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Curriculum

The Boise program offers a dynamic mix of doctrinal and clinical programs for College of Law students interested in a broad array of educational programs, with courses available in most of our emphasis areas.

Doctrinal Courses

On the doctrinal side, we have experienced faculty teaching a wide range of courses, including the following that are generally offered each year:

  • LAW 901 Complex Litigation
  • LAW 901 Corporate Taxation*
  • LAW 901 Urban Development
  • LAW 901 Worker’s Compensation
  • LAW 905 Constitutional Law II*
  • LAW 907 Administrative Law*
  • LAW 908 Workplace Law
  • LAW 919 Business Associations*
  • LAW 920 Securities Regulation*
  • LAW 923 Negotiable Instruments*
  • LAW 924 Sales*
  • LAW 925 Property Security*
  • LAW 926 Bankruptcy*
  • LAW 930 Taxation*
  • LAW 941 Wills, Estates, and Trusts*
  • LAW 944 State and Local Government Law*
  • LAW 950 Evidence*
  • LAW 952 Remedies
  • LAW 953 Criminal Procedure*
  • LAW 962 Professional Responsibility*
  • LAW 963 Family Law*
  • LAW 971 Lawyering Process*
  • LAW 984 Real Estate Transactions
  • LAW 992 White Collar Crime*

*These courses are always offered annually.

We supplement the above courses with additional doctrinal courses that vary each year, from Environmental Law for Businesses to National Security Law.

Clinics

Student from the Economic Development Clinic on a site visit in the Tetons.Students and faculty on a site visit in Teton County for the Economic Development Clinic.

For 3rd year students, we offer real life clinical experiences, supervised by experienced attorneys, in the following clinics:

Each clinic provides 3rd year students the opportunity to meet with actual clients and apply their doctrinal learning to real-life problems and solutions.

Public & Private Sector Externships

We offer a series of public and private sector externships, including externships with Federal and State courts, County and City Prosecutor offices, Legal Aid and Public Defender offices, Office of the Attorney general, and select corporate counsel offices.

Co-Curricular & Extra-Curricular Opportunities

The College of Law offers a range of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities to students in Boise, including opportunity to participate in Law Review, the crit, student competitions and all student organizations. In addition, students in Boise have the unique opportunity to attend in person a variety of Idaho State Bar Practice Sections and other professional organization meetings.

Planning for Boise

Students interested in the Boise program are encouraged to talk to their advisors or Boise faculty about curricular planning that will facilitate their transition to Boise.