course meets in-person on June 4-9 at times listed.

Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.
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Foundations of Practice1452 O1 1.00Fuith    05/29/2022This is an online asynchronous course that will run from May 29-July 30, with a break the week of June 19-25.

Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.
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Health Care Compliance Laws and Regulations4160 O1 3.00London    05/17/2022Pre-requisite: Health Care Compliance Institute.
This is an online asychnronous course that will run May 17-August 8, with an exam week to follow.

Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.
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Health Care Law & Opioids: How the "Man-Made Plague" Is Transforming the Pharmaceutical Industry4064 O1 2.00Whitelaw    06/20/2022Online asynchronous course. Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.

This is an online asynchronous course that will run from June 20-August 5. This course is not self-paced.
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HIPAA Privacy4154 O1 2.00Martin    06/04/2022Online asynchronous course. Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.

This is an online asynchronous course that will run 6/4-6/25, with an exam week to follow, 6/26-7/2. This course is not self-paced.
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Immigration Law4200 B1 3.00Pottratz AcostaMon
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 05/29/2022Blended courses open to all J.D. students. Course is asynchronous online with a mandatory HyFlex capstone meeting June 24-27, which are the only scheduled meetings for the class. Students must be able to attend all HyFlex synchronous sessions in order to enroll in this class. Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.

Course runs May 29-July 16.
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Indian Child Welfare Act and Child Protection and Adoption Proceedings6048 R1 2.00McKeigMon
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 06/06/2022Course meets remotely and synchronously June 6-July 20, at the times listed Bk
Intellectual Property Foundations5102 O1 3.00Sandeen    05/31/2022Online asynchronous course. Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.

This is an online asynchronous course that will run from May 31-July 31 with an exam week to follow. This course is not self-paced.
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International Comparative Criminal Law - Business Fraud - From the classroom to the conspiracy, to the crime, to the courtroom1103 1 2.00Sonsteng    06/27/2022Meets remote and synchronously at the times listed.
Course runs June 27-July 8 from 9am-12pm CST, with a break July 1-4.
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Internship with a Professor4285 1 3.00Staff    05/16/2022  Bk
Justice and Dispute Resolution4036 O1 3.00Stulberg    05/22/2022This is an online asychnronous course that will run May22-July 2.

Students may register for 2 or 3 credits. Students planning to write their long paper in this course should register for 3 credits. Students who have already fulfilled their long paper requirement or are planning to write their long paper in another course should register for 2 credits.

Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.
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Law & the Business of Baseball3056 1 1.00SchiffSat
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07/16/2022Course meets in-person from July 16-17, at times listed.

Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.
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Mediation3040 1 3.00Carrel    06/12/2022Course meets remotely and synchronously at the following times:

June 12 (1:30-5:00pm)
June 14-15 (4:30-9:00pm)
June 16, 21, 22, 23, (4:30-8:00pm)
June 25 (9:00am-4:30pm)
June 28, 29 (4:30-8:00pm)
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Negotiation4575 1 3.00FoxMon
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07/16/2022Course meets in-person July 16-17 and 23 (9:00am-5:00pm), and July 18-21 (5:00-9:30pm).

Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.
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Organizational Conflict Management6034 O1 2.00Gourlay    07/03/2022Online asynchronous course. Students may take up to 27 credits under the 83 credit requirement (28 under the 86 credit requirement) toward their J.D. degree through courses that are designated "distance education courses." This course counts toward the distance education credit limit.

This is an online asynchronous course that will run July 3- August 13 with with a take home exam due approximately two weeks after the end of the course. This course is not self-paced.
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Professional Responsibility3200 R1 3.00JordanTue
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 05/17/2022Course meets remotely and synchronously May 17-June 30, at the times listed, with a final exam on July 8. Bk
Seminar: Education Law5303 R1 3.00DuhlTue
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 05/31/2022Students may take this course for 2 or 3 credits. Students planning to satisfy the long paper requirement in this course, and students who have already satisfied the long paper requirement and plan to write another long paper in this course, should register for three credits.
Course meets remotely and synchronously May 31-July 23, at the times listed, with a break the week of July 3-9.
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Seminar: National Security Law9910 R1 3.00RadsanTue
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 05/31/2022Students may take this course for 2 or 3 credits. Students planning to satisfy the long paper requirement in this course, and students who have already satisfied the long paper requirement and plan to write another long paper in this course, should register for three credits.
Course meets remotely and synchronously May 31-July 1 at times listed.

Most Friday classes will be covered by asynchronous assignments related to PBS Frontline documentaties.
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Seminar: Race, Sexuality & the Law6053 R1 3.00WilsonMon
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 05/23/2022Course meets remotely and synchronously May 23-July 19, at the times listed. No class meeting on 5/30, 6/20, 7/4. Bk
Theories of Conflict3059 1 2.00FoxMon
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07/09/2022Course meets on in-person July 9 (8:30am-5:00pm), and July 11-14 (4:30-9:30pm).

Students must be vaccinated to be on campus. Note that all in-person activities will be subject to whatever COVID-related restrictions are in place at the time, i.e. masks, testing, etc.

There is a $100 student fee accessed for course materials. No other book is required.
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