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Required Courses - Common Law (LCOM)

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College of Law Dates to Remember

Fall Term 2010

August 13-21 New student orientation
August 23 Classes begin
August 27 Add deadline
October 22 Withdraw deadline
October 29 Last day to apply for graduation
December 3 Last day of classes
December 8-21 Final Exams

Spring Term 2011

January 6 New students arrive
January 10 Classes begin
January 14 Add deadline
March 4 Withdraw deadline
April 20 Last day of classes
April 28-May 11 Final Exams

Common Law (Prefix LCOM)

  • LCOM L700 Contracts I 3 hrs.
    This course provides an introduction to contract law in the United States. Its coverage usually includes contract formation, enforceability of promises, and remedies, among other topics.
  • LCOM L701 Contracts II 3 hrs.
    This course continues the examination of contract law initiated in Contracts I and usually includes a study of remedies, conditions, breach, assignments, and the statute of frauds.
  • LCOM L705 Common Law Property I 3 hrs.
    This course covers estates, landlord and tenant, easements, and promises respecting the use and enjoyment of land.
  • LCOM L710 Common Law Property II 3 hrs.
    This course covers limitations on ownership (nuisance, right of support, etc.) fixtures, adverse possession, personal property, and conveyances of real property.
  • LCOM L715 Trusts and Estates 3 hrs.
    This course considers legal aspects of wealth transmission including intestate succession, wills, trusts, and administration.