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Courses and Curriculum|College of Law

UW Law School Course Descriptions

University of Wyoming College of Law students undergo rigorous coursework to maximize their success as working professionals.  Below is a list of required and elective courses for all Law students. 

All JD students, regardless of whether students are obtaining a joint degree or not, must take the required courses listed below.  Elective courses and additional course offerings outside the College of Law are available for those enrolled in a joint degree program; check with your advisor for more information.

 

Required Courses: First Year Students

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Contracts I

Property I

Torts I

Civil Procedure I

Introduction to Law

Legal Writing I

Legal Research

Contracts II

Property II

Torts II

Civil Procedure II

Constitutional Law I

Criminal Law

Legal Writing II

 

Required Courses: Second Year Students

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

Evidence           
Professional Responsibility

 

Elective Courses

(Subject to Change)

Administrative Law

Advanced Legal Research

Advanced Professional Responsibility

Advanced Water Law

Agricultural Law

Alternative Dispute Resolution

American Indian Law

American Legal History

Antitrust Law

Bankruptcy Law

Business Organizations

Business Planning

Children and the Law

Civil Pretrial

Civil Rights

Climate Change Law & Policy

Clinics

Competitions

Constitutional Law II

Consumer Protection

Contract Drafting

Criminal Adjudication

Criminal Procedure

Domestic Violence

Economics, Energy & Environment        

Education Law

Electronic Payment Systems

Employment Law

EENR Practicum

Energy and Climate Policy

Energy Industry Transactions

Environmental Law

Environmental Policy

Estate Planning

Estate Planning Practicum

Externships


E-Commerce Law

Family Law

Federal Courts

Federal Income Taxation

Gender & the Law

Gift and Estate Taxation

Health Care Law

Immigration Law

Independent Study

Independent Study: Clinics

Independent Study: Law Review

Intellectual Property Law

International Business Transactions

International Human Rights Law

International Human Rights Practicum

International Law

International Security Law

Jurisprudence

Labor Law

Land Use Law

Law Office Management

Law Review

Lawyering Skills

Legal Drafting

Legislation

Local Government

Mining Law

Native American Natural Resources Law

Natural Resources Law

Natural Resources Practicum

Natural Resources Practicum Field Option

Oil and Gas Law

Payment Systems

Public Lands

Real Estate Finance

Renewable Energy Resources

Secured Transactions

Securities Regulation

Sports Law

Summer Trial Institute

Taxation of Business Entities

Trial Practice

Trusts and Estates

Water Law

Workers Compensation

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