Course (by Subject Area)


Students who are interested in a particular area of law should consult the list below. View complete course descriptions in the Graduate Catalog.


Business Organizations

Advanced Business Associations
Business Associations
Business Reorganizations & Workouts
Corporate Finance
Introduction to Business Transactions
Mergers and Acquisitions
Representing Enterprises
Securities Regulation

Commercial Law

Bankruptcy Law
Commercial Leasing
Consumer Bankruptcy & Finance Seminar
Contract Drafting
International Business Transactions
Payment Systems
Secured Transactions
Reorganizations and Workouts

Civil Litigation and Individual Rights

Administrative Law
Business Torts
Civil Rights Actions
Civil Pre-Trial Litigation
Complex Litigation
Constitutional Law
Constitutional Rights and Liberties
Constitutional Law Seminar
Disability Law
Immigration Law
Insurance Law
Multi-District Litigation
Poverty, Race, Gender and the Law
Sex, Gender & Justice
Tennessee Administrative Law
Women and the Law

Criminal Law

Advanced Criminal Law
Criminal Law Seminar
Criminal Pretrial Litigation
Criminal Procedure (Adjudicatory)
Criminal Procedure (Investigatory)
Public Defender and Prosecutorial Externships
Wrongful Convictions/Innocence Seminar

Environmental and Resource Law

Environmental Law and Policy
Environmental Law Seminar
Environmental Practicum
U.S. Oil & Gas Law

Family and Domestic Relations Law

Advanced Wills & Trusts
Elder Law
Estate Planning Seminar
Family Law
Family and Privacy Seminar
Wills & Trusts

Health Law

Health Care Finance and Organization
Health Care Regulation and Quality
Health Care Fraud and Abuse
Disability Law

Information, Intellectual Property, Patent, and Technology Law

Advanced Legal Research
Copyright Law
Entertainment Law
Intellectual Property
International Intellectual Property Law
Internet & Information Privacy Law Seminar
Law Office Technology
Law, Science and Technology
Patent Law
Patent Litigation
Patent Prosecution
Software Licensing
Trademark Law

International and Comparative Law

European Union Law
Global Constitutionalism
International Business Transactions
International Human Rights
International Intellectual Property
International Religious Freedom
Public International Law

Labor and Employment Law

Employee Benefits
Employment Discrimination
Employment Law Seminar
Labor Relations Law
Law of the Workplace
Workers’ Compensation
Disability Law

Property & Real Estate

Commercial Leasing
Construction Law
Land Acquisition and Development
Land Finance Law
Land Use Law
Title Law


Fundamental Concepts of Income Taxation
Income Taxation of Business Organizations
State and Local Taxation
Tax Theory
Tax Procedure and Practice
Taxation of Real Property Interests
Transactional Tax Planning
Wealth Transfer Taxation

Legal Profession, the Legal Process, and Interdisciplinary Studies

American Jurisprudence
American Legal History
Behavioral Economics
Behavioral Legal Ethics
Federal Courts
Images of the Law
Jury System
Law and Economics
Law and Literature
Lawyers as Leaders
Leadership Practicum
Re-Examining the Constitution
Sports Law
Supreme Court


Advocacy Clinic
Appellate Litigation Clinic
Business Law Clinic
Domestic Violence Clinic
Environmental Practicum
Expungement Clinic
Family Mediation Clinic
Mediation Clinic
Trademark Clinic
Wrongful Convictions/Innocence Clinic
Wills Clinic


Judicial Externship
Public Defender and Prosecutorial Externships

Other Experiential/Skills Courses

Advanced Appellate Advocacy
Advanced Legal Research
Advanced Trial Practice
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Civil Pre-Trial Litigation
Criminal Pretrial Litigation
Interviewing and Counseling
Field Placement
Semester in Residence
Trial Practice