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ALL CLASSES WITH PROFESSOR BUCHOLTZ

2016 August 23
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by Cyndee Jones

Professor Bucholtz has cancelled all her classes today, Tuesday, August 23, 2016.

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Cyndee Jones
Faculty Support Center

 

Seminar: Commercial Speech – Professor Tamara Piety

2016 August 22
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by Cyndee Jones

Professor Piety has cancelled her Seminar:  Commercial Speech class for:  Tuesday, August 23, 2016.  Class will be in session next week.

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Cyndee Jones

 

Evidence – Professor Tamara Piety

2016 August 22
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by Cyndee Jones

Professor Piety has cancelled her Evidence class for this Tuesday, August 23, 2016.  As of now, Thursday’s class will be in session.

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Cyndee Jones
Faculty Support Center

Agency & Partnership – Professor Tom Arnold

2016 August 19
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by Cyndee Jones

AGENCY & PARTNERSHIP
TTh, 2:30-3:45 p.m., Room 202
PROFESSOR TOM ARNOLD
FALL 2016

INITIAL ASSIGNMENTS
 

During the first week of class we will explore the core topic of the nature of the agency relationship. Important questions included within this topic are: 1) What is an agent? 2) What is a principal? 3) How do we distinguish an agency relationship from other non-agency relationships? 4) How do we determine who the principal(s) is (are)? Please keep these questions in mind as you prepare for our class discussions.

 Assignment #1:  Tuesday, August 23, 2016 

 During the first week of class we will focus on Chapter 1 in Hynes & Loewenstein, Agency, Partnership and the LLC (Abridged 9th Ed., 2016).  This chapter is entitled “The Agency Relationship; The Ambiguous Principal Problem; Subagency.” Please read up to the Subsection entitled “Agency and the Law of Trusts.”  This assignment includes three cases, notes and hypotheticals.  It should provide you with enough material to begin thinking about the questions set out above.

  Assignment #2:  Thursday, August 25, 2016 

Finish reading Chapter One in the Hynes casebook.  Be prepared to discuss the problems at the end of the Chapter.
Read carefully the Course Information Sheet (to be made available at first class).
 

NOTEWe will jump over for now the Introduction entitled “The Law of Unincorporated Business Enterprises.”  This material will be assigned later in the semester.

 

 

Torts – Professor Johnny Parker

2016 August 18
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by Cyndee Jones

Torts
Professor Parker

Reading Assignment

The assignment for Tuesday, August 23rd is to read pages 17 – 31 from the
Prosser, Wade, and Schwartz’s Torts casebook and materials (13th ed.).

Civil Rights Legislation – Professor Johnny Parker

2016 August 18
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by Cyndee Jones

CIVIL RIGHTS LEGISLATION
SEMINAR
CLASS ASSIGNMENT

August 25, 2016:
Read cases from Lexis or Westlaw. Bring printed copy of each case to class.
CBOCS West, Inc. v. Humphries, 553 U.S. 442 (2008).
Edens v. Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. 252 F.3d 862 (6th Cir. 2001).
Williams v. Lindenwood University, 288 F.3d 349 (8th Cir. 2002).

September 1, 2016:
Read cases from Lexis or Westlaw. Bring printed copy of each case to class.
Hampton v. Dillard Depart. Stores, Inc., 247 F.3d 1091 (10th Cir. 2001).
Asbury v. Brougham, 866 F.2d 1276 (10th Cir. 1989)
Campbell v. Forest Preserve Dist. 752 F.3d 665 (7th Cir. 2014).

September 8, 2016 Read from casebook pages 60 – 87.

For the remainder of the semester read 30 pages in the casebook from where we stopped in class. If 30th page ends in the middle of a case, read the entire case.

CIVIL RIGHTS SEMINAR
CALENDAR

August 25, 2016 – Sept. 22

Case Critique: Utilizing a database such as Oklahoma Supreme Court Network (OSCN) find an active civil rights case,
filed in any Court in the State of Oklahoma, in which at least four (4) pleadings have been filed.

Read all the filings in the case. Thereafter, draft a paper:
1.  Containing a table of contents, listing each filings in chronological order.

2.  Containing a short, concise statement of the facts.

3. Listing the Civil Rights Law(s) upon which the case is based.
                 i. State the Civil Rights Law(s);
                 ii. Prima facie case requirement(s)
                 iii. Sample jury instruction(s)

4. Critiquing each filing–merits based on facts, law, grammar, etc.

The paper should not exceed ten (10) pages. The case critique is worth 25 points or 25% of final grade.

September 22, 2016 Case Critique Due

September 29, 2016 Proposed topic for paper and selected option must be approved by Professor Parker.

October 27, 2016 Rough draft of seminar paper due.

December 1, 2016 Last day of classes. Papers are due in my office no later than noon.

ALL DEADLINES ARE STRICT. REQUESTS FOR EXTENSIONS OF ANY DEADLINE WILL BE SUBJECT TO A PENALTY OF ½ LETTER GRADE.

This class requires a seminar paper consisting of a minimum of 24 pages including footnotes. Cover page does not count towards the minimum page requirement.

ROUGH DRAFT AND FINAL PAPER(S)
FORMAT

Both the rough draft and final paper shall be double spaced, typed in regular font, with one inch margins.
Each page shall be numbered and the paper shall be stapled or otherwise professionally bound.

 

Federal Indian Law – Professor Judith Roysteer

2016 August 17
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Federal Indian Law

 

Text: Anderson, et al, American Indian Law (3d ed 2015)

TurningPoint clickers are needed 

Please register on the TWEN page for the course, using whatever email address you check regularly.
Supplemental materials will be on the Course Materials page; the syllabus and course policies will be posted on the Syllabus page prior to the first class meeting.
 

Assignment for Tuesday, August 23:

Casebook, pages 1-13

Kiowa Tribe v. Manufacturing Technologies (TWEN)

Legal limbo in murder case (Tulsa World, 8-5-16) (TWEN)

Introductory powerpoints (TWEN) (if you choose to print these, please be kind to the trees and print more than one slide per page)
 

Assignment for Thursday, August 25:

Casebook, pages 15-43

 

 

Professional Responsibility – Professor Russell Christopher

2016 August 17
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by Cyndee Jones

Professional Responsibility #5103    

Please read from the supplement, Regulation of Lawyers: Statutes and Standards (Concise Edition) (Aspen Publishers, 2016), by Stephen Gillers et al., the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct Preamble and Scope, Model Rule 1.1 and Comment, and Model Rule 1.6 and Comment.  In addition, please read pages 17-24 from the casebook, Regulation of Lawyers: Problems of Law and Ethics (Aspen Publishers, 10th ed., 2015), by Stephen Gillers.

 

 

Criminal Procedure – Professor Russell Christopher

2016 August 17
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by Cyndee Jones

Criminal Procedure:  Adjudication #5003

From your casebook, Criminal Procedure: Prosecuting Crime 5th ed. (Thomson/West 2013), by Joshua Dressler and George C. Thomas III, please read pages 44-46, 34-42, 43 Note B, 57-63, 942-43, and 951-57.

 

 

Contracts – Professor Tom Arnold

2016 August 16
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by Cyndee Jones

CONTRACTS, Law 5034
SECTION 02
MW 2:30-4:20 p.m., Room 202
PROFESSOR TOM ARNOLD
FALL 2016

INITIAL ASSIGNMENTS

             During the first week of class, we will be exploring several issues that are core to an understanding of contract law. These include: 1) What is a promise? 2) How is a promise distinguished or different from other manifestations that a person can make? 3) How does contract law determine what a person “intends”? Please keep these questions in mind as you read carefully the first two assignments. 

Assignment #1:  Monday, August 22, 2016 

Read the Preface and pp. 1-16 in Burton, Principles of Contract Law 4th Ed. (Thomson 2012). 

In reading this assignment, please look up and read in Contract Law: Selected Source Materials any Restatement (2d) Contracts provisions referred to in the casebook.
 

Assignment #2:  Wednesday, August 24, 2016 

Read pp. 16-32 in the Burton casebook.
Read Course Information Sheet (to be made available at first class) carefully.