4000 Series

Directed Research (4010)

Directed Research projects are supervised by resident faculty members.  

Directed Research (4020)

Directed Research projects are supervised by resident faculty members.

Law and Cyberspace Seminar - Law (4521)

The seminar will examine the application of current laws to the Internet and a variety of proposals for new or revised laws to regulate the developing global information infrastructure. 

Law Review (4040)

Law Review is a team of highly motivated scholarly law students dedicated to publishing a diversified, high-caliber legal journal; to enhancing the reputation of the University of Detroit Mercy School of law and Law Review.

Selected Topics in Bankruptcy: Seminar on Evolving Issues in Business Insolvency Cases (4160)

This seminar is an opportunity for students to explore the changing face of business insolvencies in Michigan since the economic meltdown of 2008.  

Selected Topics in Criminal Law: Sex, Drugs, and Rock N Roll- The Regulation of Vice in Modern America (4310)

This seminar will explore the regulation of prostitution and drugs from various perspectives—e.g., moral, historical, economic, political, and practical. 

Selected Topics in Criminal Procedure: Seminar on Federal Criminal Jurisprudence (4660)

The purpose of this course is to survey, in a relaxed and academic manner, the statutes, cases, and ideas that govern the prosecution and defense of federal crimes.

Selected Topics in Immigration Law Seminar (4330)

This Seminar is designed to allow students who have already taken the basic course in Immigration Law (LAW 2960) to research and write a substantial paper on a topic in this area.

Selected Topics in Labor Law Seminar Alternative Dispute Resolutions Law (4350)

This seminar will examine selected topics in Michigan public sector labor law both in government and public education. There is no prerequisite for the course but having taken either a private or public sector labor law class would be helpful.

Selected Topics in Professional Responsibility Seminar Law (4540)

This seminar will undertake an in depth exploration of selected ethical issues concerning the professional responsibility of lawyers, as well as examine some ways in which lawyers can utilize their legal skills in working toward the promotion of social justice in our society. Students will be expected to research, write, and present a significant scholarly paper on an appropriate topic.

Selected Topics in Property Law: Animal Rights Seminar Law (4410)

This seminar will undertake an in-depth exploration of selected topics in Animal Law, with an emphasis on animal rights and animal welfare. Students will be expected to research, write, and present a significant scholarly paper on an appropriate topic.

Selected Topics in Torts Seminar (4700)

This seminar will undertake an in-depth exploration of selected topics in Tort Law. 

Spirituality and the Law Seminar (4390)

The law is, or can be, a healing profession. Our clients are often in great physical, emotional, or spiritual pain.