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LAW 545 Environmental Law Ayano, M.

1. Troy Rule, Renewable Energy: Law, Policy, and Practice. 2nd edition. West Academic, 2021. 

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LAW 562 Separation of Powers Steilen, M.

1. Peter M. Shane, Separation of Powers Law: Cases and Materials. 4th edition. Carolina Academic Press, 2018.

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LAW 564

Legal Ethics and  Professional Responsibility

Milles, J.

1. Lisa G. Lerman, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law. 5th edition. Aspen Publishing, 2020.

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2. Lisa G. Lerman, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations, and Practice Questions. 2021 & 2022 edition. Aspen Publishing, 2021.

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LAW 570 Advocacy in Mediation Sugarman, S

1. Roger Fisher. Getting to yes: negotiating agreement without giving in. 3rd edition, Penguin, 2011.

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2. Jennifer Beer. The Mediator's Handbook: Revised & Expanded. 4th edition, New Society Publishers, 2012.

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2. Daniel J Lathorpe. The Practice of Mediation: a Video Integrated Text. 3rd edition, Wolters Kluwer, 2018.

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LAW 608 Federal Income Tax Forman, H.

1. Martin J. Burke. Taxation of Individual Income. 12th edition, Carolina Academic Press, 2018.

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2. Daniel J Lathorpe. Selected Federal Taxation Statutes and Regulations, 2023 with Motro Tax Map. 2023 edition, West Academic Publishing, 2022.

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LAW 610 Criminal Procedure: Investigation Binder, G.

1. Ronald Allen. Criminal Procedure : Investigation and the Right to Counsel. 4th Edition, Wolters Kluwer, 2020.

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LAW 610 Criminal Procedure: Investigation Chiesa, L.

1. Joshua Dressler. Criminal Procedure, Investigating Crime. 7th edition, West Academic, 2020.

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LAW 612 Constitutional Law 2 Melish, T.

1. Erwin Chemerinsky. Constitutional Law. 6th Edition, Aspen Publishing, 2020.

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LAW 613 Evidence O'Rourke, T.

1. David Sklansky. Evidence : Cases, Commentary, and Problems . 5th Edition, Wolters Kluwer, 2020.

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2. Arthur Best. Evidence (Examples & Explanations series). 12th Edition, Wolters Kluwer, 2020.

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Law 614 Estate Planning Shultz, T.

1. Ray Madoff, Practical Guide to Estate Planning. 2022 edition, CCH, 2021. 

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LAW 616

Family Law Boucai, M.

1. Douglas E. Abrams, Contemporary Family Law. 5th edition, West Academic Publishing, 2019. 

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LAW 617 Gratuitous Transfers Forman, H.

1. Jesse Dukeminier & Robert H. Sitkoff. Wills, Trusts and Estates. 11th edition, Aspen Publishing, 2021. 

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LAW 619 Advanced Constitutional   Law: Critical Readings Mutua, A.

1. Scott W. Gaylord. Federal Constitutional Law (Volume 5). 2nd edition, Carolina Academic Press, 2017.

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LAW 626 New York Practice Kraengel, E.

1. David D. Siegel, New York Practice, Student Edition. 6th edition, West Academic Publishing, 2018. 

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2. David D. Siegel, New York Practice Student Edition, 2022 Supplement, 6th edition, West Academic Publishing, 2022. 

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3. David D. Siegel, New York Practice Student Edition, 2021 Supplement, 6th edition, West Academic Publishing, 2021. 

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4. Lexis Nexis, New York Civil Practice Law & Rules 2022 (Red Book), Lexis Nexis, 2022. 

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LAW 632 Academic Legal Writing I Binder, G.

1. Eugene, Volokh, Academic Legal Writing: Law Review Articles, Student Notes, Seminar Notes, Seminar Papers, and Getting on Law Review. 5th Edition, Foundation Press, 2016. 

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LAW 634 Secured Transactions Barone, K.

1. Uniform Commercial Code, Forms under Article 9 of the UCC, 3rd edition, ABA Publishing, 2016. 

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2. Russel A. Hakes, The ABCs of the UCC: Article 9: Secured Transactions, 3rd edition, ABA Publishing, 2013. 

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3. James J. White, Secured Transactions: Teaching Materials, 4th edition, West Academic Publishing, 2019. 

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LAW 638 Trial Technique Murrary, G., Ritter, C., Scharf, J., & Schnirel, R.

1. Charles Rose, Fundamental Trial Advocacy, 3rd edition, West Academic Publishing, 2015. 

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2. Sitterly, Flinders Aluminum v, Mismo Fire Ins. Co., 10th edition, Lexis Nexis, 2017. 

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3. Rose, State v. Jackson, 5th edition, Lexis Nexis, 2017. 

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LAW 654 Business Associations Lazar, S.

1. William K. Sjostrom Jr., Business Organizations: a Transactional Approach. 3rd edition, Aspen Publishing, 2020.

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LAW 654 Business Associations Mutua, A.

1. David Epstein, Business Structures, 5th edition, West Academic Publishing, 2019. 

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LAW 663 International Trade Law Lewis, M.

1. C.K. Chow. International Trade Law Problems, Cases, and Materials. 4th edition, Aspen Publishing, 2022.

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LAW 682

Child Abuse & Neglect Olin, J.

1. Douglas E. Abrams. Children and the Law, Doctrine, Policy and Practice. 7th edition, West Academic Publishing, 2020.

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LAW 689 Immigration Law Ayano, M.

1. T. Alexander, Aleinikoff. Immigration and Citizenship: Process and Policy. 9th edition, West Academic, 2020.

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2. T. Alexander, Aleinikoff. Immigration & Nationality Laws of the United States: Selected Statutes, Regulations & Forms, 2022. West Academic, 2022.

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LAW 690 Alternative Dispute Resolution Civiletto, C.

1. Edward Brunet, Alternative Dispute Resolution: The Advocate's Perspective, Carolina Academic Press, 2016. 

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2. Roger Fisher. Getting to yes: negotiating agreement without giving in. 3rd edition, Penguin, 2011.

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LAW 694 Criminal Procedure: Adjudication O'Rourke, T.

1. Ronald J. Allen. Comprehensive Criminal Procedure. 5th edition, Aspen Publishing, 2020.

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LAW 695  Land Use Planning Murrary, W.

1. John R. Nolon. Land Use & Sustainable Development Law, Cases & Materials. 9th edition, West Academic, 2017.

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LAW 696 Intellectual Property Semet, A.

1. Ned Snow, Intellectual Property: a survey of the law, 2nd editionCarolina Academic Press, 2020. 

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LAW 697 International Human Rights Law Melish, T.

1. Henkin, Cleveland, Helfer, Neuman, Orentlicher. Human Rights. 2nd edition, West Academic, 2009.

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LAW 710 Accounting for Lawyers Lazar, S.

1. Barrett &Herwitz. Accounting for Lawyers. 6th edition, West Academic, 2021.

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LAW 722 Mediation Theory & Practice Sugarman, S.

1. Roger Fisher. Getting to yes: negotiating agreement without giving in. 3rd edition, Penguin, 2011.

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2. Jennifer Beer. The Mediator's Handbook: Revised & Expanded. 4th edition, New Society Publishers, 2012.

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3. Daniel J Lathorpe. The Practice of Mediation: a Video Integrated Text. 3rd edition, Wolters Kluwer, 2018.

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4. Himmelstein & Friedman, Challenging Conflict: Mediation Through Understanding. 1st edition, ABA, 2009.

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LAW 729 Trademarks & Unfair Competition Bartholomew, M.

1. Graeme B. Dinwoodie. Trademarks and Unfair Competition: Law and Policy. 5th edition, Wolters Kluwer, 2018.

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LAW 743 Legislative Redistricting Housh, F.

1. James A. Gardner. Election law in the American political system. 1st edition, Wolters Kluwer, 2012.

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LAW 745 US Legal Research & Writing Rowan, K.

1. Christine Nero Coughlin, A lawyer writes : a practical guide to legal analysis. 3rd edition. Carolina Academic Press, 2018. 

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2. Richard C. Wydick, Plain English for Lawyers. 6th edition. Carolina Academic Press, 2019. 

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LAW 747 Arbitration Oppenheimer, R.

1. Maureen Weston, et al., Arbitration: Law, Policy & Practice. 1st edition. Carolina Academic Press, 2018. 

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LAW 783 Law & Buddhism French, R.

1. Rebecca French, The Golden Yoke: The Legal Cosmology of Buddhism Tibet. 2nd edition, Snow Lion Publications, 2002. 

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2. Rebecca French & Mark Nathan, Buddhism & Law: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press, 2014. 

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LAW 838 Finance Colloquium Schlegel, J.

1. Alan S. Blinder, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead. Penguin, 2013. 

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LAW 881 Entrepreneurship Law Clinic Pelkey, M.

1. Alicia Alvarez, Introduction to Transactional Lawyering Practice . 2nd edition, West Academic, 2022.

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2. Brad Feld, Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist. 4th edition, Wiley, 2019. 

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LAW 896 Family Violence Women's Rights Clinic Olin, J.

1. Deborah Epstein, The Clinic Seminar. West Academic, 2014.

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LAW 956 Intro to Appellate Advocacy Doyle, V.

1. Berry & Ripple, Effective Appellate Advocacy: Brief Writing and Oral Argument. 5th edition, West Academic, 2016.

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