McGeorge School of Law

Descriptions of Audit Courses

Spring 2020

Election Law — (CRN: 30184)(Course #567)

Instructor: Amber Maltbie
Units: 2
Class Schedule: Wednesdays from 6:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.
Class Location: McGeorge School of Law, Library, Classroom S-4
Course Description: This course is a survey of the fundamentals of Federal transfer taxation, including the estate tax, the gift tax, and the generation skipping transfer tax, and study of the planning techniques utilizing lifetime and testamentary transfers, life insurance and other vehicles to best achieve the intentions of the owner as to the disposition of accumulated wealth.

Labor Law — (CRN: 30120)(Course #555)

Units: 3
Class Schedule: Tuesday from 6:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Class Location: McGeorge School of Law, Classroom A
Course Description: This course focuses on the right to organize; organization of labor unions, strikes; picketing; boycotts, collective bargaining; unfair labor practices of employers and unions; the union member and his union; the National Labor Relations Act and the Labor Management Relations Act; preemption of State regulation.

Mental Health: Policy & Law — (CRN: 30187)(Course #304)

Instructors: Clark Kelso
Units: 2
Class Schedule: Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to noon
Class Location: McGeorge School of Law, Classroom B
Course Description: This course is designed to expose students to legal and policy current issues arising in the context of government regulation and treatment of persons with serious mental health problems. Course coverage includes such issues as involuntary civil commitment, predictions of dangerousness, assessment of competency, the rights to treatment and to refuse treatment, and the relationship between mental health diagnoses and criminal responsibility and punishment. Students will undertake a substantial research and writing project.

Taxation of Corps/Shareholders — (CRN: 30188)(Course #310)

Instructor: Christine Manolakas
Units: 3
Class Schedule: Mondays from 6:15 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Class Location: Students study the federal income taxation of corporations and their shareholders, including formation and capital structure, dividends and other corporate distributions, redemptions, liquidations, and reorganizations. Prerequisite: LAW 300 (Practicum).

U.S. & International Sale of Goods — (CRN: 30140)(Course #675)

Instructors: Jarrod Wong
Units: 2
Class Schedule: Tuesdays 10 a.m. to noon
Class Location: McGeorge School of Law, Classroom S-7
Course Description: This course covers all stages of contracts for the sale of goods in domestic and international transactions including documentary sales and electronic transactions. Focus is upon existing Article 2 and revised Article I of the Uniform Commercial Codes. Selected coverage of certain aspects of article 2A and revised Article 5; of acts dealing with electronic communications; of federal consumer protection acts; and of the Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. Prerequisite: Contracts.

Wills and Trusts Law — (CRN: 30022)(Course #170)

Units: 3
Class Schedule: Mondays and Wednesday from 10:40 a.m. to 12:10 p.m.
Class Location: McGeorge School of Law, Classroom A
Course Description:Coverage includes intestate succession; validity and operation of wills; probate and administration of trusts and estates; use of trusts in estate planning; duties of trustee; rights of beneficiaries and enforcement of trusts. Prerequisite: LAW 125.