Professor Schnably’s Courses
 

 

Constitutional Law I(AB) (Spring 2015)
 

Reviewing Exams/Feedback
  1. You may review your answers at any time. If that’s all you want to do, please e-mail my assistant, Ms. Andrea Garcia, and let her know you would like see them. She will email you a copy of the exam, your answers, and some sample answers.
  2. If you would like to schedule a meeting with me to go over your exam, I would be happy to meet with you, starting in September. Please e-mail me to let me know, and also let me know what times in general would not work for you (because of your class schedule, work commitments, out-of-town travel, etc.). I will get back to you with an appointment time. Before your appointment, my assistant, Ms. Garcia, will send you the exam, your answers, and the sample answers, which you should review. I will re-read your answers before we meet.

 

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Property (Law 014A2) (Fall 2015)
 
Course Description:   Property is a fascinating subject that will help you learn basic legal concepts and methods of analysis. The wide variety of topics covered makes it especially interesting. Parts of it are conceptual and theoretical. Other parts relate to everyday problems like landlord-tenant law or the sale of property. You’ll learn a range of skills -- reading cases, applying statutes, and solving problems.
Semester:   Fall 2015
Credits:   4
Meeting Times:   Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday at 2:00-3:20 pm.
Meeting Room:   F402
Office Hours:   Please check the Office Hours page. You may also contact me by e-mail to request an appointment.
Ground Rules:   You Must Read the Ground Rules Carefully Before the First Class
Dean’s Fellow:   Nicholas Catrakilis (E-mail: ncatrakilis@students.law.miami.edu)
Schedule of Dean’s Fellow Meetings
Casebook / Other Materials:  
  1. Dukeminier, Krier, et al., Property (8th ed. 2014) (referred to in the Syllabus as “CB”)
  2. Supplementary materials (referred to in the Syllabus as “Supp.”):
    Note: For a paper copy you can print this out, or purchase a three-hole punch copy of it in a simple binder at the Copy Center (Library, Room B207 [map]).
Assignments:   Please see the Syllabus, which has a link to the Current Assignments page. On the Syllabus you will see the readings we will cover throughout the semester (though the later assignments are tentative, subject to adjustment.) On the Current Assignments page, you will see the assignments for the first week of class.
Exams:   The final exam and three graded mid-terms will be closed book. Please see the Syllabus for details.
Final Grade:   The final grade will be based on (a) exams given during the semester, (b) a final exam, and (c) class participation. Separately from these factors, excessive absences may reduce your final grade. Please see the Syllabus for details.

 

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