Legal Methods II and 1L Elective Offerings 2022

In this section, you can learn more about Legal Methods II in the J-Term and electives you can take in Spring 2022.

Legal Methods II and 1L Elective Pre-Registration

OPENS: TBD
CLOSES: TBD

First-year students will have the opportunity to rank their Legal Methods II section and 1L electives.

Legal Methods II

Legal Methods II will for one week during the J-Term (January 10-14).

First-Year Electives 

Smaller classes designed for 1L students.

Upper-Level Courses

Larger classes with some seats for 1L students.

 

1. Log in to LawNet during the designated Pre-registration period.

2. Open the Legal Methods II and 1L Pre-Registration Module, and review the instructional podcast.

3. Rank all Legal Methods II offerings

4. Rank all elective offerings.   

5. You can make changes to your rankings any time during the Pre-Registration period.

Do I have to rank all the courses?
Yes, you need to rank all courses.

How many seats are available in upper-year electives?
Approximately 20 percent of the seats in upper-year electives are allocated for 1L students.

What happens if I don't complete my pre-registration?
Students who do not finalize their Legal Methods II and/or 1L Elective pre-registration by the deadline will not be included in the lottery. They will be registered for an elective that has available seats after all students who pre-registered are placed.

Is pre-registration time sensitive?
No, it is not. Results will be decided by lottery, not on a first come, first served basis.

Can I take a course that is not on the electives list?
No, students can only take one of the approved elective courses.

What grading curve applies to 1L Electives?
All 1L electives (including the upper-year offerings) will be graded on the upper-year curve.

Will I be able to change my elective?
After schedules are released, students can request to change their elective through this form (form will be linked after the lottery is run). No change is guaranteed.

Will I be able to change my Legal Methods II section?
After schedules are released, students can request to change their Legal Methods II can change their elective through this form (form will be linked after the lottery is run). No change is guaranteed.

After I submit the form, when will I find out if my elective change has been approved.
You will find out if you have been approved for an elective change by the end of Add/Drop.