J.D. Curriculum

J.D. Curriculum

School of Law - J.D. Curriculum

Candidates for the Juris Doctor Degree in Law are required to complete:

  • A total of ninety-six (96) semester units of law course study;
  • Seventy-eight (78) semester units of required course study as set forth in years 1-4; and
  • Eighteen (18) semester units of study in year four from the elective courses listed below.
FIRST YEAR LAW COURSES
SUBJECT 1ST SEMESTER UNITS 2ND SEMESTER UNITS
Tribal Law Elective TLE 101 = 3 Units  
Contracts* CONT 101 = 3 Units CONT 102 = 3 Units
Criminal Law* CRIM LAW 101 = 3 Units CRIM LAW 102 = 3 Units
 Tribal Law Elective    TLE 102 = 3 Units
 Torts*  TORTS 101 = 3 Units TORTS 102 = 3 Units

 

SECOND YEAR LAW COURSES
SUBJECT 1ST SEMESTER UNITS 2ND SEMESTER UNITS
Tribal Law Elective TLE 201 = 3 Units TLE 202 = 3 Units
Constitutional Law* CON LAW 201 = 3 Units  CON LAW 202 = 3 Units
Criminal Procedure* CRIM PRO 201 = 3 Units  CRIM PRO 202 = 3 Units
Real Property * REAL PROP 201 = 3 Units  REAL PROP 202 = 3 Units

 

THIRD YEAR LAW COURSES
SUBJECT 1ST SEMESTER UNITS 2ND SEMESTER UNITS
Civil Procedure*  CIV PRO 201 = 3 Units CIV PRO 202 = 3 Units
 Tribal Law Elective  TLE 301 = 3 Units  TLE 302 = 3 Units
 Corporations* CORP 301 = 3 Units  CORP 301 = 3 Units
 Equitable Remedies*  EQ REM 301 = 3 Units  EQ REM 302 = 3 Units
 Evidence*  EVID 301 = 3 Units  EVID 302 = 3 Units
 Professional Responsibility*    PROF RESP 301 = 3 Units

 

FOURTH YEAR LAW COURSES
SUBJECT 1ST SEMESTER UNITS 2ND SEMESTER UNITS
Bar Review & Legal Analysis BAR REV 401 = 3 Units  BAR REV 402 = 3 Units
 Succession & Wills*  WILLS 415 = 3 Units  
 Trusts*  TRUSTS 417 = 3 Units  
 Professional Responsibility*   PROF RESP 401 = 3 Units
 Tribal Law Electives 3 Units  6Units

 

JURIS DOCTOR - LAW awarded at this time upon successful completion of 96 Semester Units.

*State Bar required courses

 


 

 

Optional Law Courses

REQUIRED: Any twelve (12) semester hours from the following optional courses
LAW SUBJECTS UNITS
Administrative Law - AL 401 3
Commercial Law - CL 402 3
Conflicts of Law - CONF 403 3
Criminology - CR 404 3
European Union Law - EUL 406 3
History of English Law - HEL 408 3
Intellectual Property Law - IPL 409 3
Legal Research Projects - LRP 410 3
Labor Law - LL 411 3
Planning Law - PL 412 3
Public International Law - PIL 4123 3
Revenue Law - RL 414 3
Trial Court Practices - TCP 416 3
Uniform Commercial Code - UCC 419 3
TRIBAL LAW SUBJECTS UNITS
Conflict of Indian Law - CIL 420 6
Federal Indian Law - FIL 421 6
Intro to Native American Law - Intro NAL 422 6
Tribal Government Law - TGL 423 6
Tribal Natural Resources Law - TNRL 424 6

 

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