Southwestern Law School Los Angeles, CA
 

Courses for the Certificate in Legal Studies

Below is a list of Southwestern courses eligible for the Certificate in Legal Studies with PRGS. Students who wish to take one of the core law courses (Torts, Contracts, Property, Criminal Procedure, Criminal Law, Constitutional Law, etc.) may do so with permission from the professor and an understanding of the time commitment involved. Questions may be directed to Molly Selvin, Assistant Dean for Interdisciplinary Programs.

*These courses may be of particular interest to students in this program.

Course selection is subject to change. Some elective courses are not offered every year, and seminar topics vary from year to year.

Course Name

Units

Alternative Dispute Resolution*
2
American Legal History
2
Anglo-American Legal History
2
Antitrust Law
3
Bankruptcy
3
Children and the Law*
2
Class Action Litigation*
2
Comparative Constitutional Law
2
Comparative Cultural Property Law
2
Comparative Electronic Commerce Law and Regulations
3
Comparative Environmental Justice*
2
Comparative Information Privacy Law and Regulations
3
Comparative Law
3
Comparative Sexual Orientation Law
2
Comparative Urban Plng Law
2
Constitutional Criminal Procedure
3
Constitutional Law I
3
Constitutional Law II
3
Constitutional Law Seminar
2
Corruption and Government*
2
Courts and Public Opinion (Intersession)*
1
Death Penalty Seminar
2
Disability Law*
2
Election Law
2
Employment Discrimination Law*
2
Employment Law Survey*
3
Environmental Justice Seminar
2
Environmental Law*
3
European Union
2
Family Law
2
Family Law Seminar
2
Federal Courts
3
Federal Indian Law
2
First Amendment Seminar
2
Foundations of the Constitution
2
Foundations of Tort Law Seminar
2
Globalization & Transformation of Roles of Lawyers & Law in Lat. Amer.
2
Health Care Regulations & Practice*
2
Historic Preservation Law
2
History of American Law
3
History of Contemporary Policy*
2
Illicit International Markets
2
Immigration Law*
2
Information Privacy Law
2
Insurance Law*
3
International Art Law
2
International Criminal Law
2
International Criminal Law/Criminal Justice Policy
2
International Cybercrimes
3
International Dispute Resolution*
2
International Labor & Employment Law Seminar
2
International Law and Terrorism*
2
International Protection of Human Rights
2
International Refugee Law*
2
Islamic Law (Mini-term)
2
Jurisprudence
2
Jurisprudence Seminar
2
Labor Law
3
Land Use Planning and Control
3
Latin American Laws and Institutions
2
Latin American Laws and Institutions Seminar
2
Law and Sexual Orientation Seminar
2
Law and Society Seminar
2
Law of International Development Seminar
2
Law of the European Union
2
Legal Arguments about Moral & Political Issues Seminar
2
Legislation
3
Mass Media Law
2
Mass Tort Litigation
2
Media Coverage, Law and Public Policy*
1
Mexican Legal Institutions
3
Museum and Art Law Seminar
2
National Security & Foreign Policy Seminar*
2
Nonprofit Organizations*
2
Products Liability
3
Property
4
Public International Law
3
Race and Gender in Criminal Justice Policy Seminar
2
Race and the Law Seminar
2
Right to Equality and Inequality in Latin America
2
Securities Regulation
3
Settlement of Transnational Disputes
2
Special Education Law Seminar*
2
State and Local Government Law*
2
Telecommunications Law and Policy
3
Unfair Competition & Consumer Protection
3
Water Law*
3
White Collar Crime & Other Aspects of Federal Criminal Law
3
Workers' Compensation Law & Practice*
2
Wrongful Convictions Seminar
2
Youth at Risk Seminar*
2

*These courses may be of particular interest to students in this program.

Course selection is subject to change. Some elective courses are not offered every year, and seminar topics vary from year to year.