Summer Domestic Program

Valparaiso Law 2015 Summer Study Program

This program runs from May 18 through July 6, with exams going through July 10.  The maximum number of hours you can take is 7 credit hours.  No classes are scheduled for holidays.

The deadline to drop or add a course is Thursday, May 21.  The deadline to withdraw from a course with a W is Wednesday, June 10.  Failure to drop or withdraw from courses results in full payment for the course.

Tuition is $1,200.00 per credit hour for lecture courses and $800.00 per credit hour for courses with no classroom component.  Tuition payment is due at the Business Office before classes begin.

Go to DataVU to register for summer classes.  Contact the Registrar, Ray Grant (219-465-7889) if you have any problems or questions.

Course offerings include: (See Law School Bulletin for course descriptions)

Law 203-A  Business Associations

4 cr. – Professor D.A. Jeremy Telman

M-T-W-R 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Classroom 163 Tabor

Law 210-A  Evidence

(2L requirement)

3 cr. – Professor David Vandercoy

M-T-R 10:00 a.m. – 11:50 a.m.

Classroom 155 Pelzer

Law 220-A  Legal Profession

(2L requirement)

2 cr. – Professor David Cleveland

T-R 2:40 p.m. – 4:20 p.m.

Classroom 155 Pelzer

Law 230AA-A  Legal Writing II

(2L requirement) (Enrollment limited to 22)

1 cr. – Professor David Cleveland

T-R 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Classroom 155 Pelzer

Law 230ID-A  Legal Writing II: Introduction to Drafting

1 cr. – Professor Faisal Kutty

T-W 11:30 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.

Classroom 148 Stride Courtroom

Law 232-A  International and Foreign Legal Research

1 cr. – Professor Debra Denslaw

M-W 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m.

Heritage Hall Room 217

Law 243-A  Advanced Legal Research

(Enrollment limited to 12)

3 cr. – Professor Michael Bushbaum

T-R 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Library Room 18

Law 245-A  Pretrial Skills

(Enrollment limited to 14)

3 cr. – Professor Derrick Carter

T-R 6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Heritage Hall Room 117

Law 420-A  Bankruptcy

4 cr. – Professor Bernard Trujillo

M-T-W 9:00 a.m. – 11:35 a.m.

Classroom 160 Benson

Law 437-A  Intellectual Property (only meets through June 18)

3 cr. – Professor Curtis Cichowski

T-W-R 9:30 a.m. – 12:05 p.m. (15 minute break)

Classroom 158 Ulbricht

Law 477-A  Technology in Law

(Enrollment limited to 15)

3 cr. – Professor Emily Janoski-Haehlen

M-W 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Classroom 158 Ulbricht

Law 652-A  Trial Practice I

(Enrollment limited to 12)

3 cr. – Professor David Welter

T-R 5:00 p.m. – 7:40 p.m.

Classroom 148 Stride Courtroom

Law 490 Independent Reading and Research

1, 2 or 3 cr. – Faculty

Offered with individual faculty approval (see Registrar’s web page for form).

Externships:  Externships have limited enrollment.  Not all externships may be available during the summer.  Student externs are expected to work no less than 135 hours for 3cr. (at least 45 hrs. per cr.)  Graded on an S/U basis.  Externship guidelines are available from Derrick Howard, 465-7864, and registration forms are available online.