This semester we are offering some classes in remote or hybrid format, which is reflected on the PDF version of the summer schedule.

IMPORTANT: Please check prerequisites before signing up for courses. Sort table by clicking on the column headers.

Course NameNum. (Sec.) CRNInstructor(s)Days, TimeFinal ExamSyllabus
AUTOMATED VEHICLES: DRIVERLESS CARS & DRONES (2 cr) Law 247 (001)
40725
WALDENMON, WED
6:00P-7:50P
July 11, 6:00P

Syllabus

TWEN

BANKRUPTCY COURT EXTERNSHIP (E) + (N.1) (1 cr) Law 270 (001)
43526
YOUNGFRI
10:00A-1:00P
NO EXAM
BUSINESS ASSOCIATIONS (DE) (4 cr) Law 172 (R01)
43951
JOHNSON, C. MON, TUE, WED, THU
5:10P-7:00P
July 12, 6:00P

Syllabus

TWEN

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE I: INVESTIGATION (N.2) (3 cr) Law 206 (001)
43589
LORDMON, WED
6:00P-9:10P
July 11, 6:00P

Syllabus

DEATH PENALTY IN AMERICA: LAW, HISTORY & POLICY (2 cr) Law 138 (001)
43753
ADEPOJUMON, WED
6:00P-7:50P
July 11, 6:00P

Syllabus

eDISCOVERY: MODERN DISCOVERY/THE DIGITAL ERA (DE) (3 cr) Law 204 (R01)
42361
CHHATWAL, KEELINGTUE, THU
6:00P-8:40P
July 12, 6:00P

Syllabus

EMERGING ISSUES/NAT'L SECURITY: EVOLVING TECH. (DE) (2 cr) Law 705 (R01)
43714
LOPES, MCDOWELL, TIGNORMON, WED
6:00P-7:50P
NO EXAM

Syllabus

TWEN

EMERGING LAW OF INTERNET PRIVACY SEMINAR (DE) (2 cr) Law 497 (R01)
40195
SZABOTUE, THU
6:00P-7:50P
NO EXAM

Syllabus

NEGOTIATIONS & LEGAL SETTLEMENT (E) (W) (N.3) (3 cr) Law 303 (001)
43620
JACEWICZNote 3
8:30A-5:00P
NO EXAM

Syllabus

LEGAL CLINIC-MASON VETERANS (E) // (N.4) (4 cr) Law 309 (001)
40987
MACARTHUR, WINSTEADWED
4:00P-5:50P
NO EXAM

Syllabus

LEGAL WRITING FOR LAW CLERKS (E) (W) // (N.5) (1 cr) Law 201 (001)
41336
LUTHERTUE
6:00P-7:50P
NO EXAM

Syllabus

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITY (2 cr) Law 298 (001)
40196
LEMLEYMON, WED
8:00P-9:50P
July 12, 6:00P

Syllabus

SUPERVISED EXTERNSHIP (E) // (N.6) (2 cr) Law 320 (001)
43564
HUBER, DINSMOREN/A
N/A
NO EXAM

Syllabus

SUPERVISED EXTERNSHIP (E) // (N.6) (DE) (2 cr) Law 320 (R01)
40497
HUBER, DINSMOREN/A
N/A
NO EXAM

Syllabus

SUPERVISED EXTERNSHIP (E) // (N.6) (3 cr) Law 321 (001)
43565
HUBER, DINSMOREN/A
N/A
NO EXAM

Syllabus

SUPERVISED EXTERNSHIP (E) // (N.6) (DE) (3 cr) Law 321 (R01)
40498
HUBER, DINSMOREN/A
N/A
NO EXAM

Syllabus

SUPERVISED EXTERNSHIP-VA PRACTICE (E) // (N.6) (3 cr) Law 179 (001)
43563
DAVISN/A
N/A
NO EXAM

Syllabus

TRIAL ADVOCACY (E) + (2 cr) Law 328 (001)
43695
BONETATUE, THU
8:00P-9:50P
NO EXAM
WIPO-C-IP2 SUMMER SCHOOL ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY (N.7) (DE) (3 cr) Law 021 (R01)
40496
KRESHMTWRF
9:00A-5:30P
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NOTES:

THIS SEMESTER WE ARE OFFERING SOME CLASSES IN REMOTE OR HYBRID FORMAT, WHICH IS REFLECTED ON THE PDF VERSION OF THE SUMMER SCHEDULE.

(E) THIS COURSE IS AN "EXPERIENTIAL COURSE" eligible to count towards the experiential requirement for JD students.

(W) THIS COURSE IS A "WRITING COURSE" eligible to count towards the upper level writing requirements for JD students.

(DE) THIS COURSE IS A "DISTANCE EDUCATION" course. A maximum of one-third of the credit hours required for the JD Degree may be for distance education courses. This course will count towards the one-third maximum for JD students.

// ENROLLMENT WITH WRITTEN PERMISSION OF INSTRUCTOR ONLY.

+ THIS COURSE HAS PREREQUISITES. PLEASE CHECK COURSE DESCRIPTIONS FOR COURSE PREREQUISITE INFORMATION.

Notes to 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) Criminal Procedure: Investigation will meet from 6-9:10 p.m. for the first six weeks of the Summer Term, not meet during the week of June 27 - July 1, and then meet one last time on Wednesday, July 6.

(N.3) The Negotiations course will be offered over three weekends, May 21-22, June 4-5, and June 18-19, meeting each day from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students must attend every session to receive credit.

(N.4) Information regarding the application process for new student-advisors has been sent via Law News email. Enrollment only with written permission of the instructor. The clinic will meet for two hours each week during the summer term but M-VETS students-advisors continue to have responsibility for the matters to which they have been assigned until the commencement of the fall 2022 semester.

(N.5) Information on applying to participate in Legal Writing for Law Clerks has been sent via LawNews email. Enrollment only with written permission of instructor. Students who are accepted will be notified by the Records Office and must confirm they want be enrolled by email to lwrecord@gmu.edu. Once students confirm, the Records Office will enroll them in the course.

(N.6) Students must receive approval to register for any Supervised Externship program and should submit the Externship Information Form found in the Externship module on Symplicity to begin the process. (Virginia Practice Externship applicants will submit the form after meeting with Professor Davis.)  To access the form, log into Symplicity and select Externship Module from the "Shortcuts" on the right side of the screen.  Once approved, students will be registered by the Records Office for the appropriate externship course.  Compensated externship credit is NOT available during the summer term. Remote externships sections will have remote and asynchronous-only tutorials and are available only to students who will be working outside the Washington, DC metropolitan are this summer and so cannot attend the tutorials in person.

(N.7) Students registering for this course will attend the WIPO-C-IP2 Summer School on Intellectual Property to be held from June 6 through 17, 2022, with hours that vary slightly by day. Note that there may be a mandatory offsite trip to Washington, DC during the program. Students registering for this course must also register through WIPO’s website at https://www.wipo.int/academy/en/courses/summer_school/. 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 C-IP2 website at https://cip2.gmu.edu/.

SUMMER TERM DATES: REGISTRATION BEGINS on April 12, 2022. Summer classes start May 16 and end July 6, 2022 and exams will be held on July 11–12, with make-ups on July 13.

APPLICATION FOR SUMMER VISITING STATUS FOR NON-SCALIA LAW STUDENTS: Non-Scalia Law students who wish to take summer courses must apply for summer visiting status. Please contact the Office of Admissions to obtain an application and submission deadline information.