JD and LLMCL Summer Program 2015

THE ALLARD SCHOOL OF LAW OFFERS SUMMER COURSES IN 2015

***The Summer Program at the Allard School of Law is open to current (registered in 2014W) UBC JD and current and new LLMCL students only. It is not open to NCA or students that aren't enrolled at the Allard School of Law.  JD students should register through the Student Service Centre (SSC) website (https://ssc.adm.ubc.ca/sscportal/servlets/SRVSSCFramework).  LLMCL students should contact Tania Astorino, astorino@allard.ubc.ca, about registering for summer courses.

2015 SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION DATES:

March 9, 9:00 a.m. – 12:59 p.m.:  Registration Open to current Years 2 and 3 JD students only

March 9, 1:00 p.m. – on-going:     Registration Open to current Years 1, 2 and 3 students

LLMCL students will be registered by Tania Astorino on March 9.

A registration deposit of $100 at the SSC is required.  You should pay your registration deposit A FEW WORKING DAYS IN ADVANCE OF REGISTRATION. 

Students must have all registration holds (i.e., financial holds) cleared prior to registration.

No wait lists will be kept for these courses!  Students should monitor the availability of open seats on the SSC.

2015 SUMMER PROGRAM COURSE AND EXAM SCHEDULE

AVAILABLE COURSES FOR JD AND LLMCL STUDENTS:

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

SUMMER TERM 1:

LAW 459.001/508D.001 BUSINESS ORGANIZATIONS (4 credits) - Professor Bruce MacDougall

LAW 459.001/508D.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 13 – June 12 (No class May 11 & 18)

Final Exam:   June 19, 9:00 a.m., Allard Hall, rooms 105 & 114

LAW 476.001/507.001 EVIDENCE (4 credits) - Professor Nikos Harris

LAW 476.001/507.001 Syllabus

Class Days and Time:  Mon, Wed, Fri, 1:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m., Location:  Allard Hall, room 105

Class Dates:            May 13 – June 12 (No class May 11 & 18)

Final Exam:   June 17, 9:00 a.m., Allard Hall, rooms 105 & 114

Last day to withdraw from a Summer Term 1 course without a “W” standing: May 15, 2015.  Last day to withdraw from a Summer Term 1 course with a “W” standing (course cannot be dropped after this date): May 22, 2015.

FULL SUMMER SESSION:

LAW 372.001/509.001 ADMINISTRATIVE LAW (4 credits) – Adjunct Professor Shannon Salter

LAW 372.001/509.001 Syllabus

Class Days and Time:  Tues & Thurs, 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Location: Allard Hall, room 105

Class Dates:            May 12 – July 21

Final Exam:   July 29, 9:00 a.m., Allard Hall, rooms 122 & 115 (ExamSoft users), 111 (hand-writers)

Last day to withdraw from a Full Summer Session course without a “W” standing: May 15, 2015.  Last day to withdraw from a Full Summer Session course with a “W” standing (course cannot be dropped after this date): June 12, 2015

Students may enroll in one or all courses.  JD 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.

JD students are advised that participation in summer session courses is contingent on satisfactory completion of the 2014W session, and students may be withdrawn from summer courses in May as a result of their 2014W academic performance.  Additionally, students with April deferred exams may not be able to participate in the summer session courses.

AVAILABLE COURSES FOR LLMCL STUDENTS ONLY (JD students MAY NOT take these courses!):

FULL SUMMER SESSION:

LAW 515.001 CANADIAN PRIVATE LAW (5 credits) – Professor Bruce MacDougall

LAW 515.001 Syllabus

Class Days and Time:  Tues & Thurs, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Location:  Allard, room 123

Class Dates:  May 12 – July 21

Final Exam:  July 28, 9:00 a.m., Allard Hall, rooms 123 (ExamSoft users) & 114 (hand-writers)

LAW 505.001 CANADIAN PUBLIC LAW (5 credits) – Adjunct Professor Stynes

LAW 505.001 Syllabus

Class Days and Time:  Tues & Thurs, 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Location:  Allard, room 123

Class Dates:  May 12 – July 21

Final Exam:  July 30, 1:30 p.m., Allard rooms 122 (ExamSoft users) & 115 (hand-writers)

Last day to withdraw from a Full Summer Session course without a “W” standing: May 15, 2015.  Last day to withdraw from a Full Summer Session course with a “W” standing (course cannot be dropped after this date): June 12, 2015.

QUESTIONS:

J.D. Students

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 registration questions, please contact Susan Morin, Director of Student Academic Services (Allard 151, morin@allard.ubc.ca, 604-822-6731) or Veronica Uy, Academic Services Coordinator (Allard 150, uy@allard.ubc.ca, 604-827-5728).

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 full-time 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 (the gap between the last day of class and the final exam for the same course is not counted as a break in studies)

If you are registering in the JD classes offered in both terms of the summer session AND are registered in a minimum of 9 credits during this period, then you will qualify for full-time student loans.

You will apply for your loan using the 2014/15 application, which should currently be available for all provinces. Generally, processing time is 4-6 weeks, depending on your home province, so it is important that you apply early.

If you are going to apply for a summer loan, also be sure to apply for UBC Summer Bursary through the SSC. The application opens on May 1 and will close on June 1. Only those students who meet the general bursary criteria will be considered for summer bursary.

To be considered for bursary support, you must:

  • be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or landed immigrant
  • apply for the UBC Bursary program by the deadline
  • be receiving full-time government student loans during the same session that your are applying for bursary support
  • have your enrolment confirmed for your student loans by the bursary deadline.
  • have an assessed financial unmet need
  • be enrolled in an eligible program

To make sure your student loan is confirmed by the bursary deadline, we strongly recommend that you apply for your student loan by April 1st for Summer session bursaries.

If you have any questions about summer session loans, please email the Enrolment Services Professionals team 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 Allard School of Law 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.

LLMCL Students

If you have any questions about the Summer Program or require advising, please contact Tania Astorino, Director, Graduate Certificate and Professional Programs, (Allard 266, astorino@allard.ubc.ca; 604.822.0308).

Program Archive:

2014 Allard School of Law JD Summer Program