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Course Prerequisites

A substantial number of second- and third-year courses have 1 or more upper-level courses as prerequisites.

Course Prerequisite
Advanced International Trade Law A basic course in international trade regulation or equivalent or permission of instructor
Advanced Legal Aid Clinic Evidence
Legal Aid Clinic
Professional Responsibility
Trial Advocacy
qualification under Kansas Rule 719 (See Clinic Rules)
Advanced Litigation Evidence,
Trial Advocacy,
and permission of instructor if Advanced Litigation has been taken
Animal Rights Seminar permission of instructor
Bankruptcy Commercial Law: Secured Transactions
Biodiversity Law Environmental Law Survey or Biolaw
Business Associations II Business Associations I
Business Planning Seminar Business Organizations or Business Associations I and Business Associations II, 
Federal Income Taxation, Taxation of Business Enterprises
Contract Drafting Business Associations I or Business Organizations
Contracts II/UCC Sales Contracts
Contracts III Contracts
Corporate Finance Business Associations II or Business Organizations
Criminal Prosecution Field Placement Program Evidence,
Trial Advocacy*,
qualification under Kansas Rule 719 (See Clinic Rules)
Deals

Contract Drafting
Business Associations I and II or Business Organizations
Mergers and Acquisitions*

Deposition Skills Workshop Evidence
Due Diligence in Business Transactions

Contract Drafting
Business Associations I and II or Business Organizations
Mergers and Acquisitions*

Estate Planning: Practice Estate Planning: Principles
Federal Income Tax
Trusts and Estates
Estate Planning: Principles Trusts and Estates
Federal Income Taxation
Federal Courts and the Federal System Jurisdiction or permission of instructor
Federal Tax Procedure Federal Income Taxation
Independent Research 40 hours of law school credit,
2.0 overall grade-point average
International Business Law Drafting International Commerce and Investment
Jurisdiction Civil Procedure 
Legal Aid Clinic

Evidence
Professional Responsibility
Trial Advocacy*
qualification under Kansas Rule 719 (See Clinic Rules)

Mergers and Acquisitions

Business Organizations or
Business Associations I and Business Associations II*

Mock Trial Competition Evidence
Mock Trial Council Mock Trial Competition
Moot Court Competition  Second-year status
Nonprofit and Tax-Exempt Organizations Business Organizations, or Business Associations I, 
Federal Income Taxation 
Patent Law Intellectual Property
Patent Practice Intellectual Property
Pension and Employee Benefits Law Federal Income Taxation
Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies Project for Innocence and Post-Conviction Remedies Class*,
Criminal Procedure*
Securities Regulation Business Associations I and Business Associations II, or Business Organizations
State Constitutional Law Introduction to Constitutional Law
Taxation of Business Enterprises  Business Associations I or Business Organizations
Federal Income Tax
Topics in Family Law Family Law
Topics in the Law of Cyberspace Introduction to Copyright in Literary and Artistic Works
or permission of instructor
Transactional Law Competition Business Organizations
Contract Drafting and permission of instructor
Trial Advocacy Evidence 
Tribal Judicial Support Clinic Federal Indian Law;
Sovereignty, Self-determination, and the Indigenous Nations; or
Native American Natural Resources
Writing for Law Practice Lawyering Skills I and II
  *concurrent enrollment acceptable

 


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