Northwestern University Bulletin: The Four Year Curriculum in Law
1919 December 6

Northwestern University Bulletin: The Four Year Curriculum in Law

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Description: This special Bulletin (vol. XX, no, 23) gives an overview of the proposed four-year Juris Doctor program. This program was slated to be implemented in 1918, but was postponed due to World War I.

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Four Year Curriculum
1919 December 6

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VOL. XX No. THE FOUR YEAR CURRICULUM IN LAW Executive Committee Association American Law Schools Association Northwestern University United States Executive Committee Association Law Schools. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS Lynn Harold Hough President University. John Henry Wigmore Dean. Frederic Beers Crossley Secretary Librarian. FACULTY John Henry Wigmore Frederic Beers Crossley Charles Cheney Hyde Charles George Little Louis Greeley George Purcell Costigan Albert Kocourek Robert Wyness Millar Herbert Lincoln Harley Francis S. Philbrick Charles Byrd Elder Otto Raymond Barnett Henry Clay Hall Charles Yoe Freeman Alfred William Bays Richard Yates Hoffman Mitchell Davis Follansbee Elmer Martin Leesman William Henry Dyrenforth Charles Hamilton Watson James Jackson Forstall Louis Goldsborough Caldwell George Albert Berry Jr. Stephen Love Edward George Berglund Harris Carman Lutkin Howard F. Bishop Homer Hunt Cooper William Harrison Haight Harleigh Holroyd Hartman Ralph Reynaud Hawxhurst John Scott Matthews Stanley Rich Theodore Schmidt Ira Edward Westbrook Fred Thulin John Darrow Hubbard Absent University Faculty Northwestern University Law School CURRICULUM AND REQUIREMENTS Four Year Course Law GENERAL STATEMENT CURRICULUM. PRESCRIBED AND SELECTIVE SUBJECTS METHODS OF INSTRUCTION PROGRAM CHART OF STUDIES REQUIREMENTS FOR PROMOTION AND GRADUATION GENERAL STATEMENT J.D. Faculty Law FIRST YEAR GENERAL SURVEY OF THE LAW Textbook Professors Wigmore Kocourek Bays CONTRACTS Williston's Cases Professor Costigan TORTS Wigmore's Cases Torts Professor Wigmore PROPERTY PropertyProfessor PROCEDURE Common Law Keen's Cases Common Law Pleadi Keigwin's Precedents Pleading. Professor Millar PERSONAL PROPERTY Two ter Warren's Cases Property LEGAL BIBLIOGRAPHY Professor Crossley PROGESSIONAL ETHICS Costigan's Cases Legal Ethics Crossley SECOND YEAR GENERAL SURVEY OF THE LAW Six tern Textbook Professo · Kocourek Wigmore Bays EQUITY JURISDICTION Ames's Cases Equity Jurisdiction. Professor Philbrick Ames's Cases Trusts Professor Costigan. PROCEDURE EQUITY CODE PROPERTY II Acquisition Gray's Cases Property Vol. III. Professor Philbrick PROPERTY II Devolution Costigan's Cases Wills Descent Administration. Mr. AGENCY Employer's Liability Three terml Reinhard's Cases Agency. Professo· Costigan . CARRIERS Three Beale's Cases Carriers. Professor Greeley Program Chart Omitted QUASI CONTRACTS Cases Quasi Contracts. Professor Costigan. NEGOTIABLE INSTRUMENTS Smith Moore's Cases Bills Notes. Professor Greeley EVIDENCE Wigmore's Cases Evidence Professor Wigmore LEGAL BIOGRAPHY AND LITERATURE Selected mate Annual Bulletins. Profesior Wigmore THIRD YEAR Group One CoRPORATIONs Six Warren's Cases Professor Little. PRACTICE Moot Court Selected Professor Bays LEGAL CLINIC Three Mr. Leesman Officers Legal Aid Bureau United Charities Chicago. Group Two LEGISLATTIOINON Six Problems in Contemporary Legislation. Professors Harley Wigmore Statutes. Professor Harley Methods Legislative Drafting. Professor Harley. PHILOSOPHY. Six Selected II Analytic Jurisprudence Professor Kocourek Evolution Law Professor Kocou · Philosophy Law Professor Kocourek LEGAL HISTORY History Anglo American Legal Institutions. Professor Philbrick. *II. An Legal History National State. Professor Philbrick. INTERNATIONAL LAW Six Selected General International Law. Mr. Watson. II. International Constitutional Law League Nations Mr. Caldwell. *Omitted COMPARATIVE LAw Roman Law. Professor Kocourek. Comparative Law Modern Nations. Professor P Philbrick CRIMINAL LAW AND CRIMINOLOGY Criminal Law. Professor Millar. II. Criminal Procedure Millar Modern Methods Applied Criminal Science. President H Hough Professor Gault ADMINISTRATIVE LAW. Professor Elder. ADMIRALTY Professor Millar. BANKRUPTCY. Professor Kocourek. CoNVEYANCING. Professor Greeley. CORPORATION PRACTICE. Mr. Freeman. CRIMES. Professor Millar. DAMAGES. Mr. Love. FEDERAL JURISDICTION. Mr. ILLINOIS PRACTICE. Professor Millar. INSURANCE Fire Professor Jail. INSURANCE Life Professor Haalll. INTERSTATE COMMERCE Professor Elder. *IRRIGATION. Professor Costigan. JunoMENTS AND AuxILIARY LEGAL REMEDIES Professor Elder. JuDICIAL PROOF. Professor Wigmore MILITARY Law Professors Millar Wigmore MINING. Professor Costigan. MORTGAGES. Professor Greeley. MUNICIPAL CORPORATIONS. Mr. PARTNERSHIP Unincorporated Associations Professor Little. PERSONS Mr. Leesman. PROPERTY FUTURE INTERESTS Professor Philbrick Omitted Pu BLIC UTILITIES. Professor Elder SALES Kocourek SURETYSHIP Professor Little. TAXATION Mr. Thulin ADVANCED WORK Faculty FOURTH YEAR Group One CONSTITUTIONAL LAWw Six Cases Constitutional Law. Mr. Forstall. Wambaugh's Wambaugh's CONFLICT OF LAWS Bale's Cases Conflict Laws. Professor C Costigan PRACTICE II Practice CourtProfessor Millar. ILLINOIS STATE LAW Bulletins. Messrs. Berry Berglund Bishop. Cooper Forstall. Haight Hartman. Hawxlzurst Hoff Leesman Love Lutkin Matthews. Rich. Schmidt Westbrook Group T Courses Group PRESCRIBED AND SELECTIVE SUBJECTS METHODS OF INSTRUCTION Law Arithmetic Algebra Geometry Trigonometry Mathematics. General Survey Legal Clinic Practice. General Survey Legal Biography Corporations Constitutional Law Conflict Laws Practice Court Legal Clinic Legal Aid Bureau United Charities Chicago PROGRAM CHART OF STUDIES ti PROGRAM CHART OF STUDIES BY YEARS TERMS AND WEEK HOURS FIRST YEAR SECOND YEAR Require Week Hour Require Week Units First Term Second Term Third Term Units First Term Second Term Third Term Students Students General Survey General Survey General Survey General Survey General Survey General Survey General Survev General Survey General Survey General Survey General Survey General Survey Contracts Contracts Contracts Equity Jurisdiction Equity Jurisdiction Property II Deeds Contracts Contracts Equity Jurisdiction Enquity Jurisdiction Property II Deeds Contracts Contracts Contracts Equity Jurisdiction Equity Jurisdittion Property II Deeds Torts Torts Torts Equity Juris Equity JurisdictioNnegotiable Instruments Torts Torts Legal Bibliography All Agency Trusts Negotiable liograpt Carriers Instruments All Quasi Con propertyI Property Bib Agency Trusts Negotiable Carriers Instrumenta Quasi Contracts Term Property Property Personal Agency Trusts Trusts Property Carriers Quasi Contracts Procedure Procedure Personal Property II Evidence Trusts Common Law Common Law Property Wills Procedure Procedure Procedure Property II Evidence Evidence Comrnon Law Commo Law Common Law Wills Procedure Professional Professional Procedure Procedure Evidence Common Law Ethics Ethics Equity Code Equity Code Legal Legal Biography Literature Literature Literature · PROGRAM CHART OF STUDIES BY YEARS TERMS AND WEEK HOURS THIRD YEAR FOURTH YEAR Group Requiremen Week First Second Third Group !Requirement Term Term Term Subjects Units Subjects Group Corporations Corporations Corporations Group All Four Five ' Corporations Corporations Corporations Practice Practice Moot Court Practice Legal Clinic Legal Clinic Legal Clinic Legislation Legislation Jurisprudence Legal History Legal History International Law International Law Comparative Law Comp. Law Criminal Science Crim.Science *Damages Judgments Ins. Life Sales Admiralty Property III Mortgages Irrigation Corp. Prac. ' *Persons Fed. Jur. Admin. Law Interst.Com Ins. Fire Bankruptcy Crim. Law Mil. Law Partnership Convey Public Util. Mining Jud. Proof Suretyship Taxation Mun. Corp. Prac. Advanced Work Year Group Two Group Three All Ill. Law nonIll. Seven Group Two Group Constitutional Law Constitutional Law Constitutional Law Conflict Conflict Bar Exam. Laws Laws Review Conflict Conflict Laws Laws Bar Exam. Review Practice II Practice II Practice II Ill. Law Ill. Law Ill. Law Courses Third Year Third Year. Courses Third Year Third Year. School Year. REQUIREMENTS FOR PROMOTION AND GRADUATION GRADUATION Legal Biography Practice Court Legal Clinic PROMOTION School Faculty
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