Spring 2020 Course Schedule

US Export Controls & Economic Sanctions (LAW-795EX-001)
Douglas Jacobson, Kaveh Miremadi

Meets: 06:00 PM - 07:50 PM (Th) - Warren - Room N101

Enrolled: 22 / Limit: 24

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The course will provide students with a comprehensive introduction to U.S. sanctions and export controls, while also providing students with opportunities to develop practical skills in the practice of law through written work products and exercises involving sanctions and export controls. A guiding principle of the course will be to reinforce students' academic learning with real-life applications of that learning. For example, exercises in class and for home will require students to produce client memoranda, license applications, voluntary self-disclosures, and other common work-products produced by practitioners in this area of law.

Textbooks and Other Materials

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In order to focus on the substantial discussion of the topics and spur discussion in class, students are assigned background reading material to be completed before each class. Assigned readings will typically be 50 pages per week.

The course textbook is the American Bar Association's Handbook of Export Controls & Economic Sanctions. This book was first published in 2013 and is no longer sold by the ABA. However, the book can be found at Amazon.com.

While the ABA book provides a good overview of the course subjects, because of the constantly evolving nature of sanctions and export controls, the reading assignments in the book will be supplemented with other reading materials, including recent news, government publications, agency / court decisions, commentaries, and scholarly articles.

First Class Readings

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