Course Description

These are descriptions of Bowen’s course offerings, divided into required and elective, and by class year.

  • Effective Advocacy for Policymakers
     2 credit hours. This course will examine the role of advocacy for lawyers, political leaders, and other stakeholders responsible in shaping public policy. This…  
  • Election Law
    2 credit hours. This course is designed to help students develop an understanding of the basis for federal and state election laws. In addition,…  
  • Nonprofit Law
     2 credit hours. Nonprofit Law is designed to familiarize students with the structural framework, operations, and regulation of various types of not-for-profit organizations. Students…  
  • Justice Technology
    3 credit hours. This course will help prepare students to enter a legal market place that is currently experiencing fundamental changes due to emerging…  
  • Writing for the Bar Exam
    2 credit hours. The course will assist students in developing writing competency sufficient for the Multistate Essay Examination (MEE) and the Multistate Performance Test…  
  • Workers’ Compensation
    2 credit hours. Surveys the basic principles of statutory and case law governing the system which requires employers to provide compensation, medical treatment, and…  
  • Trademark Practicum
     2 credit hours. The main objective of this course is to give students a basic understanding of trademark law and trademark prosecution and provide…  
  • Torts
    4 credit hours. Covers the bases of civil liability for physical and nonphysical personal injury (and, to a lesser extent, for damage to property);…  
  • Tax Policy
    2 or 3 credit hours. Concerns the policy aspects of taxation, especially federal income taxation. Topics include the broad structure of the federal system…  
  • Tax Clinic
    4 credit hours. Students handle a small number of real cases under the supervision of clinic faculty. Most of the education occurs through the…