Campbell Law School

Curriculum

The curriculum that follows is required of all law students. Additional requirements for students pursuing the advocacy, business, or intellectual property tracks, as well as students not electing a track, are also explained below. All students must complete a total of 90 hours for graduation.

Core J.D. track More ▼
FIRST-YEAR COURSES—BUILDING A SOLID FOUNDATION 

Fall Semester (15 hours)
Civil Procedure I
Contracts I
Criminal Law
Professional Skills — Research/Writing
Property I
Torts I

Spring Semester (15 hours)
Civil Procedure II
Contracts II
Constitutional Law I
Professional Skills - Advocacy
Property II
Torts II

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Required upper level courses More ▼

Business Organizations

Constitutional Law II
Criminal Procedure
Evidence
Jurisprudence Requirement
Perspective Requirement
Planning Requirement
Professional Responsibility and Ethics

Rigorous Writing Experience Requirement *
Sales and Leasing
Secured Transactions
Trial Advocacy
Wills and Trusts


Note: Students may enroll in upper-level required and requirements any time after the first year, subject to prerequisites.

* The RWE Guidelines and RWE Form are available at the law school's "allaccess"intranet website under the Academic Resources/Registrar tabs.

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Jurisprudence requirement More ▼

Fulfilled by successful completion of one of the following courses:

Capital Jurisprudence

Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought
Foundations of Law
Introduction to Legal Theory: Ancient to Modern

Law, Culture, Society and Philosophy
Readings in Jurisprudence
Theology and the Law
Twentieth Century Legal Thought

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Perspective requirement More ▼

Fulfilled by successful completion of one of the following courses:

Capital Jurisprudence
Christian Perspectives on Legal Thought
Comparative Law: Japan
Constitutional Law: Current Issues Seminar
Great Trials
Judicial Process
Law and Public Policy (beginning Spring 2015)
Public School Law Litigation Seminar
Readings in Jurisprudence
Religion and the First Amendment
The Black American Lawyer
Theology and the Law


Note: Completion of two Jurisprudence classes will fulfill the Perspective and Jurisprudence requirements for a student who began his or her legal studies in August 2013 or earlier.

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Planning requirement More ▼

Students must take, in addition to the required courses, one of the following planning courses:

Business Planning
Common Interest Communities Lawyering Skills Seminar
Contract Planning
Corporations: From Formation to Major Transactions I
Estate Planning
Family Law Planning
Intellectual Property Licensing Transactions
Patent Prosecution
Real Property Planning

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A WELL-ROUNDED CURRICULUM
Our curriculum's challenging nature stems from our commitment to a professional legal education, combining theoretical inquiry with practical skills development.