Summer 2018 Class Assignments

Class assignments are listed alphabetically by course name. All will be posted as received. If you do not see the assignments you are looking for, check TWEN, CANVAS, your professor's personal homepage or return to this web page to check again later.

Courses

Criminal Law-A (CRIM-100-A)

Professor Bellin

Required texts

  • Dressler & Garvey, Criminal Law, 6th Edition
  • On Course TWEN site under "Course Materials." You will receive access to TWEN at Orientation.

Assignment for 6/18 - 6/21

Monday

    • Review the course syllabus, read Casebook vii--viii; 1-13.

Tuesday

    • Casebook 13-28; Bordenkircher v. Hayes; Guilty Plea Procedures; Guilty Plea Form.

Wednesday

    • Casebook 29-40; 49-51; 58-61 (start at note 6), Washington Sentencing Statute.

Thursday

  • Casebook 71-91.

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Criminal Law-E (CRIM-100-E)

Professor SpearIt

Required texts

  • Joshua Dressler, Cases and Materials on Criminal Law (West. 6th ed., 2012)
  • Casebook Supplements (Supp)—these will be supplied to you

Assignment for 6/18 - 6/21

Monday

    • Nature, Source, and Limits of Criminal Law
      Casebook (CB) pgs. vii-xi, 1-5; Notes & Questions (N&Q)—1, 2, 3, 5, 7; Model Penal Code (MPC)—937-43, Table of contents and Section 1.02

Tuesday

    • Right to Jury, Proof of Guilt, Presumption of Innocence
      CB 6-18; N&Q—1, 2, 3; Owens v. State, N&Q—1, 2, 3,
      Jury Nullification, Procedural Issues, Charge Stacking
      CB 18-28; State v. Ragland, N&Q—all); Process of a Criminal Case (supplement); Complaints

Wednesday

    • Principles of Punishment I
      CB 29-47, N&Q—none
      Principles of Punishment II: Application
      CB 49-62, The Queen v. Dudley and Stephens, N& Q—all; People v. Superior Court, People v. Du, N&Q—all

Thursday

  • Limits on Punishment I: Proportionality
    CB 72-91, Coker v. Georgia / Ewing v. California, N&Q—all
    Limits on Punishment II: Legality
    CB 92-105, Commonwealth v. Mochan, N&Q—all / Keeler v. Superior Court, N&Q—1, 3, 4; CB 113-117, City of Chicago v. Morales, N&Q—all

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Employment Discrimination-E (EMPL-315-E)

Professor Lonnquist

Required texts

  • Friedman's EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION STORIES
  • Friedman's THE LAW OF EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION, 11th Ed

Assignment for 6/4

  • We will discuss Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act. Read Textbook, Pages 17 – 62. Read 42 U.S.C. §2000e - §2000e-5. Read Stories, pp. 1- 35.

Assignment for 6/6

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Professional Responsibility E (PROF-100-E)

Professor Erlick

Required texts

  • Lisa G. Lerman and Philip G. Schrag, Ethical Problems in the Practice of Law (4th Ed., Wolters Kluwer 2016) [referred to as “Text”].
  • ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct (you can get these online and you must be able to review the Rules and Comments in some form – either hard copy or online)

Assignment for 5/29

  • See, WA Admission to Practice Rule (APR) 3 and 21-24 and the Application for Bar Examination in the WA ST Bar Adm. Requirements Generally Folder
  • Read Matter of Simmons, 414 P.3d 1111 (Wash., 2018)
  • Textbook reading
    • Text: pp. 1-41;
    • Model Rules: Preamble and note on Scope
    • pp. 42-63; Model Rule 8.1

Assignment for 5/31

  • Pages of textbook assigned: pp. 102- 140

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