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First Assignments will be posted as they become available.

Civil Procedure- Professor Teitz

Please read and be prepared to discuss the following in the first class:

     1. Schlagenhauf v. Holder and Sibbach v. Wilson (available here)
     2. 28 U.S.C. ' 1652 (in West Federal Rules Book)
     3. Fed. R. Civ. P. 35, 37 (in West Federal Rules Book)

We will spend the first several classes on these cases but you should read both for the first class. They are hard cases so you should not expect to master them even with multiple readings (especially Sibbach ) before class. We will be looking at the history of the Federal Rules of Procedure, the use of precedent, as well as the specific use of Rule 35 and 37.

I look forward to meeting you and spending the semester together.

**Please ensure that you are completing your assignment in the correct textbook.**

Contracts- Professor Heyman

Assignment for August 16, 2016

I.  Required Texts:

A.  Dawson, Harvey, Henderson & Baird, Contracts (10th ed.) (Foundation Press); and

B.  Burton & Eisenberg, Contract Law: Selected Source Materials (2016 ed.) (West). 

II.  Recommended Texts:

  1. Marvin A. Chirelstein, Concepts and Case Analysis in the Law of Contracts; and
  2. Lawrence A. Cunningham, Contracts in the Real World:  Stories of Popular Contracts and Why They Matter.

III.  Reading Assignment from the Dawson Casebook:

Introductory Note and Hawkins v. McGee (Pages 1-6).

IV. Additional Information: 

For additional class information, see the Syllabus posted on the Bridges website.

Criminal Law- Professor Ritchie

For the first class in Criminal Law, please read the Introduction in Moskovitz, CASES AND PROBLEMS IN CRIMINAL LAW, Sixth Edition, pages 1 through 13, which generally discusses the book and the problem method.  Also for the first class, please read Chapter One, pages 15 through 35.  We will be discussing this material for the first two classes.  You should be prepared to discuss the problem at the beginning of the chapter using the cases and the statutes in the chapter as authority for your arguments.

The syllabus is posted on Bridges for your reference.