First Week Assignments
Advanced Torts 291
Class One: Read pages 1-44 of the text and NDCC 42-01-01;NDCC 42-01-02; and NDCC 42-01-03.
Class Two: Read pages 45-57 of the text and NDCC 42-01-06; NDCC 42-01-07; and NDCC 42-01-08.
Read pages xxv – xxxiv, 955-972
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Read the following articles on Black Board:
The Disputing Processes
The Pound Conference: Perspectives of Justice in the Future
Sander, Varieties of Dispute Processing
Tuesday 25th – “Please read pages 1-9 and 19-25 in the textbook and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 15(a) in the Supplement (If your supplement has not arrived yet you can google for Rule 15(a))”
Thursday 27th – “Please read pages 333-349 and Federal Rules of Civil Procedure 7 and 8(a) in the Supplement (If your supplement has not yet arrived you can google for the rules)”
Criminal Trial Advocacy
Welcome to the best bargain in Law School! Mark Friese and I have prepared the book/written materials for this class and will provided to you at no cost! First class is Tuesday, August 25th and there is no reading assignment for this class. This will be an organizational class. We will at that time hand out Notebooks with class schedule, syllabus, and list of criminal resources included. We will also hand out materials for the next class. Weekly assignments and additional written materials will be emailed before each class. Hope to see you all on Tuesday! (there is an old expression “with bells on” but now, “with masks on and socially distanced!"
Class 1, August 24, 2020 Right to Privacy
Reading: MFL 1-24
Class 2, August 26, 2020 Chapter 2: Getting Married.
Reading: MFL 128-149; Gibbons v. Blair, 376 N.W.2d 22 (N.D. 1985).
Federal Indian Law
Tuesday 25th – Please Read Pages 66-80
Thursday 27th – Please Read Pages 118-151
Gender and the Law, Professor Julia Ernst
Gender and the Law first assignment
Insurance Law 269
Class One: Read pages 1-32 of the text.
Class Two: Read pages 32-65 of the text.
Lawyering Skills I -- Section 3, Prof. Jennifer Cook
For classes scheduled on Aug. 24 and 26:
August 24: Course Policy Memo & Syllabus (e-mailed); Coughlin: Introduction (pp. xix – xx); Chapter 1.I & 1.II.A (pp. 3 – 9); Chapter 4: Finding Your Argument (pp. 61 – 71); Chapter 6: One Legal Argument (pp. 93 – 97).
August 26: Coughlin: Chapter 7.1 & 7.2: Explaining the Law (pp. 101 – 131); Chapter 9.I & 9.IV through Ex. 9-F (pp. 179 – 180; 181 – 183).
Lawyering Skills I -- Prof. John Cook
Course Policy Memo & Syllabus (available on Blackboard); Coughlin: Introduction (pp. xix – xx); Chapter 1.I & 1.II.A (pp. 3 – 9); Chapter 4: Finding Your Argument (pp. 61 – 71); Chapter 6: One Legal Argument (pp. 93 – 97).
Legislation, Professor Julia Ernst
Legislation first assignment
Modern Real Estate
August 24, 2020: Pages 1-25, problem 1C
August 26, 2020: Pages 27-42, problem 2B and review Broker Listing Agreement
(I will handout at August 24, 2020 class meeting)
August 28, 2020: Pages 42-57, problems 2D, 2E and continued review of Broker Listing Agreement
Oil and Gas Law
Read pages 1-28
For Classes 1-2 scheduled on Aug. 24 and 26 from the textbook
PRIVACY LAW AND SOCIETY (3rd ed.)
• An Introduction to Privacy Law, 1–15
• Before the Four “Right to Privacy” Torts, 15–17
• Manola v. Stevens – Modesty and Autonomy, 23–24
• Godkin, The Right of the Citizen to His Reputation, 24–25
• Brandeis and Warren, “The Right to Privacy” (1890), 25–32
• Why Then? Privacy and History, 35–37
• Cameras, Telegrams and Post Cards, 37–38
• Roberson v. Rochester Folding Box, 41–42
• A Legislative Reply to Roberson: N.Y. Civil Rights Law Sections 50 and 51, 42
• Pavesich v. New England Life, 42–45
• The Rhetoric of Freedom and Slavery, 45–46
• Four Privacy Torts, 48
• Allen, Privacy Torts, 48–49
• Prosser, ALI, 49–50
Lisa G. Lerman, Philip G. Schrag, & Robert Rubinson, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law (5th ed. 2020), pp. 1-15, 39-64. Preamble, Scope, and Model Rule 8.4 of the American Bar Association Model Rules of Professional Conduct (in Lisa G. Lerman, Philip G. Schrag, & Anjum Gupta, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law: Model Rules, State Variations, and Practice Questions (2019-2020)).