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Table 6: 2012-13 Written Work Registration Deadlines (see below for important details)
|Type of Writing||Registration Deadline|
1. Option 1
a) The Option 1 registration form with the faculty supervisor’s signature and attached proposal must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by the following dates:
b) Students should present their proposals to the faculty supervisor for approval well in advance of these deadlines as faculty members may require additional preliminary work before accepting a proposal.
c) First-year students may register for Option 1 in the spring term, in addition to enrolling in an upper-level elective of two to four HLS classroom credits, provided they receive prior approval from the Vice Dean for Academics.
2. Option 2
a) The Option 2 registration form with the appropriate signatures must be submitted to the Office of the Registrar by the following dates:
b) Verification signatures are needed as follows for Option 2 registration:
i. Law school course or seminar papers: No verification signature needed.
ii. Clinical Writing: a Clinical Office signature is required for all clinical writing in addition to the following verification signatures:
iii. Moot Court Briefs:
iv. Law Journal Writing: Journal Editor-in-Chief
v. Non-traditional Legal Writing: Faculty Supervisor
(Note: Students should seek approval well in advance of the dates below, as faculty members may require additional preliminary work before accepting a proposal.)
May degree candidates who fail to register for the J.D. or LL.M. Written Work Requirement by February 1, 2013 may be removed from the May 2013 degree list.
To register for Optional Written Work, including Research Assistant Work for Credit, students must submit the registration form, signed by the Law School faculty supervisor with the proposal attached, by the deadlines listed below. J.D. students should file the completed form with the Office of the Registrar, and LL.M. students should file the completed form with the Graduate Program Office.
To register for the Winter Term Writing Program (WWP), J.D. students should indicate on the registration form that they are registering for WWP and wish to have the credits for the paper registered into the Winter Term.
1. Registration deadline for J.D. students: November 2, 2012
2. Application deadlines for LL.M. students:
J.D. students who have approval for additional credit for a paper for which they have already registered should notify the Office of the Registrar by:
All written work registration forms are available in hard copy in the Office of the Registrar, WCC 4007.
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