First Week Assignments
Monday, August 26
Read pages 1-44 of the text and be prepared to discuss NDCC 42-01-01.
Civil Procedure I
Tuesday Aug. 27
In the Textbook read: Pgs. 1-9, 19-25
In the Supplement read: Rule 15(a) on Page 70
Thursday Aug. 29
In the Textbook read: Pgs. 333-349
In the Supplement read: Rule 7 and Rule 8(a) on pages 52-53
Constitutional Law II
Criminal Law / Jurisdiction in Indian Country
Because Criminal Law/Jurisdiction in Indian Country is being delivered asynchronously there is no first day reading.
Read Chapter 1 (including appendixes) of A Lawyers’ Guide to Estate Planning, Fundamentals for the Legal Practitioner, Fourth Edition., by Hunt & Hunt.
Family Law - updated August 26
Class 1: August 26, 2019: Introduction to Family Law.
Reading: Syllabus on TWEN
Class 2: August 28, 2019: Substantive and Procedural Regulation of Marriage
Reading: Modern Family Law: Cases and Materials (MFL) 179 (Note: Void v. Voidable); MFL 198-201; 203-205; 207-208
Thursday Aug. 29
Please read pp 1-16.
Read pages 1-32 of the text.
Intensive Legal Writing & Analysis
No reading assigned for first class
International Human Rights Advocacy
First Assignment - updated August 25
For Tuesday, August 27
Please read pages 1-41 in your casebook. Please also read the Preamble and Scope sections of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct which may be found on pages 5-8 of your rules supplement.
And, please read this case:
Fleck v. Wetch, 2016 WL 9710086 (D.N.D. 2016), aff’d, 868 F.3d 652 (8th Cir. 2017), cert. granted, judgment vacated, 139 S.Ct. 590 (2018).
Optional: If you are interested, the Minnesota Bar Journal has a short article about the case arguing in favor of the integrated bar. Jennifer M. Grieco, The Challenge to the Integrated Bar, 98-MAR MICH. BAR. J. 12 (2019).
Tues. Aug. 27
8-15 thru n. g, 161-192
Introduction, unowned property, found property
Thurs. Aug. 29
49-56, 58-64, 67-79, 787-801
Rights to use property, exclude others, and limit owners’ use
Trial Ad - updated August 26
Class 1: August 29, 2019:
Reading: Trial Advocacy Basics (TAB) – On TWEN. Chapter 2 (p. 15-25) and Chapter 5
Practical: Autobiography: Tell the Class all about You – 7 minutes