2014 JD Summer Program


**The Summer Program is open to current (registered in 2013W) UBC JD students only. It is not open to NCA or non-UBC law students. JD students should register through the Student Service Centre website. LLMCL students should contact Chira Perla, perla@allard.ubc.ca, about registering for Summer courses at the law school at UBC.

2014 Summer Program Registration Dates

March 10, 10:00 a.m.: Registration Open to current Year 2 and 3 only March 11, 1:00 p.m.: Registration Open to current Years 1, 2 and 3 on-going No wait lists will be kept for these courses! Students should monitor the availability of open seats on the SSC.

2014 Summer Program Information

Available Courses

The Summer Program provides students with the opportunity to take Business Organizations (4 credits), Evidence (4 credits), Trusts (3 credits), and/or Administrative Law (4 credits) in an intensive environment. Listed below are the dates, days and times of classes.

Summer Term

LAW 459.001 (previously LAW 230) BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS

(4 credits) - Professor Bruce MacDougall
LAW 459.001 Syllabus
Class Days and Time: Mon, Wed Fri, 8:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Location: Allard Hall, room 105
Class Dates: May 14 - June 13 (No class Monday, May 19)
Final Exam: June 18, 9:00 a.m., Allard Hall, room 105 and 122

LAW 476.001 (previously LAW 280) EVIDENCE

(4 credits) - Professor Nikos Harris
LAW 476.001 Syllabus
Class Days and Time: Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m., Location: Allard Hall, room 105
Class Dates: May 14 - June 13 (No class Monday, May 19)
Final Exam: June 20, 1:30 p.m., Allard Hall, room 105 and 122

Last day to withdraw without a W standing: May 16, 2014. Last day to withdraw with a W standing (course cannot be dropped after this date): May 30, 2014.

Summer Term II

LAW 451.001 (previously LAW 250) TRUSTS

(3 credits) - Professor Dennis Pavlich
LAW 451.001 Syllabus
Class Days and Time: Mon, Wed, Fri, 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m., Location: Allard Hall, room 105
Class Dates: June 23 - July 21
Final Exam: July 28, 9:30 a.m., Allard Hall, room 105

LAW 372.001 (previously LAW 210) ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

(4 credits) - Adjunct Professor Shannon Salter
LAW 372.001 Syllabus
Class Days and Time: Mon, Wed, Thurs, 5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Location: Allard Hall, room 105
Class Dates: June 23 - July 21 Final Exam: July 30, 1:30 p.m., Allard Hall, room 105

Last day to withdraw without a W standing: June 27, 2014. Last day to withdraw with a W standing (course cannot be dropped after this date): July 11, 2014.

Students may enroll in one or all courses. Students intending to enroll in two courses in one term should carefully assess their ability to manage a heavy course load, and can meet with Assistant Dean Kaila Mikkelsen for advising.

Students are advised that participation in summer session courses is contingent on satisfactory completion of the 2013W session, and students may be withdrawn from summer courses in May as a result of their 2013W academic performance. Additionally, students with April deferred exams may not be able to participate in the summer session courses.

Questions

If you have any questions about the Summer Program or require advising, please contact Kaila Mikkelsen, Assistant Dean, Students, (Allard 152, mikkelsen@allard.ubc.ca; 604.822.6350).

If you have specific questions about course content, please contact the course instructors noted above.

Student Loan Eligibility

If you are planning to take courses during the summer session and would like to be eligible for government student loans, make sure you meet the following requirements.

  • Register in at least 9 credits; and
  • Register in at least 12 consecutive weeks of course work; and
  • Ensure that there is a break of no longer than 10 consecutive business days between courses

If you are registering in three or more of the courses offered for JD students, then you will qualify for loans. If you have questions about loan or bursary applications, please contact your Law Enrolment Services Professional at es.lawsupport@ubc.ca.

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Students pursuing full-time studies must complete a minimum of 60 credits in total over their 2nd and 3rd years of study to obtain the 92 credits required to graduate. In the winter session, to maintain eligibility for student loans and bursaries, students must enroll in 60% of a full-time course load (or 9 credits/term). To maintain eligibility for awards, students must enroll in a minimum of 27 credits in the winter session.

Students who entered the Faculty prior to September 2012 and pay a flat tuition fee (not per credit) should contact Assistant Dean Kaila Mikkelsen for advising as the registration, credit allocation and loan information stated above may not apply to you.