// WITH WRITTEN PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR ONLY.
(W) THIS COURSE IS A "WRITING COURSE" ELIGIBLE TO COUNT TOWARDS THE UPPER LEVEL WRITING REQUIREMENTS FOR JD STUDENTS
(E) THIS COURSE IS AN "EXPERIENTIAL COURSE" eligible to count towards the experiential requirement for JD students.
+ THIS COURSE HAS PREREQUISITES. PLEASE CHECK COURSE DESCRIPTIONS AND SYLLABI FOR COURSE PREREQUISITE INFORMATION.
Notes to Day Schedule:
(N.1) This course will meet offsite two Fridays a month at the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Alexandria, Virginia, between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. The first meeting date will be announced by the instructor.
(N.2)This course is offered online and has no assigned meeting times, although there will be weekly obligations and assignments. ABA standards allow JD students to take up to one third of the total credit hours required for the degree in qualifying online courses, and allow JD students in the first third of their program (first year students) to take up to 10 credit hours of online coursework. For additional information, please see the Law News email announcing the release of the summer schedule and individual course syllabi posted on the Course Schedules and Syllabi website.
(N.3) Information regarding the application process will be sent to all students via Law News email. Enrollment with written permission of the instructor. The clinic meets for two hours each week during the summer term but M-VETS student-advisors continue to have responsibility for the matters to which they have been assigned until the commencement of the fall 2019 semester.
(N.4) All students will register for a 2 credit option but may elect, after the first class and with the permission of the instructor, to increase to 3 credits. The increase to 3 credits is contingent on the student being available to meet outside of the regularly scheduled class meeting time including, on occasion, at the courthouse in Manassas, Virginia.
(N.5) Students must receive approval to be registered in any Supervised Externship, and should submit the Externship Information Form found on the Externship module on Symplicity to begin the process. Once approved, students will be registered by the Records Office for the appropriate externship. Compensated externship credit is NOT available during the summer term. (Compensated externship credit may only be earned in a student's final two full semesters (fall or spring).
(N.6) Students registering for this course will attend the WIPO-CPIP Summer School on Intellectual Property to be held at Scalia Law from June 3 through 14, Monday through Friday, with hours that vary slightly by day. Students registering for this course must also register through WIPO’s website: https://cpip.gmu.edu/wipo/. Students taking this course for academic credit will pay tuition to Scalia Law in lieu of the registration fee. The course will consist of lectures, case studies, simulation exercises, and group discussions on selected intellectual property topics, with an orientation towards the interface between intellectual property and other disciplines. Additional details are on the WIPO website.
(N.7) Students participating in summer law programs abroad (in Italy or England) will be automatically registered for associated courses.
(N.8) This is a non-credit certificate program being offered to students free of charge. The program meets for seven Monday sessions, 6:00-7:50P, beginning May 20, 2019. Applications are being accepted via Symplicity (Job ID# 30544) with a resume and statement of interest. Space is limited.
SUMMER TERM DATES: REGISTRATION BEGINS ON April 9, 2019. Summer classes start May 20 and end July 9, 2019, and exams will be on July 11 & 12.
APPLICATION FOR SUMMER VISITING STATUS FOR NON-SCALIA LAW STUDENTS: Non-Scalia Law students who wish to take summer courses must apply summer visiting status. Please contact the Office of Admissions to obtain an application and submission deadline information.