Prerequisite: One course in either Consumer Law or Commercial Law is a required prerequisite unless waived by one of the teachers.
This course will is a seminar limited to 18 students. Papers and presentations will be required, and the class is designed to meet the advanced legal writing requirement.
Topics covered will depend significantly on student interests. They may include subjects covered in the consumer law class, such as payday loans, regulation of credit cards, and payment methods, topics covered in secured transactions, sales, negotiable instrument or by any of the Article of the Uniform Commercial Code, or possibly topics involving tax issues, patents and trademarks, or other current topics related to commerce.
Students are encouraged to begin work on a paper during the Fall semester and those who do will be guaranteed a place in the course. Please Professor Martin or Professor Hart if you wish to start in the Fall.